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USGI Medical raises $20m for weight-loss device

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

USGI Medical says it raised $19.5 million in new debt and equity financing to fuel international commercial plans and U.S. regulatory efforts for its endoscopic weight-loss device.

USGI Medical raises $20m for weight-loss device

California's USGI Medical said it raised $19.5 million in new equity and debt financing designed, in part, to back the final stages of the U.S. approval process for an incision-less endoscopic weight-loss procedure known as POSE.

VCs put more into medtech last year | Medtech funding for the week of January 19, 2015

January 23, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: VCs put more into fewer medtech deals last year; Samsung leads $20m round for EarlySense; K2M registers for $40m follow-on

Report: VCs put more into fewer medtech deals last year

January 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

K2M registers for $40m follow-on

January 21, 2015 by Brad Perriello

K2M Group registers for a $40 million follow-on offering of nearly 5 million shares and wins a nod from the FDA for a new spinal implant.

K2M registers for $40m follow-on

K2M Group (NSDQ:KTWO) said it registered for a $40 million follow-on public offering and won a nod from the FDA for a new spinal implant system.

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Report: VCs put more into fewer medtech deals last year

January 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The collective value of venture capital investments in medical device companies surged last year even as deal volumes were flat, according to the MoneyTree report.

Report: VCs put more into fewer medtech deals last year

Venture capitalists put more cash into fewer deals backing medical device companies last year, according to the MoneyTree report, meaning that the average deal value rose nearly 28% in 2014.

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Samsung leads $20m round for EarlySense

January 20, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

EarlySense, a medical monitoring company based in Massachusetts and Israel, attracted $20 million in new financing from Samsung and others.

Samsung leads $20m round for EarlySense

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Report: Medtech led the way last year in healthcare VC deals

January 16, 2015 by Brian Johnson

A new report on venture capital investment by research firm CB Insights says deal flow in medtech topped all of healthcare in 2014.

Report: Medtech led the way last year in healthcare VC deals

It was a very good year for venture capital investment in the medical device industry, according to research firm CB Insights.

Vascular Dynamics secures $17m Series B round

January 13, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Vascular Dynamics secures a $17 million Series B round to fund clinical trials for its device to treat drug-resistant hypertension.

Vascular Dynamics secures $17m Series B round

Vascular Dynamics said it secured $16.85 million in Series B financing to fund clinical trials for its device to treat drug-resistant hypertension.

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