WeFund Health Releases New Whitepaper On the Future of HealthTech Investing

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NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --WeFund Health, a HealthTech investment and marketing platform based in

New York City, announced today the publication of their new white paper "Evaluating the 2017 HealthTech Innovation Ecosystem." Alex Romanovich, Advisor and Managing Director of Client and Partner Relationships, will formally present the white paper's key findings at the European Business Angel Network (EBAN) Winter Summit in Munich, Germany on October 17th, 2017.

The white paper, written specifically for the EBAN Winter Summit 2017 in Munich, Germany, addresses important topics in the areas of startup funding and business development for the HealthTech entrepreneurs, while outlining the rise of new market entrants in a constantly evolving fundraising environment.

"We are delighted to share our input on the present state of early-stage innovation and investing in HealthTech, and look forward to demonstrating how our findings can be an indicator of the future developments in Healthcare and Wellness globally," stated Givi Topchishvili, Managing Partner at WeFund Health. "We believe that our insights will drive healthy discussions about new steps needed to address the growing demand for seed funding among entrepreneurs."

The paper's specific talking points include the evolution of fundraising models from institutions, to crowdfunding and hybrid funding/operational programs in accelerators and incubators. In addition, the white paper outlines the current state of the accelerator and incubator ecosystem, while discussing insights and limitations of this ecosystem, giving rise to new funding models via peer-to-peer platforms.

"We look forward to having WeFund Health present its white paper at the EBAN Winter Summit 2017 panel session on "Accelerating Startups to Scaleups". The WeFund's mission aligns directly with EBAN in supporting innovators and investors. We believe their message will resonate strongly with HealthTech entrepreneurs, as well as startups across all market segments and domains," said Jacopo Losso, Director of Secretariat at EBAN. "We are happy to continue our collaboration with WeFund Health and we think their expertise in health and wellness may open up new opportunities for us moving forward."

As part of the ongoing dialogue with EBAN, WeFund Health is currently in discussions to help set up a Health and Wellness segment, dubbed EBAN Health, specifically for EBAN entrepreneurs and investors, focused on this space. More details on these developments will be announced at a later time.

The EBAN Winter Summit 2017, which will focus on 'harnessing the power of entrepreneurship, innovation and investment through people, planet and profit with passion and purpose' will be held on October 16-17, 2017.

For more information on the EBAN Winter Summit, please visit http://www.eban-summit-munich.com.

To download an electronic copy of the white paper, please visit our "Academy" section at http://www.wefundhealth.com/academy/#whitepapers.

About WeFund HealthWeFund Health is a disruptive health technology investment platform that intelligently matches HealthTech opportunities with qualified investors and healthcare innovation centers around the world. WeFund Health provides a transparent vehicle for deal assessment in a controlled environment, matching each investment opportunity to the right investor(s).

WeFund Health would like to thank its team of Analysts and to extend special acknowledgment to Jonathan Tran and Kirill Shakhnovskiy for committed work in support to research initiative resulted in publishing the white paper "Evaluating the 2017 HealthTech Innovation Ecosystem."

About EBANThe European Business Angel Network is the pan-European representative for the early-stage investor gathering 150+ member organizations in 50+ countries. EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest 7.5B Euros per year and plays a vital role in Europe's future, notably in the funding of small and medium enterprises.

Media Contact: Moish Soloway: +1.866.203.7217

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