OptiVia Medical, a medical device startup focused on minimally invasive surgical devices, has closed on $500,000 in new funding.

The company, which is backed by the Piedmont Angel Network, is looking to raise $1.5 million in a Series B round, VentureWire reported Friday.

The $500,000 came from individuals, VentureWire said.

OptiVia was launched in 2004. It focuses on endoscopic medicine, developing devices for a variety of procedures.

Piedmont Angels invested $254,000 in OptiVia in 2004.