Investment

POPS! Diabetes Care Announces Closing of Oversubscribed Series A Funding

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–POPS! Diabetes Care—a revolutionary diabetes care management company—is excited to announce that it has closed an oversubscribed Series A funding round of $6 million USD due to strong investor demand. We are excited to announce that we have closed an oversubscribed Series A funding round of $6 million USD due to strong investor demand! […]

2019 First Half Investment Report

Three Key Takeaways: M&A activity is strong in Medical Alley, with over $15 billion spent in the second quarter alone, as companies large and small look for paths to growth Medical Alley startups brought in $261.6 million dollars in the first half of the year, their second-best mark in the last five years Signs point […]

MAA Member Discount to MedCity INVEST Digital Health Minneapolis

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Reprise Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million and Completes Spin-Off From Miromatrix Medical

New Minnesota-based medical device company focuses on biological medical devices manufactured using perfusion decellularization technology. Minneapolis, Minn. (July 1, 2019) – Reprise Biomedical, Inc., a Minnesota-based startup focused on commercializing biological medical devices manufactured using a proprietary perfusion decellularization technology, has successfully completed a $12.5 million private placement and commenced operations as a spin-off from […]

Angel Tax Credit Program Reopens; Medical Alley Applauds Minnesota’s Return to an Early-Stage Growth Agenda

Minneapolis, MN – Medical Alley Association is thrilled to announce that starting July 1, 2019 the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will be accepting applications for the newly-reenacted Angel Tax Credit Program. Medical Alley Association thanks Senator Paul T. Anderson and Representative Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn for authoring this bill, as well as Governor […]

Up & Running with Brian Brockway, President and CEO of VivaQuant

Brian Brockway is the founder of Data Sciences Intl. (DSI), the leading provider of wireless implantable sensors and systems for preclinical testing of new drugs and biomedical research. He bootstrapped DSI with SBIR grants into a highly profitable business with over $40 million in revenue where he developed domestic and international direct sales and distribution […]

Bio-Techne Receives Approval to Offer the ExoDx™ Prostate Intelliscore™ (EPI) Test in New York State

The EPI prostate biopsy rule-out test is now available in every state MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bio-Techne today announced that it has received a clinical laboratory permit from the New York State Department of Health to provide its ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI) test in New York, providing a valuable tool to help Urologists […]

2019 State Legislative Session Wrap Up

When the final gavel dropped early in the morning on May 25, the legislature had fulfilled its constitutional duty to pass a balanced budget. Various budget and policy priorities from both parties, both chambers, and the Governor’s office had fallen to the cutting room floor. Getting to this point – where each and every governor […]

Up & Running with Dr. Andres Acosta, Founder and Ross Higgins, COO of Phenomix Sciences

Andres J. Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., focuses his research on gastrointestinal physiology to understand the complexity of food intake regulation and obesity. Obesity is a primary cause of type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Dr. Acosta’s laboratory utilizes a combination of genetics, physiology, pharmacology, proteomics, metabolomics, and gastrointestinal and brain imaging to […]

European Medtech Clusters Choose Medical Alley for U.S. Market

The MedTech Alliance for Global Internationalization (MAGIA), a consortium of four leading medical device clusters, has chosen to partner with the Medical Alley Association in a multi-year effort to bring novel technologies to the U.S. market. This partnership builds on the success of BioMelbourne program in Melbourne, Australia and the recently established MedTech Bridge program […]

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