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PECA Labs

PECA Labs' synthetic cardiovascular devices eliminate surgeries for children, improve outcomes for adults, and feature a short exit timeline with strong ROI.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website pecalabs.com

Company Summary

PECA Labs has a suite of 3 synthetic cardiovascular devices in varying stages of development, including the CE-marked exGraft. PECA Labs' technologies feature niche pediatric applications for quick market entry, and adult applications for significant sustained growth. PECA Labs has one device approved for sale in the EU, another with strong clinical data, and a third under NDA discussions with multiple public companies, all with a <$50K/mo burn.

Team

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    Doug Bernstein
    Founder and CEO

    Doug Bernstein is a mechanical and biomedical engineering alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University. He has conducted extensive research in the fields of cardiovascular devices, computational fluid dynamics, and micro-robotics among other disciplines.

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    Dr. Arush Kalra
    CSO

    Arush Kalra was a practicing surgeon in pediatric urology before completing his MS in biomedical engineering at CMU, focusing on the evaluation and optimization of pediatric heart valves.

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    Jamie Quinterno
    COO

    Jamie Quinterno is a CMU alumnus in business and history. While at CMU he was a chairperson of the Society of Automotive Engineers Race Team, where he managed operations.

Advisors

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    David Smith (Corporate) and Ray Miller (IP) from Pepper Hamilton
    Lawyer
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    Carbis Walker, LLP
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Innovation Works
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    Carnegie Mellon University
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    Friends and Family
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    Individual Angels
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