Bigfoot Biomedical announced today that it established a team led by Berkley Nelson to lead the company’s sales effort. Bigfoot is marketing its the recently FDA-cleared Bigfoot Unity real-time, dose-decision support system, which uses smartpen caps and integrates Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitoring platform. Get the full story at our sister site, MassDevice.
Bigfoot Biomedical has brought on Dr. Jim Malone — a 21-year clinical research veteran at Eli Lilly & Co. — as its chief medical officer, the diabetes treatment tech company said today. Malone, an endocrinologist specializing in diabetes, also spent 12 years in clinical practice. “Jim’s blended experience in medical practice and device development bring […]
Diabetes treatment tech company Bigfoot Biomedical announced today that it raised $55 million to close its Series C financing round. Abbott (NYSE:ABT) led the funding round with participation from new investor Smile Group and existing investors Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson and Cormorant Asset Management. Get the full story at our sister site, MassDevice.
Diabetes treatment tech company Bigfoot Biomedical has raised another $45 million in the initial tranche of a Series C equity financing, with collaborator Abbott (NYSE:ABT) as the lead investor. “We are excited to announce Abbott’s deepening support of Bigfoot Biomedical with this Series C financing,” Bigfoot Biomedical CEO Jeffrey Brewer said in a news release today. […]
Bigfoot Biomedical today announced an agreement with Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network (AHN) to further develop Bigfoot’s Unity investigational insulin delivery wireless platform. The diabetes startup described Unity as a first-in-kind, data-driven solution for optimizing insulin dosing and delivery. Bigfoot will work alongside AHN endocrinologists and primary care doctors to refine Unity’s clinical workflow features. “We understand […]
Bigfoot Biomedical said today that it inked a commercial supply deal to include Owen Mumford‘s Pentips line of pen needles with Bigfoot’s injection system subscription bundles. Milpitas, Calif.-based Bigfoot is working on monthly subscription packages for people with insulin-requiring diabetes. The company said it selected Owen Mumford’s pen needle because of the needle’s compatibility with […]
Bigfoot Biomedical said today that it inked a non-exclusive deal with Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) to integrate Eli Lilly’s insulin products into Bigfoot’s investigational insulin delivery devices. The California-based company expects to launch its first two insulin delivery systems – Bigfoot Inject and Bigfoot Loop – in 2020, contingent upon finishing a pivotal trial and landing regulatory […]
Jeffrey Brewer faced the biggest challenge of his life when his 7-year-old son Sean received a diabetes diagnosis in 2002: Diabetes became the new focus for Brewer’s energy. In his role as CEO at JDRF (formerly the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) between 2011 and 2014, Brewer forged financial partnerships with industry to drive the development […]
Reeling in an $18 million add-on to the $37 million Series B that it reported last year, Bigfoot Biomedical touted today that it has raised over $90 million in total funding since the Milpitas, Calif.-based company first launched. Investments from Abbott (NYSE:ABT), which has an established partnership with Bigfoot, and other new and existing investors, brought the […]
SFC Fluidics has inked a two-year deal with JDRF to develop an automated insulin delivery system that combines a continuous glucose monitor and an insulin delivery algorithm into a single disposable device. JDRF is slated to provide funding to the medical device company as part of its Artificial Pancreas Project, which aims to accelerate the […]