Caduceus Capital Partners has a goal of raising $100 million to invest in digital healthcare start-ups

Feb 3, 2021 | Media

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA

Dave Vreeland is the Senior Managing Partner at Caduceus Capital Partners LLC, a newly formed digital healthcare-focused venture firm in Nashville with a goal of raising $100 million and making 25 investments in the sector within the next four years.

That’s clearly a big vision, but one that the long-time player in the healthcare sector believes is critically important, and he listed several key drivers in his thinking in a recent interview with

“We spend twice as much as other countries on healthcare,” Vreeland says. “We’re headed toward healthcare consuming 20 percent of GDP (gross domestic product). Our national debt is the highest since World War II. It’s unsustainable. Something needs to change, and the biggest problem is healthcare.”