Tech Company Financing Transactions

CorWave Funding Round

Novo Ventures, Ysios Capital and Bpifrance joined a $17.1 million Series B funding round for CorWave. This VC investment round was announced by the company on 11/8/2016.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Novo Ventures (Lead Investor) (Emmanuelle Coutanceau)

Ysios Capital (Lead Investor) (Josep Sanfeliu)


Seventure Partners

Sofinnova Ventures (Antoine Papiernik)

Proceeds Purpose
This fundraising has been closed despite increasing expectations from cardiac surgeons but only incremental innovations on massive investments from large medtech companies that have failed to improve significantly the clinical outcome of LVADs.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Medical Devices & Instruments
Mailing Address
17 rue de Neuilly
Clichy, 92110
Email Address
The CorWave LVAD utilizes an undulating disc wave pumping mechanism, replacing the high speed, high shear impeller of current continuous flow rotary pumps. The result is much less trauma to the blood, reducing clotting and bleeding complications.
CorWave LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
CorWave Company Twitter Account
Company News
CorWave News
CorWave on Facebook
CorWave on YouTube

Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Louis Lillers
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Chief Financial Officer
Zina Hamoumi
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Chief Technical Officer
Carl Botterbusch
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VP - Product Management
Michel Vernizeau
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VP - R & D
Trevor Snyder
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