Founders: Dr. Shantanu Gaur & Dr. Samuel Levy

About: Allurion offers frictionless, supportive weight-loss solutions that focus on patients’ wants and needs. Its flagship product, the Elipse Gastric Balloon, has helped patients all over the world lose millions of pounds.

Why we invested: Obesity is one of the world’s biggest problems, and its solutions are all invasive or impractical. We were excited by the company’s unique position at the intersection of medical and cosmetic value, and the founders’ desire to build a massive, impactful global business.