Pacific Venture Group

Pacific Venture Group is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in early and expansion-stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in companies at all stages of financing from start-up to leveraged buyout, recapitalizations, and consolidations. It typically invests across all segments of healthcare and information systems including healthcare information technology, medical devices, biopharmaceuticals, and healthcare services. Within healthcare information technology, the firm focuses on infrastructure solutions, leverage professional staffing, technology based outsource solutions, and clinical quality improvement. Within medical devices, it focuses on unmet therapeutic needs and disposables, cost effective medical devices, small equipments, and medical devices that enhance quality of life. Within biopharmaceuticals, the firm invests in drug delivery, drug discovery, specialty pharmaceuticals, and in licensing. Within healthcare services, it focuses on new care delivery models, outsourcing, healthcare staffing solutions, and recapitalizations and spinouts from larger companies. The firm invests on a nationwide basis with particular emphasis on the Western United States. It prefers to be the lead investor in its investments. The firm typically invests between $2 million and $5 million, and may invest as much as $10 million over the life of a company. For seed-stage companies, the funding can be as low as $250,000. Pacific Venture Group was founded in 1995 and is based in Encino, California with an additional office in Irvine, California

William West

CFO

30 past transactions

Asteres

Series C in 2007
Asteres Inc. develops and installs kiosks and lockers for the pickup of prescriptions and healthcare products at retail stores, hospitals, corporate work-sites, and military bases worldwide. It offers ScriptCenter, an automated pharmacy pickup solution that provides access to prescriptions and OTC medications that are filled, loaded, and counseled by pharmacies; Scriptcenter MX kiosk, a solution for automated pickup and payment of pharmacist filled prescriptions and OTC retail items; and ScriptCenter Locker System, a modular system designed to handle low to high-volume prescription pickup needs and for smaller space requirements. The company also provides integration of IT, pharmacy management, and payment systems; marketing and branding; and maintenance and support services. Asteres Inc. was founded in 2003 and is based in San Diego, California.

Thap!

Series B in 2000
Thap works with private and public employers to improve their health and disability management programs. They are an Internet application service provider (ASP) delivering health and attendance management solutions on an in-house or outsourced basis.

Inspiris

Series D in 2004
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan can help you find a Medicaid or Medicare plan that best fits your needs. Find benefits, eligibility & detailed plan information.

Nereus Pharmaceuticals

Series D in 2005
Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics for the treatment of oncology, infectious diseases, and inflammation. The company uses its marine microbiology technologies for the discovery and development of drug candidates. Its oncology drug candidates include NPI-2358, a tumor vascular disrupting agent for the treatment of solid tumors; and NPI-0052, a proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of solid tumors, lymphomas, and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Diego, California.

IC-USA

Series B in 2000
IC·USA is dedicated to improving outcomes for critical care patients.

Nereus Pharmaceuticals

Series E in 2010
Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics for the treatment of oncology, infectious diseases, and inflammation. The company uses its marine microbiology technologies for the discovery and development of drug candidates. Its oncology drug candidates include NPI-2358, a tumor vascular disrupting agent for the treatment of solid tumors; and NPI-0052, a proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of solid tumors, lymphomas, and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Diego, California.
Virtual Silicon Technology is a provider of SIP solutions to manufacturers and designers of system-on-chip semiconductors.

Best3C

Series A in 2000
Best3C, Inc. owns, develops, and operates Internet marketplaces for manufacturers, distributors, and logistic companies in Asia, Europe, and the United States. It operates 3Cvillage.com, a business to business marketplace for computers, communications, and consumer electronics; and 3Cjobs.com, an online jobs site that specializes in recruiting hi-tech professionals for international companies. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Saratoga, California with additional operations in Taipei, Taiwan.

CompareEuropeGroup

Series A in 2017
CompareEuropeGroup is a financial comparison platform for insurance, banking, and telco products, such as car insurance, personal loans, credit cards, and broadband subsriptions. The company operates the leading online comparison platforms for financial, TELCO and utility products across Europe. Created with the purpose of helping consumers to save time and money, the platform offers a free and easy market comparison across 600 products, along with a simple application process. CompareEuropeGroup’s core values including complete transparency, independence and trust, along with a commitment to building the most convenient, comprehensive and educational platforms available.

