Solas BioVentures

Solas BioVentures is a Venture Capital firm, that invests exclusively in the Life Science industry, focusing primarily on early and development stage Biotech, Medtech, and Digital Health companies. HQ is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, but our coverage is global.



Solas BioVentures focuses on early stage biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, digital health technologies and related opportunities in medicine.

The Investment Team combines decades of medical, biotechnology, operational, managerial, and financial experiences as well as having been profitably engaged in investing in these same types of companies independently.

The Team involves the Solas Limited Partners from the medical field when reviewing opportunities in their area of clinical expertise.


The firm maintains a founder-centric approach to enable breakthrough medicine and technology innovation.

The Team and the firm’s Portfolio Founders are a group of visionaries, pirates, contrarians, entrepreneurs, doctors, scientists, lawyers, and financiers that share the belief that our work’s impact can (and must) positively transform the standard of care and patient outcomes.

Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, the firm has a presence in prime life sciences ecosystems across the United States.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast

Events and Community Building

  • Startup Drinks

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Equity Funding Preparation
  • Equity Funding Providers
  • Financial Modeling
  • Venture Capital Providers

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Industry Data

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Life Sciences Development
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Research
  • Website Development


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Industry Specific
Primary Contact
Joshua Eckelberry
412 Georgia Ave. Suite 201
Chattanooga, TN 37403