Optum, the health services business of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), announced today the creation of Optum Ventures, a $250 million venture fund focused on investing in startup and early-stage companies whose innovations will help advance the health care system. One of the fund’s first investments is in Apervita, whose cloud-based platform empowers health enterprises to build, deploy and exchange analytic and data applications easily and affordably in order to get paid, improve performance, and provide better care. Apervita enables networks of health care providers, and the businesses they interact with daily, to create repeatable and reusable analytics and data solutions of nearly any kind, accelerating results and productivity for everyone.
Match Point Partners provided investment banking advisory services to Apervita during its financing. To read the full press release, click here.