Zone Labs

Series C in 2002
Zone Labs is a provider of endpoint security solutions. Zone Labs(R), one of the most trusted brands in Internet security, is a leading creator of endpoint security solutions protecting millions of PCs and the valuable, personally-identifiable information on those PCs, from hackers, spyware and data theft. The company's award-winning endpoint security product line is deployed in global enterprises, small businesses and consumers' homes, protecting them from Internet-borne threats. Zone Labs Integrity(TM) is an endpoint security management platform that protects corporate data and productivity. ZoneAlarm(R) Pro, ZoneAlarm Plus and ZoneAlarm are among the most popular and successful Internet security products available today while IMsecure(TM) Pro offers comprehensive security for instant messaging. Founded in 1997, Zone Labs is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany and offices in Japan and Singapore.

AD PathLabs

Series C in 2003
AD PathLabs is a provider of infrastructure and technical services to the anatomic pathology community. Its customers include community pathologists, hospitals, physician offices and outpatient centers.

PatientKeeper

Series B in 2000
It started with a simple observation: physicians need easier access to patient information. Since then, PatientKeeper has grown to become the leading physician information system provider. And for good reason. Since 1998, they've helped healthcare organizations cost-effectively deliver information where it's needed most to enhance patient care and safety, reduce costs, improve staff productivity and increase revenue. They offer the industry's only suite of applications that support physicians throughout their entire day — enabling them to review electronic patient records...write prescriptions...enter charges...dictate notes...document encounters...place orders...even consult with other caregivers — wherever they are. Their software addresses physician needs across virtually any device — ranging from handhelds to Smartphones to tablets, to laptops to desktop computers, so that whether they're reviewing test results in their office, in the car or at the bedside, they're covered. PatientKeeper customers can start with just a single application and add new capabilities as needed — with PatientKeeper all their applications are tightly integrated with each other. And because their platform integrates with existing healthcare systems, there's no need to replace legacy systems.

Asteres

Series B in 2004
Asteres Inc. develops and installs kiosks and lockers for the pickup of prescriptions and healthcare products at retail stores, hospitals, corporate work-sites, and military bases worldwide. It offers ScriptCenter, an automated pharmacy pickup solution that provides access to prescriptions and OTC medications that are filled, loaded, and counseled by pharmacies; Scriptcenter MX kiosk, a solution for automated pickup and payment of pharmacist filled prescriptions and OTC retail items; and ScriptCenter Locker System, a modular system designed to handle low to high-volume prescription pickup needs and for smaller space requirements. The company also provides integration of IT, pharmacy management, and payment systems; marketing and branding; and maintenance and support services. Asteres Inc. was founded in 2003 and is based in San Diego, California.

Aethon

Series D in 2005
Aethon offers automated hospital delivery and asset management solutions. TUG®, Aethon's Automated Robotic Delivery System (ARD), can transport both scheduled and on-demand hospital deliveries between all ancillary, support and patient care units. Aethon's TUG provides a cost-effective and non-disruptive infrastructure for asset tracking, leveraging interference-free RFID technology to locate missing equipment throughout the hospital.

UNISOC

Series C in 2004
UNISOC is a leading fabless semiconductor company committed to the independent R&D of core chipsets in mobile communications and IoT. Its products cover mobile chipset platforms supporting 2G / 3G / 4G communication standards, RF chipsets, wireless connection chipsets, security chipsets, TV chipsets, and image sensor chipsets. With more than 4,500 staff, 14 R&D centers and 7 customer support centers around the world(as of Jan 2018), UNISOC has been the top 3 mobile baseband chipsets supplier in terms of global market share, and the largest pan-chip supplier in China

Nereus Pharmaceuticals

Series D in 2007
Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics for the treatment of oncology, infectious diseases, and inflammation. The company uses its marine microbiology technologies for the discovery and development of drug candidates. Its oncology drug candidates include NPI-2358, a tumor vascular disrupting agent for the treatment of solid tumors; and NPI-0052, a proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of solid tumors, lymphomas, and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Diego, California.

Vasca

Venture Round in 2000
Vasca is a medical device company that provides technologies to improve body access for therapeutic interventions in the United States and European Union. The company develops, manufactures, and markets LifeSite, a subcutaneous device that combines a valve with cannulas, which are used for the treatment of chronic renal failure. Vasca was founded in 1996 and is based in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States.

Nereus Pharmaceuticals

Series B in 2001
Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics for the treatment of oncology, infectious diseases, and inflammation. The company uses its marine microbiology technologies for the discovery and development of drug candidates. Its oncology drug candidates include NPI-2358, a tumor vascular disrupting agent for the treatment of solid tumors; and NPI-0052, a proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of solid tumors, lymphomas, and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Diego, California.

Centerre Healthcare Corporation

Venture Round in 2005
Centerre Healthcare Corporation develops and operates rehabilitation hospitals. It offers programs for strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns, traumatic injuries, and hip/knee/orthopedic problems. The company also provides specialized rehabilitation services for medical, psychological, social, and functional needs of patients and families. Centerre Healthcare Corporation was founded in 2002 and is based in Brentwood, Tennessee.

