LONDON, November 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —
RYSE Asset Management LLP (“RYSE“), the investment and advisory boutique, has partnered with DigitalHealth.London in a new venture which could pave the way for public-private collaborations in health and care. Together, RYSE through its Early Stage Opportunity Fund, supported by DigitalHealth.London, seeks to support a number of promising early stage digital health businesses within the NHS or other healthcare delivery systems.
RYSE aims to review high calibre companies developing digital solutions that are innovative services or products and address identified health and care needs. The collaboration provides an opportunity for digital health innovations looking for funding to support large scale adoption across the NHS, but also for the creation of digital tools and applications that improve patient experiences, drive operational efficiency in the NHS and build long term value for investors.
Early stage digital health businesses looking for funding are invited to apply. The application process opens today, Thursday 27 November 2017, and will run until Thursday 18 January 2018. You can see more details on the application process here.
Claudio D‘Angelo, Managing Partner of RYSE commented, “RYSE is very excited to be working with DigitalHealth.London to identify and support early stage digital health businesses that have the potential to offer new solutions and reduce costs. The offering aims to address an investment or funding gap in the market largely overlooked by institutional and professional investors due to the time involved in undertaking due diligence on a number of early stage companies and their principals or founders. Combining our investment management expertise with the experience and networks of DigitalHealth.London, we are confident we will be able to make a tangible contribution to the digital health and care market.“
DigitalHealth.London is fast establishing its position as a leading voice in the digital health market and is focused on helping to build the capability of innovators as well as supporting the NHS to find digital solutions that solve problems relating to the delivery of care.
Yinka Makinde, Programme Director at DigitalHealth.London explained, “DigitalHealth.London‘s extensive networks and intimate market knowledge of the health and care sector, particularly around digital solutions mean we are able to signpost RYSE toward innovations that we believe meet a need and offer real potential in providing positive and lasting impacts on the health outcomes for patients. In addition, we bring the highly regarded power of the Academic Health