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Up & Running With Kevin Spanbauer, CEO, Edwards RideCare

Kevin Spanbauer has experience bringing together various groups of constituents, including clients, employees, alliance partners and investors. In several companies, and lead mentoring roles with MESA portfolio companies, he has increased revenue, expanded market share, fostered operational excellence, and increased stakeholder value as a change agent. His leadership style inspires others to collaboratively contribute with a […]

Up & Running With Mark Bagnall, CEO, Phemonix Sciences

Mark Bagnall is an accomplished entrepreneur and business manager in the healthcare industry. He is currently CEO of Phenomix Sciences, having held roles as CEO, COO and CFO during his career and has served on the boards of several public and private biotechnology companies. In the past 6 years, Mark has co-founded three start-ups and […]

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 […]

Up & Running with Gary Conkright, Founder and CEO, physIQ

A visionary leader with a demonstrated ability to craft innovative strategies, build exceptional management teams and manage to results in a fast-changing business environment, Gary is the Chairman, CEO and Founder. Prior to physIQ, he was the founding CEO and Chairman of SmartSignal Corporation (now part of GE), a Chicago-based enterprise software firm, incubated by the University of […]

Up & Running with Max Bock-Aronson, Co-Founder & CEO, Breathe99

Max Bock-Aronson is a 29-year-old artist, engineer, and entrepreneur from Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a design engineer he has worked with clients such as the Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, and Boston Scientific, and has worked on products ranging from heart implants to industrial tea dispensers. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – […]

Up & Running with Jeff Liter, President & CEO, Luminary Therapeutics

Jeff Liter is a seasoned CEO with a proven track record at profitably growing emerging companies and business divisions. He has raised over $10 million in seed capital from angel investors to start four different companies which he then led to becoming profitable or acquired. As the COO of Progenitor Cell Therapy, Jeff supported more […]

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 […]

B2 Mask Named to TIME’s List of 100 Best Inventions of 2020

Today, TIME reveals its annual list of the 100 Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. The B2 Mask by Breathe99 is humbled and proud to be one of them. B2 Mask is an industrial-grade, reusable facemask that features changeable filters protecting you from 99.6%-98.3% of airborne […]

Up & Running with Kwaku Owusu, Co-Founder & CEO, Drugviu

Kwaku Owusu leads overall strategy and vision. Prior to DrugViu, Kwaku was a founder/CEO of Ilerasoft, a medical device utilization optimization software platform that helped hospitals and health facilities use their medical assets more efficiently. Kwaku also has experience in sales operations and product at HP Enterprise. He holds Bachelor’s from the University of Massachusetts […]

Up & Running with Aimee Garza, Founder & CEO, CoraVie Medical

Aimee Garza, Founder & CEO. Aimee has 25 years’ experience in the medtech industry across multiple functional disciplines with advancing leadership responsibilities. Her combined technical knowledge and physician, patient and customer experience uniquely position her to translate real-world needs into new products and markets. She most recently led marketing and product management at Integer Holdings, a leading […]

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