SVB’s Jon Norris Reveals Medtech’s Most Prolific Investors, Hottest Areas, and Biggest Exits

SVB’s Jon Norris Reveals Medtech’s Most Prolific Investors, Hottest Areas, and Biggest Exits


Earlier this month, Silicon Valley Bank released its Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits 2019, the latest of the bank’s annual reports on the state of healthcare investing. In this podcast we talk with Report Guru (and Managing Director) Jonathan Norris about the top takeaways including:

  • What’s the emerging hot spot for Device Start-Ups?
  • What VCs are making Series A deals?
  • Are Angels and Crowdfunding groups making an impact?
  • How busy are Corporates?
  • What’s a Big Exit? And why are they on the rise?

You can download the report yourself here.

Join us at the Medtech Conference to hear Norris’ update on Medtech Funding

Podcast Guest

Jonathan Norris

Jonathan Norris

Managing Director

Silicon Valley Bank

Jonathan Norris is a managing director of sales origination for Silicon Valley Bank. Norris oversees business development efforts for banking and lending opportunities as well as spearheading strategic relationships with many life science and healthcare venture capital firms. He also helps SVB Capital through sourcing and advising on limited partnership allocations.

In addition, he speaks at major investor and industry conferences and authors widely cited analyses of healthcare venture capital trends. Norris has more than sixteen years of banking experience working with healthcare companies and venture capital firms.

Norris earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside and a Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University.

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Tom Salemi

A follower and fan of medtech for nearly two decades, Tom Salemi is the former bureau chief, venture capital, at Elsevier Business Intelligence, where he oversaw coverage of venture investments in medtech.



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