Angel Investor Tax Credit

At The Table – October 29, 2018

MAA Meeting with Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Johnson Earlier this month Medical Alley Association and its board members had an opportunity to sit down with gubernatorial candidate Commissioner Jeff Johnson.  The discussion was centered around MAA’s recent working group report, Realizing the Vision, a 10- year strategy that provides a roadmap to ensure Minnesota’s competitiveness. MAA […]

Medical Alley Companies Raise $234 Million in First Half of 2018

Medical Alley companies had a strong start to 2018, buoyed by new investments in biotech. 45 companies raised $234 million in the first half of the year. In addition to positive investment flow, exits continued at a strong pace with multiple acquisitions and one initial public offering (IPO). These exits will recycle capital into the […]

4C Medical Advances the State of the Heart

4C Medical Technologies, Inc. (4C Medical), named after the four chambers of the heart, is developing a novel, minimally invasive device for the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MR). MR impacts up to 10 percent of people over age 75, half of whom are not eligible for open-heart surgery. The need for a minimally invasive solution […]

2018 MN Legislative Session Wrap-up

The last two weeks of a session characterized by careful positioning and political savvy were a flurry of activity, and Medical Alley Association was right in the midst of it. You can check out the full report for a complete breakdown of the end-of-session deals or just scroll down for the highlights as well as […]

May 9, 2018: Capitol News

Minnesota Legislative Update Step Therapy Protocol and Override (HF3196 – Rep. Fenton, Sen. Utke) passes off House Floor unanimously The Minnesota House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill – HF3196 (Fenton) – establishing step therapy protocol and override for prescription drugs on Monday afternoon. Medical Alley Association is a member of the coalition in support […]

April 6, 2018: Capitol News

Recap of the 2018 Legislative Session (so far) The Minnesota legislature is on ‘spring break’ this week following two intense weeks of committee hearings. Last Thursday (March 29) was the second committee deadline – so unless a bill has made it through all necessary committees, it will meet one of three fates: dead for the […]

March 20, 2018: Capitol News

Quick Recap of Medical Alley Day at the Capitol Last Monday, March 12, was Medical Alley Day at the Capitol. Several Medical Alley members brought their innovative, life-saving products to the Minnesota Capitol for legislators and the broader capitol community to see firsthand. Other members met with legislative leaders from both the House & Senate […]

Supporters Continue to Stress Importance of Angel Investor Tax Credit

This session, the Angel Investor Tax Credit was heard in the House, but not in the Senate, and has not been included in either body’s tax omnibus bills. Over the past week, supporters of the Angel Investor Tax Credit have flooded the Governor’s offices with calls asking for continued support for the program. Additionally, many […]

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