The opportunity to learn of a new world-changing idea, or to roll up our sleeves alongside the talented entrepreneurs with whom we partner, is what gets us going in the morning. By providing capital, and support and assistance in strategy and execution, we help entrepreneurs create something lasting, great, and rewarding for all involved.

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Health Care Needs Stronger Market Forces
[This post first appeared at on April 17, 2012.] The U.S. Health Care industry is a huge industry that exhibits a remarkable lack of competition. There is huge concentration of market power on both the buy and the sell side. [caption id="attachment_578" align="alignright" width="434"] Break Down of U.S. National Health Expenditure by Vendor and Payer; Data via cms.go… More

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New Atlantic Ventures (NAV) is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Northern Virginia and Cambridge, Massachusetts. We focus on businesses in high-growth emerging mass markets. We are active investors and play an active role within our companies. We partner with entrepreneurs who have the energy, vision, experience and passion to build great companies and help them succeed through hands-on team building, partnerships, advice and support.

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John Backus
Venture capital is not about doing deals. Money should be the least important thing a venture capitalist brings to the table, and, if an entrepreneur is only focused on the money, they may get it… More

John Backus — Managing Partner

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