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U.S. Healthcare Savings Platform First Dollar Secures $5 Million Through Seed Funding Led By Next Coast Ventures

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 First Dollar, a U.S.-based health care savings platform, announced on Tuesday it secured $5 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Next Coast Ventures with participation from Meridian Street Capital, former athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, Everlywell CEO Julia Cheek, Bright Health CTO… Read More

COVID-19 Relief: US-based Fintech Wellpay to Help Individuals Burdened by Medical Bills Due to Coronavirus Crisis

California-headquartered Wellpay, a Fintech service provider for the healthcare sector, recently revealed that it will be accelerating its planned public launch, in order to help individuals who may be burdened by huge medical bills due to the health and financial crisis created by COVID-19. The… Read More

Healthcare Fintech SmartWealth PayCard Waives Annual Fee For New Applicants During the Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. healthcare fintech SmartHealth PayCard announced on Tuesday it is waiving its first year annual fee for new card applicants for the next three months in order to support Americans during the coronavirus crisis. SmartHealth PayCard reported that existing cardholders and new members are now… Read More

Sphere, an Integrated Payment Solution, Partners VisitPay to Introduce Mobile Payments Platform for Accepting Payments from Patients

End-to-end integrated payments solution, Sphere, which is powered by TrustCommerce, recently revealed that it has teamed up with VisitPay, a financial engagement platform developer for healthcare customers. Both firms said they will be introducing a mobile payments platform, Text to Pay, which gives healthcare service… Read More

Flywire Secures $120 Million Through Series E Investment Round Led by Goldman Sachs; Announces Acquisition of Healthcare Technology Platform Simplee

Flywire, a U.S.-based fintech firm that provides global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and commercial enterprises, announced on Thursday it has acquired healthcare technology platform Simplee. The acquisition comes just after the company raised $120 million through its Series E funding round, which… Read More

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention Teams Up with Other Local Agencies to Launch Blockchain Platform for Managing Healthcare Records

The United Arab Emirates’s (UAE) Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has teamed up with the nation’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Dubai Healthcare City and several other local government agencies in order to launch a blockchain-enabled health data storage platform. The Emirates News Agency reported… Read More

BBVA USA Collaborates With Univfy For Express Healthcare Loan Program

Univfy, an AI platform company that has a mission is to improve fertility patients’ experience and access to in vitro fertilization (IVF), announced on Monday it has formed a collaboration with BBVA USA, the US subsidiary of global financial institution BBVA, to offer a finance program… Read More

SimplyVital Receives $225,000 Grant from US National Science Foundation to Research Blockchain Protocols

Brighton, Massachusetts-based blockchain startup SimplyVital Health, Inc. was awarded a $225,000 grant by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research on integrating different distributed ledger technologies (DLT). According to the release, SimplyVital will work on integrating the open-source Nexus protocol with the Graphene… Read More

Ping An Leads $15 Million Investment Round in Clinical AI Software Company Riverain Technologies

Ping An Insurance Group announced on Wednesday its Ping An Global Voyager Fund is leading an investment of $15 Million in Riverain Technologies, which is a provider of clinical artificial intelligence software used to efficiently detect lung disease at its earliest stages. According to Ping… Read More

Medical Tech Company Stablepharma Secures More Than £1.2 Million on Crowdcube

Stablepharma, a UK-based medical tech company, has secured more than £1.2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Stablevax reported it comprises approved vaccines which are dried from a solution of stabilizing sugar into a special sponge stored in a normal syringe. They are… Read More

German Crowdfunding Platform aescuvest Raises €1 Million in Funding Round

aescuvest, a Germany based crowdfunding platform serving the healthcare market, has received a €1 million investment from a group of investors, according to a note from the firm. This is aescuvest’s first external round of financing. Mutschler Ventures AG, which specializes in start-ups, the holding… Read More

IBM Collaborates With Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, & PNC Bank to Create New Blockchain Network For Healthcare Industry

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Aetna, Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and PNC Bank (NYSE: PNC) to create a new blockchain network specifically for the healthcare industry. According to IBM, the network’s goal is to create an inclusive… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Platform aescuvest Goes Pan European for Healthcare Sector

Aescuvest, a Germany based investment crowdfunding platform, has announced it will now operate on a pan-European basis. Aescuvest has partnered with EIT Health to become the first online investment platform to offer crowdfunding specifically for SMEs in the healthcare sector Aescuvest states that it will… Read More

Update: Qured Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £750,000 in Funding

Qured, an on-demand health technology platform which provides affordable at-home healthcare at patients’ convenience, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £750,000 in funding from nearly 405 investors. The campaign launched in June and sought to raise a minimum of £500,000 in… Read More

Update: Following Crowdcube Campaign Extension, Healthcare Mobile App Qured Surpasses £500,000 Funding Target

Following the announcement it was extending its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Qured, an on-demand health technology platform which provides affordable at-home healthcare at patients’ convenience, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target from more than 225 investors. As previously reported, Qured aiming to democratize private care,… Read More

Healthcare Mobile App Qured Now Seeking £500,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Qured, an on-demand health technology platform which provides affordable at-home healthcare at patients’ convenience, is now seeking 500,000 through its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The company reported that its aiming to democratize private care, becoming the go-to platform for both patients and practitioners. After a… Read More

Nordic Tech House and FundedByMe Partner on Qurant, a Digital Healthcare Business

Nordic Tech House and FundedByMe have launched a new collaboration with their first joint venture with Qurant, an enterprise within the digital healthcare business. Both companies strongly believe that Qurant can change the future landscape for occupational health care. The equity crowdfunding campaign launched on… Read More

RedCrow Announces Partnership With Healthcare Incubator The Innovative Institute

On Tuesday, equity crowdfunding platform RedCrow announced it has formed a partnership with The Innovation Institute, an incubator dedicated to growing healthcare startups. According to RedCrow, The Innovative Institute will promote qualified companies within the sector for RedCrow consideration and the partnership will give startups… Read More

Boston Fintech Flywire Acquires Healthcare Financial Service Firm OnPlan

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Flywire, a Boston-based provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business, announced on Thursday it has acquired healthcare financial service firm and the parent company of OnPlanU and OnPlan Health, OnPlan Holdings LLC. Flywire will now offer an end-to-end solution with capabilities including invoicing, secure payment… Read More

Update: UK Medical Tech Qure Secures £1.1 Million on Seedrs

Qure, a UK-based medical platform that connects patients at home with highly-experienced medical practitioners in their area through an app, has surpassed £1.1 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The platform launched the funding round in November and quickly secured its initial £1 million… Read More

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