Opportunities and risks in healthcare crowdfunding for digital health startups

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#‎eHealth‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/ehealth?source=feed_text&story_id=10153616460909560) ‪#‎Crowdfunding‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/crowdfunding?source=feed_text&story_id=10153616460909560) Berlin Health 2.0 (https://www.facebook.com/BerlinHealth20): Please welcome our panelists from Wellfundr (https://www.facebook.com/Wellfundr), aescuvest (https://www.facebook.com/aescuvest), InsulinAngel (https://www.facebook.com/Insulangel) and Kenkodo (https://www.facebook.com/mykenkodo) ! Small changes: Robert from Companisto (https://www.facebook.com/Companisto) kindly apologizes: daily operations sadly interfere. Our French guests in the contrary double: Fabrice brings Raphael who will be on the panel and Fabrice will be there for you during the networking part as well. CU tomorrow 6:30PM at ROOF UP (https://www.facebook.com/roofup)

Building your digital health startup is a challenge. Getting it funded a unique one. From FFFF to angel investments and public/private funding opportunities, health 2.0 Berlin puts a spotlight on Germany’s and Europe’s latest health crowdinvesting platforms. Two health 2.0 Berlin startups, Insulin Angel and Kenkodo share their insights on their campaigns. Gain experience from crowdinvesting platforms CEO’s wellfundr and aescuvest how to run a successful campaign and how to avoid or learn from failure.

Format: Meetup with short pitches, panel discussion and mingling.
Language: English

18:30 Networking
19:00 Introduction and presentations by panelists
19:20 Panel discussion
20:00 Networking

Confirmed Pitches & Panel Line-Up:

Amin Zayani

Co-Founder / Inventor / Type 1 Diabetic of Insulin Angel – the smart medication tracker, Berlin, Germany

Insulin Angel measures your medication’s temperature and warns you before dangerous levels are reached via the dedicated smartphone app. Insulin Angel operates wirelessly inside the fridge and connects to your smartphone. In the event of a power outage, or other fridge failure, Insulin Angel tracks and records the storage condition of your stored and reserve medication. We ended our campaign before the planned date, Amin will tell you why. Currently InsulinAngel is looking for distributors and co-investors. Feel free to contact him at [masked]


Dr. Josephine Worseck
Head of Business Development at Kenkodo, the metabolism based bodytracker, Potsdam, Germany

Josephine is a molecular biologist by training looking for ‘the answer to life, the universe and everything’. Being part of Kenkodo from the first second, she stops at nothing and was her own guinea pig for the proof of principle experiments. The Kenkodo app will navigate you smoothly through all the information. It will give you suggestions why some compounds are of particular importance and will warn you for misinterpretations. If you want you can also download your raw data, because you are the CEO of your own data!


Fabrice Nabet
CEO & Founder wellfundr, Paris, France

Fabrice is Wellfundr CEO and Founder. Wellfundr is the first Crowdfunding platform dedicated to Health projects. Together with his Wellfundr dream team, he supports start up fund raising in Europe and advises them in all aspects of their projects. Fabrice is going to visit Berlin for the very first time, heyho!


Dr. Patrick Pfeffer
CEO & Founder aescuvest, Frankfurt, Germany

Founder and manager. Heart, hands, and mind behind aescuvest. A bioinformatician in the literal sense who strives to bring health progress to people’s lives by new ideas and products – true to aescuvest’s motto “Health is a profit. For all of us.” The first independent ambassador of the platform for investors and innovators. High-profile, international expert for systemic marketing and strategic partnerships.


Robert Frackowiak
Investment Manager at Companisto, equity-based crowdfunding platform, Berlin, Germany

In the last 3 years companisto (http://www.companisto.de) raised € 20 million and became one of the leading equity-based crowdfunding platforms in Germany, which enables investors to invest in promising start-ups and real estate businesses. At Companisto Robert evaluates all incoming projects and helps the start-ups to organize their successful campaigns.


Philipp Butscher
Head of Business Development and Sales at Doc Cirrus GmbH

Philipp Butscher is Head of Business Development and Sales at Doc Cirrus GmbH, a Berlin-based pioneer in cloud, mobile and patient-centered IT for healthcare professionals. Prior to joining Doc Cirrus in early 2013 and acquiring the company’s first B2C and B2B customers and partners, Philipp has been working 6+ years for venture capital funds focussing on medical and diagnostics high-tech investments. Philipp is a trained Paramedic and holds a Dual Master’s Degree in Business and Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Feel free to follow Philipp (@philippbutscher) or drop him some lines at [masked]

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