Garheng Kong

Founder at Healthquest Capital Management Co LLC

Garheng Kong

Garheng Kong

Founder at Healthquest Capital Management Co LLC

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Career Highlights

Cross Valley Capital
HeathQuest Capital
Sofinnova Ventures, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1434

Number of Boards

45

Birthday

1976

Age

44

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Executive Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Strongbridge Biopharma PLC

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Founding Partner at Intersouth Advisors, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Syneos Health LLC

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Director at Argos Therapeutics, Inc.

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President at Antibiotics Working Group

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Partner at Healthquest Capital Management Co LLC

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Executive Partner, Private Equity at Sofinnova Ventures, Inc.

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Co-Head, Healthcare Team at Pritzker Private Capital

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Applied Genetic Technologies Corp.

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Investor at Neuronetics, Inc.

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Garheng Kong
Founder at Healthquest Capital Management Co LLC
Education
BS in Biological Sciences

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

PhD in Biomedical Engineering

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

MBA

The Fuqua School of Business (pronounced /'fju?kw?/) is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. It currently enrolls 1,340 students in degree-seeking programs. These programs include the Daytime Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Global Executive MBA, the Cross Continent MBA, the Weekend Executive MBA, Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi), Master of Management Studies (in partnership with the Seoul National University), joint degree programs (including joint degrees in medicine, law, environmental management, forestry, public policy, and nursing), a one-year Master of Management Studies program in Kunshan, China (starting) 2012 and a Ph.D. program. Additionally, Duke Executive Education and Duke Corporate Education offer non-degree business education and professional development programs.

MD

Duke Medicine conceptually integrates the Duke University Health System, the Duke University School of Medicine, and the Duke University School of Nursing. It is the combination of research, clinical care, and education that takes place through the efforts of our faculty, staff, students, and trainees at many different sites throughout our region and worldwide. In 2006, Duke Medicine adopted new mission and vision statements that describe the overarching goals and shared aspirations of all of its components -- including the Duke University Health System, the Duke University School of Medicine, and the Duke University School of Nursing. We also finalized strategic plans to guide our efforts over the next five to 10 years.

Career History
Founder
2013 - Current

Healthquest invests in companies located in the US. The firm target companies operating in the fields of medical devices & technologies, diagnostics, research tools, digital health, healthcare IT, and innovative services. They provides financing for growth stage transactions with an investment size $10 - $50 million. It makes co-investments and also takes lead position.

Director
2010 - Current

First Aid Shot Therapy, Inc. provides single-dose liquid medicines for treating pain and upset stomach symptom. The firm also provides pain, heartburn, cold, and hangover related products. The company was founded by Jay Pasricha, Garheng Kong, and Mary Page Platerink in 2010 and is headquartered in Burlingame, CA.

Advisor
Current
Boards & Committees
Director
2016 - Current

Magnolia Medical Technologies, Inc. develops medical devices that focus on improving the accuracy of diagnostic blood culture tests. The company was founded by Gregory J. Bullington and Richard G. Patton and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Director
Prior

Calibra Medical LLC develops and markets medical devices and technologies in the diabetes sector. Its products include finesse and insulin delivery devices. The company was founded by Daniel Hawkins and Clifton A. Alferness in 2004 and is headquartered in Wayne, PA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

TransEnterix, Inc. is a medical device company. It focuses on commercialization of Senhance System, that digitizes laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery. It offers the Senhance Surgical Robotic System, which offers robotic surgery for laparoscopic abdominal and pelvic surgery, as well as limited thoracic operations excluding cardiac and vascular surgery, and the SurgiBot System which refers to the a single-port, robotically enhanced laparoscopic surgical platform. The company was founded by William N. Starling in 2006 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

Member, Board of Visitors
Current

Duke Medicine excels at developing innovative models of care delivery that improve the health of populations and individual patients. From a state-of-the-art cancer center to new, community-based health strategies, Duke Medicine is always seeking better ways to advance the practice of medicine.

Director
Current

CORPORATE CHAPLAINS OF AMERICA IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT PLACES CHAPLAINS IN COMPANIES. THROUGH CCA, COMPANIES CAN OFFER CHAPLAINCY CARE TO THEIR EMPLOYEES AND THE EMPLOYEES' FAMILIES. OUR MISSION IS TO BUILD CARING RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE HOPE OF GAINING PERMISSION TO SHARE THE LIFE CHANGING GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST IN A NON-THREATENING MANNER.

Director
Current

TO FOSTER THE GROWTH OF THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES BY PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BRINGING TOGETHER THE KEY STAKEHOLDERS ACTIVE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDUSTRY.

Political Donations
$1,360
2009
$1,360
2008
$1,380
2007
Transactions
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Entellus Medical, Inc. purchases Spirox, Inc. from Venrock Associates, Aisling Capital, Western Technology Investment, Aperture Venture Partners LLC, Life Science Angels, Correlation Management LLC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP, Healthquest Capital Management Co LLC

Public Holdings
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