Watsi

Watsi Receives $3.5M “Philanthropic Round” Donation For Nonprofit Healthcare Crowdfunding

Ron Conway, Tencent and Paul Graham aren't getting their money back, and that's the point. They're part of today's $3.5 million round that's actually a donation to fund the operations of Watsi, Y Comb

Watsi To Change Its Logo Following Legal Threats From “Multi-Billion Dollar Health Insurance Company”

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/30/watsi/">Watsi</a>, a non-profit startup that crowdfunds medical treatments for those who can’t afford it, has a problem: a company with lots, and lots

Healthcare Crowdfunding Platform Watsi Grabs $1.2M From Tencent, Paul Graham, Vinod Khosla, Ron Conway And More

At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC back in April, former Facebook exec-turned-venture capitalist, Chamath Palihapitiya delivered a deflating critique of the tech industry — in particular, the quality of

Y Combinator’s Paul Graham Takes His First Ever Board Seat With Healthcare Crowdfunding Non-Profit Watsi

Y Combinator founder Paul Graham is a father figure to countless startups he’s helped accelerate, but had never taken a board of directors seat until now. Today he announced he’s accepted

Y Combinator Backs Its First Non-Profit, Watsi; Paul Graham Says He’s “Never Been So Excited” To Invest

Back in August, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/30/watsi/">we wrote about the launch of a startup non-profit organization called Watsi</a>, which offers anyone and everyone the opportunit

Watsi Is Using Crowdfunding To Treat The 1B+ Worldwide Without Access To Medical Care

Entrepreneurs are inherently risk-takers. But, the tech industry today needs more of the type of risk-takers who go against the grain by actually tackling big, difficult problems. I mean the type of b