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Caduceus Capital Partners Names Executive Venture Partners for Second Investment Fund

Caduceus Capital Partners

Caduceus Capital Partners, LLC, a Nashville, Tenn.-based venture capital firm focused on digital health investments, has named six executive venture partners.

Fund II plans to raise $50m for investment in 15-20 AI-enabled digital health companies over the next three to five years.

The new partners, who will play a key role in the firm’s second fund, Caduceus Capital Partners Early-Stage Digital Health Fund II, include:

  • Adam Bauer, Vice President, Analytics Services, Optum
  • Jon Kaplan, Managing Director and Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group – Healthcare
  • John Johnston, Senior Vice President, Optum Insight
  • Russ Rudish, Principal, Rudish Health
  • Jeff Sturman, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Information Officer, Memorial Healthcare System
  • Andrew Vaz, Former Managing Partner, Global Ecosystems and Alliances, and Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte

As active leaders in the investment process, these individuals will source and vet startups, hold director positions on portfolio company boards, support investment fund decisions and advise portfolio company executives.

The firm closed Fund I at $29m in 2023.

Led by Dave Vreeland, senior managing partner, and Scott Kolesar, managing partner, Caduceus Capital Partners focuses exclusively on digital health solutions to expand access, improve patient outcomes, reduce costs, further health equity and enhance the daily working lives of care providers. The firm actively supports portfolio companies with operational expertise and network access to potential customers and partners.

VCWire

09/05/2024