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The ADVI team is a strong, thoughtful, creative and highly collaborative group of healthcare executives, public policy alumni, and medical professionals from public and commercial payer settings, proven at identifying, creating, managing and realizing opportunities for transformational change, generating ideas or accelerating growth. Together their people offer a rare combination of leadership experience, industry relationships, knowledge of the political and policy processes, reimbursement background, and transactional expertise to help clients build true value in healthcare.

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Arboretum Ventures

Arboretum Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in the healthcare sector. The firm manages $450 million in capital and has invested in more than 35 companies. Our team targets capital efficient companies that can meaningfully reduce healthcare costs in our areas of expertise: devices, diagnostics, services, and IT.

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Canaan Partners

Canaan is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs with visionary ideas. With $5B under management, a diversified fund and over 190 exits to date, Canaan has invested in some of the world's leading technology and healthcare companies over the past 30 years. Canaan's focus areas include fintech, enterprise/cloud, marketplaces, frontier tech, biopharma, digital health and medtech.

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Comprehensive Reimbursement Solutions

Comprehensive Reimbursement Solutions provides personalized reimbursement services by leveraging 25 years of Medtronic experience in reimbursement, value proposition/business case development, and evidence creation to medical device companies in all stages of product development. This includes reimbursement due diligence and strategic reimbursement planning supporting capital acquisition and U.S. market access.

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 Coombs Medical Device Consulting

Craig Coombs has been the President of Coombs Medical Device Consulting (CMDC) since 2000.  His company specializes in hands-on, innovative US, European and Asian regulatory strategies for start-ups and companies that need to change their strategies.  CMDC is highly experienced in organizing effective FDA/NB meetings and all types of regulatory submissions (510(k), PMA, deNovo, Design Dossier, Medical Device License, etc.).  CMDC skills include cost-effective First-In-Human (& VC milestone) clinical trial design, management and analysis.  During his 26 years of medical device regulatory work, he has been instrumental for the early regulatory success of dozens of start-ups, and has been a Vice President of Medtronic in the areas of Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Clinical Studies.  Mr. Coombs received his BS (Biology) from Stanford University.  Mr. Coombs is adjunct faculty for the University of California (Santa Cruz) in Medical Device Submissions. He can be contacted at

DuVal & Associates, P.A. 

DuVal & Associates, P.A. is a boutique law firm that specializes in FDA regulations for products at all stages of the product life cycle. Clientele includes companies that market and manufacture pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biologics, nutritional supplements and foods. these clients range in size from Global Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups.

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Experien Group, LLC

Experien Group is a team of more than 30 professionals whose senior executives possess over 100 years of combined experience helping companies succeed in the medical device industry. A growing number of medical device companies have benefited from our unmatched expertise in the regulatory, quality and clinical affairs areas. Our team enjoys a track record exceeding 1,000 FDA and international regulatory submissions with a 99% approval rate.

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HealthQuest Capital

What we focus on when identifying new portfolio companies can be found under "Our Focus". As an entrepreneur, however, it’s also important for you to know what you’re looking for in a financial partner. At HealthQuest we capture our ethos in three words: “Open + Connected + Catalytic”

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC is a niche law firm focused on FDA regulation of medical devices, drugs, biologics, foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics. Members of our firm have decades of experience as former FDAers and as counsel offering practical advice for navigating the complexities of the FDA. We tailor our services to meet the specific needs of clients from Global Fortune 500 companies to midcap to small start-ups. We assist with premarket strategies and submissions and post‑market compliance. Ranked as a Top Tier FDA firm for 7 years running by The US News & World Report. 

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JR Associates

Medical device innovation is tricky business. Often, many complex issues stand between promising technologies and commercial acceptance. For nearly two decades, JR Associates has been at the forefront of the reimbursement field - helping device manufacturers, clinicians, and others in the healthcare realm navigate the dynamics of a rapidly changing market.

