Thousands of Resources. Ready to help.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
On this episode of Fund Facts—a video series focused on venture capitalists, angel investors and other funders critical to Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, we connect with Jan Garfinkle, founder of Arboretum Ventures.
Ann Arbor-based Arboretum Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in the healthcare sector. The organization invests in companies that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare system costs across medical devices, life science tools and diagnostics and tech-enabled care delivery. Roughly half of the companies Arboretum Ventures invests in are in the medical care and diagnostics sectors. The other half are in the non-regulated healthcare space with IT, tech-enabled services and pharma-adjacent companies.
In this video, Jan sits down with the MEDC to discuss how Arboretum Ventures chooses companies to invest in and how to get the attention of an investor, among other key takeaways. Some of these include:
If you have a high-tech startup idea you’d like to explore further and don’t know where to start, contact the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Initiative at 888-522-0103 or visit https://www.michiganbusiness.org/entrepreneurship.
To contact a business development specialist, click here or call 1.888.522.0103.