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MATTER’s top stories of 2019

December 23, 2019

2019 brought many new and exciting experiences to the MATTER community. We shared our stage with leading healthcare innovators across the globe, explored new collaborations and celebrated major milestones — and we shared every moment here with you on our blog.

As we close out the year, we’re taking a look back at some of our most memorable moments. We’ll be sharing each of the stories below ac…

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Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

December 18, 2019

The newest startups at MATTER are making it easier to manage diabetic health, providing lifesaving treatments at competitive costs, redesigning the neurorehabilitation industry and streamlining the workflow of patient care.

Healing Innovations — Nashville, Tennessee

Healing Innovations is a medical device company that specializes in neurorehabilitation. Their mission is to help the patient po…

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Startup Shoutouts: Funding edition

November 27, 2019

So far in 2019, MATTER startups have raised more than $1 billion in funding to scale their solutions that advance care and improve lives. Here’s a look into the recent venture capital raised and National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants received by MATTER startups.

AiCure: $24.5M Series C

For only the second time in their 10 year history, AiCure raised a new round of venture capital: $24.5 m…

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Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

November 13, 2019

The newest startups at MATTER are making it easier to manage patient care, providing de-escalation techniques for people in a mental health crisis, pioneering novel cancer treatments and building AI-enabled voice technology for senior living communities.

C3 De-escalation — Chicago, Illinois

C3 De-escalation provides professionals in the mental health, public safety and law enforcement spaces …

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Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

October 7, 2019

Adze Biotechnology — Oak Park, Illinois

Adze specializes in oncolytic immunotherapy: a type of cancer treatment that creates targeted immune evasion viruses that block proteins to tumors and kill cancer cells. Adze’s oncolytic vectors kill cancer cells directly by exposing cancer antigens to the immune system while stimulating the person’s immune response. The company’s technology hopes to add…

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