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YawaMed, Inc.

Company focus in rapid/safe blood clot removal in extremities (DVT) and lungs (PE) simple approach for a complex problem, 300k pts/yr die

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

Company develops/manufactures novel catheters to treat Deep Vein Thrombosis - DVT and Pulmonary Embolisms - PE. Interventional radiologist/cardiologist need faster/safer technologies to solve problem that kills 300,000 patients/yr in US. Drugs are effective but have side effects - arrhythmias/bleeding and take too long, devices are complicated and costly, surgery is risky. We offer a simple, cost effective, safe approach to treat DVT/PE.


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    Carl Simpson

    Serial entrepreneur, med device pioneer. ACS/Guidant Founding member. Chairman at SCU School of Engineering, Stanford Bio Design, advisor/Board member to over 40 med device companies. Co-founder multiple med device companies many acquired by larger corporations.

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    Gerardo Noriega

    Serial entrepreneur, inventor, scholar and speaker at med device forums. Founded RVT (sold to BSC), LUTS Technologies, GVMED med device incubator. Board Member at Santa Clara University School of Engr. Consultant to over 30 med device companies. Expertise in solving cardio, neuro disorders, implants/catheter base technologies, diagnostic/therapeutic devices. Formerly at BSC, Tyco, Target Therapeutics.

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    James Louie-der

    Formerly Finance Director at Kleiner Perkins and Executive VP at a Technology VC Fund, Founder Louie-der CPA Firm.


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    Jim Heslin, WSGR
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    James Louie-der, CPA