Three former employees of Bose Corp. are banking on their audio experience and Ozlo Sleepbuds helping the millions of people who struggle to sleep soundly each night. That prospect is music to the ears of investors Lifearc Ventures and Artis Ventures, who led Ozlo Sleep Inc.’s $10 million round to bring the wireless, in-ear headphones to market in the next few weeks.
Med-tech companies raised $955 million from 40 transactions in July 2023, a decrease of 12.39% from the $1.09 billion raised in July 2022. The volume of med-tech financings has increased from 32 in July 2022, though it is less than the previous six months’ average of 43 and seven-month average of 42. Compared to prior years, July 2021 saw $4.78 billion raised in 74 financings, $3.15 billion from 80 transactions in July 2020 and $1.99 billion from 41 financings in July 2019.
Mirxes Holding Company Ltd. raised $50 million in a series D funding round to expand its cancer early detection blood tests, including its lead product stomach cancer blood test Gastroclear, in the Asia Pacific region. Mirxes uses RNA technology to develop diagnostic solutions for the early detection of diseases.