Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Velocity Fund Partners are regularly featured in regional, national, and international publications and other media outlets. This media coverage highlights our leadership in a variety of areas.

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October 25, 2016

‘Micro Needle’ Treatment Could Offer Alternative To Surgery For Skin Cancer Patients

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer over the course of their life. But thanks to a new device from a Pittsburgh-based company called SkinJect, some people with skin cancer may be able to skip invasive surgeries.

90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station

October 23, 2016

Exclusive: PE firm Velocity Fund in talks to buy controlling stake in life sciences firms in Asia

US private equity firm, Velocity Fund Partners that focuses on life sciences companies is looking at promising buys in Asian countries that includes Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Philipines for a controlling stake in the firms that it acquires.


October 18, 2016

US-based, PE-backed InClinica sets up Asia Pacific headquarter in KL

US-based clinical contract research organization (CRO) InClinica has opened a new regional head-office in Kuala Lumpur in a bid to expand its global network of clinical research in Asia Pacific.


2016 Media Coverage Archives

August 5, 2016

Life Sciences & Health Care PE Firm Velocity Fund Partners Launches

Velocity Fund Partners, a Pittsburgh, PA-based private equity fund targeting the life sciences and health care services sector within the health care industry, has launched officially.


August 3, 2016

O’Hara-based private equity fund looks to speed up medical progress

Health insurance industry veteran Ken Melani and James Nolan, who has spent a career working in life sciences, have launched Velocity Fund Partners, an O’Hara-based private equity fund targeting companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, service and diagnostics areas.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

August 3, 2016

New healthcare-focused PE firm Velocity Fund Partners debuts

Velocity Fund Partners, a new private equity firm that targets products and healthcare services in the life sciences industry, has launched. Dr. Kenneth Melani and James M. Nolan are the founders.

The PE Hub Network

April 14, 2016

Exclusive: Former Highmark CEO raising $35M private equity fund

Velocity Fund Partners LP, the Fox Chapel-based private equity firm helmed by former Highmark Inc. CEO Dr. Kenneth Melani, has raised more than half of it’s 35 million goal to invest in health care services and life sciences companies.

Pittsburgh Business Times