Based in Japan and India. Has led to 1 successful fundraise in Japan. Been working the space of Venture Capital and Private Equity for the last 3 years.

HealthTech Capital announced today that it invested over 300,000 as the lead Series A2 investor in Cadence Biomedical Inc The move underscores the growing trend of angel investor groups joining forces to fund innovative early-stage companies Other investors included Alliance of Angels Frontier Angels Keiretsu Forum Northwest Sand Hill Angels and Wings With a first close of 750,000 in new funds and note conversions additional investors are expected to push the total to 1 million or more

The funding supports the market launch of Cadence’s novel device that helps people with severe disabilities walk Worn externally the device provides stability and movement assistance to weakened muscles without the use of powered mechanisms

With healthcare costs continuing their relentless march upward creative technologies that decrease costs while improving patient care are attractive investment opportunities said Don Ross cofounder and managing director of HealthTech Capital Cadence is well positioned in the emerging HealthTech sector and we are delighted to support such innovation with both investment dollars and hands-on mentoring ”

We are pleased to have HealthTech Capital as our lead investor said Brian Glaister Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Their domain expertise and professionalism are exceptional They have worked with us and provide great added-value beyond their investment With their lead we are receiving the funding we need to bring our products to market ”

Cadence has the potential to change people’s lives When I tried the prototype I could walk better immediately said Donna Jang Cadence Board Director and HealthTech Capital investor The experience was unlike any other in the 20 years since my stroke ”

The Cadence device amplifies muscle strength helping to propel the user forward and lift the leg and foot in preparation for the next step Not only does it improve walking it also has the potential to enable many who would otherwise require wheelchairs to regain strength and coordination

About HealthTech Capital
HealthTech Capital is a leading Silicon Valley-based angel investing group that is pioneering the emerging HealthTech market where innovation improves healthcare delivery empowers patients and lowers costs Founded by Anne DeGheest Kathy La Porte and Don Ross HealthTech Capital has built a membership of industry leaders – successful entrepreneurs executives physicians and venture capitalists – who fund and mentor new companies For more information please visit a href=”http://www HealthTechCapital com target=”_blank”>www HealthTechCapital com

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