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Entrepreneur Spotlight

Rushika Fernandopulle
Co-founder & CEO
Iora Health

We at Iora Health have a bold vision to restore humanity to healthcare — a team approach that puts the patient first, a payment system based on care (not billing codes), and innovative technologies built around people (not processes).


Stephen McHale
CEO & Cofounder

I am committed to unlocking the power of Big Data to improve healthcare for everyone.

Jeff Margolis
Chairman & CEO

We’re a fanatical team of healthcare enthusiasts who are on a mission to transform the nation’s healthcare system from one of sickcare to optimized health.

Andy Eckert
Valence Health

The US healthcare delivery system is going through a $300 billion shift. Valence Health is taking the lead by offering technology, advisory and managed services to providers as they make the volume-to-value transition.

Darin Brannan
President, CEO &

In order to improve healthcare overall, it is super important to first address the IT foundation. Healthcare IT is moving to the cloud. It is a massive, underpenetrated market and ClearDATA is leading the way.

Recent News

The 7 Chicago Companies that Made Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500

November 18, 2015 – This week, Deloitte released its annual Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Companies are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014 and can be public or private.

In Chicago, 7 companies made the list …



NOV 16

Only 10,877 Days Left…

It is quite unsettling to now know how many days I have left, at least that is the number according to the Social Security Administration. I continue to be struck by the dramatic asymmetry of both the amount venture funding and healthcare spending that is focused on “late-in-life” solutions versus what we collectively…



Expanding the Posse…

Over the course of any one fund, we will make a few dozen investment decisions together (a big deal), a couple of hundred “ordinary-course-of-business” decisions (less of a big deal), and debate thousands of other issues (many are often quickly forgotten) – but we will only make a few personnel decisions (a really big deal)…


OCT 26

CO-OPs – “Innovation”…

Innovation in healthcare is often associated with break-through scientific discoveries in the lab, which leads to profound new therapeutics and devices. This decade, however, will be characterized by innovative new business models powered by novel software and hardware platforms. Arguably these advances may…