VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 22, 2021 — BetterLife Pharma Inc. (“BetterLife” or the “Company”) (CSE: BETR / OTCQB: BETRF / FRA: NPAU), an emerging biotech company, is pleased to announce that it has engaged U.K.-based financial and corporate communications consultancy Buchanan Communications Ltd. (“Buchanan”).
Buchanan, which is based out of London and part of WPP plc, the world’s largest communications group, will support BetterLife achieve its corporate objectives. This will include ensuring the Company’s milestones and developments are communicated to its stakeholders, such as current and potential institutional and retail investors, the media, partners and the general public.
Buchanan recently announced a partnership with The Conscious Fund, the most active early-stage investor in the psychedelic medicine sector, to support the development of psychedelic biotechnology companies. At the core of the partnership is an understanding that the psychedelic medicine sector requires widespread investment and education if it is to grow from a niche and become mainstream.
Buchanan is a financial and corporate communications consultancy that is part of WPP plc, the world’s largest creative transformation company. Located in London and with an international reach via the WPP network of 3,000 offices across 111 countries, Buchanan accesses the global capital markets on behalf of its clients to achieve their corporate objectives.
About The Conscious Fund
The Conscious Fund is the most active early stage venture fund in the psychedelic medicine space. It invests into drug discovery, clinics, addiction programs, retreats, AI, telemedicine, media and training. Its global, platform-based approach helps to transform outcomes for patients with mental health, addiction and chronic pain issues.
The US$60 million fund has backed 14 of the leading companies in the sector, spanning drug discovery, clinics, addiction, AI, and media, and has incubated 13 projects including The Psychedelic Medicine Association, the first psychedelic medicine SPAC and Microdose, the profitable media company.
About BetterLife Pharma Inc.
BetterLife Pharma Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic pharmaceuticals as well as drug delivery platform technologies. BetterLife is refining and developing drug candidates from a broad set of complementary interferon-based technologies which have the potential to engage the immune system to fight virus infections, such as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and human papillomavirus (HPV), and/or to directly inhibit tumours to treat specific types of cancer.
For further information please visit www.abetterlifepharma.com.
Ahmad Doroudian, Chief Executive Officer
Email: [email protected]
Henry Harrison-Topham / Jamie Hooper / Ariadna Peretz
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
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