October 9, 2011 source: CBS News
As part of CBS morning news, TIBION was profiled by correspondent Barry Peterson. At approximately four minutes 21 seconds into the video, see how TIBION stands out. We are proud of our portfolio company that is getting worldwide recognition.
The next step in bionics
The new world of high-tech prosthetics includes the Tibion Bionic limb, that helps stroke victims re-learn how to use . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Tibion’s VP of Engineering Matt Murphy shows off the Tibion Bionic Limb on CBS Morning News
March 1, 2011 source: Enhanced Online News (EON)
– Three Arch Partners, Hambrecht & Quist lead financing, join board – Initial investor Claremont Creek Ventures also participates –
Tibion Corporation, the privately held Silicon Valley firm transforming stroke rehabilitation with its robotic Bionic Leg, announced today the successful closure of a $10.175 million financing round, a new board of directors, and a new board chairman.
“The new financing will enable . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company, Tibion Corporation announces new $10 Million financing round, new Board Chairman & Board Members
December 13, 2010 source: Xconomy San Francisco (article published at Xconomy)
Can Tibion’s Bionic Leg Rewire Stroke Victims’ Brains? by Wade Roush
The conventional wisdom about stroke victims is that after about 12 months of rehabilitation aimed at restoring motor control, recovery levels off. Patients never regain more movement, never get beyond whatever plateau they’ve reached by that time.
But there’s a company in Sunnyvale, CA, that may be proving otherwise. Tibion . . .
→ Read full post: Can Tibion’s Bionic Leg Rewire Stroke Victims’ Brains?
October 2010 source: Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry online
The MX Q&A: Ted Driscoll, Claremont Creek Ventures
Fledgling device companies can get a leg up with VC firms by developing a product that is ‘unique and protectable,’ says Tibion’s anchor investor.
The cofounders of Tibion Bionic Technologies may want to send a thank-you note to Will Smith for helping their start-up get off on the right foot in 2004. Ted Driscoll, a . . .
→ Read full post: Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry Q&A with Ted Driscoll
October 20, 2010 source: San Francisco Chronicle Business Report
“With the help of a physical therapist, Micha Hoy strapped a big black computer-controlled device onto her left leg, which has had limited mobility since she experienced a stroke nine years ago.
“I feel like I should be in the ‘Matrix’ movies,” the San Francisco architect joked.
Actually, the 7-pound device looks even more like a spare part from “RoboCop.” The Tibion Bionic Leg, . . .
→ Read full post: Tibion gives stroke patients a ‘bionic’ leg up
October 8, 2010 source: Wall Street Journal blogs Venture Capital Dispatch by Brian Gormley
“Stroke patients striving to walk normally may get a lift from a bionic leg developed by venture-backed Tibion Corp.
Many stroke survivors have weakness on one side that impairs their gait. Tibion’s device, worn around the leg during physical therapy, supplies the power needed to stand or walk, and may enable more intense therapy sessions. As strength and . . .
→ Read full post: Tibion’s Bionic Tech May Give Stroke Survivors A Leg Up
October 6, 2010 source: PrivateEquityCentral.net (registration required for site access)
This interview with Ted Driscoll was originally published on the Private Equity Central website.
The Future is Now
Bionic limbs may sound like something out of the future, but it is not. It is here. Now.
Claremont Creek Ventures, a firm with $310 million in capital under management, has been investing in Tibion Bionic Technologies for the last four years. The early-stage venture capital . . .
→ Read full post: The Future is Now – an interview with Ted Driscoll