VC  MedFocus Fund

     Office Locations:

13844 Alton Parkway, Suite 131
Irvine, CA 92618-1621
Phone: 949-581-7250
Fax: 949-581-4761



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    The MedFocus Fund is a family of private equity funds which concentrate in early-stage investments in new medical device technologies. The firm typically invests in Southern California with a focus on Orange County. MedFocus was founded by Michael R. Henson and is based in Irvine, California. In 2000, Mr. Henson, in combination with the Japan Asia Investment Company, Ltd. (JAIC), founded the MedFocus Fund, LLC., a fund dedicated to accelerating the development of new, breakthrough medical technologies. In 2004, Mr. Henson founded the MedFocus Fund II, LLC, and the HBM-MedFocus, LLC in conjunction with HBM BioVentures, one of the largest life science venture capital firms in Europe. In 2006, Mr. Henson founded the MedFocus Accelerator Fund, LLC. The MedFocus Family of Funds now has a portfolio of twenty-one medical technology companies. Mr. Henson has a broad medical technology industry background, having founded and served as CEO and Chairman/Board Member for 16 emerging healthcare firms, six of which were privately held firms and have been acquired by multinational companies, six have advanced to become public-companies, and several remain closely-held private firms.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Michael M. Henson Founder and Managing Partner
    Tracy Pearson Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Spineworks Medical
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