Our Team

HealthTech Capital is a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" start ups at the intersection of healthcare with the computer and mobility worlds. HealthTech Capital is creating a new ecosystem with leading edge clinical providers, venture firms and other industry players.


Anne DeGheest

Anne DeGheest

Anne DeGheest pioneered the HealthTech or Digital Health space as a healthcare executive, an entrepreneur, angel investor, corporate advisor and mentor capitalist. She is the founder of HealthTech Capital and MedStars. She organizes and moderates the HealthTech Conference on how to successfully build innovative HealthTech businesses and change healthcare delivery.

Since she founded MedStars in 1986, she has been a corporate development advisor to large healthcare companies and a mentor capitalist specializing in investing and mentoring early stage companies in healthcare. Her life science portfolio companies have generated over $6 billion exits. She provided angel capital, hands-on operating expertise and/or business strategy in the founding of major venture-backed companies like Pyxis (CareFusion), Aspect Medical (acquired by Covidien), VISX (acquired by AMO), Thermage (merged into Solta Medical), VISICU(acquired by Philips), Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI). She also helped grow new entrepreneurial division of large corporations like Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, Medtronic and McKesson. She was also part of the founding executive team of Nellcor (a division of Covidien), MedPool and OmniCell (Nasdaq: OMCL). She was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence with Canaan Partners and IVP.

Anne founded in 2010 HealthTech Capital, a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" startups to decrease healthcare cost and empower patients. HealthTech capital is an ecosystem of angels, venture capitalists, providers, payors and healthcare industry key players with the three sets of expertise needed to succeed in this new HealthTech space: healthcare, technology and user engagement.

She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a guest-lecturer on entrepreneurship and angel investing at Stanford Business School, Dartmouth Tuck and Singularity University.

MBA from Harvard and a Master in Business Engineering from University of Brussels.

adegheest@healthtechcapital.com


FAQ

Do you charge companies to present?Absolutely not! HTC does not charge application or presentation fees. Because HealthTech Capital provides significant added value to companies, such as leading a term sheet, strategic advice, industry connections, mentoring, board members and board observers, common stock options are expected in exchange for these services.


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