Intuitive Ventures announced today that it closed a $150 million funding round to support early-stage minimally invasive care companies.
Surgical robotics pioneer Intuitive Surgical launched Intuitive Ventures with $100 million in funding more than three years ago. The early-stage fund earmarked its latest round of funding, labeled “Fund II,” for three areas of investment focus. It wants to support improved access and coordination, precision diagnostics and interventions and secure, enriched digital ecosystems.
Intuitive Ventures said in a news release that it aims to lower the barriers to care with efficient, cost-effective, accessible care. By leveraging the intersection of medtech, life sciences and therapeutics, it believes it can support diagnostics and interventions, too. The fund also hopes to utilize the potential of novel healthcare data to enhance minimally invasive care.
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