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B-Time with Beth Bierbower

May 4, 2021

Through the course of this podcast, we have heard from many players in the healthcare ecosystem – payors, providers, technology companies and even the voice of the consumer.  Today we will hear another important perspective and that is the view of the investor.  Venture Capital and other firms fund healthcare startups with long term potential.  In 2020 $17B was raised in healthcare venture capital alone.

Today we are going to hear from a gentleman that knows this space well.  Devin Carty is the CEO of Martin Ventures, a Nashville Based Family-owned venture capital firm that currently invests in several healthcare companies including Contessa, Ovia, Wellvana, Cedar, and Trilliant Health to name a few.  He has not only served as an investor, he is also a co-founder of several companies which gives him a unique perspective as to what it takes to be successful. 

Show notes:  Books that Devin has read: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight; How the Mighty Fall & Built to Last by Jim Collins; Outliers & David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell; The Art of War by Sun Tzu; The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shosana Zuboff; Good Economics For Hard Times by Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo; Trillion Dollar Coach by Bill Campbell; The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg