Investing in Tech Startups is not like investing in Med Tech or Bio Med or Life Sciences.  Listen to hear the best practices for investing in innovation that can change the way we live and thrive.  Karen Rands interviews Tico Blumenthal, Life Science Angels, to share with her Compassionate Capitalist Podcast audience the journey from innovation corporate exec to innovation investor. Tico demonstrates how he is a Compassionate Capitalist as he shares his passion, putting his investment capital to work with the intent of serving the aim of better health, globally.  To that end he advises and invests in a diverse portfolio of early stage ventures, including implantable diagnostics, cardiovascular devices and digital health.

Listen to learn about Tico’s passion about innovation and some best practices for assessing deals ripe for investment.

Tico Blumenthal, formerly, the head of Global Strategic Marketing at Cardinal Health’s Cordis interventional vascular division, and is currently the VP of Product at Eko still working in the cardiopulmonary field.  He is a Board Member and Chair of the Medical Device Screening Committee of Life Science Angels, who make Seed/Series A investments across life sciences, digital health and med devices. Tico’s personal portfolio includes genetic diagnostics, oncology-focused biotech therapeutics, structural heart, interventional oncology tools, digital health, infectious disease diagnostics, and adjacencies. To learn more about Life Science Angels, visit

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Karen Rands, is the leader of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement and author of the best selling financial investment primer: Inside Secrets to Angel Investing:  Step-by-Step Strategies to Leverage Private Equity Investment for Passive Wealth Creation.
Did you know that the ‘idea of’ and the ‘how to’ create wealth as accredited angel investors by investing in entrepreneurs and owning a piece of multiple private companies was a secret for non-millionaires for over 90 years.  Karen is an authority on creating wealth through investing and building successful businesses that can scale and exit rich.   This podcast is the infomercial for the idea of angel / crowdfund investors as Compassionate Capitalists.
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