Carl Byers

Partner

617-231-2400

About

Carl Byers brings significant operating experience in healthcare IT to his role as Partner. He was on the founding team at athenahealth, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHN), where he served as Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2010. Carl was responsible for the company’s finance, legal and corporate technology teams and served as a key advisor to the CEO. When athenahealth was a private company, he built the company’s financial systems and led seven rounds of equity and subordinated debt financing. Carl led athenahealth’s 2007 Initial Public Offering, which the Wall Street Journal named as the year’s most successful. In his tenure, he also held various operational roles at different times. Prior to the founding of athenahealth, Carl was a Senior Consultant in Booz, Allen & Hamilton’s New York office, where he worked in the financial services and health insurance industries. Carl teaches entrepreneurial finance at Harvard’s Kennedy School where he is an Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy. He was appointed by Governor Charlie Baker to the Massachusetts Digital Health Council.

Carl holds a B.A. from Wesleyan and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration program.

  • Buoy is an online symptom and cure checker that uses an intelligent algorithm backed by medical data to diagnose patients. Learn more at www.buoyhealth.com.

  • CareStack™ is a cloud based platform that combines dental practice management, patient engagement and data analytics. Learn more at www.carestack.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Orlando, Florida and Kerela, India

    • Year Invested

      2018

    • Team

  • Devoted Health is building a tech-enabled health insurance and clinical services solution focused on dramatically improving health care for seniors in the U.S. Learn more at www.devoted.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Waltham, MA

    • Year Invested

      2017

    • Team

  • Embark Veterinary, Inc. launched in 2015 with a mission to end preventable disease in dogs. An Embark Dog DNA Test enables pet owners to learn about their dog’s breed, ancestry, health, and what diseases may be in the future – all with a simple cheek swab. By using 100 times more genetic information than any other test available, the company offers the most accurate results on the market. Embark was started by two brothers, Adam and Ryan Boyko, who have a passion for scientific research and a lifelong love of dogs. Embark is an official research partner with Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.  Learn more at www.embarkvet.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Boston, MA

    • Year Invested

      2019

    • Team

  • Kyruus uses the science of data-driven clinical matching to ensure that patients are being matched to the right provider and enabling healthcare systems to coordinate care delivery across their provider networks. Learn more at www.kyruus.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Boston, MA

    • Year Invested

      2012

    • Team

  • Nebula Genomics is a human genome sequencing and health big data company on a mission to usher in the era of genomic sequencing by building a large and trusted genomic and health data marketplace for consumers, researchers and the medical community. Using blockchain to ensure that consumers maintain control of their data and are compensated for its use, the Nebula marketplace will aggregate a critical mass of rich genetic information that researchers can analyze in order to accelerate drug development, streamline clinical trials, and usher in the era of truly personalized medicine. Learn more at www.nebula.org.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      San Francisco, CA and Boston, MA

    • Year Invested

      2018

    • Team

  • Notable is an AI powered healthcare company that puts appointments on autopilot. By analyzing historical patterns of practice, Notable proactively automates away hundreds of manual repetitive tasks like adding diagnoses, orders, templates, billing codes, and more. Learn more at www.notablehealth.com.

  • PatientPing is a care coordination platform that reduces the cost of healthcare by seamlessly connecting providers to coordinate patient care. Learn more at www.patientping.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Boston, MA

    • Year Invested

      2015

    • Team

  • PharmEasy is one of India’s largest healthcare delivery platforms. The company helps patients connect with local pharmacy stores and diagnostic centers in order to fulfill their medical needs. Learn more at www.pharmeasy.in.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Mumbai, India

    • Year Invested

      2018

    • Team

  • Quartet Health is developing care coordination software and services designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce the cost of care for patients where behavioral health is the primary or a comorbid condition. Learn more at www.quartethealth.com

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      New York, NY

    • Year Invested

      2015

    • Team

  • Stride Health is an early-stage healthcare IT company developing a multi-carrier, private health insurance marketplace for the individual segment. Learn more at www.stridehealth.com.

  • TreeENT is a Hangzhou, China-based operator of private, premium-positioned ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) focused on high volume, high unmet need, and self-pay surgery markets.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Hangzhou, China

    • Year Invested

      2019

    • Team

  • Valor Performance is the premier digital learning platform focused on sustaining performance for executives and sales leaders. Valor’s software platform delivers personalized and research-based exercises as well as dedicated Valor coaches, who integrate the latest research on stress management and burnout with the insights of world-class athletes. Learn more at www.valorperform.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Boston, MA

    • Year Invested

      2017

    • Team

  • VitalWare makes the business of healthcare easier for providers through cloud-based SaaS solutions for analytics, documentation, coding, billing, and auditing technologies. Learn more at www.vitalware.com.

  • Welbe Health is a healthcare services company delivering coordinated and value-based care to medically frail seniors. Learn more at www.welbehealth.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      United States

    • Year Invested

      2015

    • Team

  • Wellframe is a Boston-based digital medicine company focused on building the next generation of infrastructure for clinical care delivery by combining artificial intelligence, medicine, and large scale computer systems. Learn more at www.wellframe.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      Boston, MA

    • Year Invested

      2017

    • Team