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Anusheh Khan

June 30, 2021

The Zoom Boom

This pandemic changed my habits as a consumer. I spent the last year putting off buying cosmetics or clothes (except…

Anusheh Khan

May 24, 2021

An aging population’s effect on healthcare

Here at Polestar, we have covered the healthcare sector throughout the years with deals, clients, and research. Healthcare is a…

Charlie Whelan

May 14, 2021

IP Protection of medical devices in Europe

Over the years we have worked with many medical device companies; be that to raise capital or exit. A question…

Oliver Hoade

April 28, 2021

3 Lessons Healthtech can learn from Fintech

The rapid digitisation and decentralisation of legacy finance happened simultaneously and was only exacerbated by the lockdown measures of the…

Richard Hall

March 30, 2021

Interconnected health

In an ever more interconnected world, the ability to draw on findings from one symptom/treatment situation to assist in another,…

Oliver Hoade

March 29, 2021

What to expect in the hospital of the future

The hospital of the future is an idea that has been gaining traction over the last decade, one that Covid-19…

Bhavik Borkhatria

February 22, 2021

2021 digital health predictions – an expert’s view

Technology advancements in healthcare are always an exciting topic with there being significant untapped potential to improve health ecosystems globally….

Oliver Hoade

February 16, 2021

The UK ambulance manufacturer that’s gone fully self-sufficient

UK Ambulance manufacturer, Venari Group, is the first of its kind to become fully self-sufficient, now carrying out all aspects…

Charlie Whelan

January 29, 2021

Who is Top of the UK medical start-up Pops?

Investment into medical business has never been so great.  The diverse range of business that we have developed in the…

Bhavik Borkhatria

January 28, 2021

What’s next for remote working?

The pandemic has meant that many businesses have been forced to adopt different working models, largely in the form of…

Shaan Bharwani

January 28, 2021

Vaccine Storage Wars

As a society we have come a long way since the year since COVID so dramatically entered our lives. After…

Mihir Shah

December 22, 2020

How Healthcare can help Manufacturing transition to post-Covid normality

Whilst some of us have been lucky enough to work from the safety of our own homes during the lockdowns…

Bhavik Borkhatria

November 30, 2020

Software and Technology UK – Mid-Market Private Transactions Snapshot December 2020

Polestar brings you the first of our insights into the UK mid-market software and technology sector. This report provides a…

Mihir Shah

November 30, 2020

Keeping granny in her own home

As baby boomers fast approach an age at which their minds and bodies are limited to what they could physically…

Bhavik Borkhatria

November 26, 2020

5 Technology and Software Trends Impacting Healthcare 2021

Prior to Covid-19, technology-driven change in Healthcare was arguably the biggest trend impacting the industry with artificial intelligence (AI), the…

Mihir Shah

October 30, 2020

Digitalising UK Pharma

As consumers, we have been driven to adapt and change our behaviour for the world of ecommerce. Not just for…

Bhavik Borkhatria

October 22, 2020

Thriving through innovation

It has been over 6 months since Covid-19 was first reported in Europe and with certainty on a viable vaccine,…

Charlie Whelan

October 22, 2020

The Rise of the AI-Powered Company in the Post-Crisis World

There is so much talk about AI.  But what are the practical steps you can take to join the AI…

Charlie Whelan

September 1, 2020

The Pilot, August 2020 – Back to school? Hopefully for HM Treasury

‘Back to school’ means different things to different people. For my youngest, it means seeing his friends at school for…

Bhavik Borkhatria

July 31, 2020

Is building resilient businesses more important that ever?

With the world becoming increasingly integrated, the global pandemic has shown the significant fragilities within our supply chains that have…

Sandy Ritchie

March 29, 2020

Rapid, portal COVID 19 testing technology approved in the US

As the world is gripped ever more tightly by the COVID 19 pandemic, the fight against the virus is being…

Oliver Hoade

March 28, 2020

Smart nappies from smart people

With a pandemic sweeping the globe, stock markets faltering, and enforced social distancing now in full effect in many countries,…

Richard Hall

November 8, 2019

Healthcare efficiencies in China’s rural provinces

China is boosting remote healthcare is both senses – bringing technology to rural areas by combining centres of excellence, dealing…

Richard Hall

November 7, 2019

Healthy opportunities to profit from data

Expanding on some of the same themes we outlined in our blog on data in healthcare this article similarly views…

Bhavik Borkhatria

October 29, 2019

Virtual reality – a promising future

Virtual reality (“VR”) is often associated with thoughts of avid gamers frantically screaming as they immerse themselves in an virtually…

Richard Hall

September 24, 2019

Healthy data insights from other sectors

Healthcare involves a number of complexities that give rise to conservatism, with a tendency to repeat, rather than modify, modus…

Bhavik Borkhatria

September 24, 2019

Digitally transforming the NHS

Historically, the adoption of technology on a national level within the NHS has been difficult. In 2013 the Government pulled…

Bhavik Borkhatria

August 29, 2019

Will AI provide the benefits it promises?

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) props up everywhere! Be that in Healthcare, Manufacturing, Gaming or Financial Services, AI is by far the…

Charlie Whelan

August 21, 2019

Delivering innovation in the ‘healthy ageing’ market

Polestar is working with a number of businesses providing products and services aimed at a growing demographic – which we…

Bhavik Borkhatria

July 25, 2019

The healthcare conundrum

Heathcare is one of Polestar’s key sectors.  Why would it not be as the NHS is one of the largest…

Richard Hall

June 28, 2019

Data – bigger, faster, better?

Bigger  With more and more activities being recorded and analysed, data is increasingly used to drive changes in modern life,…

Richard Hall

June 13, 2019

Time to invest in healthcare tech?

Soaring healthcare demands, and consequently costs, are driving a real commercial need to find ways to do things more efficiently….

Bhavik Borkhatria

May 7, 2019

A potential domino effect?

The headlines often remind us that UK Social Care faces significant pressures with the lack of funding exerting financial burdens…

Bhavik Borkhatria

April 8, 2019

What goes up must come down

I imagine most people are familiar with the phrase “what goes up must come down”, however, this seems very unlikely…

Bhavik Borkhatria

March 6, 2019

Would you see a virtual GP?

The Healthtech market attracts double digit revenue valuations with M&A activity increasing substantially as firms provide innovative solutions to reduce…

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