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The Innovation Maestro

We don't just bring financial resources to the table; we offer a wealth of strategic expertise from our extensive background in all aspects of the events industry. By tapping into this wealth of knowledge, we can provide startups with valuable insights aimed at driving growth. Our support extends beyond traditional investment roles, as we can assist companies in adapting to the rapidly changing events landscape. EVG is more than just a financial partner; we are a strategic ally dedicated to helping portfolio companies thrive.

Events transcend more than just transactional interactions or educational opportunities; they serve as gathering grounds where like-minded individuals connect and form meaningful communities. This makes them not only memorable but also remarkably enduring with sustained revenue streams. An asset class that most investors overlook!

Jonathan's Story

Jonathan is the founder and serves as Chairman and CEO of HLTH: The Future of Healthcare Conference that emphasizes innovation in healthcare.


Jonathan also co-founded Money2020, the leading event for innovators in payments and financial services, and Shoptalk, a leading global retail and e-commerce conference. Prior to joining Oak HC/FT, Jonathan was Head of Global Business Development for Google Wallet and Payments.‍ Jonathan was part of the founding team of TxVia, a payments processor acquired by Google.


Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of TSYS Prepaid, a unit of TSYS following its acquisition of Clarity Payment Solutions, which Jonathan founded and served as President and Chief Operating Officer.‍ Jonathan Weiner is a Venture Partner at Oak HC/FT, joined the firm in 2014, and focuses on growth equity and early-stage venture opportunities in healthcare and fintech. Jonathan has over 150 investments in his angel portfolio and is also a co-founder and managing partner at SilverCircle, a $45 million dollar early-stage venture fund. He was the recipient of the 2012 Paybefore Industry Achievement Award. Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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