Ascension Health Ventures is the the strategic health venture investing subsidiary of Ascension Health. It was established in 2001 by Ascension Health with a commitment of $125 million to invest in expansion- to late-stage healthcare companies. Ascension Health Ventures offers its limited partners the ability to earn venture-level financial returns while providing early insight to future healthcare developments.
As a strategic investor, Ascension Health Ventures adds value to its portfolio companies by sharing solutions across its network of nearly 200 acute care hospitals within its limited partners. Ascension Health Ventures actively pursues investment opportunities in areas of interest to its limited partners' hospitals to build the synergies between the investment strategy and the hospitals' needs. Hospitals are not required to adopt portfolio company solutions. Ascension Health Ventures makes the connection, but the facilities are empowered to make their own decisions.
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