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Medical Alley Association serves the individuals and organizations that comprise Minnesota's health industry by influencing policy, fostering connections and providing critical intelligence to improve the quality of health around the world.

Medical Alley Association serves the individuals and organizations that comprise Minnesota's health industry by influencing policy, fostering connections and providing critical intelligence to improve the quality of health around the world.

Quarterly Report: Investment Q1 2015

Life science companies attract $41M in Q1; Lion's share of investment goes to Medical Device

23 life science companies raised $41 million total in Q1 of 2015. Although this is down comparable to Q1 2014, the community is coming off of the highest level of investing in a recent 6-year period in 2014. Here are some highlights of Q1 activity:

  • 13 medical device companies raised 87% of the total funds
  • 2 companies raised $10M or more (Sunshine Heart raised $10.3M, Osprey Medical raised $13M)
  • The percentage of $3M - $7M deals increased to 13% in Q1 2015, up from 6.8% in Q1 2014

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