Ascension Ventures is a St. Louis-based venture capital firm with a focus on private healthcare start-ups and companies. Specific sectors in which it invests include healthcare services, healthcare information technology, and medical devices. Since its inception in 2001, the firm has raised four funds totaling $805 million. Its first fund raised $125 million and every fund after that has been over $200 million. It has made 70 investments and has had 22 exits. It has over half a million employees in the United States.
A company using RNA to diagnose disease and to develop biomarkers that predict treatment outcomes. Cofactor is founded by Jarret Glasscock.
Syapse is a San Francisco-based company founded by Glenn Winokur, Jonathan Hirsch and Tony Loeser.
A medical device company designing and developing products for patients with psychiatric disorders
Reputation.com is a Redwood City, California-based company founded in 2006 by Ross Chanin.
Phreesia is a healthcare software company offering services including appointment scheduling, clinical support, patient activation and surveys, analytics and reports, and patient registration.
Greendeck is a London-based company founded by Aayush Jain, Yashvardhan Srivastava and Aditya Joshi.
BodyMedia is a Pittsburgh-based company founded in 1999 by Ivo Stivoric.
A company providing software and services to healthcare industry
A company that develops implantable devices for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
Instylla is a Waltham, Massachusetts-based diagnostic tools company developing solutions for embolization and founded in 2017 by Amarpreet Sawhney.
An orthopedic implants company manufacturing products to treat problematic fractures
Renovia is a Boston-based medical device company developing diagnostic and therapeutic devices for women with pelvic floor disorders.
A medical device company developing catheter device for rapid, safe and successful peripheral IV insertion
PathoGenetiX is a company for identification of pathogenic bacterial strains
GetWellNetwork, Inc. is a Bethesda, Maryland-based software company.
An orthobiologics company that develops biologic products for the regeneration and restoration of cartilage and bone
HealthMyne is a Madison, Wisconsin-based company founded in 2013.
NeuroLutions is a company founded in 2007 by Daniel Moran.
Augmenix is a Bedford, Massachusetts-based healthcare company.
Senior Managing Director
Ascension Ventures putting its money to work
March 31, 2018