October 21, 2020
Yesterday, Level Ex, a recently acquired company best known for its selection of specialist education video games, unveiled a new multi-user surgical training product that runs inside of a mobile or desktop web browser.
Called Virtual Technique Guides, the simulation software allows users on separate devices or different locations to collaboratively run through surgical scenarios via cloud-based...
June 29, 2020
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story stated that Brainlab is based in Berlin, rather than Munich.
Level Ex, a Chicago startup that makes medical-training video games for doctors, has been acquired by Munich-based medical-technology company Brainlab, the companies announced today.
The companies did not disclose the terms of their deal, although Level Ex CEO Sam Glassenberg told...
December 30, 2019
In late December Clinician Nexus, a startup focused on connecting students in healthcare fields with clinical rotations, picked up $1.5 million in a seed funding round. The round was led by Hyde Park Venture Partners with participation from Great North Labs, Sofia Fund and Cedars-Sinai. This new funding brings the company’s total investment number to $2.3 million.
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November 27, 2019
This morning health analytics and education company Elsevier announced its plans to acquire Dublin-based 3D4Medical, a startup specializing in digital medical education tools. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, Irish investor Malin, which owns 38% of the startup, said it would be collecting €17 million from the deal--indicating that Elsevier paid around €44.73 ($49.2 million USD)....
April 3, 2019
Giblib, a medical education streaming service with offerings including both VR and traditional videos of medical lectures and surgeries, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, with participation from some notable strategic investors.
Those include Mayo Clinic, the Venture Reality Fund, Wavemaker 360, USC Marshall Venture Fund and Michelson 20MM.
“With our partners’ support, Giblib is uniquely...
October 23, 2017
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon and Touch Surgery have launched a Virtual Residency Program for surgery students, a new use case for the simulated surgery app launched last fall. The program pre-launched in April and currently has 75 organizations enrolled.
"Ethicon is committed to supporting the continuing educational needs of residents and surgeons by providing access to innovative...