CoreValve Raises $33 Million

CoreValve, an Irvine, Calif.-based maker of medical devices for percutaneous heart valve replacement, has raised $33 million in third-round funding. Maverick Capital led the deal, and was joined by return backers Apax Partners, HealthCap and Sofinnova Partners. The company has now raised around $63 million in total VC funding since 2003.