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Aegis Surgical Limited

Aegis Surgical Limited will facilitate less invasive placement of aortic valves compared to open heart surgery, on an out-patient basis.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Morrisville, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2013
  • Employees 0

Company Summary

Aegis Surgical Limited, an Irish startup company developing a novel, less invasive access system that facilitates percutaneous Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement, is seeking $3 million in angel funding in order to successfully complete a first-in-human study, 510(k) and CE Mark approval during 2014. It is anticipated that a change of control/structured deal with an acquirer in the structural heart field will occur by Q-2 '15.


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    WIlliam Noble Starling, Jr.
    President and CEO

    CEO, Synecor, LLC, 2000-present;
    Founder,Chairman, President and CEO, Cardiac Pathways Corporation, (CPWY) 1992-2001; Founder, VP, Board member, Ventritex, Inc (VNTX) 1985-1992: Director of Marketing, Advanced Cardiovascular Systems (Abbott Labs) 1982-1985; Sales and Marketing Management, Edwards Lifescience, 1977-1982; MBA, University of Southern California, 1977; BSBA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975.

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    Richard Sean Stack, M.D., FACC
    Executive Chairman of the Board

    President of Synecor, LLC, 2000-present; Founder and Director of Interventional Cardiology,
    Duke University Medical Center, 1982-2002; over 41 patents issued and 100 patents applications pending;

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    William L. Athas
    interim COO

    President & CEO, Incubate Products, LLC., 2013-present; EVP Synecor, LLC 2001-2012; President & CEO, MIST, Inc., 1990-1999; VP Worldwide Operations, Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Device DIvision 1970-1990. 50 issues and pending patents. BS Mechanical Engineering and BS Business, SUNY.


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    Tony McGovern, Evershads, Dublin, Ireland

Previous Investors

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    Ian Quinn, Xenium Capital, Galway, Ireland
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    Lou Lange, M.D., Ph.D., Asset Management, Palo Alto, California
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    William O'Neill, M.D., FACC, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan