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Joseph Studholme

Princeton, NJ

• Successful serial entrepreneur based in Princeton, NJ. Skilled in creating, guiding, and finding optimal exits for software companies. • Cofounded, built, and successfully sold VC-funded Restricted Stock Systems, Inc for $14m • Executive in Residence (XIR) - Princeton University, Office of Technology Licensing • Founded PIRXA, a Princeton health care data analytics and services company • Early stage investor and advisor to selected Princeton early stage companies • Board Chairman,, Colonial Club of Princeton University,

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Areas of Expertise

  • Early stage COO role

    I'm experienced and skilled in setting up all aspects of the structure and organization for an early stage firm that seeks to attract angel / VC funding.

    • Business
    • Management
  • State Prescription Drug Management Program Systems

    Prescription Drug Management Programs are state-level is a tool that can be used to address prescription drug diversion and abuse. PDMPs serve multiple functions, including: patient care tool; drug epidemic early warning system; and drug diversion and insurance fraud investigative tool.

    • Software
    • Health informatics
    • Scheduled Drug Rx
    • Prescription drug management programs
    • Opioid Addiction
    • State law

Investing Profile

Investor Overview
1-3 investments
Invests $20,000 per company
Other Investments
PAST, Pirxa, Shenandoah Studios

My Interests

Health Sectors
Digital Health, Health IT, Pharmaceuticals
Markets, Health Indications, Health Issues
  • Sponsored research
  • Behavioral health
  • Scheduled Drug Rx
  • EHR software integration
  • Global
  • Campbell CA, Dallas TX, Princeton NJ
  • Princeton NJ
  • Route 128
  • New York, New York
  • Washington DC


  • XIR (Executive in Residence), Office of Technology Licensing

    Princeton University | June 2016 - Current

    Princeton University appoints two Executives in Residence to provide advice to faculty, students and staff who have discoveries in science and technology that could be used to create important new companies, products and services with the goal of solving critical societal challenges and unmet needs. The creation of these societal benefits is a primary government objective for academic research. Each XIR brings to the position over 25 years of experience in leadership, business development, technology transfer and entrepreneurship.

  • Managing Partner

    Princeton Integrative Rx Analytics (PIRXA) | January 2015 - Current

    Pirxa is a Princeton-based health care data research and development firm. The company works with leaders in the field of health care data with the goal of using our expertise in software and data analysis to bring new insights to the research and medical communities, and to inform policy-makers in key health care roles. Pirxa's software team has developed a powerful, proprietary data analysis engine which can deliver compelling reporting and compliance services arounds scheduled medication prescriptions.. Pirxa's solutions and services team provides technical and compliance-based consulting services to health care organizations by identifying critical issues and developing tailored, actionable solutions. Our particular expertise lies in the intersection of scheduled medication prescriptions, compliance with emerging regulations, clinical workflow, technology integration and management reporting - including reporting on meaningful use metrics.

  • President, Graduate Board of Directors

    The Colonial Club of Princeton University | June 2009 - Current

    President of the Graduate Board of Colonial Club, one of the 11 eating clubs of Princeton University. Founded in 1891, the Club is a center of dining and social life for undergraduates at Princeton. The club occupies a large mansion on Prospect Street and employs a professional manager, chef, and staff. Among notable recent alumni: Pete Conrad '53, the third man to walk on the moon, Rhode Island senator Claiborne Pell '40, famous for creation of Pell grants in 1973; Norman Thomas 1905, the chief Socialist in the United States and perennial Socialist candidate in every presidential election from 1928 to 1948; noted Princeton illustrator William B. Pell 1898 [7]; and Eric E. Schmidt '76, CEO of Google.

  • Managing Partner

    Union Atlantic Ventures | August 2005 - Current

    Union Atlantic Ventures invests in promising startup and early-stage companies, with a particular focus on Princeton University, firms founded or managed by Princeton alumni, and our home town of Princeton, New Jeresy, Areas of particular interest include software and data analytics in the financial services and health care sectors and in opportunities in the commercialization of university research. Union Atlantic also makes investments in highly specialized real estate opportunities.