Vertex Venture Holdings gets funds to go global

05 October 2015

Armed with a war chest of US$600 million (S$857 million), Singapore’s largest and oldest venture capital firm is going global. The infusion of cash will allow Vertex Venture Holdings to invest in start-ups in the hot seats of innovation and technological disruption – United States, Israel and China – after having been mainly focused on […]

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Medtronic to Acquire Twelve, Inc., Developer of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Device

25 August 2015

DUBLIN – August 25, 2015 – In support of the company’s therapy innovation strategy, Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Twelve, Inc. (“Twelve”), a privately-held medical device company based in Redwood City, Calif., focused on the development of a transcatheter mitral valve replacement(TMVR) device. Twelve is the twelfth […]

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Moximed Closes $33MM Financing Round

07 May 2015

Funding to Support Moximed’s Efforts to Obtain FDA Approval of KineSpring System HAYWARD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moximed®, Inc., developer of the KineSpring® System, a joint unloading knee implant for pre-arthroplasty patients who hope to lead an active lifestyle, announced a round of financing of approximately $33MM that includes new investor Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd. (Vertex) and returning […]

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Andrew Luck a NFL legend in the making

10 January 2015

Sooner than it gets lost and, Without a doubt, How can you ever overlook a 28 point comeback win in a playoff game, Regardless? In what will be next, It time to reflect on what Andrew Luck has been able to do in less than two years in a town Peyton Manning used to own. […]

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Visterra Closes $30 Million Series B Financing – Co-led by New Investors, Merck Research Labs Venture Fund, Vertex Venture Holdings and Temasek

02 October 2014

Cambridge, MA – October 2, 2014 Visterra, Inc., a biotechnology company that uses its proprietary technology platform to identify unique disease targets and design novel therapeutics, today announced that it has completed a $30 million Series B financing round. The proceeds will be used to advance the development of multiple product candidates from the company’s […]

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Holaira Named FierceMedicalDevices’ 2014 Fierce 15

01 October 2014

The scoop: Drug options for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are only modestly effective. Holaira is betting that its lung denervation device can improve COPD treatment, either as a replacement for drugs or in addition to them. COPD is characterized by persistent airflow limitation caused by progressive narrowing of the airways. This leads to shortness […]

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Holaira Closes $42 Million Round – Investment led by Vertex Venture Holdings to Support Randomized Clinical Trial

03 April 2014

Minneapolis, MN, April 03, 2014 – Holaira, Inc., a developer of medical devices to treat obstructive lung diseases, today announced the completion of its Series D private equity financing, totaling $42 million led by Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd. Other participants in this financing round include Windham Venture Partners, two strategic investors, and all of Holaira’s […]

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Ivantis Completes a $46.5 MM Financing; Company Receives Approval to Expand US Pivotal Trial for Novel Glaucoma Device

13 January 2014

One of the largest medical device financings of the past year in the US; funds will support multiple clinical trials, including recently expanded US pivotal trial for novel glaucoma device IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ivantis, developer of the novel Hydrus® Microstent device designed to lower eye pressure for glaucoma patients, announced today that it secured an additional […]

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