Articles from January, 2016

Austin’s venture capital surged in 2015

Austin American Statesman  |  January 17, 2016

Category: Venture Capital

The flow of venture capital into Central Texas accelerated in 2015, a sign that investors are continuing to bet on new technology being developed in Austin.

Using a Tracking System to Improve Infection Control and Patient Outcomes

ICT Magazine  |  January 15, 2016

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies, Sector Specific

Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are among the leading causes of patient disability and mortality as well as financial loss for health care institutions with hundreds of millions of patients affected and the United States losing approximately $6.5 billion annually. Despite efforts …

Hand Hygiene. Redefined.

Becker's Healthcare Review  |  January 15, 2016

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies

SwipeSense transforms the way infection control is managed. We combine point-of-care hand hygiene dispensers, a sensor reporting network for new and existing wall-mounted dispensers, and state-of-the-art informatics.

Fee-For-Value Drives Trillion-Dollar Healthcare Opportunity

TechCrunch  |  January 9, 2016

Category: Healthcare, Sector Specific, Venture Capital

One of the main tenets of healthcare reform has been to better align payment/reimbursement schemes to incentivize healthcare providers for achieving improved outcomes and lower cost.

Ortho Kinematics Raises $4 Million in Debt Financing

Yahoo! Finance  |  January 5, 2016

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies, Venture Capital

Ortho Kinematics‚ Inc. (OKI), a privately held healthcare diagnostics company focused on spine imaging informatics, announced today the close of $4 million in debt financing. This financing will be used to strengthen OKI’s cash position, expand US and OUS commercialization …