Tagged: health

Digital Health App MedAnswers Seeks Funds Through Reg CF Round on StartEngine

  MedAnswers, a digital health app that at first connects infertility patients to experts for on-demand questions and answers, announced on Thursday the launch of its Reg CF campaign. The funding round was revealed by founder and CEO of MedAnswers, Alice Crisci. As a cancer… Read More

Stress Management Tech Developer BioSelf Seeks £250,000 on Crowdcube For Long-Term Mediation Product SENSATE

BioSelf Technology, a UK-based stress management tech developer, is seeking to raise £250,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube for its mediation product, SENSATE. According to BioSelf, SENSATE is described as a consumer wearable tech+app solution that provides the benefits of deep relaxation, enhanced well-being and reduced… Read More

Smart Plate Calorie Tracker Scores $100,000 in Flash Funding From Arrow & Indiegogo

On Wednesday, Indiegogo announced it, alongside its partner Arrow, offered $100,000 to calorie tracking device, Smart Plate. According to the global crowdfunding platform, the plate notably identifies any foods that the user eats and analyzes its calories. Speaking about the backstory of Smart Plate, CEO Anthony… Read More

Deepbridge Syndicate is a New Online Investment Platform for Healthcare Innovation

Deepbridge Capital has announced the newest entry into the investment crowdfunding space. Deepbridge Syndicate, launched this week, will provide access to investment in healthcare innovation. Deepbridge Syndicate is open to experienced investors and High Net Worth Individuals who qualify and choose to be treated as an Elective… Read More

Good Exit: Crowdfunded Company Celixir Delivers 2.7X Returns for Early Shareholders in Buy-Back Offer

Biotech company Celixir has initiated a share-back for early investors. The company is offering shareholders a 2.7x return if they accept the offer. According to the company, 18% of Celixir shareholders have decided to accept the offer with the remaining holding their shares with the… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Teams Up With CFSI to Launch Virtual Fintech Lab to Help Startups Improve Overlooked Populations’ Financial Health

On Wednesday, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) announced it has partnered with JPMorgan Chase to launch a virtual fintech lab, the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab), as a way to help the financial health of overlooked populations, which includes low-income women, aging and disabled populations. This… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Teams Up With Health & Hygiene Company RB For New Healthier Tomorrow Challenge

On Thursday, On Thursday, Indiegogo announced it has teamed up with healthy and hygiene brand, RB, to launch the Healthier Tomorrow Challenge. This new contest is aiming to help project organizers take their health products to consumers worldwide. Sharing details about the contest, the global crowdfunding… Read More

Personal Training App Fitmo Seeks €150,000 Through Seedrs Campaign

FitTech app Fitmo has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise €150,000.The Amsterdam-based startup has reportedly partnered up with other fitness businesses, such as Jawbone Up, and is on a mission to enable anyone to train with its on-demand fitness technology. The app is… Read More

Social Network For Health “HealthUnlocked” Quickly Raises £1M on Crowdcube

HealthUnlocked, a social network for health, has recently launched a Crowdcube campaign to raise nearly £1.5 million as it plans to expand its team. The website reportedly raised £3.5 million from London and Silicon Valley investors before making its way to the equity crowdfunding platform…. Read More

London Doctors Clinic to Finish Crowdcube Run With Over £800,000

Set to finish its Crowdcube campaign today, London Doctors Clinic has successfully secured over £800,000 from nearly 350 investors. The clinic took to the equity crowdfunding platform last month to raise a minimum of £600,000. The clinic currently offers 15-minute consultations to London’s residents starting at a low… Read More

Indiegogo Alum ieCrowd Announces Crowdfunder Initiative Launch

On Tuesday, Indiegogo alum, ieCrowd, announced the launch of its Crowdfunder equity crowdfunding campaign. The company’s key focus is to bring health innovations to the marketplace and its previous Indiegogo campaign was dedicated to its DEET-free mosquito repellent, Kite Shield. The company revealed: “ieCrowd’s commercialization process… Read More

Health & Wellness Brand Chris James Mind Body Taps Into Crowdfunding: Seeks Funds on AngelsDen For UK & International Expansion

Chris James Mind Body, a premiere health and wellness brand, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on AngelsDen to raise £100,000. The company currently offers products of health supplements and protocols, this includes 12Days, 3R Cleanse, Gorgeous Greens, Brilliant Biotic, Magical Multi, Hello Aloe and… Read More

Hench Nutrition Seeks £300,000 on Crowdcube For Sports Products & Accessories Expansion

Norwich-based Hench Nutrition has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £300,000 as it prepares to expand its sport nutritional products and accessories. The company, which was launched in 2011 by John Horwell, offers a range of premium quality sports nutrition products that have been advertised… Read More

Pebble’s Third Crowdfunding Campaign Nears $12M During the Final Week on Kickstarter

With its third Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday, tech startup Pebble has successfully secured nearly $12 million from over 62,700 backers. Pebble launched the campaign on the funding portal last month to raise $1 million for its new products,  Pebble 2, Time 2, and… Read More

Despite Kickstarter Fame Pebble Lays Off 25% Of Its Staff

Last year, Pebble hit Kickstarter for its new watch and surpassed its initial goal within just mere hours. By the end of its funding round, the startup gained $20,338,986 from 78,471 backers, which made its initiative the most funded project on the crowdfunding giant’s platform. The company previously found… Read More

Brief: HBO to Air Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-Funded Standup Special (Video)

Following his appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show last week, Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-backed standup special is set to air on HBO. The crowdfunding initiative was launched by Quincy’s friend and fellow comedian Nicole Blaine alongside her husband Mickey Blaine. It secured $50,273 from 1,204 backers. While on the talk show, Quincy shared… Read More

Revlon’s LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge Secures $2.75M for Women’s Health

On Wednesday, beauty empire, Revlon, announced the winner of its LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge, the company’s new crowdfunding philanthropic platform. Beginning in September, organizations dedicated to women’s cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, competed to raise the most funds to win a million dollar… Read More

Indiegogo Life Debuts New Medical Fundraising Page

On Wednesday,  Indiegogo announced a new feature on its other platform, Indiegogo Life: A fundraising page dedicated to medical projects. The global crowdfunding platform declared: “Though the uninsured rate among US adults has dropped more than 4 percentage points since passage of the Affordable Care… Read More

The Kingii Crowd-First Tactics & Go-to-Market Strategy with Crowdfunding

After losing a close friend in a drowning accident, California-based entrepreneur, Tom Agapiades, created Kingii. Founded in early 2014, Kingii is dedicated to water safety, and is on a mission to affect the sad statistic of more than 372,000 people who die from drowning accidents… Read More

Aescuvest is New Investment Crowdfunding Platform Focused Totally On MedTech & Health

When the Crowd Helps Women to Become Pregnant Entrepreneurs Juliane Zielonka and Julia Lazaro are two energetic founders in the sprawling Berlin startup scene. Their latest creation, LARACompanion, is designed to help families with their desire to have children. LARACompanion is the derivative of a women’s… Read More