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Welcome to Seneca Creek Ventures, a pioneering venture studio focused on developing and nurturing new companies in the life sciences and digital health sectors. We collaborate with experienced entrepreneurs, leveraging their innovative ideas and our resources to drive innovation and growth. Through our sweat equity model, we provide strategic guidance, operational support, and access to a wide network of industry experts. Our patient approach allows us to explore the product market fit for new technologies without the pressures of traditional venture capital models. At Seneca Creek Ventures, we are dedicated to creating a supportive ecosystem where groundbreaking ideas can flourish, ultimately making a lasting impact on human health and well-being. Join us on this exciting journey as we shape the future of life sciences and digital health together.

Keith Elliston
Founder and Managing Director
Steve Johnson
Financial Advisor

Keith Elliston is a seasoned executive with a remarkable track record in leading scientific, technical, and business teams. He has founded bioinformatics and genomics departments, directed pioneering partnerships, and co-founded open-source software foundations. As an entrepreneur, he has successfully led venture-funded companies and a precision medicine firm. Keith currently serves as Executive Chairman of Axiomedix and Ingentium, and Managing Director of Seneca Creek Research/Seneca Creek Ventures. With expertise in Systems Biology, Drug Discovery, Genomics, Data Science, and more, Keith is passionate about addressing scientific challenges and achieving defined goals with effective strategies and team leadership.

Steve Johnson is an accomplished CFO with 25+ years of financial leadership across software, manufacturing, Internet services, and medical devices. Adept at raising debt and equity, leading M&A, and guiding IPOs. Expertise in cash management, financial reporting, operational support, and fund raising. CFO for firms from early stage to $200M in revenues. Part-time CFO and Finance Consultant for tech companies. Active in non-profit boards, including 8 years with Northeast ARC, Inc. Holds a B.S. in Business Administration, is a CPA, and earned an MBA from Babson College. Driven by making a positive impact in finance and beyond.

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