Cardinal Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early-stage and high growth companies. It invests in the healthcare industry with a focus on healthcare information technology, medical technology, life sciences, and medical products, medical devices, and instruments. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in the United States with a focus on the Mid Atlantic region. The firm acts as a lead investor in the initial financing round of a growth company. It was formerly known as Cardinal Health Partners. Cardinal Partners was founded in 1996 and is based at Princeton, New Jersey with additional offices in Laguna Beach, California and Wayne, Pennsylvania.