Board of
Directors

Rivervest Ventures

Jay Schmelter

Jay Schmelter is a managing director and co-founder of RiverVest Venture Partners. His focus is investing in the medical device sector. Drawing on his combination of operating, investment banking and venture capital experience, Mr. Schmelter works closely with entrepreneurs as a sounding board and mentor.

Before co-founding RiverVest, he was with Crescendo Ventures, a global venture capital fund, where he led investments for the firm’s life science division. At Crescendo, he was involved with several portfolio companies and founded Salient Surgical Technologies, Inc.

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Jay Schmelter

Rivervest Ventures