VC  Sante Ventures

     Office Locations:

4203 Montrose Blvd., Suite 300
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 713-904-1926

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Founded in 2006, Sante Ventures invests primarily in seed and early-stage companies developing innovative new medical technologies and healthcare services. The firm has $260 million under management across two funds. Sante Ventures invests nationally with a focus on the Central U.S., and has offices in Austin and Nashville, Tennessee. The firm maintains a close working relationship with Austin Ventures. Sante generally invests $2-6 million per round and targets $4-12 million in total capital invested over the life of a company, but is flexible based on the needs of the company.

    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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    Billy Cohn MD Venture Partner
    Casey Cunningham MD Chief Scientific Officer
    Douglas D. French Managing Director
    James Eadie MD Partner
    Joe Cunningham Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      BetaCat Pharmaceuticals
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      Claret Medical
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      Guided Interventions
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      Healthcare Highways
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      HNI Healthcare
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      Laguna Pharmaceuticals
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      Lumos Pharma
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      Lyric Pharmaceuticals
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      Mima Therapeutics
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      Molecular Therapeutics
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      TVA Medical
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