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AHA Ventures

American Heart Association Ventures (AHAV) is a platform that leads and coordinates the venture capital programs of the American Heart Association.
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What is AHA Ventures?

The vision of AHA Ventures builds upon the overall AHA mission by funding programs that ensure the translation of high quality, evidence-based science, research and clinical know-how into actionable, meaningful, equitable and sustainable positive impact for patients and the health care system.




What is included within AHA Ventures?

Currently, AHA Ventures has two active programs:


American Heart Association Social Impact Funds

The AHA Social Impact Funds, including the Bernard J. Tyson Social Impact fund, are, collectively an impact-focused venture fund investing in sustainable, scalable businesses that address social drivers of health. This fund invests in organizations that expand health access and quality; drive economic empowerment; and, address food insecurity.

Cardeation Capital

Cardeation Capital, a venture fund established in 2017 in collaboration with Aphelion Capital, Philips, UPMC and RCT Ventures. Cardeation invests in medical technology companies.

Contact Us

Lisa Suennen

Managing Partner
AHA Ventures

Gregory Mandell

Managing Director
AHA Ventures