Announcing Our Newest Partner, Alyssa Jaffee
We are thrilled to announce the promotion of our accomplished team member Alyssa Jaffee from Vice President to Partner!
Over the past two years, Alyssa served as an integral part of our firm and truly embodies the 7wireVentures DNA – a deep passion for healthcare and a drive to build companies that accelerate the creation of an Informed Connected Health Consumer. She has spearheaded new investments, supported our growing portfolio of companies, and facilitated cross-collaboration across the 7wireVentures Connected Consumer Health Coalition (Strategic Limited Partners).
Most recently, Alyssa co-led the firm’s investment in Clarify Medical, a leading at-home, light therapy platform for the treatment of chronic skin conditions. She will continue to drive investment opportunities and support portfolio companies post-investment in various operational and board-related functions.
“We are excited to add Alyssa as a Partner and grow our team of 7wireVentures leaders. Her exceptional skills and passion for healthcare have been key to our firm’s recent successes and thought leadership, as well as to the growth of our portfolio companies,” said Lee Shapiro, Managing Partner at 7wireVentures. “Alyssa represents the next generation of leadership both at 7wireVentures and throughout the healthcare investor community. We are very fortunate to have her on our team.”
“Alyssa represents the next generation of leadership both at 7wireVentures and throughout the healthcare investor community.” – Lee Shapiro, Managing Partner at 7wireVentures
Alyssa currently sits on the board of Ayogo Health and is a board observer for NOCD, HomeThrive, Higi, and Clarify Medical. Working alongside these companies, she often serves as an extension of the leadership team, a sounding board for CEOs, and has been an integral part of pivotal strategic business decisions.
“I am excited to continue working alongside a team of healthcare visionaries and to support industry leaders committed to empowering health consumers” said Jaffee. “Now, more than ever, digital health has an opportunity to help consumers experiencing access challenges, rising costs, and exacerbated health conditions. I have been encouraged by our team’s commitment to improving the healthcare ecosystem and unwavering support for entrepreneurs. The 7wireVentures team is truly unique and I am honored and humbled to be a part of it.”
“I have been encouraged by our team’s commitment to improving the healthcare ecosystem and the unwavering support for entrepreneurs.” – Alyssa Jaffee, Partner at 7wireVentures
Alyssa joined 7wireVentures bringing significant experience in venture capital and in digital health. Prior to joining 7wireVentures, Alyssa served as a Senior Associate at Pritzker Group Venture Capital. Her prior investing and healthcare experience also included roles held at Hyde Park Angels, Healthbox, and the Advisory Board Company. Alyssa earned her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.