X-Bolt Orthopaedics secures $3.5m from backers
BVP leads fundraising round with Ascentifi, Amalfi, medtech Hban, and some of Ireland’s leading orthopaedic surgeons also participating
X-Bolt Orthopaedics, the Dublin-based medical devices maker, has raised $3.5 million and is aiming to raise up to $1 million more before the end of the year as it seeks to scale in the US.
The company’s founder, former orthopaedic surgeon Brian Thornes, is well-known for having previously invented Tightrope, an ankle device implanted into injured sporting stars, particularly in American football.
Thornes is seeking to repeat that success with the Pro-X1 trochanteric nailing system ...