Houston Business Journal reveals finalists for its first-ever Inno Fire Awards
MedTech Strategist, December 2021
The votes are in — and it’s time to announce the winners of the inaugural InnovationMap Awards, presented by Techwave.
Today, Saranas, Inc. announced a $12.8 million Series B investment led by Baird Capital, the venture capital and global private equity arm of Baird. Baird Capital was joined in the investment by Austin, Texas-based S3 Ventures.
The pitches were virtual for ACC’s Third Annual Innovation Challenge, fitting for devices poised to advance solutions in cardiovascular care through digital means. But they were no less competitive and energetic than past challenges held in ACC’s Future Hub during the Annual Scientific Meeting.
Saranas was the winner in the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention category and iPill Dispenser was the winner in the Telehealth and Virtual Visits category of ACC’s Third Annual Innovation Challenge.
Saranas, Inc., developer of the Early Bird® Bleed Monitoring System for the monitoring and early detection of internal bleed complications during endovascular procedures, announced the online publication of two peer-reviewed articles highlighting the system’s accuracy and performance. The publications provide evidence of the Early Bird’s reliability to detect the early onset and progression of bleeding events during endovascular procedures.
Houston’s startup ecosystem has scaled fast and big this year. Houston has more than 3,000 technology startups that bring an innovative approach in their respective field.
Zaffer Syed is the president and CEO of Saranas, a medical technology company operating at TMCx, the Texas Medical Center’s startup incubator.