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Stuart Peterson

President & General Partner

Artis Ventures

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Stuart Peterson’s Biography

Stuart Peterson is Founder, President and General Partner at venture capital firm, Artis Ventures.

In 2001 Stuart Peterson founded Artis Ventures, a San Francisco based Venture Capital firm. As a technology investor, Stuart led the development of private venture technology and life science investing. He now holds the title of President and General Partner of Artis Ventures.

Stuart has invested over $465 million in private companies such as Youtube, Netflix and StemCentx. In 2017, due to his achievements and investments with Artis Ventures, he was recognised as a Forbes Midas List honouree, New York Times/CB Insights Top 100 Honouree and TechCrunch VC of the Year Finalist.

Stuart currently serves on the Board of Directors at IDbyDNA, TAE LifeSciences, Transparent Health Marketplace and Locus BioSciences. Additionally, Stuart Peterson performs as a Board Advisor for tech company, Cohesity, the clinical support software company, Fabric Genomics and Excision BioTherapeutics, a firm using gene editing science to create treatments for deadly diseases such as HIV. Philanthropically, he was a Trustee for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where he was actively engaged in the Human Needs Project.

Prior to his career, Stuart Peterson achieved a BA in Economics for the University of California and an MBA in Analytic Finance from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

Stuart Peterson’s Newsfeed

PR Newswire
Seed Health Closes $40 Million in Series A Financing to Launch New Categories, Accelerate Global...

...Distribution and Expand Clinical Research. In an article written by PR Newswire, Stuart Peterson is mentioned regarding ARTIS Ventures' investment into the microbial sciences company, Seed Health.

Business Wire
Transparent Health Marketplace Closes $30 Million Series C Funding Round Led by ARTIS Ventures

Stuart Peterson, Founder of ARTIS Ventures, is featured in an article written by Business Wire regarding ARTIS Ventures' investment in Transparent Health Marketplace Inc.

Stuart Peterson’s Background

Artis Ventures
President & General Partner
2001 - Present
San Francisco, CA, USA
Founded in 2002, Artis Ventures is a dedicated Tech Bio VC company that has driven early-stage investments in companies such as YouTube and Stemcentrx, a company aimed at curing cancer.

Board Positions

Transparent Health Marketplace
Board of Directors
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Transparent Health Marketplace is an innovative and dynamic platform that allows providers and payors of workers’ compensation healthcare services to connect in a marketplace that features market-driven pricing.
Board of Directors
San Francisco, CA, USA
IDbyDNA is a biotechnology company aimed at creating the standards for the understanding and identification of microorganisms and the role they play in human health.
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Nov 2007 - Dec 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA
The SFMOMA was founded in 1935 as the first museum on the West Coast dedicated to modern and contemporary art. The museum exhibits the most innovative and challenging art created by both established and less established artists.

Stuart Peterson’s Education

The University of Chicago
M.B.A. in Analytic Finance