VC  Aphelion Capital

     Office Locations:

100 Tiburon Boulevard, Suite 215
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-944-8123



  • Early
  • Late
  • Seed



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Founded in 2005, Aphelion Capital, LLC makes public and private investments in the medical technology industry. Its primary areas of concentration are technologies that reduce the costs of the burdened healthcare system, and health and wellness products that target the patient as the consumer. Aphelion Capital invests in medical technology companies across all stages and therapeutic areas, but strongly prefers investments in companies with low capital requirements and short time lines to market. The Fund is generally a long term investor in companies that the partners believe have superior products and strong management teams. Aphelion prefers private investments where the team can partner with the company to enhance success and value appreciation. The firm will lead $20 million syndicates, or invest as little as $50,000 on a seed company.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Bob Mellan Venture Partner
    Chris Baker Venture Partner
    John Kim MD & MBA Principal
    Ned Scheetz Founding Partner
    Robert Thomas Venture Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      iHear Medical



      Convertible Debt


    Portfolio companies include:

      Catheter Connections

      Clear Lab
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      CyMedica Orthopedics
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      ExplORer Surgical
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      iHear Medical
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      Mercator MedSystems
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      Niveus Medical
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      Palo Alto Health Sciences
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      Providence Medical Technology
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      TRIA Beauty
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    Recent News:

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