Nektar and Puretech make strange bedfellows
It is hard to see a combination of the two businesses as much beyond a defensive move in troubled times.
Better Therapeutics banks on data and partnerships
But difficulties around reimbursement, selling and market value could make it hard for the app maker to live up to its name.
Akili plays the Spac game for $1bn
But, judging by similar transactions, the valuation might not stay that high for long.
How long will the good times roll for medtech?
The entry of non-traditional funders – and the availability of non-traditional exits – has altered medtech, though probably only temporarily.
Medtech venture funding hits new heights
Private device makers enjoy the biggest quarter for four years – and the average deal is larger than ever.
Prescription apps take off during lockdown
Digital therapeutics are going from strength to strength during the pandemic.