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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 — […]

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

Using artificial intelligence for a clinically efficient experience, Transfur harmonizes the process between primary and specialty veterinarians.  MINNEAPOLIS, MN — October 5, 2021 — Transfur (https://www.transfur.vet), a comprehensive referral management platform for the vet industry, announced its public launch today. The company has received funding from Varsity Venture Studio, a venture studio collaboration between the […]

NEA Joins Medical Alley for Another Ask Me Anything Event on Startups and Investing

Medical Alley is known for being a source of innovation in healthcare thanks to a thriving culture of startups. No company has been more influential in helping to build this culture and reputation than the global venture capital firm NEA. The Medical Alley Association was honored to welcome Emily Zhen, a Healthcare Investor from NEA […]

Mergers & Acquisitions Drive More Than a Billion Dollars of Value in Medical Alley

More than a billion dollars of mergers and acquisitions and more than $347M million of public and private capital to fund new developments fueled a strong first quarter in Medical Alley. Boosted by the return of the Angel Tax Credit Program (ATCP), 43 companies raised $109 million in private capital and $238 million was raised […]

Medical Alley Leads the Nation in Transformation of Payment Models

Bright Health, Bind Benefits account for half of venture capital invested nationally. 2020 was a record year for investment in Medical Alley startups. The region raised $1.4 billion, exceeding $1 billion by Q3, on the heels of breaking $1 billion in 2019. Health plan startups Bright Health and Bind Benefits, along with digital device company […]

Ōmcare Raises $2.5M for Commercialization

Aging in place solutions increasing in demand as Ōmcare secures latest round of funding. MEDICAL ALLEY, MINN. – (December 15, 2020) –  Today, Ōmcare, a Minnesota-based digital health company, announced a $2.5 million investment along with future follow-on investments for its Ōmcare Home Health Hub™ commercialization. The Ōmcare Home Health Hub incorporates on-time medication dispensing with visual confirmation […]

For the Record with Joe Kaiser, Director, Mercato Partners

Joe Kaiser is a Director at Mercato Partners, leading the firm’s investment efforts in the Midwest as well as its Performance Team.  Joe represents Mercato Partners on the boards of Ephesoft, Kalderos, Steelhouse, Summersalt and Venafi. Joe previously participated on the boards of Central Logic and Cradlepoint until the acquisition of each company. Prior to […]

Bind raises $105M in Series B funding

Checkable Medical Wins Securian Financial Award in 2020 MN Cup

Female-founded, MedTech Digital Health Start-Up Wins Innovation Award with At-Home Diagnostic Minneapolis, Minn., October 12, 2020 — Checkable Medical has been awarded $10,000 through a Securian Financial-sponsored award to support innovators working to improve and enrich the lives of families and whose ideas make it easier to put family first. The award is a  part of the […]

Medical Alley Shatters Records, Breaks $1 Billion Barrier in Three Quarters

A year after raising over $1 billion in capital for the first time ever, Medical Alley companies accomplished the feat again, this time needing just three quarters to pass the $1 billion mark. Medical Alley was already known as The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care™, but back-to-back years with over $1 billion raised […]

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