Transcript of "A new way to raise funds for biotech medtech startups"
1A New Way to Raise Funds for Biotech/Medtech Startups! BioTech and MedTech Entrepreneurs, There is now a new and exciting way to raise funds for your startup, or even for your established company: CROWD FUNDING! Crowd funding could be very suitable for healthcare, medical device and red biotech startup companies because you can touch the heart of the crowd!Hereafter the introduction of one my article:"Types of Crowd Funding: Ways Entrepreneurs Can Face the Investment Crisis"To face against the current crisis, and more precisely to face against the investment crisis that affectsStart-ups, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, a new way to raise funds has emerged, supported bythe power of Internet: Crowd Funding. Start-ups and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises seekinginvestors have to knock at the doors of Business Angels networks/clubs or at Venture Capital firms.But the process of selection used by Venture Capitalists, and even by Business Angels, is difficult,time-consuming, and only a few percents of companies are financed. Crowd funding allowsentrepreneurs to by-pass Business Angels and Venture Capitalists, by directly asking people to investin their companies. ....Read more at:- Part1: http://goo.gl/6Dket- Part2: http://goo.gl/LlSjq(French version of article 1 and 2: http://0z.fr/Rxz28 )- Crowd funding can be used to raised big money: http://0z.fr/My1LxFor a full list of Crowd funding website platforms: http://0z.fr/LBq61Here 4 examples of French botech startups raising or having raised funds by Crowd funding with thesupport of Wiseed (a French Equity-based Crowdfunding/Mirco-investing platform) :• Urodelia, a biotech startup developing innovative drugs against cancerhttp://www.urodelia.com/ (fund raising closed / €800,000 raised)Ari Massoudi / Consultant Strategy of Innovation / www.strategy-of-innovation.com / www.linkedin.com/in/arimassoudi
2• Antabio, a biotech startup developing innovative drugs to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterialinfectionshttp://www.antabio.com/en (fund raising closed / €300,000 raised)• Ambiotis, a Contract Research Organization (CRO)http://www.ambiotis.com (fund raising closed / €100,000 raised)• Selexel, a biotech startup developing anti-cancer drugshttp://www.selexel.com (currenlty, raising funds / seeking €100,000)Crowdfunding can also be very suitable for non-profit organizations such as public academic researchinstitutions, Universities or laboratories.If you are a biotech/medtech entrepreneur leading a startup or SME, or if you are leading a researchgroup (Director, or Principal Investigator), interested by Crowdfunding, contact me to discuss further.Ari Massoudi / Consultant Strategy of Innovation / www.strategy-of-innovation.com / www.linkedin.com/in/arimassoudi