By Larry Stofko | Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Harrison, most widely known as a songwriter, guitarist and keyboardist for the ’80s new wave sensations Talking Heads has co-founded an equity crowdfunding portal called RedCrow.

Founded in November 2016, RedCrow’s mission is to help investors discover privately held, early stage start-ups in the booming healthcare sector and connect with backers to expand their businesses. Cybersecurity, virtual reality, machine learning and potentially “environmentally-focused” investments are other related areas it plans to explore.

The Innovation Institute, a US healthcare incubator, recently partnered with RedCrow to give start-ups within our portfolio exposure to crowdsourcing and equity crowdfunding that provide direct access to RedCrow’s pool of investors.

Unlike other crowdfunding portals, RedCrow allows the public to invest alongside industry experts who serve as RedCrow advisors and strategic investment partners.

Since the launch of The Innovation Institute in 2013, we’ve interacted with early-stage companies that have been created by extremely talented medical professionals across our “Member Owners” of health systems totalling 125 hospitals. More…