Mountain View, Calif. -- Hansen Medical, a Mountain View-based
developer of robotic technology used in therapeutic cardiac procedures,
said that it has raised $30 million in its third round of funding, led by
Vanguard Ventures. Previous investors Prospect Venture Partners,
Skyline Venture Partners, Thomas Weisel Healthcare Venture Partners,
De Novo Ventures and Sapient Capital also participated in the round,
which increased the company's total funding to more than $58 million.
Hansen said that the new capital will be used to fund its ongoing research
and development efforts, as well as the launch and commercialization of
its robotic catheter system into the electrophysiology market next year.