CAIRDAC raises €17m to finance the development of ALPS the first SELF-SUSTAINABLE LEADLESS PACEMAKER
CAIRDAC is a perfect symbiosis of passion and experience. CAIRDAC’s innovative technology may be considered as the “Charing Cross” point for next generations of leadless pacemaker and even for other medical implants that would benefit from self-sustainable energy source. New products can be designed to last much longer, having more features, and enabling significant cost savings for healthcare systems. CAIRDAC is striving to become the world leader in autonomous leadless pacing systems.
ABOUT THE DOLIAM GROUP
The DOLIAM Group is a French family-owned industrial group that invests in, supports and accompanies start-ups and innovative companies that are developing tomorrow’s solutions using cutting-edge technology. Created more than 30 years ago, it brings together several companies in France and abroad, from start-ups to industrial-scale ones, developing technologies and products with high technological and scientific added value. With more than 440 employees in France and in the United States, the DOLIAM Group is anchored in the heart of the High-Tech industry and recognized as a reference player on the market through its subsidiaries.
ABOUT MÉRIEUX EQUITY PARTNERS
Merieux Equity Partners (“MxEP”) is an AMF-accredited management company dedicated to equity investments in the health and nutrition sector. MxEP actively supports entrepreneurs and companies with differentiated products and services, giving them privileged access to its sector expertise and international network. MxEP currently manages over €1 billion in assets and recently closed its latest Venture Capital fund, OMX Europe Venture Fund, with the co-sponsorship of Korys.
ABOUT SUPERNOVA INVEST
Supernova Invest is a cutting-edge venture capital firm with a leading position in the French deeptech investment market. It manages and advises seven capital funds for more than €400 million. Supernova Invest specializes in breakthrough technologies, developing start-ups in Industry, Health, Energy & Environment and Digital Technology sectors. Supernova Invest has a strong partnership with both the CEA (the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) and Amundi (the European leader in asset management).
The FPCI Supernova 2 is an early-stage investment fund managed by Supernova Invest. Its main investors are the Crédit Agricole, the Fond National d’Amorçage managed by Bpi France, the CEA, Michelin, BioMérieux, Vinci, EDF, CGG, UDIMEC as well as entrepreneurs and family offices.
Bpifrance’s equity investments are carried out by Bpifrance Investissement. Bpifrance finances companies – at every stage of their development – in credit, collateral and equity. Bpifrance supports them in their innovation projects and internationally. Bpifrance also ensures their export activity through a wide range of products. Consulting, university, networking and acceleration programs for start-ups, SMEs and ETIs are also part of the offer proposed to entrepreneurs.
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ABOUT THE TURENNE GROUPE/SHAM INNOVATION SANTÉ
Created in May 2014, Sham Innovation Santé is an investment structure specializing in health innovation capital and is controlled and owned by Sham, a mutual insurance company specializing in the risk management of health, social and medical players. Sham is the leading French player in medical civil liability. Advised by Turenne Santé (Health Center of Turenne Group), Sham Innovation Santé’s mission is to support the growth and development phases of innovative companies in the health sector.
Turenne Group, one of France’s leading private equity firms, has been helping entrepreneurs for 20 years with their projects for innovation, development, and the transmission of their companies. As an independent player, the group manages €1,4 billion in assets. Its teams of 70 professionals, including 56 investors, based in Paris, Lille, Lyon, Bordeaux, Marseille, Nice and Metz, support 200 business leaders in the sectors of healthcare, hotels, new technologies, distribution and innovative services. With more than €300m, our healthcare team (Turenne Santé) invests across the entire value creation chain for healthcare companies through various investment approaches.