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From Investor Pitch to Eventual Partnership: Interview With HealthQuest Capital Founder Garheng Kong

January 11, 2022
Medsider: Learn from MedTech and HealthTech Experts
From Investor Pitch to Eventual Partnership: Interview With HealthQuest Capital Founder Garheng Kong
Show Notes

In this episode of Medsider Radio, we caught up with the  HealthQuest Capital Founder,  Garheng Kong, who worked at GlaxoSmithKline, McKinsey and TherOx before transitioning into the world of healthcare investing with Intersouth Partners and Sofinnova. 

Garheng’s resume is broad and deep. He has earned numerous degrees from two of the nation’s most prestigious universities — Stanford and Duke — and funded an equally impressive collection of healthcare companies throughout his career. 

Garheng and his team see up to 1,000 investment opportunities in any given year. The experience has taught him how to assess which ones are right for the firm, and which he can afford to let go. 

In this interview, Garheng shares keen insights for startups and innovators preparing to pursue funding, along with observations about how the healthcare industry has shifted thanks to the global COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Lastly, here's the link to the full interview with Garheng if you'd rather read it instead.