Investment

2020 Q1 Investment Report

After a record-breaking year of investment in Medical Alley companies, early returns for 2020 demonstrate changes in the healthcare market. 2019 saw investments in digital health companies skyrocket, exceeding investments in medical device companies in Medical Alley for the first time. So far in 2020, medical device deals have returned to prominence, capturing over 85% […]

Medical Alley Association Advocacy Newsletter

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care, where healthcare leaders call home. In Medical Alley, you will find the world’s leading health technology innovation cluster, the highest ranked hospital, and the globally recognized Destination Medical Center. Medical Alley is also home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 […]

2019 Medical Alley Investment Report

Even with just a month of perspective, it’s abundantly clear that 2019 was a huge year for the Medical Alley startup ecosystem. The community as a whole raised more than $1 billion for the first time and Bright Health’s $635 million round at a $2.2 billion valuation broke the state’s record for the largest venture […]

Launching a Medtech Product? Have Your Regulatory, IP and Governance Affairs in Order Before Engaging Investors

By Walter Linder, Amy Judge-Prein, and Jonathan Zimmerman Investors in medtech companies are willing to take risks. However, they will expect their investment to be put to effective use with defined objectives, and their diligence will focus on identifying potential impediments to those objectives. Because momentum is important when seeking investment, it is critical that […]

Medical Alley Q3 Investment and Ecosystem Report

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Companies that succeed here change the face of healthcare as we know it, building great businesses and powering Minnesota’s economy along the way. This ecosystem is more than just a cradle for early-stage companies or the sole domain of established market-leaders, it is a […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 7, 2019

New M Health Fairview Brand Launches Cantel Medical closes Hu-Friedy buy University of Minnesota to test cancer-fighting ‘natural killer’ cells The Many Faces of Value-Based Healthcare Ecolab buys Australia’s Gallay Medical & Scientific U.S. Department of Defense Awards $6 Million to Humanetics Corporation for Advanced Development of Radioprotectant Late-Breaking Data Shows Abbott’s MitraClip is Cost […]

Despite a Cold M&A Market in Minnesota, Deal Activity in Healthcare Remains Hot

2019 has not been a banner year for Minnesota’s M&A market. After a half-decade of record-setting activity, the local M&A scene has cooled significantly, with the lowest reported deal volume and dollar values since 2013. According to Pitchbook data, total deal count for Minnesota companies for the first half of 2019 was 35% lower than over […]

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 […]

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