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Medical Alley Startups Break $3 Billion Mark in Record Setting Year

Medical Alley’s startup community raised over $3 billion in capital in the public and private markets in 2021, cementing the region as one of the top health innovation ecosystems in the world. Past Medical Alley investment leader Bright Health Group went public in April, raising $924 million, one of four public offerings in the year. […]

Ask Me Anything: Medical Alley Starts with Jon Pearce

During the dot-com bubble of the late 90s and early 2000s, Jon Pearce was receiving offers to drop out of college and work full-time for tech companies in Medical Alley and Silicon Valley. He decided to stay in school, but several years later, he took his talents and ideas and channeled them into his own […]

Top Webinars of 2021

Like many organizations in 2021, the Medical Alley Association (MAA) had to pivot to virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although this change brought its own challenges, it also created opportunities. These digital events allowed MAA to gather some of the most influential leaders from across the industry to discuss healthcare’s most important topics. […]

Up and Running with Scott Brown, Co-Founder & CEO, Transfur

Scott has spent over 25 years in technology leadership positions primarily focused on Healthcare. He has been an executive at publicly traded, VC and PE backed companies. He internationalized Digital River’s ecommerce platform; commercialized and scaled Medtronic’s connected care systems; transformed XRS to a mobile technology company; founded a mobile outpatient management company; launched a […]

a COUPLE of GURUS Supports Minnesota Startups Through Medical Alley Starts Sponsorship

Medical Alley, MN –  a COUPLE of GURUS is advancing IT support for the region’s startup community through a sponsorship of Medical Alley Starts that will provide early-stage companies with vital technology assistance.   a COUPLE of GURUS has partnered with Medical Alley Starts to offer startups a low-cost, high-impact ConstantCare Managed IT Services Program specialized […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. Supports Region’s Startups as First Sponsor for Medical Alley Starts

Medical Alley, MN –  Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of close tolerance parts, is advancing its support for Minnesota’s medical device startup community through a co-sponsorship of Medical Alley (MA) Starts. This program grants vital production services to early-stage medical device companies. DPI has partnered with MA Starts to […]

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 […]

Over $1 Billion in IPOs Powers Record Quarter in Medical Alley

Decades-long records toppled in the second quarter of 2021 as four Medical Alley healthcare companies listed on major exchanges. Agiliti, Bright Health, CVRx, and Miromatrix raised a combined $1.46B from their listings, with Bright’s $924M offering leading the pack. Beyond the public listings, the quarter saw an impressive number of mergers and acquisitions as well […]

Medical Alley Hosts its First Ask Me Anything Event with Medtronic Venture Capital

When starting or growing a new venture, having a strong network of contacts to turn to for advice can be a game changer. That’s the goal of Medical Alley’s newest initiative: Medical Alley Starts. This region is home to a wealth of resources and valuable connections, and the Association is uniquely poised to help connect […]

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 […]

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