Tag Archives: clinical trials

Brain Cancer Drug Co. Crowdfunding

New pharma company CNS Pharma is using Regulation CF to raise SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity at a 16% discount to the future raise) to fund Phase II clinical studies of its drug Berubicin for the treatment of the … Continue reading

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Is Equity Crowdfunding Better For Biotech?

One comentator thinks that equity crowdfunding may be a better fit for biotech firms because the scientific community has criticized rewards-based campaigns for promising a product that doesn’t exist except as a hypothesis and that would require regulatory approval. In … Continue reading

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Self Experimenting Doctors Turn to Crowdfunding

Some doctors/researchers are risking their lives to experiment on themselves then plan to use crowdfunding to further their research. The Wall Street Journal reports that “a number of scientists who have experimented on themselves with new or yet-to-be approved medical … Continue reading

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Scientists Turn To Crowdfunding

Because the National Institutes of Health grant rate is at about 22% and other grants are dying up, scientists are turning more and more to crowdfunding. While some have called it “panda science,” the number of scientific projects on crowdfunding … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Diligence for BioTech Deals

FasterCures,  a center of the Milken Institute, is an action tank, determined to remove barriers to medical progress. With the increase in biotech companies turning to crowdfunding websites to raise capital  for research and development where a return on equity could … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding for Blood

If you invest in a crowdfunded company, would you give your blood as well as your money? Y Combinator Partner Sam Altman has donated $20,000 and pledged to donate his blood for clinical trials to the Immunity Project. The Immunity … Continue reading

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