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5312-5320 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN, 37027
United States

615 320 3070

is an investment firm that is passionate about building businesses



Clayton Associates is an investment firm that is passionate about building businesses.

We make seed, angel, and venture stage investments in healthcare and technology companies. 



Recent news from Clayton Associates


We are pleased to announce the promotion of Grant Blevins to Associate at FCA Venture Partners. 

Grant originally joined the firm full-time in the fall of 2014 as an Analyst. He will continue to support the firm in deal sourcing, research initiatives, due diligence, representation at industry conferences and events, and investor communications. Grant has also been a valuable resource to FCA's current portfolio companies by providing ongoing support from potential investor and customer introductions, operational best practices research, and more. 

Julie Schulz, MD, MPH, and vice president of research and insights at Chicago-based Procured Health, sees the innovation gap firsthand. She says it occurred because hospitals have historically paid for "evolutionary rather than revolutionary" innovation. "Manufacturers can continue getting away with adding a new bell or whistle every six months because hospitals will continue to pay premiums for that," she says.

Haven, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is a leading provider of specialized inpatient psychiatric stabilization and treatment services to a growing population of older adults with acute psychiatric issues, including depression, anxiety, psychosis or other severe behavioral problems. The Company operates six acute psychiatric facilities in five states, including geriatric and adult psychiatric units and partial hospitalization programs. Haven is well-positioned to benefit from an increased focus on behavioral health treatment as well as the rapidly growing geriatric population in the U.S.