In The Know: December 6, 2018

Nearly 150 groups join AdvaMed’s anti medtech tax letter Inspire Medical offers another 1.5 million shares following April IPO   POPS! Diabetes Care Announces FDA Clearance of Their POPS!® one System   NxThera spinout NxPhase lands $10m for vapor ablation tech   Mayo Clinic Startup Phenomix Sciences Initiates $1M Seed Funding Round   IPM Earns […]

In The Know: Top Healthcare News For October 18, 2018

Pops! Diabetes Makes Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies List     Where medtech is putting its money this November   On the sidelines of Startup Week: ‘Fly-ins’ get a $300 offer to check out the job scene   Boston Scientific touts 3-year Solyx stress urinary incontinence mesh trial data   Twin Cities Startup […]

August 16, 2018: In The Know

Mayo Clinic names Farrugia as new CEO     University of Minnesota reports breakthrough in 3-D printing for spinal cord repair     Takeda is banking on a SuperTarget-sized biologic plant in Brooklyn Park     Medtronic launches In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon in Japan   Mayo Clinic again ranked nation’s top hospital Minneapolis Health IT […]

May 23, 2018: In The Know

Startup Developing Device to Reduce Threat of Stroke in Heart Procedures Michael Langley to retire as CEO of Greater MSP Minnesota Companies Climb on New Fortune 500 List Lead By Medical Sales, Minnesota Exports at $5.3 Billion in First Quarter U of M brain implant calms tremors Mayo Clinic Kicks Off Massive ‘Biobank’ Project to Invigorate […]

Recap: Medical Alley 2018 Annual Dinner

Spring came just in time for the 2018 Medical Alley Annual Dinner, held on April 24 at the Depot MPLS. Over 750 Medical Alley members – sans winter coats – joined together to celebrate a stellar year that was for our community and to look ahead at what’s to come in the global epicenter of […]

Four Key Trends Driving Increased Investment in Medical Alley

Investment in Medical Alley has doubled over the last five years, reaching more than $700 million in 2017. The state’s share of total venture capital investment increased from 28th in 2016 to 15th in 2017. What is driving this increase? Here are four trends that help explain the increase: 1) Healthcare is a Multifaceted Problem, […]

March 13, 2018: Capitol News

Last Week at the Legislature Committees continued their work in both the House and the Senate. With only two more weeks before the first committee deadline, both chambers are spending very little time on their respective floors and nearly all of their time in committees. One highlight was that a proposal to align the Minnesota […]

February 22, 2018: In the Know

OneOme Honored by FastCompany As One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies Mayo Clinic’s CEO to retire at year’s end Osprey Study Chosen for “Best of Best” Presentation at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Conference Medtronic Introduces MiniMed(TM) Mio(TM) Advance Infusion Set for People with Diabetes Former Definity Health CEO’s ‘on-demand’ insurance startup nabs $60M […]

January 10, 2018: In the Know

Pops! Diabetes Care Raises $2M as it Scales Up for Product Launch BioSig set to scale up operations At JPM, Medtronic CEO talks value-based care, pushes back on criticism of M&A strategy Eden Prairie-based Metavention gets $65 million to test diabetes treatment Patients Can Now Request a OneOme RightMed® Test Through an Independent Provider Network […]

July 27, 2017: In the Know

OneOme Signs Exclusive Deal to Bring its Flagship Product to Canada Galvani, EnteroMedics Ink Research Deal Around Obesity Implant Spectranetics Announces FDA Approval of Stellarex™ Drug-Coated Balloon Cogentix Buys British Business Partner Genesis Medical BioSig Tech Raises $2M Pairnomix, StemoniX Develop Epilepsy Model in Search for New Anti-seizure Drugs Fast, Precise Cancer Care is Coming […]

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