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Kemp Clinical Consulting Co. LLC

Kemp Clinical Consulting Co. LLC can provide your company with a range of services suited to your needs. We provide strategic advice for early and mid-stage medical device companies who may not have the in-house clinical expertise required to fulfill the clinical and regulatory requirements of today’s medical device industry. With more than 25 years of clinical trial experience, we can advise on the overall trial design and operational aspects from start to finish, including:

  • Clinical standard operating procedures
  • Investigational plan/protocol development
  • Consent forms
  • Data collection   
  • Site selection
  • IRB submissions
  • Monitoring plans
  • Advertising and recruitment
  • Contracts and budgets
  • Regulatory posting and reporting
  • Publication and presentation strategies

Other customized clinical study services may be available as needed. Contact us at or go to
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Kimbell & Associates

Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates provides legislative solutions to clients in the healthcare community facing issues related to product approval, coverage and reimbursement, marketing practices, and more.

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King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm also represents hundreds of clients with new ventures and mid-sized companies in emerging industries.

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Leavitt Partners

At Leavitt Partners, we understand the emerging role of value in health care and the significance of this development to the future of your organization. Our insights and tools in this vital arena can help you make smart decisions, successfully navigating from today’s uncertainty to tomorrow’s prosperity. For more information please visit

Life Science Partner, Inc.

Since 2002, Life Science Partner has combined scientific knowledge with business discipline to identify and recruit the brightest talent, provide strategic advice, and connect companies with the right candidates to make their enterprises more successful. Our targeted, high quality executive search services meet the specific needs of medical device, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare organizations.

Lightstone Ventures

Lightstone Ventures was founded in 2012 by the General Partners and other key members of the life science teams of Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and Morgenthaler. The firm was formed to capture the upside of investing in breakthrough life science companies during a time of unique opportunity in the space. Members of the Lightstone team have worked together on numerous new life science enterprises over the last decade. We have similar styles and strategies and have demonstrated success and staying power with our legacy portfolio companies through market ups and downs. Members of the Lightstone team manage a portfolio of more than 50 medical device and biotechnology companies across the ATV and Morgenthaler legacy funds (Legacy Funds).

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Longitude Capital Management 

Longitude Capital is a private investment firm that focuses on venture growth investments in drug development and medical technology. The firm builds balanced portfolios of mid-stage to commercial-stage companies with clinically de-risked assets that are likely to achieve key value-creating milestones within three-to-five years. Besides traditional venture capital investments, Longitude’s investment team also proactively searches for "special situations", such as spin-outs, recapitalizations, PIPEs and structured transactions, across both privately-held and publicly-traded companies.

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New Enterprise Associates

NEA provides venture capital to help innovative entrepreneurs and business leaders build transformational, industry-leading companies around the world.

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Norton Rose Fulbright

Our global life sciences and healthcare team advises a range of innovative pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies as well as investors in the sector. We provide cutting-edge advise on the full range of legal issues that arise in the sector, from regulatory and compliance strategy to patent litigation and corporate transactions.

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Proskauer Rose, LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP is a leading international law firm focused on creating value. Their roots go back to 1875, when they were founded in New York City. With 700+ lawyers active in virtually every major market worldwide, Proskauer Rose is recognized not only for their legal excellence, but also their dedication to client services.

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Questa Capital Management

Questa Capital is a healthcare venture growth equity firm that invests in breakout growth companies. We seek out disruptive business models that improve lives and provide better quality and more efficient care. We partner with superior management teams to help build innovative market leaders.

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Quintiles Consulting

Quintiles (NYSE: Q) helps biopharma and other healthcare companies improve their probability of success by connecting insights from our deep scientific, therapeutic, and analytics expertise with superior delivery for better outcomes. From advisory through operations, Quintiles is the world's largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, including commercial and observational solutions. Conducting operations in approximately 100 countries, Quintiles is a member of the FORTUNE 500 and has been named to FORTUNE's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."

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Reed Smith

Reed Smith represents many of the world's leading companies in complex litigation and other high-stakes disputes, cross-border and other strategic transactions, and crucial regulatory matters.

