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How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (slideshow)

How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (slideshow)
Medical device companies raised more money in the third quarter than in Q3, 2014, but less than what they raised in the previous quarter. A slideshow shows the 10 companies that raised the most money in Q3.

Medical device companies raised $585.6 million in the third quarter, up from $516.8 million in the same period of last year.

That's according to the The MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data from Thomson Reuters. The report released Friday shows that while the number of deals in the medical device sector remains unchanged at 78 compared to the second quarter of the year, the total amount of money invested fell from $676.3 million to $585.6 million in the third quarter.

So which companies were successful in raising money, a tough road to hoe in the current venture capital environment for devices, in the last quarter? Here are the top 10 in asceding order:

Name: EBR Systems

Location: Sunnyvale, California

Amount Raised: $18.7 million

Investors: Delphi Ventures, Split Rock Partners, St. Paul Venture Capital

Product: The company is developing a wireless, leadless cardiac pacemaker 

Source: Company and MoneyTree Report


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-- By Arundhati Parmar, Senior Editor, MD+DI
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