Startups pioneering less-invasive technologies to treat common eye diseases are changing the outlook for both patients and the industry. A new study by CB Insights revealed that investors have been pouring money into smaller companies in 2017 and 2018, with some FDA approvals to begin marketing their technologies and treatments. These firms are eyeing conditions […]
Investment spending in the drug delivery sector has dropped significantly for the third quarter, but is staying ahead of last years numbers for the first through third quarters, according to a new report. Venture capital investments fell a significant 61.8% to $29.6 million during the three months ended September 30, though deal volume stayed the […]
Investors spent less money on fewer deals in the medical device sector during the third quarter and so far this year, bucking the overall growth trend for venture capital-backed firms, according to a new report. Venture capital investment fell -19.7% to $772.7 million during the three months ended Sept. 30, with deal volume down -20.3% […]
Venture Capital funding in the healthcare sector during the third quarter of 2017 stayed mostly in line with the previous quarter while digital health deals saw a significant drop, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights MoneyTree report. VC funding during the third quarter of 2017 was directly in line with the previous quarter, but […]
The surge of medical device IPOs during the 1st quarter wasn’t mirrored by venture capital investment, although medtech firms tied for the most number of healthcare deals during the quarter, according to CB Insights.
Medical device and biotech VC transactions each accounted for 27% of healthcare deals during the quarter, according to the data consulting firm.
Medical device companies pulled in more than $255 million from investors in 29 deals during January, according to data provided to MassDevice.com by CB Insights Inc.
The deals ranged widely in size, from a $25,000 seed round investment for Elyira, Ohio-based Guided Interventions and its passive coronary artery blockage sensing technology to a $43 million Series D round for EndoChoice and its endoscopes.
The medical device industry isn’t being left behind when it comes to angel investing, according to data provided to MassDevice.com from the investment data firm CB Insights.
Angel- and seed-round financing (typically $1.5 million or less) jumped dramatically in 2012, accounting for about 27% of all investment in the medical device industry. That’s a 50% increase compared with 2011.
Investors returned to the medical device industry during the final quarter last year, despite negative headwinds, according to new data released by CB Insights, a venture capital and angel investment database.
Companies in the medical device space closed 68 deals during the final 3 months of 2012, up 41% from the previous quarter about 3% from the same period in 2011, making Q4 the most active quarter of 2012.