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Michael Balmuth

Managing Partner

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Michael’s career spans operating roles in healthcare technology, followed by 20-plus years of growth equity investing in healthcare, software and technology-enabled services.

Michael joined SV in 2014 and is focused on digital health and healthcare technology services. Michael’s current and past digital health investments have targeted provider and payer technology and services, telehealth, healthcare analytics, evidence-based medicine and pharmaceutical / clinical trial software and services.

Michael started his private equity career at Summit Partners, where he spent nearly a decade focused on technology investments and rose to General Partner. Prior to joining SV, Michael was a General Partner at Edison Partners and head of healthcare IT investments. His operating experience includes leadership roles at IBM Corporation in sales to the healthcare and education industries, as well as field and headquarters roles in marketing, corporate development and systems engineering. Michael has served on numerous public and private corporate boards and his prior investments yielded three IPOs and 17 successful M&A exits.

Outside of SV, after decades in the Boston suburbs, Michael and his wife recently moved to downtown Boston as a coping mechanism for their new life as empty nesters. Michael supports numerous healthcare- and education-related institutions, often combining philanthropy with his passion for biking and tennis.

Academic Credentials
AB, Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College; MBA, Harvard Business School

Portfolio

Exited Investments (M&A, IPO & Recapitalization)