Ross O’Brien

Founder & Managing Partner

Bonaventure Equity LLC

Ross O’Brien is the Founder and Managing Partner for Bonaventure Equity, a Life Sciences Venture Capital Firm investing in teams on the forefront of scientific innovations. Ross is a lifelong entrepreneur and through venture investing is on a mission to create $1 billion in value and positively impact 1 billion lives. He authored “Cannabis Capital,” one of the preeminent books on cannabis venture capital. Prior to founding BVE, Mr. O’Brien served a group of family offices responsible for all of their self-directed venture capital, private equity and real estate investments across a variety of sectors and industries with a focus on healthcare. Mr. O’Brien earned an MBA from Fordham University and obtained a BS in Business Marketing & 

Management from Ferris State University and previously held his Series 79 and 63 Securities licenses. He is on the board of LeafWorks, Inc. a Fund I investment.