[Virtual Event] Investing in Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges

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The digital health sector has undergone—and continues to undergo—explosive growth: From 2018–2019, investors poured an unprecedented $25B into more than 1,500 digital health deals. In 2019, 53 digital health companies were acquired, and, after a three-year IPO hiatus, several companies went public, including Livongo Health, Health Catalyst, Change Healthcare, Phreesia, Pelaton, and Progyny.

As we enter a new decade, digital health investors and founders need to ask themselves key questions: What are the most undervalued opportunities for VCs and entrepreneurs in the space? How have top VCs reshaped criteria for investing at seed, A, B, and C? And how can investors focus on both doing good while maximizing returns?

Join us on the evening of April 15th to learn from an expert panel of veteran digital health investors, who will be answering these questions and more as they explore the future of the sector, moderated by Mohanjit Jolly, Partner at Iron Pillar and MIT alum.

Food and drinks will be served during the first hour—this is a great opportunity to network with other founders, executives, innovators, and investors shaping the future of digital health.


Mohanjit Jolly
SB ‘87, MS ‘93
Iron Pillar, Partner

Mohanjit’s 23 years of investing and operating experience are highlighted by an abiding passion for technology.

Before joining Iron Pillar, Mohanjit served as a Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson for 9 years, establishing their India operations, overseeing the India venture portfolio and coordinating business development efforts with Fortune 500 companies. Prior to this, he was a Partner at Garage Technology Ventures, a Silicon Valley seed stage VC firm. His early years in California and Boston saw him help launch ViaSpace, a technology incubator in conjunction with Caltech and JPL and help launch a JV between Mattel and Intel. He also worked at Itek Optical Systems, a manufacturer of high-resolution reconnaissance systems.

Michael Yang
OMERS Ventures, Managing Partner

Michael Yang is a Managing Partner for OMERS Ventures based in Palo Alto where he leads their US investment efforts in sectors such as healthtech, insuretech and proptech. Michael was previously a Managing Director for Comcast Ventures and a VP/GM of Yahoo! Health. He sits on the boards of Accolade and PeerWell. Some of his previous healthtech investments include BodyMedia (sold to Jawbone), Healthline (sold to Summit Partners), and Talix.

Vini Jolly
Woodside Capital Partners, Executive Director

Vini Jolly is a versatile and experienced business executive with over twenty years of both strategic and operating roles across a variety of industries, from networking and digital health to pharmaceuticals and genomics.

Vini brings deep experience in product strategy, marketing, sales and business development in small and large companies and across a variety of technologies and sectors.

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