What digital health can teach medtech

Originally posted on VentureBeat Big medical technology companies have the trust of hospitals. But digital-health startups are the ones developing the most exciting new technologies. Given partnerships and acquisitions lately, it looks like these two kinds of businesses can help each other.


MATTER’s Launch Could Fuel New Baird Fund

Baird Capital, the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. (Baird), announced the final close of its fourth Venture Capital fund with a total of $185 million in committed capital, exceeding its initial target of $150 million and the size of its previous fund. Fund IV was oversubscribed, anchored by support from…


Report Warns of Cyberattacks against Medtech

Medical device cybersecurity concerns were aroused when a baddie in the showHomeland hacked into the vice president’s pacemaker and initiated a fatal heart attack. Now, a report by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre warns of the real rise of similar “ransomware” attacks, although financial gain, not murder, would be the goal.

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