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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 […]

Francis Medical Adds Urology Company Coloplast to Roster of Investors

Contact:  Michael Kujak, CEO612-910-9790 Shelli Lissick, Bellmont Partners651-276-6922 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Francis Medical Adds Urology Company Coloplast to Roster of Investors The $4 million equity investment will support the company in optimizing its product design and executing a pivotal U.S. study MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 29, 2020) – Francis Medical, Inc., an early stage company pioneering urological cancer treatments, […]

Medical Alley Startups Lead During Uncertain Half

Despite the tumultuous start to the year, early and growth stage companies in Medical Alley raised over $250 million, almost exactly the five-year average for the first half. Medical device companies in Medical Alley raised more than their counterparts anywhere else in the country. As the conversation around aging in place accelerates, Medical Alley is […]

Cryosa Completes $8.25 Million in Series A-2 Funding for Further Development of Breakthrough, Minimally Invasive Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

MEDICAL ALLEY, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Minnesota medical device startup Cryosa completed its Series A-2 funding, raising $8.25 million to further develop its breakthrough therapies for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The round was led by life sciences firm, Santé Ventures, and HOYA Corporation (“HOYA”), with additional institutional and individual investors. This latest funding round will be used to […]

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