Tag: digital health

Event Recap: Fueling Philly’s Digital Health Economy Forum

February 2, 2017

On Tuesday, January 31, we co-hosted a forum titled, “Fueling Philly’s Digital Health Economy” alongside Independence Health Group and Safeguard Scientifics. The sold-out event dovetailed with our recently announced $6 million seed stage funding partnership. The forum focused on how the organizations are aiming to provide opportunities for the region’s healthcare entrepreneurs. Steve Tang, PhD., President & CEO […]

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Essential Medical Inc. Announces the Successful Initiation of the U.S. MANTA Vascular Closure Device Trial With the First Patients Enrolled in TAVR and EVAR Cases

December 12, 2016

Essential Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company addressing the rapidly growing $600M large bore vascular closure market, announced today the start of the MANTA Vascular Closure Device U.S. Pivotal Trial. The first U.S. case was performed on November 28 by Dr. Itsik Ben-Dor, MD at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C.  After […]

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A Partnership Ripe for the Region

December 9, 2016

At Philly Startup Leaders’ Founder Factory event yesterday, the $6M Ben Franklin/Independence Health Group/Safeguard digital health funding initiative was announced. Safeguard’s David Luk shared the organization’s perspective on why the time is right for the partnership. By now, most people are aware of Safeguard’s rich history of fostering innovation and supporting entrepreneurs along their path to disruption. Our […]

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