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Mano Iyer - Venture Partner

Mano Iyer is a serial medtech entrepreneur.

In 2008, Mano was among the co-founders of the original MD Start team that incubated companies including CorWave and LimFlow. He also advised CoreValve, a Sofinnova Capital Strategy portfolio company, which was subsequently purchased by Medtronic for $800 million.

Mano founded ReCor Medical during his time as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Sofinnova Partners in 2009. He left Sofinnova in 2013 to work full-time as the Chief Operating Officer of ReCor, which was successfully sold to Otsuka Medical Devices in 2018.

Mano started his career in medical devices as an engineer at Arrow International. He holds an MBA from Stanford and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.