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Zuga Medical, Inc.

Zuga allows dentists to benefit from implant category growth by providing simple, cost effective alternatives to traditional procedures.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Zuga Medical develops, manufactures and markets innovative dental implant technology. The Zuga implant system provides dentists a cost effective option to provide clinically preferred implants rather than traditional prosthetic devices at the same fee to their patients. By focusing on familiar tools and simple cases, Zuga enables general dentists to participate in this rapidly expanding market segment.


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    Steve Cornelius

    Steve Cornelius, CEO, is an accomplished executive with over 16 years of leadership in the dental industry, primarily with Dentsply International. He led the company’s successful effort to commercialize Tulsa Dental's innovative root canal technology. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

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    Chan Wang

    Dr. Chan Wang, CSO & Founder, is the visionary behind the company and inventor of the Zuga technology. She received an MD in Dentistry from Huaxi College in Sichuan, China, and practiced clinical dentistry and maxifacial surgery in Shanghai for 8 years. She managed a small dental clinic in East Cleveland. In addition to her CSO role, Dr. Wang manages all implant technology and relations with the target market of general dentists. Wang is the cha

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    Howard Becker
    CFO & VP Manufacturing

    Howard Becker, CFO has over 20 years C-Level experience as an executive and consultant with technology and manufacturing companies. He is a former Big 4 CPA who earned his MBA in Finance from The University of Chicago and his BS in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Becker is responsible for preparing business plans, projections, strategic plans and financial statements. He is also responsible for engineering, design and manufact


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    Hahn Loeser

Previous Investors

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    Founders and management team ($350,000)
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    The Innovation Fund from GLIDE ($100,000); City of Cleveland ($50,000)
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    The North Coast Opportunities Technology Fund ($100,000); JumpStart ($250,000)