Flare Capital Partners, a Boston, MA-based healthcare technology venture capital firm, promoted Dan Gebremedhin to Partner.
Dr. Gebremedhin joined Flare Capital in 2015 prior to the final closing of the firm’s first $200M venture fund.
His new role leverages a more than ten years of healthcare industry experience as a clinician, operator, and entrepreneur. Dr. Gebremedhin most recently led the firm’s investment in Somatus and serves on the Board.
Dr. Gebremedhin is a faculty physician in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and serves on the Massachusetts Governor Baker’s Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Prior to Flare, he served as a Medical Director at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan, and spent time as an entrepreneur in the Health IT Industry. Dr. Gebremedhin completed his MBA at the Harvard Business School, his Medical Degree at the Morehouse School of Medicine, and his bachelor’s from the University of California San Diego.
Dr. Gebremedhin’s other interests include Healthcare Policy and Global Health. He has served as a Senior Health Policy Advisor for the Campaigns of Governor Charlie Baker and Congressman Joseph Kennedy III. Dr. Gebremedhin has worked to expand healthcare infrastructure in the developing world, serving as a consultant for the Clinton Foundation Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Ethiopia.
Led by Michael Greeley and Bill Geary, co-founders and general partners, Flare Capital raised one of the industry’s largest dedicated venture capital funds focused exclusively on early stage opportunities in healthcare technology innovation. Investments include Aetion, Aspen Health, Bright Health, Circulation (acquired by LogistiCare), ClearDATA, Curisium, HealthReveal, HealthVerity, higi, Iora Health, Somatus, Valence Health (acquired by Evolent Health), VisitPay and Welltok.