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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 Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Saratoga, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp

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.

Team

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    Gerardo Noriega
    CEO

    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
    CFO

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

  • Serial entrepreneur, inventor, scholar. Founder GVMED consulting firm for over 50 Med Device companies, Revascular Therapeutics (acq. BSC) #1 device in Japan, Luts Technologies - under going clinical trials, SCU School of BioE Board 2011, UCSF/SFVA cardiovascular group round table member, SJSU School of BioE advisor, BSME Executive Member.

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    Wil Samson
    Chairman

    Founding member ACS (Guidant Corp.), serial entrepreneur, prolific med device inventor 45 issued patents, Coronis Managing Director, Cardeon Founder.

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    Wil Samson
    Chairman

    Founding member ACS (Guidant Corp.), serial entrepreneur, prolific med device inventor 45 issued patents, Coronis Managing Director, Cardeon Founder.

Advisors

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    Jim Heslin, WSGR
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    James Louie-der, CPA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed