Movano Inc. closed its IPO on the Nasdaq Friday, reeling in gross proceeds of $48.9 million. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based startup launched the offering of 8.5 million shares of common stock priced at $5 per share on March 22, with a target of raising $42.5 million. The final tally included the fully exercised over-allotment option by underwriters to purchase an additional 1,275,000 shares.
Medtronic plc has reported the launch of the Inpen integrated with real-time Guardian Connect continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data. Inpen is the first U.S. FDA-cleared smart insulin pen on the market for people on multiple daily injections (MDI). With this integrated system, users will have real-time glucose readings alongside insulin dose information, giving them what they need to manage their diabetes in one view.
Researchers at Ontario’s University of Waterloo have developed a palm-sized device that uses radio waves to read blood glucose levels, as well as artificial intelligence (AI) software to get near instantaneous results.