2018 Medtech Startup Showdown: Round 1
<p>The stage has been set for MD+DI's fourth Medtech Startup Showdown tournament, in which medical device and diagnostics startups compete head to head to determine which has what it takes to succeed in the industry. MD+DI narrowed the field of submissions to eight and organized the finalists into brackets. We'll give readers a week to vote, and the company in each bracket that gets the most votes will continue on to the next round. The ultimate winner will be profiled on our site (s<span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:#666666"><span style="font-family:Lato, sans-serif"><span style="background-color:#ffffff">ee complete rules </span></span></span></span><a href="https://www.mddionline.com/sites/default/files/2018_Medtech_Startup_Showdown_Rules.pdf" style="box-sizing:border-box; background-color:#ffffff; color:#00b8d6; text-decoration-line:none; font-weight:bold; font-family:Lato, sans-serif; font-size:16px">here</a>).</p><p>In round one, here are the matchups:</p><ul><li>Bigfoot Biomedical vs. Raydient Oximetry</li><li>Spry Health vs. Liberate Medical</li><li>PolyVascular vs. Vitls</li><li>Strados Labs vs. Group K Diagnostics</li></ul><p>Click through the slideshow to learn more about these companies and their devices and vote for your favorites at the bottom of each page. Voting for round 1 closes Wednesday, March 21, at 5 p.m. PT.</p>
These eight medtech startups are facing off to see which has what it takes to make it in the industry. Vote for your favorite!