VC  Synergy Life Science Partners

     Office Locations:

P.O. Box 22489
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: 650-854-7155
Fax: 650-854-7156



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Synergy Life Science Partners is a venture capital firm that helps to form and invests in early stage medical device and combination product (device with a therapeutic payload such as biologics and drugs) companies. Synergy focuses on early-stage companies in large therapeutic areas including: Cardiovascular, Orthopedics and Spine, Ophthalmology, Metabolic (Obesity and Diabetes), Oncology, Gastro-Intestinal Disease and Respiratory Disease. Synergy will invest a portion of its funds in Synecor originated opportunities. Synecor (see profile) is a successful medical incubator founded in 2000 by Richard Stack and Bill Starling, two of Synergy's Managing Directors. The firm focuses on early-stage companies raising their first or second round of venture financing, with proof of concept, and will consider investments across the U.S.

    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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    Mudit Jain Ph.D. Partner
    Richard Stack M.D. Managing Director
    Tracy Pappas Chief Financial Officer
    William (Bill) Starling Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Inspire Medical
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