Founder of medical product-focused holding company next up in speaker series
The founder of Dempsey Ventures, an active holding company with a focus on medical products, will be the next speaker in the Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series at Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business.
Daniel Bowen, founder of Dempsey Ventures, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in Room 2150 of Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations are required and can be made below or by calling (269) 387-6059. Free parking is available in the Fetzer Center lot.
Founded by Bowen in 2006, Dempsey Ventures is an active holding company with a focus on medical products. Utilizing extensive experience in the medical industry, the company makes controlling and minority investments, while maintaining a continuing relationship with the selling owner and management.
Prior to founding Dempsey Ventures, Bowen formed Aspen Surgical Products in 1999 and purchased a few single-use surgical product lines from a public company. He grew that business more than ten-fold, selling the majority interest for $400 million.
Dempsey Ventures focuses on business with $2 to $15 million of cash flow and considers buyouts of private companies or non-core divisions of larger companies. The company also concentrates on growing mature companies in healthcare product manufacturing and/or distribution primarily based in the United States.