Draft policy on rare diseases looks at Rs 15 lakh aid to the poor
In an attempt to address concerns of patients suffering from any rare disease and reeling under its exorbitant cost of treatment, the health ministry has come up with a new draft National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2020, which highlights “scarce resources” to provide financial support for treatment of rare diseases.
Fintech login gets an India, China lift
In 2017, the first time the index was created, India’s fintech adoption rate was 52% -- still higher ...
From building toilets to saving trees, Bengaluru does it through crowdfunding
Varun Sheth, CEO of crowdfunding platform Ketto, said crowdfund...
5 crowdfunded gadgets worth your money
From among a number of gadgets being launched on crowdfunding platforms, here are five of them that are worth your money.
Airbus helps incubate travel pillow startup
The new company, UUO Innovation, was accelerated at Airbus Bizlab India, which will support the market launch of the product called napEazy.
Startup raises clean money for election campaigns through crowdfunding
OurDemocracy has reached out to major parties, candidates & keeps 5% as commission.
Airbus Bizlab-accelerated napEazy wants to make sleeping on flights easier
Bringing an end to exhausting, chronic pains and fatigue caused by lack of sleep, two former Airbus employees have created a comfort kit- napEazy which lets you rest both your head and upper body in variety of sleeping positions.
How crowdfunding works
Crowdfunding is collecting small sums of money from multiple people for a specific project, business venture or social cause.
Rs 13 lakh in 24 hours for liver transplant: How crowdfunding is saving lives
The availability of crowdfunding as a means to take financial help without the risk of getting into debt has made many such platforms popular.
Crowd funding platforms rush to Sebi for alternative investment fund tag
This brings a major part of early start-up funding under market regulator Sebi’s purview.
Ekster 3.0 Parliament Wallet review: Offers worldwide traceability, can be tracked using Alexa & Siri
If marked as lost, it can be traced back to you (as long as the finder scans the QR code on the tracker).
Aster starts finance service centres in its hospitals to help patients
Aster Easy Care has been developed in association with Bajaj Fin Serve and Federal Bank to provide patient funding which can be repaid in installments over a period of one year.
4 crowdfunded gadgets worth investing in
From among a number of devices being launched on crowdfunding platforms, here are a few that are worth your time and money.
Australian-Indian film project 'A Bride of Aravan' raises over $7K through crowdfunding
The film is set to be shot in Puducherry next month during the annual Aravan festival.
China's Didi launches credit, crowdfunding services in diversification push
The new products were tested in 10 cities and have now been introduced nationwide, the firm said on Wednesday.
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