“Healthcare is the lifeblood of our communities, and being based in Omaha, it’s important for us to strengthen community healthcare in Nebraska,” said Mike Cassling, CEO of CQuence Health Group. “Partnering with Proven Ventures will help us support early-stage healthcare company founders with diverse backgrounds who share that same mission.”
Proven Ventures offers innovative venture capital financing in order to bring more alignment between investors and entrepreneurs in Nebraska’s core industries, namely financial technology and health technology.
“Nebraska’s is ripe for healthcare innovation,” said Erica Wassinger, Proven Venture General Partner. “Proven and CQuence are ready to make our state a healthtech capital.”
CQuence Health Group advocates for more accessible, affordable and innovative solutions that will transform the healthcare system. Partnering with Proven Ventures will provide healthcare startups in the region with growth opportunities, industry expertise and a network of support.
“Great funds back their portfolio companies in multiple ways,” shared Proven Ventures General Partner Nathan Preheim. “Our healthcare companies will now have a world-class bench of support thanks to CQuence.”
Proven Ventures’ general partners and investors each offer unique experiences, networks and capacity that entrepreneurs who are seeking more than just capital can access in real time. Proven helps founders focus on revenue-generating activities to build the company’s sustainability and scalability while providing operational support and filling gaps in workforce skills.
About CQuence Health Group
Based in Omaha, Neb., CQuence Health Group is an investment firm, providing capital, strategy and operating support services to a growing portfolio of healthcare organizations. While the portfolio companies are diverse, they share the common goal of improving patient care. CQuence has been recognized for a shared culture and passion for making a meaningful difference in healthcare and in communities.
About Proven Ventures
Proven Ventures seeks to make investments in diverse teams leading companies in Midwest core industries, namely fintech and healthtech. Going a step further, Fund One offers innovative venture capital financing in order to bring more alignment between investors and entrepreneurs, specifically through debt-equity and intentional influence on a company’s growth plans.
Proven Ventures makes capital, capacity, and connections available to entrepreneurs that seek to achieve sustainable yet scalable growth. Prioritizing companies that seek profitability over boom-or-bust growth, Proven Ventures’ debt-equity model brings a new form of venture capital to the market.