CVC  Optum Ventures

     Office Locations:

1325 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02215

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  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Optum Ventures is a $250 million venture fund focused on investing in startup and early-stage companies whose innovations will help advance the health care system. The firm is a division of Optum, the health services business of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH). Optum Ventures invests in digital health companies that use data and insights to help improve consumer access to health care services and how care is delivered and paid for, and that make the health care system more reliable and easier to navigate.

    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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    A.G. Breitenstein Partner
    Dean McCausland CFO
    Laura Veroneau Principal
    Stephen Renfro Principal
    Virginia McFerran Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series D





      Series A


      Mindstrong Health



      Series B





      Series B





      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Mindstrong Health
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      Shyft Analytics
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