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The A-List: 2007's Trend Shaping Series A Financings

In 2007, what did Series A venture investments reveal about the state of the health care industry? It was very healthy, thank you. There were quite a few deals to choose from, and numbers demonstrated continued growth in diagnostics fundraising, a resurgence in vaccines, and evidence of pharma's interest in proof-of-concept projects and large-molecule platforms. Medical device investors, meanwhile, remain enamored with concept companies seeking to blend electronics-such as neurostimulation or miniature sensors-with devices.

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Deals Update (08/2007)

A roundup of recent medtech strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions and financings.

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Oakes, Lyman: Is This the Model for Building European Device Companies?

Despite outstanding clinical science, Europe has historically lagged behind the US, if not in medical device innovation, at least in device company creation. A vicious cycle of few start-ups, reluctant VCs, and a poor pool of experienced managers has kept company creation from exploding. But now former merchant bankers turned serial entrepreneurs, Herb Oakes and Dick Lyman, believe they have a better formula for starting device companies in Europe.

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