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JUNE 1, 2017 | MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Fox Rothschild LLP, a national law firm with nearly 800 lawyers in 21 offices nationwide, is home to a team of recognized leaders who advise medical technology companies of all sizes—from startups to established public companies—to help them fuel innovation, drive growth and improve lives.
Korn Ferry is the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm. We help leaders, organizations, and societies succeed by releasing the full power and potential of people. Our nearly 7,000 colleagues deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Future step divisions.
Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC) is a leading investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, public finance, institutional brokerage, investment management and research. Founded in 1895, the firm is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S. and in London, Aberdeen, Zurich and Hong Kong. Learn more at piperjaffray.com.
Accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly serves life sciences organizations ranging from start-ups to multi-billion dollar companies. Our specialists understand a company’s business, financial and operational needs in all phases of the life cycle – from launch through maturity – and help clients address each phase’s unique needs and requirements.
inspiring-health GmbH was founded in Munich, Germany in 2007. The company stands for Health industry solutions and supports Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Companies. We can ensure your success in the German market with a proven market access strategy, clinical-economic research and supporting your sales team throughout the process.
Navigant, a global professional services firm, acquired Dymedex in 2016. We apply proprietary market development methodologies to uncover critical market insights for medtech companies. The “Science of Market Development”, a proven, data-driven process to understand your market reality and enable higher growth, helps you make strategic decisions with confidence.
RSM is a powerful network of audit, tax and consulting experts with offices across the globe. We're an integrated team, sharing skills, insights and resources that’s based on a deep understanding of your business. This is how we empower you to move forward with confidence and realize your full potential.
Bridge Bank’s Life Sciences Group (LSG) understands the unique challenges and opportunities companies face in bringing their products from lab to market. Whether biotechnology, medical devices or pharma, companies benefit from experienced, knowledgeable lenders to help their enterprises succeed. Bridge Bank's LSG is committed to providing clients with experienced lenders along with sophisticated products and services necessary to weather these uncertainties and ultimately succeed. LSG provides term and revolving credit facilities to life sciences companies for a variety of purposes, including growth capital, working capital, refinancing, restructuring, recapitalization, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
DevicePharm is a marketing strategy and integrated marketing communications firm for organizations serving medical professionals and healthcare consumers. Our company was initially incorporated in 1990 as Health Communications, Inc. The firm was rebranded as DevicePharm in 2002 after splitting the two operating divisions into separate, market-focused companies. Since 2002, DevicePharm has served dozens of medical device, biotech, and life science companies as well as select healthcare service firms in the United States and around the world. Our team has launched over 500 healthcare brands and been recognized with dozens of awards for marketing strategy, marketing campaign effectiveness, medical advertising, direct-to-consumer…
DuVal & Associates was formed in 2004 with a mission to focus on serving companies regulated by FDA with their unique needs leveraging our exceptional industry experience, practicality, wisdom and responsiveness.
For over 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.
The Nerdery is a digital consultancy of strategists, designers and engineers. who create digital products and services that better people’s lives and drive business outcomes. In Minneapolis, Chicago, KC and Phoenix, The Nerdery’s core services are mobile applications, web applications, websites, systems integration and digital consulting.
Tikamobile Inc. is a mobile real time sales analytics solution for medical device industry. TikaMobile provides Sales management visibility into execution of their strategy in real-time increasing revenue. Sales reps gets the right analytics at their fingertips to deliver the right message to the right customer at the right time.
Med Device Online is committed to advancing human health by connecting people, organizations, and ideas in the medical device industry. Readers come to us for the information they need to make critical decisions during the early phases of medical device and diagnostics development. We provide in-depth editorial content focused on business solutions, industry best practices, and thought leadership across a wide range of topics, including product management, R&D, regulatory, manufacturing/operations, quality, reimbursement, sourcing/supply chain, corporate management, and many others.
Since 2004, Medgadget has been reporting on medical technology developments from around the world. Read about the latest medical devices and approvals, technology breakthroughs and discoveries, exclusive interviews with med tech leaders, and reports from healthcare conferences.
MedTech Engine is an online platform for people in medtech offering insight, resources and connections. Brought to you by consulting services firm Medeuronet, we believe that innovation isn’t a single ‘eureka moment’ – it’s a journey of transformative thinking from concept to launch. We want to help people in medtech approach every step of this journey with insight and fresh perspective. · Inspiring opinion from thought leaders and perspectives from those at the forefront of innovation and entrepreneurship · Practical resources to guide you through the MedTech Roadmap – from idea to market · A network of connections, bringing together…
Founded in 2007, PitchBook is the financial information technology provider trusted by leading investors, companies and advisors. Their core offering is the PitchBook Platform, award-winning data and analysis software that makes it easy to analyze private and public companies, global M&A, private equity and venture capital activity, along with the limited partners, investors, funds and advisors involved. In addition to providing technology and custom research services, PitchBook also publishes a daily newsletter and quarterly reports detailing key industry activities and trends. PitchBook is based in Seattle, WA, with offices in New York City and London.
The CVCA is the voice of Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry. We are focused on broadening industry awareness through market research and networking opportunities so that our members can make the best decisions for their investments. We also advocate on behalf of the industry to ensure sound public policy that encourages a favourable environment for investment. The CVCA works alongside its members (private and public sector firms managing the vast majority of venture capital and private equity in Canada) to improve the industry and drive innovation and growth.
HCPEA is a not-for-profit trade association whose mission is to support the reputation, knowledge, and relationships of the healthcare private equity community. HCPEA's 50+ member firms are among the best known, most respected private equity firms based throughout the United States and Canada. The Association strives to promote a greater understanding of private equity's contributions to the healthcare economy by supporting initiatives that make healthcare an appealing sector for investment, promoting institutional/limited partner investment within the sector, investing in the professional development of our members, and facilitating collaboration between our members and the larger healthcare community.
The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is the first-ever public-private partnership created with the sole objective of advancing medical device regulatory science for patient benefit. Formed in late 2012, MDIC brings together representatives of the FDA, NIH, CMS, industry, and non-profits and patient organizations to improve the processes for development, assessment and review of new medical technologies. Our work is unique and complementary to trade associations such as AdvaMed and MDMA. Members of MDIC share a vision of providing U.S. patients with timely access to high-quality, safe and effective medical devices.
The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) is a national trade association based in Washington, DC providing educational and advocacy assistance to innovative and entrepreneurial medical technology companies. Since 1992, MDMA has been the voice for smaller companies, playing a proactive role in helping to shape policies that impact the medical device innovator. This is accomplished by maintaining relationships with key Members of Congress, senior staff at FDA and CMS, and through the grassroots support of our members.
As the voice of the U.S. venture capital community, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment. As the venture community’s flagship trade association, the NVCA serves as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unites its member firms through a full range of professional services.
Plug and Play is a global startup ecosystem and venture fund specializing in the development of early-to-growth stage technology startups. Over the past 11 years, we have built the largest innovation platform on the planet, bringing together startups, investors, and blue chip corporations. We are experts in facilitating meaningful introductions, investing in startups, and bringing together key stakeholders into one world-changing network. Since inception, our startup community has raised over $3.5 billion in venture funding and we continue to make over 150 investments every year.