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Healthfundr

Healthfundr is an expertise-powered marketplace for funding health innovation, bringing transparency and accessibility to more investors and startups.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Boise, ID, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website healthfundr.com

Company Summary

Healthfundr is a marketplace to match investors to high quality health startups, and startups to capital and expertise. We're an online platform where accredited investors can invest in health startups alongside experienced co-investors, at flexible investment minimums, and with relevant, market-specific information from industry and startup experts. We enable startups to cost effectively access expertise, and more efficiently raise capital.

Team

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    Sean Schantzen
    Cofounder and COO

    Sean's experience is as an early employee at a successfully exited software startup and in securities law. He represented boards of directors and corporations in complex securities litigation and was a trial team member in a $30 billion securities lawsuit. Sean also developed and managed marketing programs, field/channel sales strategies, and products software startups. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota law school

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    Cofounder and CEO

    Prior to founding Healthfundr, Jared practiced securities law at a top law firm where he represented companies in billion dollar plus capital raises and assisted them with ongoing SEC compliance. Before law school, Jared worked at a startup pharmaceutical company, and later at a clinical research organization, monitoring clinical studies for major pharma companies. He received his B.A. from BYU and law degree from the University of Minnesota.

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    Corey Davis
    Director of Investor Community

    Prior to Healthfundr, Corey worked as financial consultant in PwC's consulting group valuing distressed assets for banks and funds in New York and Washington DC, and running company FP&A during restructuring. Corey managed multi-million dollar acquisition and development projects for a national firm and invested in VC/PE opportunities at a student-run fund, Cougar Capital. Corey holds a B.S. and MBA from BYU's Marriott School of Management.

Advisors

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    Wilson Sonsini - Scott Murano
    Lawyer
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    Dave Chase
    Advisor - SVP at WebMD, Founder of Avado (acquired by WebMD), Founder of Microsoft's health platform business that generates >$2B annually. Successfully crowdfunded $1M through AngelList.
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    Advisor - Reimbursement expert, Senior Medical Technology Analyst at Intermountain Healthcare, studies medical technologies for a health insurance company to determine which we'll reimburse and which we will not
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    Advisor - Vice President of Commercial & Corporate Development for PTC Therapeutics since August 2013, working cross-functionally in corporate strategy, portfolio planning, commercial development, and finance.
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    Advisor - CEO of Acutus Medical, a venture backed company he founded in 2011. Prior to Acutus Medical, Mr. Werneth successfully started several other venture backed companies including Ablation Frontiers (acquired by Medtronic) and others.
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    Allen Traylor
    Advisor - Allen is the COO of a Total Child Health, a leading pediatric software organization, providing strategic and operational leadership for business development. Prior to this, Allen worked at The Office of the National Coordinator.
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    ZiHan Lin
    Advisor - Stanford BME x Harvard MBA. Experience with ophthalmic, cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, surgical, laparoscopic, pulmonary, and patient monitoring devices; interventional and noninvasive technologies.
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    Kerry Lowder, MD
    Cofounder - Kerry has built one of the largest and most reputable OB/GYN practices in Idaho. Kerry has been actively involved in medical research for several years and has served as the principal investigator in dozens of clinical research studies.
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    Board Member - over 30 years of experience in the creation of innovative medical and biomedical services, devices, diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals. CEO or acting CEO of four companies, served on the board of 12 companies, and chairman of 5 boards
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    Board Member - Medical Director for Research and Medical Education for St. Luke's Health System in Idaho, driving innovation and invention into clinical research efforts.

Previous Investors

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    Randy Werneth
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    Treasure Valley Angel Fund - Boise, ID
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    Capitol City Angel Fund
    Investor
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    Clay Young
    Investor
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