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Anatomi Corp. Honored with 2019 Tekne Award for Innovation in Startup Category

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — November 21, 2019 — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Anatomi Corp. as the recipient of the 2019 Tekne Award in the Startup category.  The company was honored at the 20th annual Tekne Awards Gala last night at the Minneapolis Convention Center, along with other Minnesota companies, individuals and technologies […]

For The Record with Scott Lien, Co-Founder & CEO, Grandpad

Scott is GrandPad’s Chief Executive Officer, leading the company as it builds a platform that empowers seniors of all ages and technological skills to connect with family, friends, and caregivers. Having previously developed user-friendly software for companies such as Target, Best Buy, and Bank of America, as well as having led the mobile technology innovation […]

Medical Alley Q3 Investment and Ecosystem Report

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Companies that succeed here change the face of healthcare as we know it, building great businesses and powering Minnesota’s economy along the way. This ecosystem is more than just a cradle for early-stage companies or the sole domain of established market-leaders, it is a […]

At 2019 MTS Medical Alley Innovation Summit, Fearless Startups Pitch Best-in-Class Solutions

The third year of the MedTech Strategist Medical Alley Innovation Summit proved to be its most captivating yet. The conference once again featured an international class of startups looking to solve healthcare problems ranging from the need to keep patients warm during surgery to AI-enabled robotic surgery, as well as a crowd of investors looking […]

University of Minnesota launches record 19 startup companies based on researchers’ discoveries in FY ’19

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 19 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. The Venture Center, part of U of M Technology Commercialization, forms new companies to bring cutting-edge research beyond the lab and into the marketplace. The new startups, 11 of […]

Despite a Cold M&A Market in Minnesota, Deal Activity in Healthcare Remains Hot

2019 has not been a banner year for Minnesota’s M&A market. After a half-decade of record-setting activity, the local M&A scene has cooled significantly, with the lowest reported deal volume and dollar values since 2013. According to Pitchbook data, total deal count for Minnesota companies for the first half of 2019 was 35% lower than over […]

Minneapolis Startup Breathes New Life Into Dated Face Mask Design

Clean air is probably something that most Minnesotans take for granted. But not everyone has that luxury. The World Health Organization estimates that 4.2 million people die each year as a result of exposure to outdoor air pollution – more than Malaria and contaminated drinking water. A group of medical entrepreneurs in the Twin Cities hopes to a new provide a […]

Reprise Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million and Completes Spin-Off From Miromatrix Medical

New Minnesota-based medical device company focuses on biological medical devices manufactured using perfusion decellularization technology. Minneapolis, Minn. (July 1, 2019) – Reprise Biomedical, Inc., a Minnesota-based startup focused on commercializing biological medical devices manufactured using a proprietary perfusion decellularization technology, has successfully completed a $12.5 million private placement and commenced operations as a spin-off from […]

Up & Running with Brian Brockway, President and CEO of VivaQuant

Brian Brockway is the founder of Data Sciences Intl. (DSI), the leading provider of wireless implantable sensors and systems for preclinical testing of new drugs and biomedical research. He bootstrapped DSI with SBIR grants into a highly profitable business with over $40 million in revenue where he developed domestic and international direct sales and distribution […]

Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc.

Minneapolis/June 4, 2019/PRNewswire/ — Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) announced today it has reached agreement to acquire all of the stock of B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. The transaction has been completed and is being financed through available cash on hand. “We are very pleased to include the B-MoGen technology in Bio-Techne’s expanding portfolio of products that serve […]

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