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In the Know: Healthcare News for March 7, 2022

Arden Hills’ Intricon Selling for $241 Million to Private-Equity Group RQM+ Appoints Life Science Executive Margaret Keegan as New CEO Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Appoints Jeffery W. Chambers, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer LEAH Labs Awarded NIH Phase I SBIR Grant Saluda Medical Announces $125M Equity Financing Led by Redmile Group LLC and New Investors Fidelity […]

Medical Alley Startups Break $3 Billion Mark in Record Setting Year

Medical Alley’s startup community raised over $3 billion in capital in the public and private markets in 2021, cementing the region as one of the top health innovation ecosystems in the world. Past Medical Alley investment leader Bright Health Group went public in April, raising $924 million, one of four public offerings in the year. […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 18, 2021

Kindeva Drug Delivery Opens New Global Headquarters Lifespark Raises $20 Million in B-Round To Lead the Nation in Delivering Population Well-Being Miromatrix Hits Clinical Milestone on Path to Scale Organ Transplants Best Buy to Acquire Current Health to Help Make Home the Center of Health NeuroServo Inc Announces that Health-Canada Granted a Medical Device License […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 16, 2021

Boston Scientific Gets FDA Nod for Single-Use Bronchoscope, Sees $2B Opportunity New Model Allows 3M Employees To Choose How And Where They Work Halma Completes Three Acquisitions and One Disposal Aligned with its Purpose Aldevron’s Collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks Yields Manufacturing Breakthrough for Vaccinia Capping Enzyme Used for Manufacturing of mRNA Vaccines Miromatrix Announces Key […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 9, 2021

Ecolab Unveils Advanced Design Center to Expand on Surgical Innovation Proposed Sale of Smiths Medical NAMSA Acquires Leading Clinical Research Organization Clinlogix to Enhance Therapeutic Expertise and Global Footprint Medtronic Buying Maker of Device that Helps Chronic Sinus Problems for $936M Best Buy to Invest up to $10 Million with Brown Venture Group Former MinuteClinic […]

Best Buy to invest up to $10 million with Brown Venture Group

Article courtesy Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Best Buy Co. Inc. will invest up to $10 million with Brown Venture Group, the Twin Cities venture capital firm that exclusively funds Black, Latino and Native American-owned technology startups. Best Buy is making the investment to “break down the systemic barriers often faced by Black, Indigenous and people […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 2, 2021

Pops AI Virtual Health Assistant and Glucometer Now Available at Best Buy Gravie Announces Two New Vice Presidents SpineThera Announces Issuance of Fourth and Fifth Patents Covering its Sustained-Release Platform Technology Mayo Clinic Leads U.S. & World Report Ranking of Top Hospitals Olympus Makes SeleCT™ QCT Analysis Available Nationwide via the Nuance AI Marketplace to […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 28

Bright Health Raises $924M, Making it the Largest IPO Ever in Minnesota Miromatrix stock up over 60% after IPO raises $43 million Silicon Valley-Based Silk Road Medical Announces Expansion to MSP Region Pear Therapeutics to Become a Public Company and Expand its Leadership Position in Prescription Digital Therapeutics Nu-Tek BioSciences Building $40 Million Peptone Factory […]

Best Buy to Spend $1.2 Billion by 2025 Supporting BIPOC Businesses

Article via Star Tribune Best Buy says it will spend at least $1.2 billion by 2025 supporting BIPOC businesses as it works to diversify its business from the supply chain to how it advertises. In addition to financial support, the electronics retailer also plans to provide access to its business resources in areas such as […]

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