Information Briefs 

Eighteen Ventures produces a series of free information and health technology development briefs designed to help health technology entrepreneurs learn about small business development opportunities within the health technology development industry sector. The publictions also provides information on how to secure new health technology development funding from Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, i.e., National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF),  Health System Venture Funds and Corporate Venture Capitalists.

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Acquiring Pharma Venture Capital For Your Digital Health Concept 

A publication detailing how to access investment capital funding from major pharma corporate venture capital (CVC) firms to fund a proposed digital health concept. The publication provides information on why and how leading international drug making corporations are investing health technology startups and small emerging firms. It also profiles specific pharma CVC firms investing in digital health. The publication, more importantly, what health technology startups and small emerging companies must do to secure pharma CVC funding.

Upcoming Health Technology  Brief

Blockchain Healthcare

A publication describing small business development opportunities regarding using the block chain technology concept in healthcare.  The brief specifically includes examples of  block chain business models, block chain healthcare industry profile, block chain applications in healthcare and block chain healthcare technology concept development funding sources.

Health Technology Development Briefs

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Application Development

A publication providing basic information and statistics about small business development opportunities in the Artificial Intelligence Health market sector.  It also describes how to acquire seed funding from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to produce your AI Health concept.

Augmented and Virtual Reality Healthcare Application Development

A publication providing basic information and statistics about small business development opportunities in the Augmented & Virtual Reality Healthcare market sector.  It also describes how to acquire seed funding from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to produce your Augmented & Virtual Reality Healthcare concept.

Behavioral Health (BH) Application Development

A publication providing basic information and statistics about small business development opportunities in the Behavioral Health market sector. It also describes how to acquire seed funding from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to produce your Behavioral Health concept.

Digital Health Application Development

A publication providing basic information and statistics about small business development opportunities in the Digital Health market sector. It also describes how to acquire seed funding from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to produce your Digital Health concept.

Telemedicine Application Development

A publication providing basic information and statistics about small business development opportunities in the Telemedicine market sector.  It also describes how to acquire seed funding from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to produce your Telemedicine concept.

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Health System Venture and Healthcare Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Funds

Increasingly, two funding sources are becoming significant private capital investors to health technology startups and small emerging firms. They are, more importantly, seeking and funding original health technology solutions that meet the demands of medical facilities, healthcare providers, and patients. Unlike traditional investors, such as venture capitalists and business angels, these investors offer a unique strategic relationship with startups and small emerging firms that goes beyond funding.

This free information brief is about raising early stage funding from Health System Venture and Healthcare Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) funds.  More importantly, it provides small firms with an overview of health system venture and healthcare CVC funds, their investment technology areas, and how to obtain the needed funding from the two unique funding sources.  The brief, moreover, shows a path for those who are looking for needed new health technology development private investment capital to those who are able to provide funding.

This publication is specifically designed for health technology startups and small emerging firms who successfully demonstrated a proof-of-concept, i.e., feasibility, and/or built a technology prototype.  It offers startups and small emerging firms insights on positioning their companies to gain money from health system venture and healthcare CVC funds. Finally, the publication includes a list of the leading health system venture and healthcare CVC funds. 

Table of Contents

- Two Health Technology Development Investment Sources

- Health System Venture Funds Overview

- List of Leading Health System Venture Funds

- Healthcare Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Funds Overview

- List of Leading Corporate Ventures Capital (CVC) Funds

- Winning Health System Venture and Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Funding