Healthcare Sector

Articles, news and analysis on growth businesses operating in the healthcare sector.


US venture capital market resilience gives hope to UK

The first nine months of 2022 has seen a record-breaking $151bn pumped into venture capital funds in the US


Calculus launches EIS fund for impact start-ups

Calculus Knowledge Intensive EIS Fund focuses on technology and healthcare start-ups with a ‘societal purpose’.


Ada Ventures launches £36m fund for early-stage founders

For its second fund, Ada Ventures will focus on climate, healthcare and economic empowerment

Venture Capital Funding

Albion Capital set to bust £45m fundraise within one month

Investment fund manager raises £21m within a fortnight of launching VCT investor offer

Venture Capital Funding

Global Ventures raising second $50m fund targeting healthcare

Bill Gates among investors backing second Global Ventures fund, which partly aims to address UAE’s woeful healthcare system

Legislation and Regulation

Everything you need to know about data gathering, protection, storage and use under GDPR

In partnership with the UK Domain, we explain everything you need to know about data gathering, storage, protection and use under GDPR.

Legislation and Regulation

What does the law say if you want to scale your healthcare product?

Any SME developing a biotech/pharma/medical device or cosmetic product faces a myriad of highly complex and regulatory challenges, explains lawyer Helen Middleton


Entrepreneur profile: Xavier Bernal, Findoc

Having secured over 540 healthcare professionals to use their paid platform in London in two years and raised £1.2 million in funding, healthcare online bookings system Findoc is looking to expand outside of the capital. Company founder Xavier Bernal explains how he is trying to reboot the 'time-poor' healthcare sector.


Online care platform SuperCarers raises £3.8 million to invest in growth

Carer service will use investment to facilitate over 100,000 hours of care per month within the next 18 months.

Alternative Finance for Business

“Skype for grannies” pivots to digitalise elderly care

"Skype for Grannies" app Pieni pirri is now launching its focus on digitalising elderly care services.


Breast cancer screening technology firm raises £2.6m


Dementia Dog: new hope for Scotland’s ageing population

Dementia Dog, a ground-breaking programme supporting people affected by dementia has been given a funding boost of £300,000.