Volcano Capital invests in health care companies across a variety of asset classes including venture capital, public equities and debt. We provide funding and operational expertise to help entrepreneurs grow their healthcare businesses.



Portfolio

Bioretec

Sector: Orthopedics
Location: Tampere, Finland

Bioretec develops and markets novel bioabsorbable fixation devices for treatment of bone and cartilage fractures and have the desired strength and stiffness for safe bone tissue healing and good biocompatibility for uneventful bioabsorption of the implant after surgery.



Circa Scientific

Sector: Electrophysiology
Location: Denver, CO

CIRCA Scientific is developing a temperature monitoring system to display continuous temperature measurement (oC) from a 12-sensor temperature probe. The temperature probe is intended to provide temperature measurement of area inside the esophagus



Endoshape

Sector: Interventional Radiology
Location: Boulder, CO

Endoshape has created a class of proprietary, radiopaque, and biocompatible shape-memory polymers with broad medical device applications.  Endoshape is focused on commercializing the novel Medusa Vascular Plug for peripheral vascular occlusion.  The Medusa Vascular Plug has significant advantages over traditional platinum embolization coils and nitinol vascular plugs.  The Polymer properties also offer significant advantages in the neuro-embolization field.



HydroCision

Sector: Spine
Location: North Billerica, MA

HydroCision develops and markets high-velocity, non-thermal fluidjet based surgical tools that continuously cut tissue. Currently, HydroCision is used to remove disc material in spine surgeries but the technology has potential applications across a wide range of surgical specialties.



MediQuire

Sector: Healthcare IT
Location: New York, NY

MediQuire is a Saas-based data analytics platform for primary care clinics. MediQuire’s software helps its customers identify clinical, operational and financial improvement opportunities and delivers actionable alerts to clinicians in their daily workflow. 



Mercator MedSystems

Sector: Interventional Radiology
Location: Emeryville, CA

Mercator MedSystems, Inc., has developed a broad-based therapeutic platform that allows clinicians to accurately and effectively deliver drugs and biologics such as stem cells to tissues deep in the body, treating the root cause of significant medical conditions.  The company utilizes its family of Micro-Infusion Catheters for targeted treatments via the vascular system, including peripheral artery disease (PAD) and resistant hypertension (HTN); and via bronchial tree, including malignant airway obstruction secondary to lung cancer.



Roxwood Medical

Sector: Interventional Cardiology
Location: Redwood City, CA

Roxwood Medical is developing novel front-line catheters to help patients with severe coronary and peripheral arterial disease.  The company's unique MultiCross and CenterCross platforms utilize patented Nitinol scaffolds to provide ultimate guidewire support for the interventional cardiologist. These products are poised to transform the approach interventionalists take to treat chronic total occlusions.



Summit Access

Sector: Interventional Radiology
Location: Denver, CO

Summit Access is developing a suite of products for use in interventional radiology including a device to streamline the Seldinger technique for vascular access. The device is designed to reduce the complexity and time required for interventional radiology procedures.



Transaortic Medical

Sector: Interventional Cardiology
Location: San Jose, CA

Transaortic Medical is developing accessory devices to compliment trans-catheter aortic valve replacement procedures.  The initial focus is an embolic protection device that doesn't require an additional access site which reduces procedure time.



Veniti

Sector: Venous Disease
Location: St. Louis, MO

Veniti is a medical device company focused on the development of innovative solutions for the comprehensive treatment of chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that affects 40% of all U.S. adults. Current solutions include a vapor-based endovenous ablation system, a vena cava filter technology and a venous and delivery system.



VisionSense

Sector: Minimally invasive surgery
Location: New York, NY and Petach-Tikva, Israel

Visionsense develops and markets novel visualization solutions that bring natural stereoscopic vision to minimally invasive surgery (MIS). VisionSense offers next generation 3D endo-microscopes with superior image quality and enhanced depth perception in small diameter scopes. The VisionSense system utilizes a compound "insect eye" lens system and a single distal CCD image sensor. Currently, the endoscope is being used globally in transphenoidal and transcranial neurosurgery.