HBI 2023

Joe Stringer


Octopus Ventures

Joe is a Partner in our health team, with fund mandates that focus on high impact Seed and Series A healthtech investments from across Europe and the emerging markets. 

“We will look back upon the last two years as a total gamechanger for the rapid adoption of tech in healthcare. European VC will be at the forefront of this change.  Our vision is to improve over a billion lives by getting the best tech into the hands of clinicians and patients across the world”.   Joe has over 24 years of experience in healthcare, covering technology deployment, management consulting, founding a number of successful businesses in the sector and subsequently five years of investing.  Joe founded TenX Health and subsequently joined Octopus Ventures on the back of leading Google Health in the UK, and the Ventures and Healthcare practices for EY in the UK. At EY, he was the global healthcare supply chain leader, ran a UK team of 120 healthcare specialists and founded and jointly led three technology businesses in the UK NHS. He has led some of the most significant and high profile transformation programmes – for example a four year / £14bn programme to transform the NHS supply chain.

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