Investment

At The Table – February 18, 2019

Governor Walz Announces Support for Reinstating Angel Tax Credit With release of his first budget just over a week away, Governor Walz publicly announced that he will propose reinstating the Angel Investment Tax Credit. The Governor said he supports this credit because it is important for Minnesota’s competitiveness and for keeping cutting edge businesses growing […]

Medical Alley Powering the Evolution of Healthcare with More Than $2.8 Billion Invested and $2 Billion in Exits

Medical Alley companies have raised more than $2.8 billion over the past 5 years, furthering the region’s reputation as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. For the second year in a row, Medical Alley’s diverse healthcare ecosystem raised more than $700 million across the sectors of medical device, digital health, biotechnology and new […]

2018 Q4 Investment Infographic

Medical Alley Association forms Partnership to Spur Danish Investment, Innovation

The Medical Alley Association has signed a collaboration agreement with the DanishTechnical University (DTB), Medicoindustrien, Medtech innovation, and GreaterMSP to bring innovative Danish health technology firms to the U.S. via Medical Alley. The three-year agreement funded by the Danish Industry Foundation will involve developing a soft-landing pad for Danish small and medium sized firms that […]

Bright Health Announces $200 Million Series C Funding Round as Unique Care Partner Health Plan Model Ushers in the Next Generation of Healthcare

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bright Health, an insurance company that provides exclusive Care Partner Health Plans for everyday individuals at competitive prices, today announced it has raised $200 million in an oversubscribed Series C funding round. The financing includes two new investors, Declaration Partners and Meritech Capital, as well as existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek […]

For The Record with First Light Asset Management’s Matt Arens

Matt Arens has been fortunate to combine two distinct passions in his career: investments and life sciences. Since entering the investments field in 1997, Arens has followed small-cap stocks, with a particular focus on identifying companies with high growth potential in the health care sector. Prior to founding First Light Asset Management in September 2013, Arens […]

At The Table – September 26, 2018

MAA Meets with  Gubernatorial Candidate Walz, Tours Ecolab The Medical Alley Association, led by its Board of Directors and executives from all sectors of the Medical Alley healthcare community, had the opportunity to sit down with DFL gubernatorial candidate, Congressman Tim Walz, to discuss the recent release of Medical Alley Association’s working group report, “Realizing […]

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 […]

4 Unique Member Benefits You May Not Be Taking Advantage Of

Medical Alley Association members know us for industry news and insights, strong public policy leadership, and making connections across the sector. These are all roles we fill, and they are at the core of what we provide to members every day, but did you know that membership can save you money? Or that being a […]

Medical Alley Association and MedTech Strategist Partner for Second Year

Medical Alley Association and MedTech Strategist Partner for Second Year to produce the Premier Medical Device Investor Conference Building on the success of year one, Medical Alley Association and MedTech Strategist have again partnered to produce the primer medical device investor conference, The Medical Alley Innovation Summit. This year October 2nd and 3rd at the […]

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