Connecting Patients to Doctors Anywhere, Anytime
Web or mobile access to MDs
Use a browser, Android or iOS connected device to quickly get answers to your medical questions 24x7, 365 days a year by a certified physician. AMV is proud to have helped HealthTap in its earliest stages as a seed investor.
The World’s Largest Independent Biotech Firm
Innovative Human Therapeutics
After taking a class in Molecular Biology, our founding partner Pitch Johnson saw the potential for biotechnology and provided the initial seed funding for Amgen in 1980. Pitch was instrumental in hiring the first CEO, George Rathman, and served on the Amgen board for over 20 years.
Changing the World
Julia Hu – CEO Lark Technologies, Inc.
What started as an idea about a silent alarm has turned into a vision of improving everyone's sleep, health and well being. AMV has invested in Stanford and StartX graduate and Woman Inventor of the Year, Julia Hu, to help this vision become reality.
Making Aviation Fun Again
Technologically Advanced, Light Sport Airplane
Entrepreneur and aviation enthusiast Kirk Hawkins capitalized on a new FAA aircraft category to develop an amphibious, retractable gear, swept wing aircraft meant to allow everyone to inexpensively enjoy the freedom and fun of flying.
A Leader in Intelligent Medicine
Implantable and Ingestible sensors
The Proteus team has a big vision: to make intelligent sensors and mobile applications an everyday part of medical treatment. Proteus develops micro sensor enabled medications that will provide patients with valuable information to customize therapy.
A Pioneer in Cancer Therapies
Tumor Selective Therapies
BiPar’s technology was spun out of UCSF and Asset Management participated in the first institutional financing round for the company. Its innovative therapeutic, Iniparib, is a novel investigational anticancer agent. BiPar Sciences was acquired for a significant return in 2009 by Sanofi-aventis.
Leading Innovator in Health Science Technology
Cardiovascular Genomic Diagnostics
Can a quick and safe blood test determine whether a patient has obstructive coronary artery disease? Yes. CardioDX’s gene expression test provides a current state assessment that can quickly determine next steps for patients with chronic chest pain.
A Hundred Million Users
Global Mobile Synchronization Platform
Kii, an AMV portfolio company based in Japan, China and Silicon Valley, enables highly scalable synchronization on mobile devices. The Company has developed a mobile backend as a service (mBaaS) platform and seeded several rapidly growing companies such as Enish, Metago and Keepsafe.
World Class Founding Team
Roger Newton – CEO Esperion Therapeutics
As co-creator of the largest selling therapeutic of all time, Lipitor™, Roger knows what it takes to succeed. At Esperion he has assembled a top-notch team that is developing the next generation of cholesterol reducing treatments. AMV is excited about backing Roger and Esperion as they pursue success again.
Automating Big Data
Extensible data center automation
Recognizing the explosion in amounts of stored data, the founding team of Stratavia developed a broad platform to automate numerous datacenter and application management tasks – reducing the burden on database administrators and IT personnel. Stratavia was acquired by Hewlett Packard in 2010.