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Up and Running with Beth Lindborg, Co-Founder and CEO, Sarcio

Beth Lindborg has a unique business/technical background and leadership experience. She previously served as vice president of strategy and, before that, vice president of operations at SynerFuse, Inc., where the company raised more than $7 million in angel funding and received IDE approval from the FDA for its first-in-human clinical trial. She also served as […]

Up and Running with Glen Kleinschmidt, COO, HIVE

Glen Kleinschmidt is a Dual-Degree Engineering graduate who holds a BS in Biophysics from Elon University, and both a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. ​Glen has extensive and varied prototyping and product design experience, and has worked with a variety of medical device companies and their products. Glen is […]

Up and Running with gBETA Medtech Black Founders Accelerator Cohort

The Medical Alley Association recently sat down with the participants of the gBETA Medtech Black Founders Accelerator to hear what led them to found their companies, how they balance startup life with their personal lives, and why they view Medical Alley as the best place to start and grow their company. gBETA Medtech is a […]

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 […]

Varsity Venture Studio Launches Transfur to Address the Complexities of Veterinary Referrals

University of Wisconsin-Madison-based venture studio generates new startup to harmonize the process between primary and specialty veterinarians. MADISON, WI — October 21, 2021 — Today Varsity Venture Studio (Varsity) announced the public launch of Transfur (https://www.transfur.vet), a comprehensive referral management platform for the vet industry. Transfur is the first startup to emerge from Varsity — […]

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 […]

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, Phenomix 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 […]

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