Category: Michael Greeley

Flare Capital Team Upgrade…

Last week we made two somewhat related announcements, both of which look to further deepen the Flare Capital bench. Parth Desai, who joined us as […]

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Pharmacists in the Vortex…

Did you know that there are over 314k pharmacists in the United States? Amid all of the bluster around “Medicare For All” and cost of […]

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London Calling…

A few days in London during the height of the impeachment hearings might be a good respite I somewhat foolishly thought. With the grinding Brexit […]

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China in a Healthy Transition…

The first morning after arriving in China last week was the hardest. As I sipped an unusually strong blend of Chinese tea, reading the China […]

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Greek Life…

Having just returned from a week in Greece, I may well have taken a few years off my life. If you have spent time on […]

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Environmental Determinants of Health…

July 2019 was determined to be the hottest month in recorded history according to scientists at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The temperature […]

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Basking in Basque…

It is impossible to not appreciate the fierce sense of independence when traveling in the Basque Country. While I was fortunate to leave right before […]

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Flare Capital Lands #1 Draft Choice…

If a venture capital firm is like a baseball team, we may have just used the first pick in the draft to grab a terrific […]

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Health Tech: What’s Not To Like?

There were a number of very exciting developments in the healthcare technology sector this past quarter. After a relatively modest investment pace in 1Q19 of […]

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Let the Good Times Roll – 2Q19 In Review…

Accelerating out of 2Q19, both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indices hit all-time highs, trading at close to 19.8x trailing earnings. Last week the U.S. […]

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Flare Capital Raises Its “Series B” …

This week we announced the close of Flare Capital Partners II, L.P. with a total of $255 million of committed capital. This fund is considerably […]

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Blood Money…

Not sure if it was the penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones” or recent press coverage of Ambrosia LLC, which was marketing, and subsequently reprimanded […]

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Dazzling VC Activity in 1Q19…

At the 2018 year-end holidays, venture capitalists celebrated an unprecedented year of investment activity, certain that it could not be repeated. Now that the books on […]

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Quarterly Check-up On Healthcare…

Notwithstanding the quite significant stock market turmoil for publicly traded healthcare companies in recent months, the level of private investment actitivty continued to be quite […]

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Colombia – Peace Dividend Boosts Healthcare…

What a fascinating time to have traveled in Colombia. In addition to being scorching hot (it is bisected by the equator), the country recently settled […]

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Flare Capital Team Expands – Yet Again…

Today we are thrilled to welcome Parth Desai to the Flare Capital investment team as a Senior Associate. As a partnership we will make literally […]

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Do Rich People Live Longer?

Undoubtedly – by almost 15 years according to a landmark National Institutes of Health study which looked at over 1.4 billion de-identified U.S. tax records […]

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What a Freaking Crazy Year…

Who thought that it could get any better? After nearly $83 billion of venture capital was invested in 2017, this past year clocked in at […]

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Healthcare Bubble Concerns – Likely Overblown….

By nearly every measure, 2018 was a banner year for the venture capital industry, particularly in the healthcare technology sector. Over $130 billion of venture […]

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“Pentafecta”

I did not know that “pentafecta” was actually a word, and while it does not perfectly describe the background of Flare Capital’s Dan Gebremedhin, it […]

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