John Andreadis is Founder and Managing Partner of Evolution Venture Partners and has 25 years of experience in the investment banking and asset management business. He has been instrumental in structuring over $1 billion dollar in strategic transactions and financings for domestic and international biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Prior to Founding Evolution Venture Partners he was Founder and Managing Partner of HealthPro BioVentures which provided a vast array of advisory services including strategic partnering, M&A advisory and capital formation to the life sciences industry. John was a Founder and Managing Director of BlueStone Capital Partners and was instrumental in raising the initial capital for the firm that grew to more than 600 employees in five years. As a founding partner at BlueStone, he was a member of the Private Placement Group and had a key role in the financing and structuring of companies across multiple industry groups with a focus on high technology and healthcare. John began his career at Lehman Brothers in 1988 as a Financial Consultant. He is experienced in raising capital for and advising early stage growth companies and has been actively involved with over 100 public and private financings. He was also a successful trader in aggressive growth and biotech companies and has a comprehensive knowledge of the equity markets.