A few of those companies include the highest ranked hospital, Mayo Clinic, the nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, the world’s largest medical device provider, Medtronic, and one of the industry’s newest unicorns, Bright Health.
That’s because Medical Alley is the #1 most concentrated region of health tech workers across the entire U.S.
Medical Alley’s early stage entrepreneurial ecosystem raised more than $1.4 billion in 2020. With billions of dollars in mergers and acquisitions, the region is consistently home to top deals.
To enhance the early-stage community, The Medical Alley Association (MAA) has launched Medical Alley Starts, a focused initiative and suite of services targeted at the acceleration of healthcare start-up formation and growth. Medical Alley Starts engages with 300+ ventures each year and dozens of corporate development teams from the largest healthcare companies in the world to scout for acquisitions, distribution opportunities, and other partnerships.
It is the birthplace of implantable medical technology, collaborative care delivery and innovative health plan models. The Smithsonian has recognized six "Great Places of Invention” in the U.S., including only one for healthcare, Medical Alley.
More on this section is coming soon from community leaders with the Medical Alley Association. For now, discover resources and information at the Medical Alley website.