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Harry Venezia

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Mr. Venezia co-founded HealthCare Capital Advisors in 2001 after 13 years on Wall Street in healthcare investment banking and equity research. Mr. Venezia manages the investment banking services for HCCA’s clients, working with more than 600 institutional investment firms and select angel networks throughout the United States. He also consults with clients to position them properly prior to entering the capital markets. Mr. Venezia holds an MBA from the Duke Fuqua School of Business and has a Series 7 license through Aurora Capital LLC.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Positioning and executing an institutional capital raise

    We can help you develop a strategy for capital formation that will position your company for future capital raises from venture capital funds, private equity funds, and/or venture arms of strategic players in your space. We also can advise on how best to position your company for an acquisition/exit. For a fee, my broker-dealer helps healthcare companies raise venture or growth capital.

    • Funding Sources
    • Venture capital
    • Series A
    • Life Science Venture Capital
    • Medical Venture Capital
    • investment bank
    • Placement Agent

Reviews

  • PP
    Great contact for entrepreneurs' looking for 3-10M
    private private
  • SM
    Harry has done work for 2 of my clients and they were very pleased. I have known him for some time and I love his ethics and his command of the subject matter. If you need a great equity adviser, call Mr. Venezia first!
    Steven Meitzen, CLU

Investing Profile

Investor Overview
4-7 investments
Invests $25,000 per company
Other Investments
New Wave Surgical LumaStream, Inc.

My Interests

Health Sectors
Medical Devices, Digital Health, Biotech, Health IT, Pharmaceuticals, Diagnostics
Geographies
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
  • USA
  • Sarasota, Florida
  • Orlando, FL
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florda
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area

Experience

  • Board of Directors

    USF Research Foundation & Tampa Bay Technology Incubator | December 2009 - Current

  • Managing Director

    HealthCare Capital Advisors | December 1999 - Current

    We are a boutique health-care investment bank focused on the financial needs of our clients in the biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare IT and services sectors. Our founders and principals have raised over a half billion dollars for clients in more than 20 private and public transactions at HealthCare Capital Advisors, Raymond James & Associates, First Albany, County NatWest, and HSBC Securities. Our sources of capital allow us to raise equity and/or debt growth capital from nearly 600 venture capitalists, private equity funds, angel networks, hedge funds, venture leasing funds and other sources of professional equity and debt. Our job is not just to raise our clients money, but to bring them financial partners who will be valuable assets to their long-term success.

  • Senior VP, Equity Analyst

    Raymond James & Associates | December 1992 - Current 1999

  • Summer Associate

    PwC | June 1991 - August 1991

    Turnaround Management and Unsecured Creditor Representation, Summer Internship while in Business School. Worked under John Pinta, Partner, Downtown Philadelphia Office.

  • Health Care Investment Banking, Analyst

    Raymond James & Associates | December 1987 - Current 1990

Education

  • Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business

    MBA | Finance, Operations, Marketing | 1990 - 1992

  • Duke University

    AB | Economics & Biology | 1982 - 1986

  • The Haverford School

    1976 - 1982

  • Germantown Academy

    1971 - 1976