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19 May 2017

Venture capital interest piqued in healthcare

Analysis by Winter Mead, vice-president, Sapphire Ventures

Author: Winter Mead, vice-president, Sapphire Ventures

At Sapphire Ventures, we aim to proactively research spaces as we search for new investments. Most recently, we have been taking a closer look at early-stage healthcare investments. In this article is some of the data we reviewed during a recent analysis on healthcare showing the investment and exit environment, as well as performance dynamics that make healthcare seem attractive from an investment perspective. Unless otherwise noted, healthcare figures include both healthcare IT and life sciences combined.