With lawyers from coast-to-coast in the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Reed Smith is known for its experience across a broad array of industry sectors. Reed Smith counsels 13 of the world's 15 largest commercial and savings banks; 25 of the world's 35 largest oil and gas companies; and the world's three largest pharmaceutical distribution and wholesale companies. Reed Smith's shipping practice has been designated among the most preeminent in the world, and its advertising law practice is regarded as among the legal industry's finest.

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Regulatory and Clinical Research Institute (RCRI)

The Regulatory and Clinical Research Institute (RCRI), based in Minneapolis, MN, is a leading provider of strategic regulatory and quality consulting and integrated clinical trial services to medical device, IVD and combination product manufacturers. Since 1999, RCRI has been partnering with clients worldwide to turn medical product concepts into successful, revenue-generating businesses. Our rich breadth of experience spans early regulatory strategy development through post market clinical studies.  RCRI’s services include regulatory and clinical strategy, reimbursement, health economics, clinical study design, study operations, biostatistics, data management, regulatory affairs including FDA/regulatory body negotiation, quality systems support and compliance.

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Ropes & Gray LLP

Ropes & Gray is home to one of the nation's first practices dedicated to health care law. With more than four decades of experience, their lawyers have played instrumental roles in milestone acquisitions, partnerships and new ventures, and today, clients to to them for innovative solutions and sophisticated advice for their transactions, regulatory issues, government investigations and strategic counseling.

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S3 Ventures

S3 Ventures is an early, expansion and growth stage venture firm with $350M under management. We invest in medical devices that improve the human condition. Areas of past investment include minimally invasive technologies such as: catheter-based AV fistula system for treatment of end-stage renal disease, RF ablation for uterine sparing fibroid treatment, and accelerated treatment in dental and orthodontia. S3 is looking for novel medical device technologies that are minimally invasive being developed in Texas and the central US.

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SDRS LLC is an independent consultant/contractor providing regulatory services for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

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Silicon Valley Bank

For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and privatebanking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Forbes named SVB one of America’s best banks (2015) and one of America’s best-managed companies (2014). Learn more at

Sparta Systems

Founded in 1994, Sparta is the world’s premier provider of  cloud  and on-premise quality management software. We offer the solutions, analytics, and expertise that speed up quality and compliance. Our QMS solutions help to lower risk, increase efficiency, and keep consumers safe while allowing manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors to collaborate in a seamless and integrated environment. Sparta is privately owned and headquartered in Hamilton N.J, with offices across Europe and Asia. We support close to 1 million users across 700+ implementations, in more than 30 countries. Companies in life sciences and medical devices, consumer products, discrete manufacturing, and more rely on Sparta. Learn more at

VWR International, LLC

At VWR, we enable science by supplying critical products to the world's top pharmaceutical, biotech, industrial, educational, governmental, and healthcare organizations. We provide our customers with an expansive choice of premiere products, such as chemicals, furniture, equipment, instruments, apparel and consumables, from a vast group of leading scientific manufacturers.

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WG Biomedical

WG Biomedical partners with abattoirs across the entire US to provide animal tissue for use by medical device, scientific education, and biomedical research and development companies for the ultimate goal of bringing hope, healing, and improved quality of life to people all over the world.  Our collection capabilities range across many different species and many different tissue types.

 Wiley Rein LLP

Wiley Rein's Food & Drug Law Practice handles complex legal and regulatory challenges, as well as the more routine but crucial regulatory tasks faced by medical device companies under FDA-enforced laws and regulations. Members of the practice group have held high-ranking positions within FDA and other agencies, and have decades of experience offering business -oriented advice for navigating the complexities of the FDA. Our attorneys receive regular recognition from independent organizations as leaders in FDA law and frequently speak at educational and industry conferences and symposia. We maintain a flexible client-team approach to easily tailor our services to best meet the specific needs of small, medium and large sized companies.

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm's broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

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