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A group of McKesson Ventures employees volunteered at the San Francisco-Marin Food Pantry.

McKesson Ventures Team Volunteers at Local Food Bank January 29, 2020

[caption id="attachment_52495" align="alignright" width="500"] The McKesson Ventures team worked with 45 other volunteers to separate rice into 1-pound bags.[/caption] McKesson Ventures recently completed a team volunteer afternoon at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. The group worked with 45 other volunteers to break down pallets of rice into 1-pound bags for distribution to needy Bay Area residents. Food insecurity is a very real problem in an area of the country so expensive that $117,000 a year can qualify an individual as “low income” in some counties. According to the San Francisco-Marin...

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McKesson Ventures’ Carrie Hurwitz Williams Recognized as GCV Rising Star January 29, 2020

McKesson Ventures Principal Carrie Hurwitz Williams has been honored as one of 10 Global Corporate Venturing Rising Stars. Williams joined McKesson Ventures in 2017, bringing with her more than 15 years of experience in health care from several vantage points within the industry. She was attracted to corporate venture capital because she has a strategy and operating background, and the structure of McKesson Ventures’ team gave her the tools to join her desire to build and collaborate with her interest in helping companies grow from an...

Global Health Leaders Back Aetion with $27 Million Strategic Investment PR Newswire

Aetion, a healthcare technology company that delivers the real-world analytics and evidence platform needed to engage in value-based care, announced that it has attracted strategic investment from global leaders in biopharma and healthcare services, including McKesson Ventures; Sanofi; UCB; and Horizon Health Services, Inc., a Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey company. These companies join existing venture capital partners who also participated in this round. The $27 million funding round reflects Aetion’s substantial growth in customer adoption over the past year. Coupled with its prior...