Hot Investor Mandate 4: Vancouver-Based VC Invests Seed Capital in Health and Wellness Companies Across Canada and Western USA

8 Mar

A Vancouver-based venture capital firm actively invests in health technology, sports technology, fitness, and nutrition businesses. The firm is an early-stage investor and focuses on investing in Seed to Series A rounds. The firm makes initial investments up to $100K through equity or convertible notes and will make 2-4 investments per year. The firm is raising a new fund that will focus on companies along the Pacific Coast of the USA and across Canada, but currently focuses on investing in Canada-based companies. With the launch of the new venture fund, the firm will invest up to $500k in first rounds.

The firm is dedicated to investing in preventative health and proactive technology solutions that optimize health, activity and longevity. As social impact and technology investors, the firm is committed to the development of technologies, products and services that both enhance and promote an individual’s ability to stay optimally healthy and active over an entire lifetime.

The firm focuses on innovative health technologies including digital health, mobile health, sport technology, wearable technology, and those that help with chronic disease management and corporate wellness initiatives. The firm is very interested in consumer-facing technologies that can enhance health and wellness, quality of care, as well as technologies that could be used in developing preventative health strategies and solutions. The firm does not have minimum revenue requirements and will consider companies in their earliest stages as long as they demonstrate high growth potential. The firm will not consider therapeutics or diagnostic companies. Medical devices subject to a 510k approval process will be considered.

The firm seeks to invest in private companies developing technologies that positively impact health and wellness. The firm can work with all types of management teams with flexibility, although strong experience and a successful track record is a plus. The firm works closely with their portfolio companies and will provide needed expertise, including access to an international network of strategic advisors to support their growth.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email mandates@lifesciencenation.com.

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