Tech Company Financing Transactions

Essence Group Funding Round

Essence Group, operating out of Saint Louis, secured $70 million from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Camden Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
Most of the new capital will be invested in EGHC's subsidiary Lumeris Corporation, a specialist in the software and services necessary to power next-generation accountable health care delivery systems.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Enterprise IT
Mailing Address
13900 Riverport Dr. 3rd Floor
Saint Louis, MO 63043
Email Address
EGHC serves the people who consume care, the professionals who provide care and the organizations that manage care. Our information technology companies give payers and providers the technology and services necessary to adapt and thrive in a new era of value-driven health care.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Long
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Chief Financial Officer
James Starr
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Chief Medical Officer
Deborah Zimmerman
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VP - General Counsel
Gail Halterman
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VP - Marketing
Carol Murdock
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