Sintact Medical System Snags $750,000 Grant

Dallas-based Sintact Medical Systems, a healthcare technology startup that develops implantable films preventing internal scar formation following cardiothoracic and neurological surgery, has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for Small Business Innovation Research program. Full Story

Healthcare Startup Raises $152K In Seed Funding For Upcoming Pilot Series, Launch

Blockit Inc., a Dallas-based healthcare technology startup, has raised $152,000 in seed funding for its pilot series and launch. The company aims to be a platform technology for healthcare providers and patients to schedule appointments, referrals, and more. The money was raised in two rounds. The first grossed $60,000 and closed in late 2016 after an initiative led by Blockit co-founders Jake McCarley and Dr. Mark Carver. The second round yielded $92,000 and closed in February 2017. Contributions came primarily from North Texas investors, along with a few from Tennessee and Michigan. Blockit is designed to provide real-time access to… Full Story