gBETA Medtech

Up & Running with Joe Connolly of Visana Health

Joe Connolly spent nearly a decade in medical devices R&D and strategy, most recently with 6 years at Boston Scientific. At Boston Scientific, he led a strategy & innovation team that mapped disease states, patient pathways, and health system barriers that hindered optimal patient care, and partnered with top-tier health systems to implement a digital […]

Up & Running with Patrick Walsh and Vincent Truong of Anatomi Corp

Patrick Walsh, M.S. CEO/CTO is a serial inventor with 10 years’ experience innovating in stem cell biology. Patrick led both academic and industrial research teams in manufacture of stem cell products and provided technical proof-of-concept to secure $16M in federal contracting work for Lonza, Inc. Patrick earned his Masters of Science in Stem Cell Biology […]

Up & Running with Matthew Smyth, CEO of StimSherpa

Matthew Smyth has two decades of professional experience in business, strategy, engineering, law and intellectual property. He started his engineering career in the telecommunications space; obtained a law degree and then spent four years as an associate and patent attorney at Fish & Richardson; moved to an in-house legal position at Honeywell, where he provided […]

Up & Running with Ramji Iyer, CEO of Laplace Interventional

Ramji Iyer is the founder and CEO of Laplace Interventional, which is developing a unique solution to tricuspid regurgitation. In his last role, Ramji was the Senior Director of R&D at LivaNova (Caisson Interventional) and led their transcatheter mitral valve program. Ramji has over 10+ years of heart valve development experience with over 20 patents […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 2, 2020

PhysIQ and U.S. Veteran’s Affairs Publish Breakthrough Study Takeda Takes Aim at Becoming World Leader in Treating Celiac and Other GI Disorders Abilitech aims to arm people with independence Medtronic names its first chief inclusion and diversity officer Cleveland Clinic spinout Cardionomic raises $16 million Abbott touts real-world data around FreeStyle Libre system gBETA Medtech […]

Up & Running with Greg Sommer, Co-Founder of Sandstone Diagnostics

Greg Sommer is a PhD-level engineer, entrepreneur, and executive in consumer healthcare and clinical diagnostics. In 2012, Dr. Sommer co-founded Sandstone Diagnostics, a Bay Area medical technology and tools company enabling lab testing anywhere, anytime by bringing the centrifuge to the patient. Dr. Sommer was recognized as a 2015 Bay Area “40 Under 40” by […]

LiveBETA Medtech Recap

For the seven weeks prior to LiveBETA, the third gBETA Medtech cohort of medical device, healthcare-related software, biotech, and diagnostics startups validated their business models, attracted customers and prepared their pitches. We wrapped it all up with LiveBETA which offered an amazing opportunity for the gBETA Medtech companies, entrepreneurs, community members, and investors to commingle.  […]

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