Mapping Medical Device Startups Across The Globe

The US accounts for 77% of global medical device deal share while Israel and the United Kingdom are tied for second.

Global funding to private medical device companies rose in 2016, reaching nearly $4B in 2016 across 479 deals. The United States receives a lot of attention when it comes to funding medical device startups, but private companies around the world are raising significant rounds.

For example, this year has seen rounds to Atlas Genetics in the United Kingdom, MedLumics in Spain, and Breath Therapeutics in Germany. In addition, Israel, one of the most active hubs of medical device activity, saw medical technology giant Becton Dickinson take a $250M corporate majority stake in Caesarea Medical Electronics, a manufacturer of infusion and syringe pump systems.

Below, we used CB Insights data to track funding and deal flow to companies operating in the US and internationally. We also created a map showcasing the top 3 most well-funded medical device startups in countries with at least 10 private medical device companies. Scroll down to see the map and a full list of startups included in the graphic.


By CB Insights

Map Credit: CB Insights | Illustration Credit: Intellijoint Surgical


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the orthopedic industry. Recognized by as one of the top medical sales influencers in the industry; he has 10 years of combined sales management experience and has held positions as a Director, General Manager and Distributor. Peter has worked for some of the top orthopedic companies in the world - Zimmer, DePuy and Stryker. He is also the founder of OrthoFeed: a popular blog that covers orthopedic news and emerging medical technologies. Peter is a three-time Hall of Fame award winner at Johnson and Johnson and has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, digital marketing and professional education. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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