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Taking the pulse on region’s health-tech market

February 17, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Taking the pulse on region’s health-tech market: HealthX Ventures to unveil Feb. 17 at WIN-Madison

Cost: $35 general admission, $25 for WIN members and Governor’s Business Plan contestants, $10 for students and included for corporate WIN members

Mark Bakken, managing partner of the Madison-based venture capital firm, HealthX Ventures, will outline the fund’s focus on local healthcare start-up companies at the Tuesday, Feb. 17, luncheon of the Wisconsin Innovation Network in Madison. Bakken will discuss why the timing is right for such a fund in Wisconsin.

The luncheon will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on Madison’s John Nolen Drive. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for WIN members, $35 for non-members and included with WIN corporate memberships.

Register here.

Bakken is a serial entrepreneur who most recently co-founded Nordic Consulting. Since its launch in 2010, Nordic has grown to more than 400 employees and raised more than $38 million in investment funding. In the past year, Bakken has personally invested in more than a dozen Madison-area health-tech startups. HealthX Ventures is raising its first fund with plans to begin investing early this year.

“Mark Bakken and other principals in HealthX Ventures have an outstanding overview of the digital health marketplace nationally as well as in Wisconsin. They stand to become an important part of driving innovation in this region and beyond,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council.

This WIN-Madison event is sponsored by Insperity Inc. & BMO Harris Bank.

WIN is the statewide membership arm of the Tech Council, the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and the Legislature. To join WIN, go towww.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com or call Maurice Cheeks at 608-442-7557.


February 17, 2015
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Sheraton Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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