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Kaiser Permanente’s venture capital arm leads $9.3M financing round
Sacramento Business Journal

Kaiser Permanente Ventures, the media-shy VC arm of Oakland-based Kasier Permanente, was the lead investor in a $9.3 million financing round announced Wednesday by Hemosphere Inc., a private medical device company.

Hemosphere, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., has developed the HeRO vascular access device, which is surgically implanted under the skin to provide access for hemodialysis, the process for filtering waste products from the blood when kidneys are in renal failure.