Startup nabs $9M Series A to back 3-D virtual reality, brain surgery guidance system


Surgical Theater managed to get FDA clearance and CE marked–ahead of closing its first official venture financing. Now it’s garnered a $9 million Series A round to back its virtual reality and image guidance software that offers a 3-D view of brain surgery before, during and after procedures.

The technology uses a Vive virtual reality headset that’s marketed by electronic device maker HTC, which led the financing alongside Shanghai Creation Investment Management.


About Peter Coffaro 1430 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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