Profusa

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Profusa’s mission is to make our body’s chemistry easily accessible to improve health and wellness. We are dedicated to becoming a leader in the development of real-time biosensors that provide unprecedented insights into our overall health status. We are leading the development of a new generation of biointegrated sensors that empowers the individual with the ability to monitor their unique body chemistry in unprecedented ways to transform the management of personal health and disease. Our technology enables the development of bioengineered sensors that become one with the body to detect and continuously transmit actionable, medical-grade data for personal and medical use.
TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteprofusa.com

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)102(+6%)
Job Openings1

Key People/Management at Profusa

Ben Hwang

Ben Hwang

Chairman and CEO
Natalie Wisniewski

Natalie Wisniewski

Founder, CTO
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Profusa Office Locations

Profusa has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
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Profusa Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Profusa total Funding

$61 m

Profusa latest funding size

$45 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Profusa investors

Profusa's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $45 m. In total, Profusa has raised $61 m
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Profusa Online and Social Media Presence

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Profusa News and Updates

Profusa Named One of FierceMedTech's "Fierce 15" Companies To Watch

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Profusa today announced that it has been named by FierceMedTech as one of 2018's Fierce 15 med tech companies, designating it as one of the most promising private med tech companies in the industry. Profusa, an empowered health...

Profusa Recognized by Frost & Sullivan For Innovation in the Biochemical Sensors Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Profusa, a company dedicated to the development of tissue-integrating biosensors for the continuous monitoring of body chemistries, today announced it has been awarded Entrepreneurial Company of the Year in the Continuous Monitoring Biochemical ...

VC-backed Profusa appoints former Senate Majority Leader Frist to board

South San Francisco-based Profusa, a developer of sensors for chronic disease management and healthy living, has named Dr. William Frist to its board of directors. Frist is the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader. Currently, he is a partner and chairman of the executive council at Cressey & Co. P…

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Profusa Recognized by Frost & Sullivan For Innovation in the Biochemical Sensors Market

Awarded 2018 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year for real-time body chemistry monitoring South San Francisco, Calif. – October 15, 2018 – Profusa, a company dedicated to the development of tissue-integrating biosensors for the continuous monitoring of body chemistries, today announced it has been aw…

Profusa to Present at DARPA D60 Symposium

Profusa Software and Systems Lead, Kevin Zhao, has been selected to participate in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) 60th Anniversary Symposium (D60) as a DARPA Riser. The D60 Symposium takes place from September 5-7 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Nationa…

Profusa Closes $45 Million Series C Financing

Leading global investors join this round; financing will accelerate commercialization of Lumee™ Oxygen Platform and pioneering glucose biosensors South San Francisco, Calif. – August 14, 2018 – Profusa, a company dedicated to the development of tissue-integrating biosensors for continuous monitoring…

Profusa Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Profusa founded?

    Profusa was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Profusa key executives?

    Profusa's key executives are Ben Hwang and Natalie Wisniewski.

  • How many employees does Profusa have?

    Profusa has 102 employees.

  • Who are Profusa competitors?

    Competitors of Profusa include Healthy.io, ARTPred and Simple Habit.

  • Where is Profusa headquarters?

    Profusa headquarters is located at San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Profusa offices?

    Profusa has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Profusa have?

    Profusa has 1 office.