Drug Delivery Platforms (like Flow Pharma) and companies developing devices for treating neurological and psychiatric conditions (like PhotoThera) emerged as large upcoming areas in the Medical Devices (by Specialty) sector.

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The year so far saw $5.8B invested across 410 rounds. While both these figures dimmed in comparison to 2016, the avg ticket size per round went up by 66% from 2016. Average ticket sizes for $1.1M (Seed stage), $6.5M (Series A), and $15.7M (Series B). As for the total funding in 2017, it was $66M for the Seed Stage, $1.42B for the Early Stage (till Series B), and $3.6B for the late stage rounds.

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Some notable latest investments in the sector are Verily ($800M, PE Round), Intarcia ($525M, Series J) and Auris Surgical Robotics ($280M, Series D). Western Technology Investment emerged as the leading investor in the space, with 64 investments. Top investors by stage are High-Tech Grunderfonds for Seed Stage (22 investments), New Enterprise Assocites for Series A and B (18 and 23 investments respectively), and JJDC for Later Stage (30 investments)

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