Consumer Health Investors Gather at RESI on MaRS

2 Jun

By Lucy Parkinson, Director of Research, LSN

Over the past through years, breakthroughs in personalized medicine and mobile technology, along with aging populations and the need to decrease healthcare costs, have fueled a trend toward greater patient involvement in healthcare. Many investors are looking for consumer health opportunities, and Toronto is home to a significant number of startups in the sector; these companies are developing new apps and products for patients that solve problems ranging from booking medical appointments to making positive health changes.

To explore the developing investment trends in this field, RESI on MaRS will present a panel of five speakers who are seeking consumer health opportunities. The moderator, Reda Jaber, Partner, IncWell Venture Capital, will be joined by:

The panelists will discuss what kind of technologies they’re seeking in the consumer health sphere, and how they assess direct-to-patient healthcare products to look for the breakthrough opportunities. If you’re developing a consumer health technology and are looking to raise capital, you can register for RESI and meet these investors face to face.


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