Jon D. Holder currently serves as General Partner for Holder Capital Partners, a Southern California focused, early stage, consulting practice, accelerating healthcare companies in the delivery/services, healthcare information technologies, devices and diagnostics segments.
Mr. Holder has responsibility for and expertise in deal flow development, deal assessment, due diligence, organizational development and general operations. His operational expertise includes technology implementation, enterprise software applications, network infrastructure, sales and healthcare services. Holder Capital Partners is focused as a Family Office Venture Capital investor working with founders, capital sources and management in the development of early stage companies. During his tenure Mr. Holder has screened more than 4000 plans, assisted in the deal review of 11 deals and the due diligence of 7 that lead to a HCP investment. Among these investments were MedAssetts where Mr. Holder did the early market due diligence that led to the investment; Pyxis, where Mr. Holder assisted in early sales process due diligence that tested the market assumptions and helped shape the sales model that ultimately led to success; TheraTx, where Mr. Holder assisted the General Partner of HCP with financial modeling leading to a better understanding of market dynamics; and EDiX, where Mr. Holder not only co-founded the company, but co-raised the Series A investment of $2.5 million to acquire the initial business unit while recruiting the technology team to execute on the plan. Additional investments include DispenseSource (www.dispensesource.com) and HS Technology (www.hstechnology.com).
From 1992 to 1998 Mr. Holder was co-founder of EDiX Corporation, a national leader in the digital healthcare information management business. At EDiX, Mr. Holder’s responsibilities included M&A due diligence and deal structure which resulted in the identification of 150 target companies, the evaluation of 15 and extensive due diligence on 5 companies resulting in the acquisition of Record Plus Corporation (the leader in the space of large, fully outsourced transcription contracts). He was then responsible for parent company and client integration into the Record Plus business unit. Mr. Holder pioneered the National Client Implementation Model still in use today with clients including HCA-The Healthcare Company, Medpartners, and FPA Medical Management. He was also instrumental in the design of the EDiX Technology that revolutionized the dictation/transcription industry. EDiX Corporation was acquired by IDX Corp (IDXC) in 1998 for $30 million, subsequently by Total eMed for $64 million in 2003, and finally by two divisions of Warburg in 2004 for approximately $220 million. EDiX is currently operating at a $140 million revenue run rate as Spheris Corporation.
Mr. Holder currently serves on the Advisory Board of Evosport, an internet based supplier of aftermarket products and services for Ferrari, Mercedes and BMW automobiles based in Orange County California. Additionally, Mr. Holder is a member of the Orange County Venture Group, and regularly attends OCTANe (Orange County Technology Action Network) and Tech Coast Venture Network. Mr. Holder also is limited partner in a southern California Venture Capital Fund.
Mr. Holder's skills include extensive working knowledge of Microsoft’s Suite of Business Application Products, along with Networking OS, architecture and topology. Additionally he has an aptitude to rapidly understand sensitive technical environments and envision novel solutions to complex challenges.