UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

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Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Oakwood Medical Investors

Oakwood Medical Investors is a life sciences venture capital fund formed to invest in development stage medical device, biopharmaceutical and healthcare service companies. Target portfolio companies for Oakwood have an outstanding management team, industry disruptive technology, demonstrated proof of concept and have typically completed a first round of institutional venture financing.

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Oakwood Medical Investors is a life sciences venture capital fund formed to invest in development stage medical device, biopharmaceutical and healthcare service companies. Target portfolio companies for Oakwood have an outstanding management team, industry disruptive technology, demonstrated proof of concept and have typically completed a first round of institutional venture financing. 

The Managing Partners of Oakwood Medical Investors bring a unique blend of experience from the perspective of a physician, scientist-engineer, investment banker and attorney. Oakwood's founders have collaborated over the past 22 years on investments in over 40 privately-held medical device, biopharmaceutical and healthcare service companies. Oakwood's philosophy of "knowledge first" results in the proactive discovery of emerging companies that produces a strong stream of high quality investment opportunities.

Oakwood follows a disciplined end-to-end process to:

• Identify unmet medical needs;

• Discover promising technologies that will be adopted by the medical community;

• Invest in mid-stage healthcare companies that provide differentiated products and technologies; and

• Assist portfolio companies with clinical trials and exits to strategic buyers or through public markets.

Oakwood prides itself on the network it has developed including nationally recognized medical professionals and scientists from leading academic institutions. Oakwood believes that the combination of its scientific knowledge base, life sciences investment experience, and broad and complimentary experience of its principals creates a powerful partner for development stage companies. 

Oakwood Medical Investors. Investing to Advance Health Care. 

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Venture Capital Equity Providers
Primary ContactRaul Perez
Address10411 Clayton Rd.
Suite 302
Saint Louis, MO 63131
Phone(314) 991-7979