A big, bold private VC Fund focused entirely on Midwest healthcare innovation


There has never been a better time to launch a private early-stage healthcare fund in the Midwest. That’s why we are so excited to introduce Nirvana Healthcare Venture Fund, a $60MM fund dedicated to sourcing the deals, bringing together the co-investors and funding the companies who are commercializing the technologies of tomorrow.


The Midwest is home to 6 Top Hospitals in the U.S.

and 4 Top Hospitals in the World! 

U.S. News Best Hospitals 2022-2023

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2022-23:

#1 Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

#4 Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, OH

#9 Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Chicago, IL

#17 University of Michigan Hospitals – Ann Arbor, MI

#19 Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

#20 Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Newsweek World’s Best Hospitals 2023:

#1 Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

#2 Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, OH

#21 Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Chicago, IL

#33 University of Michigan Health – Ann Arbor, MI

Healthcare systems and research institutions in the Midwest have pioneered hundreds of medical breakthroughs. Because of this innovation, the region has also developed a thriving startup culture. These companies have the talent and technology. Now they need the funding to develop, test and commercialize their innovations.


Our team of world-renowned physicians, innovators, tech investors and venture capital market managers are experienced in developing and commercializing new transformational healthcare innovations.

We have long-standing relationships with regional healthcare systems, research institutions, startup support organizations and venture investors – enabling us to source and develop high-quality deals, drive rapid growth and deliver strong returns for our partners and co-investors.


We are primarily focused on funding healthcare innovation because we believe it is our region’s strongest and most mature sector, and the sector with the greatest opportunity to drive rapid growth and returns. In addition, we will consider innovative DaaS and SaaS solutions that meet our criteria.  Our core sectors include:

  • Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Health IT / Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
  • B2B Software-as-a-Service / Data-as-a-Service




Interested in making the Midwest a global hub for investment in healthcare innovation? Learn more about Nirvana Ventures and Nirvana Healthcare Venture Fund by filling out the form below.