Sonendo adds Michael Zhao to its Board along with raising $35m financing led by DiNovA Capital

– USA, CA – Sonendo, Inc., the developer of a breakthrough technology for dentistry, announced today it has completed an equity financing totaling $35 million through new and existing investors. The financing round led by DiNovA Capital will allow Sonendo to advance the commercialization of its GentleWave® System as an alternative to standard root canal treatment and develop additional products in adjacent verticals to leverage its Multisonic Ultracleaning™ technology platform.

New investors DiNovA Capital and CVF, LLC, an affiliate of Henry Crown & Company, joined with existing investors Fjord Ventures, OrbiMed Advisors, LLC, Meritech Capital Partners, NeoMed Management and SEB Private Equity to form the investor syndicate. In connection with the financing, Michael Zhao of DiNovA Capital has joined the Sonendo Board of Directors. Mr. Zhao noted, “Sonendo’s GentleWave System is uniquely positioned to transform endodontic therapy by delivering exponential improvements in clinical efficacy. DiNovA Capital is pleased to join Sonendo’s existing investors and we look forward to supporting the management and employees of Sonendo in bringing this exciting, innovative product to patients.”

Sonendo President and CEO Bjarne Bergheim commented, “With DiNovA Capital and CVF, LLC, we are pleased to expand our top-tier syndicate of committed, long-term investors who recognize the significant potential of this breakthrough technology. Proceeds from this financing will provide the critical resources to support the growth of our commercialization efforts of the GentleWave System as well as continuing our development activities in furthering our Multisonic Ultracleaning technology platform. Our investors share our passion for helping dentists deliver significant, patient-centric, improvements in clinical efficacy and treatment efficiency as we continue to live up to our mission of Saving Teeth Through Sound Science®.”

About DiNovA Capital

Founded in 2011, DiNovA Capital is a leading venture capital firm dedicated to healthcare industry and consists of talented and globally connected professionals who have extensive experience in investment management, private equity, venture capital and incubation. Our team leverages its knowledge, connections, network and support to assist our partners and portfolio companies in seizing new opportunities for substantial growth. DiNovA Capital currently manages five USD and RMB funds.

About Sonendo

Sonendo, Inc. is a privately-held, venture-backed company developing innovative and disruptive technologies to transform dentistry by Saving Teeth Through Sound Science®. The first commercially available product from Sonendo, the GentleWave® System, available in the US, shows significant improvements in clinical efficacy, and treatment efficiency when compared to standard root canal techniques.

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