AO Invest, a Davos, Switzerland-based investment firm focused on medtech startups, has launched.
Solely backed by surgeon-led, not-for-profit organization AO Foundation, AO Invest invests in startups developing innovative technology which provides new solutions for orthopedic and trauma patients and surgeons. These innovations are aimed at trauma, spine, and craniomaxillofacial and neuro patients and surgeons at any, and all, stages of the surgery lifecycle.
The team specializes in emerging areas such as:
– haptic models
– 3D printing
– surgical methods
– diagnostics, and
– clinical data management.
The firm invests in the range of $500k to $3m.
AO’s board of directors includes Michel Orsinger, Amitai Ziv, Daniel Buchbinder, Daniel Buchbinder, Beat Merz and Gerhard Ries while members of the investment team are Dominik Mayer, Jörn Sievers and Craig Cooper.