Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) September 11, 2013
Healthfundr is proud to announce its sponsorship of Junior Achievement of Idaho’s Annual Achievement Awards. The Annual Achievement Awards recognize Idaho’s most respected leaders for their commitment and significant contributions to Idaho’s youth development.
“We’re excited to be involved with and sponsor Junior Achievement’s great work here in the Treasure Valley,” said Josh McIver, Healthfundr co-founder and CFO, and Junior Achievement board member. “Not only do we support their work, but we share the same beliefs about the immense value entrepreneurship brings to our economy and society.”
Sponsoring Junior Achievement’s Annual Awards is an opportunity for Healthfundr to participate in and support the broader Boise community. The company is seeking to fuel health innovation by making it possible for more people to invest in companies shaping the future of our health.
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Healthfundr is a Boise-based web-platform that makes it possible to invest in high quality startups at investment minimums as low as $1,000. Investors can choose which companies to invest in or easily diversify by investing in funds that invest in multiple companies.
By co-investing with angel investors and venture capital firms, investors have access to professional startup investing that has historically been inaccessible to many. After investing, Healthfundr’s proprietary web platform enables investors to provide valuable support, feedback, and connections to their investments.
Founded in 2012 and based in Boise, with offices in Dallas, the company is seeking accelerate health innovation by bringing innovation to the startup capital-raising process.
About Junior Achievement of Idaho
Junior Achievement of Idaho (JA) is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers all working together to provide hands on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life. This partnership brings the real world to students K-12 opening their minds to their own potential. This innovative partnership connects young people with relevant learning and the importance of staying in school. JA inspires students to develop competitive skills and confidence allowing them to own their own economic success. This success bolsters the local workforce and contributes to economic growth.