Santé Ventures

Santé is a life sciences venture capital firm that invests exclusively in early-stage companies developing innovative new medical technologies or healthcare delivery models. The firm was founded in 2006 with $260M in capital under management across two funds. For more information, please visit

Excel Venture Management

Excel builds companies that apply transformative technologies to solve problems in healthcare and beyond. The Excel investment portfolio is balanced across healthcare IT and services, diagnostics, and medical devices, plus life science platforms that address adjacent markets including energy, chemicals, defense and agriculture. For more information, please visit

AJU Life Sciences Overseas Expansion Platform Fund

AJU is part of AJU IB Investment Co., Ltd., a leading venture capital firm headquartered in Seoul Korea with approximately USD $1 billion in capital under management. AJU, which is represented by AJU IB Investment’s US office in Boston, MA, invests exclusively in companies developing pioneering new therapies or medical technologies with an emphasis on platforms. For more details, visit

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

CPRIT was established in 2007 via a $3 billion state bond issuance to fund groundbreaking cancer research and prevention programs and services in Texas. CPRIT’s goal is to expedite innovation and commercialization in the area of cancer research and to enhance access to evidence-based prevention programs and services throughout the state. CPRIT accepts applications and awards grants for a wide variety of cancer-related research and for the delivery of cancer prevention programs and services by public and private entities located in Texas. For more information, please visit