VC  Catalyst Health Ventures

     Office Locations:

50 Braintree Hill Office Park, Suite 301
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-228-5228
Fax: 781-228-5150



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Catalyst Health Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm targeting technology solutions applied within the health care and life science industries. Catalyst Health Ventures (CHV) is the successor to Catalyst Health and Technology Partners (CHTP), founded in 1998 as a consulting and merchant banking firm. In 2000, the firm transitioned to focusing exclusively on early-stage venture capital investments. Catalyst typically makes a first investment in the range of $1-3 million, with the total amount usually in the range of $7-12 million. The firm concentrates on opportunities in greater Boston and the Northeastern United States.

    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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    Darshana Zaveri Partner
    Dianne Letzelter Senior Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations
    Joshua S. Phillips Managing Partner
    Kevin McCafferty Founder and Special Partner
    Robert A. Vigoda Founder and Special Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Allegro Diagnostics
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      BIOCIUS Life Sciences
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      EndoVia Medical
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      GI Dynamics
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      Lantos Technologies
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      Maxwell Health
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      Novazyme Pharmaceuticals
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      Pavilion Medical Innovations
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      Seedling Enterprises
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      Sera Prognostics
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      Vortex Medical
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    Recent News:

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