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ATA Announces Key Healthcare Dealmakers to Speak at 2013 Telemedicine Venture Fair

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Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 04, 2013

The American Telemedicine Association is pleased to announce a panel of leading healthcare capital investors and strategic partners as part of the inaugural ATA Telemedicine Venture Fair, to be held Sunday, May 5, 2013 in Austin, TX. The panelists will share strategies for attracting capital, as well as key indicators for making strategic investments in—and partnerships with—healthcare technology start-ups.

The panel of venture capital experts includes:

  • Moderator: Alexis Gilroy, JD, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley Scarborough, LLC, Washington, DC
  • Bryan Bushick, MD, Managing Director of Ansley Capital Group, Naperville, IL
  • Joe Peterson, MD, CEO of Specialists on Call, Leesburg, VA
  • Jack J. Young, Director, Qualcomm Life Fund, Qualcomm Ventures, San Diego, CA

“Hearing war stories from seasoned investors and strategists provides valuable insights for any emerging company,” said Alexis Gilroy, Leader of the Healthcare Technologies Group at Nelson Mullins. “This is a fantastic group of panelists with years of dealmaking experience and lots of words of wisdom to share.”

The ATA Telemedicine Venture Fair, organized jointly by the American Telemedicine Association and the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, provides a forum for education, structured networking and collaboration between telemedicine start-ups and established venture investors. In addition to the panel of capital experts, the Fair will include a series of presentations from emerging companies in the telemedicine and mHealth space. The Fair is part of the 2013 Annual Meeting, the world’s largest meeting and trade show for the telehealth industry. For more information about the Telemedicine Venture Fair, please visit

“The Telemedicine Venture Fair is a great addition to ATA 2013, which already attracts a wide array of start-up firms and forward-thinking healthcare investors,” said Jonathan Linkous, Chief Executive Officer of the American Telemedicine Association. “The Fair gives these two groups a structured forum to meet and collaborate. In doing so, we are helping to incubate the next generation of telemedicine technology and service firms.”

The ATA Annual Meeting and Trade Show is the premier exhibiting venue for companies looking to market their remote medical products and services to nearly 6,000 telemedicine professionals, institutional providers, government agencies and other healthcare stakeholders. It is also one of the fastest growing meetings in the world, as recognized by the magazine Trade Show Executive. For program and exhibiting information, visit

About the American Telemedicine Association

The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information visit:

About Nelson Mullins

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 470 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to, or call 803-255-9794.

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