Isto Tech Raises $8.8 Million

Isto Technologies Inc., a St. Louis-based orthobiologics company, has raised $8.8 million in Series E funding, according to VentureWire. Ascension Health Ventures led the deal, and was joined by return backers Alafi Capital, Life Sciences Partners, Mid-America Transplant Services and individual angels. Isto has raised nearly $26 million in total VC funding since 2000.