GIBLIB Raises $2.5 Million Seed Round to Expand World’s Most Extensive High-Quality Video and VR Library of Medical Education Content

GIBLIB founders aim to build the "Netflix of Medical Education." (Photo/Courtesy of Brian Conyer, GIBLIB)

Medical Education Streaming Media Platform Backed by Mayo Clinic, Venture Reality Fund, Michelson 20MM and Wavemaker 360

LOS ANGELES, April 03, 2019–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GIBLIB, the streaming media platform offering the largest library of on-demand medical lectures and surgical videos in 4K and 360-degree virtual reality, has closed $2,500,000 in seed funding. The round included Mayo Clinic with additional participation from the Venture Reality Fund, Wavemaker 360, USC Marshall Venture Fund and Michelson 20MM. The seed funding round enables GIBLIB to further enhance its offerings and continue to rapidly develop the platform’s online medical library.

The GIBLIB platform provides medical professionals anywhere in the world access to high-quality 4K and 360-degree VR videos of medical topics and advanced surgical procedures performed by the world’s leading specialists.

“As a retired orthopedic surgeon and an inventor of surgical devices, I’ve seen first-hand how GIBLIB’s platform will transform medical education and knowledge sharing within the medical community,” said Dr. Gary K. Michelson, M.D., founder of Michelson 20MM. “My team and I are excited to support GIBLIB as it leads the charge with superior quality content and partnerships with the world’s leading doctors and hospitals to deliver substantial improvements to the learning experiences of physicians and medical students.”

“With our partners’ support, GIBLIB is uniquely positioned to disrupt how medical professionals worldwide take on their lifelong educational journeys by providing a dedicated online destination with the best learning experiences for every specialty, ” said Brian Conyer, CEO and co-founder of GIBLIB. “We are honored to have continued support from our investors who have been instrumental in bringing GIBLIB’s vision to reality.”

The company will use the investment to substantially increase the quantity of content it makes available to its user base. For more information about the GIBLIB streaming media platform, visit www.giblib.com.

About GIBLIB

GIBLIB is the only streaming media platform to provide medical professionals anywhere in the world access to high-fidelity, immersive 360-degree virtual reality video content of the most current medical topics and sought-after surgical procedures performed by the world’s leading specialists. The Company creates, produces and curates high-quality educational videos that feature expert physicians at leading academic medical centers and distributes its content on-demand to medical professionals and students worldwide. GIBLIB produces exclusive content in partnership with leading experts in the medical field, including Mayo Clinic, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Stanford Children’s Hospital and more.

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Emily Fang
Fusion PR on behalf of GIBLIB
emilydfang@fusionpr.com
(617) 833-9364

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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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