Medical Alley: Hot Market for Health Technology Start-up Investments

While Minnesota’s Medical Alley has always been known for its collection of leading healthcare organizations (Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, UnitedHealth Group, St. Jude Medical, et al), you can add the start-up and digital health boom to the growing list of Medical Alley leadership positions.

In 2016, start-up health technology companies accounted for a majority of the investment deals in Medical Alley. With more than $400M invested in Medical Alley start-up and early stage companies and total digital health investment up more than 540% since 2012, Medical Alley is one of the nation’s hottest markets for health technology and care companies.

Bright Health’s $80M raise in April set the pace and the momentum looks to be carrying into 2017 as more traditional investors scout deals in Medical Alley and there continues to be a significant increase in investments by strategics and angels.

Look for the full 2016 Medical Alley Investment Report coming soon!

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