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Varsity Venture Studio Launches Transfur to Address the Complexities of Veterinary Referrals

University of Wisconsin-Madison-based venture studio generates new startup to harmonize the process between primary and specialty veterinarians. MADISON, WI — October 21, 2021 — Today Varsity Venture Studio (Varsity) announced the public launch of Transfur (https://www.transfur.vet), a comprehensive referral management platform for the vet industry. Transfur is the first startup to emerge from Varsity — […]

Medical Alley’s Startup Ecosystem Raises nearly $200 million in Q3

2021 has been a record year for Medical Alley’s early-stage companies, and Q3 was no exception. A total of 28 companies raised almost $200 million in the quarter, powered by large raises from GeneMatters, Francis Medical and Flywheel Exchange. M&A was also hot, with at least six different acquisitions, the majority of which were led […]

Up & Running with Jeff Liter, President & CEO, Luminary Therapeutics

Jeff Liter is a seasoned CEO with a proven track record at profitably growing emerging companies and business divisions. He has raised over $10 million in seed capital from angel investors to start four different companies which he then led to becoming profitable or acquired. As the COO of Progenitor Cell Therapy, Jeff supported more […]

Up & Running with Kwaku Owusu, Co-Founder & CEO, Drugviu

Kwaku Owusu leads overall strategy and vision. Prior to DrugViu, Kwaku was a founder/CEO of Ilerasoft, a medical device utilization optimization software platform that helped hospitals and health facilities use their medical assets more efficiently. Kwaku also has experience in sales operations and product at HP Enterprise. He holds Bachelor’s from the University of Massachusetts […]

Up & Running with Aimee Garza, Founder & CEO, CoraVie Medical

Aimee Garza, Founder & CEO. Aimee has 25 years’ experience in the medtech industry across multiple functional disciplines with advancing leadership responsibilities. Her combined technical knowledge and physician, patient and customer experience uniquely position her to translate real-world needs into new products and markets. She most recently led marketing and product management at Integer Holdings, a leading […]

Medical Alley Association Announces Additional Resource for Startups with Google Cloud for Startups Credit

Medical Alley Association is excited to announce another set of resources available to our startup members through our partnership with Google Cloud for Startups, a program that connects startup and early-stage companies with the resources they need to build and grow their business. What is Google Cloud for Startups? The Google Cloud for Startups program […]

Miromatrix Earns Buzz of BIO Title with Grand Prize Presentation

March 25, 2019 – Miromatrix won the Buzz of BIO competition (Pipelines of Promise category) associated with the BIO International Convention held June 3-6 in Philadelphia. The convention attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. Buzz of BIO is a […]

Medical Alley Association Announces AWS Activate Available to Startup Members

Medical Alley Association is very excited to announce that our members now have access to AWS Activate, a program that connects startup and early-stage companies with the resources they need to build and grow their business. What is the AWS Activate Program? Amazon Web Services provides startups with the low-cost, easy-to-use infrastructure needed to scale […]

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