VC  Saratoga Ventures

     Office Locations:

144 South Whisman
Unit H
Mountain View, CA 94041
Phone: 408-230-0184



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Medical Device



    Saratoga Ventures manages a series of private equity limited partnerships dedicated to discovering early stage opportunities in the field of medical devices. The firm makes seed level investments with companies seeking rapid prototype and proof-of-principle development. Targeted investments should represent potential for meaningful clinical impact and the ability to be a market leader, along with a logical fit with a potential acquirer's product portfolio. Since 1997, Saratoga Ventures has made over 40 investments in 26 companies, through a series of funds, and across an array of medical device technologies.

    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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    Gwen Watanabe General Partner
    Richard M. Ferrari Business Development Advisor


    Portfolio companies include:

      Alter G
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      Axis Surgical Technologies

      Bio Interventional

      Broncus Technologies
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      Catharos Medical Systems

      Converge Medical
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      Cytograft Tissue Engineering
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      Evera Medical


      Hotspur Technologies
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      Intact Medical
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      Paracor Surgical

      Promethean Surgical Devices

      Salient Interventions

      Spinal Kinetics
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