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VIA SURGICAL

Via Surgical has developed the only suture-like, cartridge based fixation device for soft tissue prosthetics.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Amirim, IL
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website viasurgical.com

Company Summary

Via Surgical has developed FasTouch, a laparoscopic surgical instrument that enables durable and easy fixation of soft tissue prosthetics (including hernia mesh products) for a variety of procedures, including hernia repair (HR).

Team

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    Ofek Israel Levin
    Founder & CEO

    Former Founder & CEO of Polytouch Medical Ltd (acquired in 2011), former analog engineer, Tower Semiconductor and SCD. 11 pending US medical technology patents. Tower Semiconductor Award for Excellence August 2007. 1st Place at Biztec07, Israel National Entrepreneurship Competition
    MBA, Technion , Israel Institute of Technology entrepreneurship program, B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Specialty in Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University

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    Arik Levy
    Founder & CTO

    Former Founder & CTO of Polytouch Medical Ltd (acquired in 2011)
    13+ years R&D experience including two years in academic medical research, three years as a chip design engineer with Intel and five years with Israel Defense Force as an R&D engineer. 11 pending US medical device technology patents
    1st Place at Biztec07, Israel National Entrepreneurship Competition
    M.Sc., B.Sc., Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University

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    Lena Levin
    Founder & CFO

    Former Founder & CFO of Polytouch Medical (acquired in 2011). 2 pending US medical device technology patents. CPA, Former analyst at BDO. Honored with “Excellence Award” for outstanding contribution to the firm, BDO 2007. 1st Place at Biztec07, Israel National Entrepreneurship Competition. MBA, Technion , Israel Institute of Technology entrepreneurship program, B.A., Accounting, Tel Aviv University (cum laude).

Advisors

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    MEITAR LIQUORNIK GEVA & LESHEM BRANDWEIN LAW OFFICES
    Lawyer
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    Ernst & Young Israel
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Private angel investors
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