Karthik Bolisetty - Gilde Healthcare


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Karthik Bolisetty
Senior Associate Healthtech
United States of America

Karthik Bolisetty

Senior Associate - Healthtech

Karthik Bolisetty joined Gilde Healthcare in 2023 in the Boston office and focuses on Healthtech.

Prior to joining Gilde, Karthik was on the investment team at Northpond Ventures, where he focused primarily on investments in life science tools and molecular diagnostics companies. He started his career in venture capital at Longitude Capital, focusing on medical device investments. He began his career at Lazard, where he worked in M&A advisory and served clients across therapeutics, medical devices, life science tools, and diagnostics.

He has a B.A. in biology and B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Karthik is a US citizen.

Stefan Luzi

Partner Therapeutics
Stefan Luzi joined Gilde Healthcare in 2015. He is focusing on venture and growth capital investments in the biopharmaceutical sector. He led several investments and currently represents Gilde on the boards of Lava Therapeutics B.V....

Professor Dr. Rene Bernards

Operational Partner
Professor Dr René Bernards brings extensive experience in oncology as a researcher and a serial entrepreneur. He is a Professor at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI). He performed his post-doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute...

Edwin de Graaf

Managing Partner
Edwin de Graaf is founder and managing partner of Gilde Healthcare. Edwin joined Gilde in 1997 following a career of 3 years as a tax consultant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC). He is co-responsible...