Tag Archives: health

Reminova: Is This The End Of The Dentist’s Drill?

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To find out more information on this ground-breaking technology and to become an investor, view their website at Reminova. Reminova are trying to reduce drill and fill Reminova was formed in 2014 to provide dentists and patients with new preventative treatments for tooth decay. Some years ago, Reminova founders took a radically different approach to decay […]


ShareIn Success: A Cure for Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkure Ltd is one step closer to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease after receiving funding from investors supported by ShareIn’s equity crowdfunding platform. Who are Parkure? Parkure has successfully raised over £70,000 to develop a cure for Parkinson’s disease in crowdfunding investment through ShareIn. Parkure decided to use an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise […]


Parkinson’s Disease, The Humble Fruitfly & Crowdfunding

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Parkure is a new company putting academic research into action and searching for drugs that stop the neurodegeneration process in Parkinson’s disease. Founded by University of Edinburgh researchers and biotechnology experts, our aim is to find new drugs that could lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. We are going to start by looking among the […]


The Telegraph: New hope to find a cure for Parkinson’s

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Victoria Lambert of The Telegraph wrote a very interesting piece on Parkure who are currently equity crowdfunding a cure for Parkinson’s disease on ShareIn. She explains: “New therapies for Parkinson’s, which affects about 127,000 Britons, are desperately overdue. Most sufferers of this degenerative neurological condition will be treated with Levodopa, a drug developed in the […]


Digital Health Funding Across The Globe

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(Rock Health have incredibly interesting research reports which you should check out here.) Digital Health is experiencing stella growth at the moment and I’ve been investigating what’s out there to help this growing sector in terms of funding and incubation/acceleration. So I thought I’d share it here: Focus solely on Digital Health A = Accelerator/Incubator U = […]


Now we can all be shareholders | Herald Article

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ShareIn were featured in yesterday’s Personal Finance Section of the Herald. Check out the full article here. Crowdfunding gives investors a sense they are contributing to the country’s economic wellbeing. A lot of it is about people wanting to back something they believe in and having more control over their finances – not just putting their […]


EIE14 | Better Than Breaking Bad*

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I can’t wait for next week when Edinburgh hosts the annual Engage Invest Exploit (EIE14) event at the Assembly Rooms. Admittedly I don’t get out much (launching a start-up and having 3 small children) but honestly I’ve been looking forward to it for months. I must confess to being a tad cynical last year as […]


Lyme Disease | The Tick Time Bomb

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Here in the UK, a variety of factors are creating a “perfect storm” for the transmission of Lyme borreliosis, a tick-borne disease that causes flu-like symptoms and arthritis in the short term and if not treated promptly with antibiotics, can lead to lifelong neurological and psychiatric problems which are difficult to diagnose, treat and cure. […]


Dengue Fever – 40% of the world’s population under constant threat

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Dengue is a viral disease that in the past 30 years has spread from its original home in SE Asia to over 130 countries worldwide. The mosquito that transmits it has adapted to living with man, thriving on human blood and breeding in all types of man-made containers. This species has benefitted from the explosive […]


UK’s First Technology and Health Equity Crowdfunding Site

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ShareIn, a crowdfunding company, today announced the launch of the only equity based crowdfunding platform designed exclusively for British technology and health focussed companies. ShareIn’s crowdfunding platform entered its initial beta phase in December, with five companies seeking investment. Yesterday, the first company, Holoxica, a developer of holographic 3D display technology, achieved its fundraising goal with more than […]