John Pappajohn Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 8

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 5


John Pappajohn General Information


Mr. John Pappajohn is the Owner and serves as President and Director at Equity Dynamics. Mr. Pappajohn has served as non-executive Chairman of Cancer Genetics' board of directors since January 2014. He founded and served as President at Pappajohn Capital Resources. He serves as Board Member at Telemynd. He is a pioneer in the venture capital industry. In 1969, Mr. Pappajohn founded Equity Dynamics, a financial consulting entity, and Pappajohn Capital Resources, a venture capital firm, both in Des Moines, Iowa. He has been involved in over 100 start-up companies and has served as a director of over 40 public companies, many in the bioscience and health-related industries. He currently serves on the boards of the following public companies: American CareSource Holdings, since 2004, ConMed Healthcare Management, since 2005, and CNS Response, since 2009. Previously, he served on the boards of PharmAthene, from 2007 until July 2011, Care guide, from 1995 until 2010, and SpectraScience, from 2007 until 2009. He has a BSC degree in business from the University of Iowa.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 2116 Financial Center
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • United States
+1 (515) 000-0000

John Pappajohn Investments (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ConnectRN 24-Oct-2017 Early Stage VC 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
0000 000000000 07-Dec-2016 0000 000 Outcome Management (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
0000000000 19-Sep-2016 00000 00000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Out of Business 0000 000000000
0000000 000000 04-Sep-2014 00000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000000 11-Aug-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Startup 0000 000000000
0000000 (000000000 22-Jan-2013 00000 00000 000 Automation/Workflow Software Startup 0000 000000000
Gate Technologies 25-Jan-2011 Angel (individual) 00.00 Financial Software Out of Business 0000 000000000
Terra Robotics Grant 00.000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
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John Pappajohn Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
College Raptor 10-Nov-2022 Merger/Acquisition
0000 000000000 17-Jul-2019 000000000000000000
000000000 01-Jul-2016 000000000000000000
Immortagen 18-Mar-2016 Out of Business
Gate Technologies 01-Dec-2013 Out of Business
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John Pappajohn Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Pappajohn Angel Investor 00 0 Des Moines, IA
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