Avalon Ventures is a venture capital firm that has founded and/or funded more than 100 information technology and life sciences companies. The firm is passionate about backing talented entrepreneurs seeking to build market-leading companies. Throughout the firm’s 30 year tenure, Avalon’s long-standing and successful focus has been on seed and early-stage companies. All Avalon partners are seasoned entrepreneurs with experience in company formation, operations and value creation in the life science and tech sectors.

Cardinal Partners has been one of the leading venture capital partnerships focused exclusively on healthcare investing. Cardinal specializes in early stage financing rounds, usually as the lead investor in the initial financing round of a growth company.

The Heritage group seeks to identify, filter and advance the development of solutions that reduce cost, improve outcomes and increase the efficiency of healthcare delivery. With over 25 years of experience financing and operating healthcare companies at all stages, the Heritage Group has a track record of creating successful strategies for its portfolio companies to overcome obstacles and grow market share.

Jafco Ventures is an independent venture capital firm investing in emerging technology companies with true breakout potential. Those at Jafco look for exceptional companies with differentiated technology and compelling business models.

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) is a venture capital firm investing across all stages of new ventures and in a range of market sectors. KPCB portfolio companies employ more than 300,000 people worldwide.

NEW LEAF VENTURE PARTNERS is a leading healthcare technology investor, managing approximately $1 billion in funds, and investments in 49 companies. New Leaf Venture Partners focuses on three sectors: biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and information convergence. 

Rex Health Ventures (RHV) is part of Rex Healthcare’s groundbreaking innovation platform, Rex Strategic Innovation (RSI). RHV features an early stage venture fund, a team of healthcare and investment professionals and a commitment to improving patient care.

Top Tier Capital Partners, LLC (TTCP) is a venture capital specialist managing niche-focused funds of funds. Top  Tier makes primary and secondary investments in venture capital funds and co-invests in select portfolio companies. The team creates diverse portfolios that are built to spot emerging trends early and to deliver optimal venture returns.

Venrock is a leading venture capital firm with offices in Palo Alto, CA; New York, NY; and Cambridge, MA. With a primary focus on technology, healthcare, and energy, portfolio companies have included Adnexus Therapeutics, Apple Computer, Athenahealth, Centocor, Check Point Software, Illumina, Intel, and Millennium Pharmaceuticals.