John Neis

Executive Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC

John Neis

John Neis

Executive Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC

Overview
RelSci Relationships

875

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1956

Age

62

Number of Awards

4

Relationships

Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC

Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC

Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC

Co-Founder at HealthMyne, Inc.

Co-Founder at Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Co-Founder at Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Cellectar BioSciences, Inc.

Advisor at Venture Investors LLC

Founder at Virent, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc.

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John Neis
Executive Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC
Education
MS in Marketing & Finance

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

BS Degree in Finance, magna cum laude

The University of Utah is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. As the state's flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs. Graduate studies include the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the School of Medicine.The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, making it Utah's oldest institution of higher education.It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.

BS Finance

David Eccles School of Business is a school.

MS Marketing & Finance

Wisconsin School of Business is the business school of University of Wisconsin–Madison, located in Grainger Hall. Founded in 1900, it has more than 35,000 alumni. The undergraduate program prepares students for business careers, while its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is based on focused career specializations. The school offers many student services, such as Undergraduate Advising Services, The Business Career Center, and International Programs.

Career History
Executive Managing Director
1997 - Current

Venture Investors invests in the healthcare, technology and clean technology sectors. They seek companies with proprietary products or services that offer distinct competitive advantages that are sustainable over time. The competitive advantage should be quantifiable and with meaningful barriers to competitive entry. The firm invests in companies located in the Midwestern US. Investments range from $50,000 to $8 million over the life of the investment.

Manager
Tenure Unconfirmed
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Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc. designs and develops ultrasound imaging devices and components. It offers the SoftVue, a tomographic ultrasound imaging device that scans women's breasts for the presence of masses. The firm supplies it solutions and services to hospitals and imaging clinics. The company also collaborates with imaging equipment manufacturers and distributors with focus on the breast cancer screening market. The company was founded by Neb Duric and Peter J. Littrup in 2009 and is headquartered in Novi, MI.

Independent Director
2008 - Current

Cellectar BioSciences, Inc. engages in the development of phospholipid drug conjugates (PDCs) for the treatment and imaging of cancer. Its portfolio includes CLR 131, which seeks to treat relapse or refractory multiple myeloma; CLR 125, which intends to treat micrometastatic disease; CLR 124 which could detects tumors and metastases in a broad range of cancers; and CLR 1502, a cancer-targeting near-infrared-fluorophore optical imaging PDC for intraoperative tumor and tumor margin illumination. The company was founded on April 11, 2011 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

Director
Current

Virent, Inc. develops and commercializes biofuel technologies. It converts soluble biomass-derived sugars into products molecularly identical to those made with petroleum, including gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and chemicals used for plastics and fibers. The company was founded by Randy D. Cortright and James Dumesic in 2002 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

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Director
Prior

TO LEAD WISCONSIN IN DEVELOPMENT AND RETENTION OF SCIENCE AND TECH-BASED BUSNIESSES AND TO PROVIDE POLICY GUIDANCE TO LAWMAKERS, THE GOVERNOR OF WISCONSIN, STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS.

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Political Donations
$3,000
2010

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$500
2010

Senator from the 24th District at Wisconsin State Senate

$2,400
2010

Representative from Wisconsin's 3rd Congressional District

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VIESF V ADVISORS GROUP LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Venture Investors Early Stage Fund V LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
Rank #97
2009
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #98
2008
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
2008
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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