Regal Healthcare Selected by Inc. Magazine as a Founder-Friendly Investment Firm

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Regal Healthcare Capital Partners (“Regal”) is excited to have been chosen by Inc. Magazine (“Inc.”) as a Founder-Friendly Investment Firm. Inc.’s annual list of Founder-Friendly Investors recognizes the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track records of successfully working with and supporting entrepreneurs. To compile the list, Inc. interviewed founders who have completed transactions with these investors to hear their experiences and assess how their businesses have grown during these partnerships. To see the complete list, visit

Prior to co-founding Regal, Dr. David Kim, an emergency room physician and serial healthcare entrepreneur, navigated the process of choosing and successfully working with a private equity partner multiple times.  This track record and experience gives Regal an unmatched ability to work seamlessly with founders.

“We founded Regal with the goal of helping founders overcome obstacles to their ability to grow and provide quality care to more patients,” said Dr. Kim. “We are pleased that Inc, has recognized our unique ability to work with healthcare founders,” added Regal co-founder Jon Santemma.


Inc. Magazine announced the “2022 Founder-Friendly Investors” award in October 2022. Private equity and venture capital firms that have exited U.S.-based, founder-led portfolio companies are eligible to apply.  For firms to qualify, portfolio company founders must have remained actively involved in their business for at least one-year post-investment.  Inc. Magazine selected the awarded applicants by assessing each applicant’s responses to the nomination form and founder references in relation to the year 2022. Regal Healthcare Capital Management, LLC (“Regal”) is not aware of the number of advisers also surveyed for the award.  Like all entrants, Regal paid a fee to be considered for this award. Reference to an award is only one piece of information relevant to an evaluation of an investment adviser such as Regal.  This award represents information as of a specific date and time and may not reflect important information related to an evaluation of Regal which has occurred prior to, or subsequent to, the announcement of the award. As such, this award is not indicative of Regal’s future performance and does not reflect the experience of, or any rating by, Regal’s investors and generally does not relate to investment advisory services to clients..