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Company Overview of Martin Ventures

Company Overview

Martin Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, startup, and early-stage investments. The firm typically invests in information technology, healthcare technology, and healthcare sectors. It also focuses on the following industries: advertising platforms, energy solutions, wearable technology, and electronic health record solutions. The firm considers investments in the United States. Martin Ventures was founded in 2009 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee and additional offices in Austin, Texas and San Francisco, California.

40 Burton Hills Boulevard

Suite 100

Nashville, TN 37215

United States

Founded in 2009



Key Executives for Martin Ventures

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Chairman
Age: 71
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 49
Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director, and Member of Investment Committee
Managing Director and Member of Investment Committee
Director Research and Analytics
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Martin Ventures Key Developments

Martin Ventures Announces Management Changes

Martin Ventures (formerly The Martin Companies) announced that concurrent with the name change it has announced the addition of two well-known industry leaders, Bruce A. Brandes as Managing Director and Stephen R. Collins as venture partner. Most recently, Brandes has served as EVP of Growth and Innovation for Valence Health. Collins' experience is wide-ranging, including significant experience in consumer products, online advertising, enterprise software, SaaS - social media and e-commerce. Throughout his career in technology, Stephen has held the titles of Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Innovation Officer.

Martin Ventures Announces Executive Appointments

Martin Ventures announced that it has recently expanded executive leadership and unveiled a new corporate brand for the organization that reflects a shift in the company's operating philosophy. The new name and branding initiative better aligns the company's name with its strategy and vision. Charles N. Martin, Jr., who recently served as Chairman and CEO of Vanguard Health Systems Inc. before its acquisition by Tenet Healthcare Corporation, has joined Martin Ventures in a full time capacity. The company announced the addition of two well-known industry leaders, Bruce A. Brandes as Managing Director and Stephen R. Collins as Venture Partner. Bruce Brandes has over 25 years of experience in executive management and thought leadership, delivering innovative technologies and services to transform clinical and financial outcomes in health care. Most recently, Bruce has served as EVP of Growth and Innovation for Valence Health Inc. Stephen Collins has extensive management expertise, particularly in developing disruptive technologies in rapidly growing markets.

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