Atlanta, GA, February 28, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- SkyMedicus (www.skymedicus.com) has successfully received funding of $1,000,000 through Elite Crowdfund’s online crowdfunding platform. This marks the first successful crowdfunding campaign for Elite Crowdfund, which launched in September of 2015. “This investment will allow Amy and her team to continue to build a first class proprietary forum to connect patients, physicians and healthcare service providers,” said Derek Cunningham, Chairman of the Board of Elite Crowdfund.
Each investor was an accredited investor, per the guidelines of the offering and the minimum investment was $25,000. There were also direct investments by four of the Elite Crowdfund board members.. This investment will allow SkyMedicus to expand their business globally, extend its unique proprietary platform for connecting patients and doctors across the world in order to perform procedures at drastically reduced costs and to focus on expanding its marketing and brand management campaigns. SkyMedicus is poised to solidify its position as the market leader in an industry that is forecasted by Deloitte & Touché to reach $370 billion by 2017.
SkyMedicus offers the first interactive healthcare marketplace that allows patients and physicians across the globe to directly connect in a private forum that is patient driven and market based. The Marketplace, which allows patients to research a myriad of medical procedures from physicians around the globe at drastically reduced prices, also enables users to obtain education, check insurance, share medical records, communicate with physicians and coordinate appointments and travel schedules in a web-enabled HIPPA compliant environment. Usage of the service is completely free to the patient. SkyMedicus recently relocated from California and is now headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.
Elite Crowdfund (ECF) is an online private investing platform that helps entrepreneurs raise capital in the early stages of growth and connects accredited investors to highly vetted investment opportunities. ECF is one of the first debt and equity crowdfunding portals in the Southeast.