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Serra Ventures Invests in Helia Care


Champaign, IL - (March 2018) – Helia Care, a company dedicated to providing healthcare procurement solutions that build and strengthen supplier/health system connections has raised over $1M in a convertible note round including significant participation from Serra Ventures. The funding will position the company to achieve important milestones in advance of its Series A raise later this year. The company’s product offering, Helia Connect™, provides a simple, efficient, sustainable and scalable platform to address the current unfulfilled needs in today’s medical implant and supply procurement environment.
Tim Hoerr, CEO and Managing Partner of Serra Ventures remarked, “Helia Care has developed a software solution with a remarkable and tangible value proposition that results in significant benefits for everyone in the medical implant supply chain. Grant Siders’ experience in the industry is notable, and the team’s accomplishments to date are impressive. We’re grateful for the opportunity to partner with the Helia team in bringing this solution to the healthcare marketplace.”
Grant Siders, CEO of Helia Care said, “We’re honored to have received participation from Serra Ventures, a forward-thinking firm that truly understands the value of a product-market fit.  We look forward to working together on easy, simple and connected solutions that modernize collaboration for healthcare facilities and suppliers.”
About Serra Ventures
Serra Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm investing in technology companies in underserved geographies primarily in the Midwest, West Coast and selected other regions. Sectors of focus include information technology, devices/instrumentation and agricultural technologies. The profile of an ideal startup is one that has just finished an accelerator program or has been through a round of seed funding to establish and prove a strong product-market fit. 
Serra Ventures, has offices in San Diego, Chicago and Champaign, Illinois. The managing partners are all former successful entrepreneurs who seek to serve their portfolio companies with real-world insight, hard work and a valuable network. In addition to capital, Serra works alongside its entrepreneurs in all areas of growth from strategic planning and partnerships, through business development and capital formation. As portfolio companies scale, Serra co-invests with leading venture firms across the Midwest and West Coast. For more information, visit
About Helia Care:
Helia Care, Inc., has introduced Helia Connect™ to bring all stakeholders into a collaborative environment, providing both facilities and suppliers with the platform automate and gain control of the costly, time-consuming activities associated with implant and supply procurement. It produces measurable cost-savings, efficiencies and accountability for healthcare facilities and suppliers. For more information, visit


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