FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 12 Scale Venture Partners todayannounced that it has promoted Nancy Lynch, M.D., to Principal. Nancy joinedthe ScaleVP team as an Associate in July 2006 after completing her Masters inBusiness Administration degree, with a concentration in Health SectorManagement, at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
"During the last year, Nancy has made significant contributions to theteam, identifying innovative companies in the areas of orthopedics, diabetesand obesity," said Lou Bock, Managing Director, ScaleVP. "We and our portfoliocompanies benefit from her extensive medical experience, and this promotionrecognizes that."
While a graduate business student at Duke University, Nancy developed andchaired a conference entitled, "Addressing Diabesity(R): The Role of Businessin Confronting an Epidemic." Prior to attending business school, Nancy was apracticing orthopedic hand surgeon with Orthopedic Healthcare Northwest, P.C.,in Eugene, OR for eight years. During that time, she completed a specialfellowship in hand and micro-vascular surgery with the AO InternationalFoundation in Bern, Switzerland.
A Board-certified orthopedic surgeon, AAOS fellow, and fellowship-trainedhand surgeon, Nancy completed her residency, serving as Chief Resident, at theMayo Graduate School of Medicine and her fellowship at the Indiana HandCenter. She graduated from the Washington University School of Medicine in St.Louis. She holds a B.A. in Pre-professional Studies and Psychology from theUniversity of Notre Dame.
During 2007, Scale Venture Partners has completed its first institutionalfundraising, announced funding for four companies, and completed five exits,including the IPOs of Orexigen Therapeutics and Glu Mobile. An earlyhealthcare investment for the firm, IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc., alsorecently filed an S-1.
About Scale Venture Partners
Scale Venture Partners, formerly BA Venture Partners, employs a thesis-based strategy to identify innovative development-stage technology andhealthcare investments. The ScaleVP team works with technology and healthcarecompanies to accelerate their growth and become more valuable toentrepreneurs, investors and consumers. Based in Foster City, California, theScaleVP team collectively offers decades of technology and venture industryexperience to development-stage companies in hardware, software, healthcareand medical devices. Representative portfolio companies include Alimera,Discera, Frontbridge, Glu Mobile, Monolithic Power Systems, Omniture,Orexigen, PlayPhone, ScanSafe, Somaxon, Vantage Media, Wayport, Xceive andZogenix. For more information, visit www.scalevp.com.For more information, please contact: Carol Sacks Tenor Communications 650.520.8261 [email protected]
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