Synvascular Raises First Round

Synvascular Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based medical device startup, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding, according to a regulatory filing. Backers include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and InterWest Partners. Company executives include Gordon Saul, an executive-in-residence with InterWest who also holds operating roles Diatos, Carbylan BioSurgery and RadioRx.