Dr. Josh Makower quite possibly invented modern-day medtech innovation. In this interview, Makower shares his earliest inventions — kind of mind-blowing — and how his early work at Pfizer helped him create the innovation process used today by biodesign programs across the world, including Stanford Biodesign where Dr. Makower will take over as director this […]
New Enterprise Associates
Miniature heart pump developer Magenta Medical said today that New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has led a financing round for an undisclosed sum. The NEA group includes existing investors such as Pitango Venture Capital and JVC Investment Partners as well as a group of private investors led by Dr. Jacques Seguin, co-founder of ReCor Medical and […]
Intrinsic Therapeutics said today that it raised a $49 million debt-and-equity round for the Barricaid annular closure device for discectomies that it’s developing. The Boston-based company said the round consisted of a $28 million equity financing led by New Enterprise Assoc. and Delos Capital, plus a $21 million debt facility with CRG. Other backers included Greenspring Associates, Quadrille […]
Ajax Health, the medical device portfolio management company newly formed by KKR and Aisling Capital, led a $45 million round for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics and the next-generation ablation catheter it’s developing. Earlier today the private equity giants launched tapped Spirox chairman & CEO Duke Rohlen to lead Ajax Health. Rohlen, the former president of FoxHollow Technologies and the founder & former chief executive of […]
HeartWare International (NSDQ:HTWR) is looking to get in on Dr. Stephen Oesterle, an Ex-Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) exec who moved to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates last Sept., saying this week that it expanded its board to accommodate Oesterle. Oesterle will officially come aboard on Jan. 18, and his appointment included an expansion to HeartWare’s board […]
Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates said today it picked up ex-Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) executive veep Dr. Stephen Oesterle as a venture partner for the firm. Prior to being an executive veep for the medical giant, Oesterle served as senior veep of medicine and technology, and served as a member of the executive committee for 14 years, […]
Moximed said today that it pulled in a $33 million Series B round for its KineSpring knee implant, which is designed to reduce the load on the joint while sparing its anatomy.
Carticept Medical closed a $10 million financing led by existing investors Domain Associates, New Enterprise Associates and SonoSite Inc.
The Alpharetta, Ga.-based company said it will use the proceeds to fund the commercial launch of its Navigator computer-controlled drug delivery system. The device uses ultrasound guidance to deliver medications for joint pain.