Michael Berman

Consultant and Venture Partner
Tel Aviv, Israel
Joined in 2004

Investing in innovation and guiding medical technology companies is the ultimate path to doing well and doing good.

A medical device entrepreneur, Mike works with a select group of high-potential, early-stage companies. As a consultant to RiverVest, Mike provides the firm with advice on existing and potential portfolio companies, especially as it relates to technology being developed in Israel.

Mike was the President of the Boston Scientific Corporation Cardiology business from 1995 to 2000 and is a co-founder of eight medical technology companies including Velocimed, LLC, a former RiverVest Fund I portfolio company acquired by St. Jude Medical, Inc. In addition, he was a founding director of Lutonix, Inc., a former RiverVest Fund II portfolio company acquired by C.R. Bard, Inc. He currently serves as a board member of a number of private and public medical technology companies.

Mike earned an M.B.A. and a B.S. from Cornell University.

  • Personal Interests: running, mountain biking and skiing

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