Levensohn Venture Partners grew from its eponymous founding partner in 1996 to five investing partners by 2002. This team of five professionals remained intact from 2002 until Keith Benjamin’s tragic death in July 2008, followed by Kip Sheeline’s premature retirement for personal reasons in early 2010. Jeff Karras, who joined Levensohn in 2001, transitioned from Levensohn in 2011 to his current position as co-founding Partner of Alter Venture Partners. In 2015 Steve Reale co-founded and now manages Madison Bay Partners. Andrew Krowne joined the Levensohn Venture Partners team in 2014. Tracy Saxton, PhD, joined the Levensohn Venture Partners team in 2020 to lead our Life Sciences investing activities.