VC  Cardinal Partners

     Office Locations:

230 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-924-6452
Fax: 609-683-0174



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Founded in 1996, Cardinal Partners is a leading early-stage venture capital firm that seeks investment opportunities across the healthcare sector, including healthcare IT, medical devices, and life sciences. Cardinal's limited partners include university endowments, foundations, pension funds, banks and insurance companies. The firm currently has a total of $400 million under management. Cardinal Partners is based in Princeton, New Jersey and also has offices in Laguna Niguel, California and Wayne, Pennsylvania. Together, the Cardinal Partners team has invested in over one hundred growth companies. Cardinal invests between $6-$12 million per company. Since 1997, companies funded by Cardinal have a cumulative market valuation exceeding $6 billion.

    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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    John J. Park Partner and CFO
    John K. Clarke Managing Partner
    Thomas G. McKinley Partner


    Portfolio companies include:


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      Vividion Therapeutics
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