Ellington West of Sonavi Labs and Therese Canares of CurieDX shared lessons and resources that helped their companies grow.
“That transition away from a student startup to a fully separate company happened fairly quickly,” Sarah Lee told Techincal.ly. “We lost facility access, then we’re graduating and we got some funding to pay some salaries. We all committed to be full time. It kind of threw us into the deep end all at once, but we’ve been able to adjust to that.”
b.Well’s platform that gathers in one place patient health data from multiple sources will be used by the Iowa-based health system, which includes 20 regional and 19 community network hospitals.
The winning companies in the six-week contest all were health care and medical organizations that invested in the health and wellness of their employees during the pandemic.
The Social Innovation Lab alum, a food-based cooperative that showcases the skills of immigrant and refugee chefs, opened its first full-time restaurant in Midtown-Belvedere and building out an additional space on North Avenue.
The $256,000 in funding will go toward “integrating artificial intelligence into MileMarker’s mobile assessment software to help medical educators identify excelling, competent, and struggling resident physicians faster than existing methods.”
Dr. David Langer is the chair of neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and is one of the few cerebral bypass surgeons in the country, according to the company.
Doug Schenkel previously served as managing director and senior analyst at Cowen and Company, leading the firm’s franchise focused on life sciences and diagnostic tools.
Matthew Ford, principal architect at Protenus; Gillian Henker, CTO and co-founder of Sisu Global Health; Jal Irani, CEO of Flave; and Eric Solender, co-founder and chief technology officer of MindStand Technologies were honored.
Delfi Diagnostics, Rose Health, MindStand Technologies, Infinite Focus Schools and Parity Homes all made this year’s list, with Flave, Relavo and SpreadKarma getting honorable mentions.
Kevin T. Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences, Thrive’s parent company, said the potential for liquid biopsies to detect many more cancers at earlier stages has the potential to “turn the tide on what a cancer diagnosis means.”
“I ascribe to the notion of servant leadership, where the passion comes from supporting others,” Bailey told the Baltimore Business Journal. “In my case, it’s about equipping innovators with the tools and infrastructure to improve human health and meet other unmet needs in society.”
“Our strong preference is that this should be private-sector driven, and our companies are loudly voicing the need for more space,” Wyskiel told The Baltimore Sun.
The third quarter saw more than $72 million invested into 13 companies, both figures down from the previous two quarters, according to the PitchBook-National Venture Capital Association Venture Monitor. But Maryland is on pace to see $1.6 billion raised this year, up from $1.26 billion in 2020.
Greater Baltimore ranked at No. 13 on a list compiled by Colorado-based venture capital and research firm Saoradh Enterprise Partners (SEP), which noted Baltimore’s high scores in the research funding silo and for its young firms and entrepreneurs.
Grayson, a professor of biomedical engineering, is developing new methods of bone regeneration and facial reconstruction.
The study by the Milken Institute, commissioned by the Maryland Tech Council, outlined broad recommendations Maryland can adapt to expand the state’s life-sciences economy.