Tagged: health care

True Global Ventures Invests $8.3 Million in Chronicled

True Global Ventures 4 Plus (TGV4 Plus) Fund has invested US$8.3 million into Chronicled. Chronicled is a firm that leverages blockchain technology to enable automation, trust, and automatic settlement for inter-company transactions specifically in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. Chronicled aims to solve challenges… Read More

Rebrand Part of HLTH.network Global Healthcare Data Strategy

Founded by scientists such as Harvard Prof. George Church, Shivom, a project that developed the world’s first blockchain-powered genomics marketplace, is rebranding as the HLTH.network. This rebranding move is the first of several steps which also includes the release an all-new and inclusive ecosystem around… Read More

Kindara Looks to Raise $3.5 Million Series A Crowdfunding on SeedInvest

Kindara, the creator of the Kindara App that empowers women to better manage their fertility goals, has launched a Reg A+ crowdfunding offer on SeedInvest seeking a raise of $3.5 million. The offer has pegged a pre-money valuation of $8 million in the Series A… Read More

Gesundheit: German Patient Care Medtech App Launches on Aescuvest

About 30 million people in Germany suffer from intensive consulting diseases such as hypertension, diabetes or depression. In addition to drug therapy, a lifestyle change is often necessary. Berlin biologist Thomas Stuke hopes to dip further into this massive with Patient Care, a medtech app… Read More

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum To Include In-Depth Crowdfunding Discussion

Can crowdfunding consistently deliver the money medical devices and drugs need to make it a key part of healthcare investing? That question will take center stage at this year’s MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum. Representatives from Crowdfund Insider and Med City News will lead a series of four 20-minute… Read More

Poliwogg Launches Equity Crowdfunding Platform For Healthcare

Poliwogg is a crowdfunding platform for accredited investors specializing in emerging growth healthcare and life sciences companies. The platform has been on hold pending the lifting of the ban on general solicitation. As of September 23rd, the platform has announced that it has launched its online… Read More

HealthiosXchange: Equity Crowdfunding For The Health Care Sector

HealthiosXchange is a crowdfunding platform launching this month that focuses on the health care industry. It’s no secret that the health care industry is an important one here in the states. According to the US Census, the US health care sector as a whole garnered… Read More

Crowdfunding in healthcare isn’t easy – Health Tech Hatch turns to Indiegogo to make it work

Health Tech Hatch, a site launched last fall as a crowdfunding site specifically for health startups, is joining forces with one of the biggest crowdfunding platforms on the web, Indiegogo. From the beginning, the company planned to help health startups both crowdfund and beta test their… Read More

GiveForward AnnouncesPartnership with Medical Bill Mediation

GiveForward, a crowdfunding site helping families and friends raise money for a loved one’s medical bills, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Medical Bill Mediation of the Karis Group, Inc., a service which helps patients consolidate and reduce their healthcare bills. This alliance… Read More

Y Combinator Founder Paul Graham Takes Board Seat With Crowdfunding Site Watsi

Legendary incubator – venture capital group Y Combinator founder Paul Graham has announced a “First Ever” – Graham is joining the board of medical charity crowdfunding site Watsi. Graham announced this event via twitter, of course; For the first time I agreed to be on… Read More

Medical Care, Aided by the Crowd

TWO years ago, Chase Adam, a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica, was riding a bus through a town called Watsi, when a woman got on board asking for money. Her son, she said, needed medical attention and she couldn’t pay for it. As the… Read More

Health Care Innovation Crowdfunding Site Hatch to Participate in The Hive

Health Tech Hatch (Hatch), a site that crowdfunds early stage innovations in health care,  today announced it is one of 48 innovators selected to take part in The Hive, debuting at TEDMED 2013 in association with the StartUp Health Network. An immersive and informal social… Read More

Health Research Benefits from Crowdfunding

UCSF Turns to Indiegogo with Projects that have Global Focus and Reach Ever the innovator, UCSF is using a new fundraising method to advance health sciences research. Crowdfunding, which aims to raise small amounts of money from many individuals online, has exploded in recent years,… Read More

Crowdfunding an HIV Vaccine: Insane or Genius?

“With regards to emerging HIV research, all bets are off,” Jenna* told me over the phone last week. As the director of a multimillion dollar AIDS charity, she should know. “Five years ago, if you would have said that a man could be cured of… Read More

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