How Sapheon, Inc. Went From An Idea On The Back Of A Napkin To A $240 Million Exit To Covidien

I’ll be candid. This is an interview I’ve wanted to do for quite some time.

During my time at Covidien, I considered myself fortunate to be involved with the acquisition of Sapheon, a startup company that manufactured a disruptive therapy for venous reflux.

The more I learned about Sapheon through the diligence process (as well as the post-acquisition activities), the more enamored I became with their story. Great idea.

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