Hot Investor Mandate: Newly Established Investment Arm of Health System Invests in Digital Health Technologies With Strategic Alignment

7 Jan

A newly established investment funding arm of a USA-based non-profit health system seeks to foster the commercialization of internal ideas as well as external innovation. The firm made its first investment in September 2020, and expect to close 2 more investments in the next 3 months. To date, the firm has been focusing in Series A to B rounds but expect to look into more early-stage opportunities in the future. Initial size of investment can range from $500K – 1M. The firm invests off balance sheet and has no dedicated fund. The firm is focused on partnering and investing in companies based in the USA.

The firm is interested in piloting and investing in technologies that strategically align with the interests of a large integrated delivery network. This includes both the organization’s existing priority areas, along trying to improve the firm’s strategic position in the future. Areas of interest include improving the ratings and member retention in their Medicaid and Medicare Advantage insurance plans, recruiting and retaining clinicians, process optimization, the coming consumerization of healthcare, back-office optimization, and more. The firm is primarily looking for digital health solutions, but will consider some 510k medical devices. The firm is not interested in therapeutics or diagnostics.

The firm has no specific company or management team requirements. The firm prefers to co-invest alongside syndicate partners.

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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