June 27, 2017
Mobility Designed, a Kansas City medical device startup, has appointed a new CEO. Previously held by co-founder Liliana Younger, the CEO role is now held by Dan Alcazar. A serial entrepreneur, Alcazar has experience growing early-stage, mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies, including RJR Nabisco, Sprint and Embarq. Younger will remain on the board and maintain an active role within the Mobility Designed. Full Story »
A trial has revealed that premature infants who were on feeding tubes and received treatment with Olathe-based Innara Health’s NTrainer System transitioned quicker to independent oral feeding and spend less time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The NTrainer System helps infants born prematurely transition to oral feeding and is already in use at hospitals nationwide. Full Story »
Dr. Nick Franano, the breakfast speaker at the 16th-annual InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum, recalled presenting at the forum in 2003 and where the organization it as now in 2015.
March 30, 2015
Digital Sandbox KC, a project funding source for startup businesses, has gained $1.15 million in backing partly through a federal grant.
December 10, 2014
Kansas City medical device company Brownmed Inc. has acquired NuRoo Inc. and its line of products, which help foster the bond between a mother and baby.