ARTIS Ventures supports and partners with entrepreneurs who are driven to positively impact their world through disruptive technological innovation. ARTIS Ventures has led early-stage investments in media giant YouTube and cancer-curing Stemcentrx. Other companies the firm has backed include Palantir, Juicero, Practice Fusion, Nimble Storage, Aruba Networks, Versa Networks, Bracket Computing, Cohesity, and Modern Meadow. Founded in San Francisco by Stuart Peterson and Mike Harden, the principals have invested in public and private technology companies since 2002. ARTIS Ventures is a long term venture partner that looks for dynamic companies to support throughout the company’s entire life-cycle: initial venture investment, initial public offering and beyond.
Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP serves over 3,000 clients across the United States, including many of the nation’s top university teaching hospitals and children’s hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and other government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology®. ARUP is ISO 15189 CAP accredited.