MRxonline

Venture Round in 2001
They are an Internet Application Service Provider (ASP) offering a suite of web-based medical billing and compliance management services. MRxonline.com has developed key business-to-business alliances that allow us to deliver the first scalable, dedicated Internet medical billing application to third-party billing companies, large practices, PHO's, IPA's, payers and practice management organizations. This new approach to practice management provides cost-effective solutions such as coding compliance monitoring and reporting at a level that is generally unavailable to physician practices. By existing entirely as an Internet application, hardware and software capital investments as well as system maintenance costs are dramatically reduced thereby allowing the physician to focus on practicing medicine, not practice management.

Luminous Networks

Series D in 2001
Luminous Networks, Inc. manufactures access network equipment for services providers to deliver shared Ethernet services.

PatientKeeper

Series D in 2004
It started with a simple observation: physicians need easier access to patient information. Since then, PatientKeeper has grown to become the leading physician information system provider. And for good reason. Since 1998, they've helped healthcare organizations cost-effectively deliver information where it's needed most to enhance patient care and safety, reduce costs, improve staff productivity and increase revenue. They offer the industry's only suite of applications that support physicians throughout their entire day — enabling them to review electronic patient records...write prescriptions...enter charges...dictate notes...document encounters...place orders...even consult with other caregivers — wherever they are. Their software addresses physician needs across virtually any device — ranging from handhelds to Smartphones to tablets, to laptops to desktop computers, so that whether they're reviewing test results in their office, in the car or at the bedside, they're covered. PatientKeeper customers can start with just a single application and add new capabilities as needed — with PatientKeeper all their applications are tightly integrated with each other. And because their platform integrates with existing healthcare systems, there's no need to replace legacy systems.

Elitra Pharmaceuticals

Venture Round in 2000
Elitra Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, CA is a private company categorized under Pharmaceutical Preparations. It was established in 1997 and incorporated in California.

Zone Labs

Series B in 2001
Zone Labs is a provider of endpoint security solutions. Zone Labs(R), one of the most trusted brands in Internet security, is a leading creator of endpoint security solutions protecting millions of PCs and the valuable, personally-identifiable information on those PCs, from hackers, spyware and data theft. The company's award-winning endpoint security product line is deployed in global enterprises, small businesses and consumers' homes, protecting them from Internet-borne threats. Zone Labs Integrity(TM) is an endpoint security management platform that protects corporate data and productivity. ZoneAlarm(R) Pro, ZoneAlarm Plus and ZoneAlarm are among the most popular and successful Internet security products available today while IMsecure(TM) Pro offers comprehensive security for instant messaging. Founded in 1997, Zone Labs is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany and offices in Japan and Singapore.

Intelligent Markets, Inc.

Series B in 2001
Intelligent Markets, Inc. designs, develops, markets, installs, and maintains order management software to broker dealers. It provides ALTA, an order management system for convertible bonds, and provides sell-side convertible bond trading desks. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in New York, New York.

GoToMyDoc

Venture Round in 2000
GoToMyDoc lets you go to your doc directly, where you'll find information and use our personalized tools to learn more about pregnancy, midlife, and many more women's health topics. Or benefit from our easy to use, timesaving patient services like online prescription renewals, appointment scheduling, test preparation tips . . . and much more.

Phase Forward

Venture Round in 2000
Provider of integrated data collection and data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety

PatientKeeper

Series E in 2006
It started with a simple observation: physicians need easier access to patient information. Since then, PatientKeeper has grown to become the leading physician information system provider. And for good reason. Since 1998, they've helped healthcare organizations cost-effectively deliver information where it's needed most to enhance patient care and safety, reduce costs, improve staff productivity and increase revenue. They offer the industry's only suite of applications that support physicians throughout their entire day — enabling them to review electronic patient records...write prescriptions...enter charges...dictate notes...document encounters...place orders...even consult with other caregivers — wherever they are. Their software addresses physician needs across virtually any device — ranging from handhelds to Smartphones to tablets, to laptops to desktop computers, so that whether they're reviewing test results in their office, in the car or at the bedside, they're covered. PatientKeeper customers can start with just a single application and add new capabilities as needed — with PatientKeeper all their applications are tightly integrated with each other. And because their platform integrates with existing healthcare systems, there's no need to replace legacy systems.

SiRF Technology

Venture Round in 1997
SiRF Technology develops semiconductor and software products that enable location-awareness.