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January 20, 2020

The first and only procedureless intragastric balloon for safe and rapid weight-loss

BARIATRIC NEWS – ”Elipse offers a unique and very attractive way of delivering an outpatient weight management solution for those who either don’t qualify for bariatric surgery, or who would prefer not to undergo a more invasive procedure,” said Professor David Kerrigan, Bariatric Surgeon, UK

January 15, 2020

Tablette trickst den Magen aus

FRAU IM LEBEN – Durch das zusätzliche Volumen im Bauch werden Sie schneller satt, essen weniger und nehmen ab – bis zu 15 Kilogramm in vier Monaten. Zur Behandlung gehört eine sechsmonatige Ernährungsberatung mit Hilfsmitteln wie einer digitalen Körperfett-Waage und einer App. Der Ballon selbst wird nach vier Monaten automatisch über den Stuhlgang ausgeschieden – völlig schmerzfrei.

January 8, 2020

Obesity-focused Allurion scoops up $34M in new funding

BIOWORLD – [Company CEO Shantanu Gaur] highlighted that the company’s success with the financing points to the modern consumer, who is researching his or her options on new interventions and experiences. “And more companies, I think, over the next five to 10 years will start treating them not just as patients inside a very complex health care system, but actual consumers who are choosing to go forward with one product or experience over another.” To that end, the consumer is at the center of what his company does.

January 8, 2020

Littlehampton teacher swallows gastric balloon and loses nearly five stone

WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE – Andrea said: “I feel fantastic. The balloon has been such a good thing, I want more people to know about it. I’m having lots of fun selling my old larger clothes on eBay and using the money to buy new ones. I was never fussed about clothes when I was big but now I’m often sending photos of myself in new outfits to my friends to see what they think.”

January 8, 2020

Allurion Technologies Announces New Hires To Support Rapid Global Expansion and Preparation for US Launch

PRESS RELEASE – Whitney Cypes and Chris Aronson join company’s rapidly expanding Commercial team. Benoit Chardon promoted to Executive Vice President of Commercial.

January 8, 2020

Natick firm Allurion raises $34M for international expansion, U.S. launch

WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL – Allurion said it plans to use the funding to continue growing internationally and, if it receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, launch in the United States. Allurion already sells the Elipse Balloon in Europe, the Middle East, and South America. In three years, the company has sold 15,000 balloons, Allurion CEO and co-founder Shantanu Gaur said last September when Allurion moved into a new 10,000-square-foot office and lab on Erie Drive in Natick.

January 8, 2020

Allurion Technologies in Natick raises $34M to expand

THE METROWEST DAILY NEWS – Makers of the word’s only gastric balloon that doesn’t require surgery, Natick-based Allurion Technologies […] has raised $34 million as it works toward receiving approval from the Food and Drug Administration to sell its Elipse Balloon in the United States.

January 7, 2020

Allurion Technologies Raises $34M in New Funding

PRESS RELEASE – After Scaling 15-fold in the Last 3 Years and Crossing 20,000 Devices Shipped, New Funding Will Aid Further Growth and Entry into the US Market.

January 7, 2020

Healthtech startup Allurion Technologies raises $34M to develop a medical device for ballon weight loss without surgery or endoscopy

TECH STARTUPS  – “Allurion’s cutting-edge approach to one of the world’s largest unmet medical needs has the company poised for long-term success,” says Marijn Dekkers, founder and Chairman of Novalis LifeSciences and former CEO of Bayer and Thermo Fisher Scientific. “I believe that the company’s rapid growth is further evidence that its weight loss program has an attractive value proposition for both consumers and physicians”

January 7, 2020

Allurion raises funds for swallowable weight loss balloon

MEDICAL DEVICE NETWORK – Allurion co-founder and CEO Shantanu Gaur said: “[…] We believe that our focus on a 360-degree consumer experience that delivers life-changing results has differentiated us from the competition and driven unprecedented demand. As a result, Allurion is now the leader in a new category with massive potential.”