Radiology is at the beginning of an unprecedented transformation. The convergence of artificial intelligence and healthcare will cause a societal paradigm shift. This new era in medicine will present tremendous investment opportunities while simultaneously improving patient care and efficiency.
Bold Brain Ventures, LP was formed on July 9, 2018 under the laws of the state of Pennsylvania. The Managing Partners of the company are Dr. Tomislav Deur and Dr. Robin Prasad. Dr. Deur and Dr. Prasad are accomplished radiologists with investment expertise. They are dedicated to the successful management of Bold Brain Ventures. In addition, they have a 20-year history of working together successfully. Paige Creo is the Vice President of Strategy & Marketing, and the fund also has experienced advisors across investment, radiology, and artificial intelligence sectors. To contact our team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Robin Prasad is a board-certified radiologist with fellowship training in MRI and Neuroradiology. He has over 17 years of experience as a radiologist and has worked in a variety of clinical environments. In 2010, Dr. Prasad co-founded Lexington Radiology Inc., and as Chairman, helped lead the transformation of a troubled department into the highest rated service line in the hospital.
Dr. Prasad earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he placed 2nd in MIT’s mechanical engineering design competition. He completed his medical training and a Master of Science in biomedical engineering at McGill University. His Master’s thesis was the development of a computer simulation of the human respiratory system. He recently earned an MBA at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Prasad completed an internship at Tulane University, residency at New York University, and a fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Prasad has a life-long passion for entrepreneurial endeavors. Over the past decade, he has become increasingly involved in real estate investment and early stage business development and investment. He has been a member of Blue Tree Allied Angels for nearly a decade. He is also a member of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association and a member of Pittsburgh South Side Chamber of Commerce. These affiliations have allowed him to assess hundreds of early stage companies. His prior experience investing in early stage companies has yielded profitable returns and been highly rewarding. On a personal note, Dr. Prasad enjoys time with his wife of 17 years and their two young children. His main hobby is playing the drums.
Dr. Tomislav Deur (Tom) is a board-certified radiologist currently working at UPMC Altoona. He has over 17 years of radiology experience working in various clinical settings ranging from urban and rural hospital settings to practicing teleradiology from Australia and Europe.
Dr. Deur attended an accelerated 7 year BA-MD program and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Brooklyn College and a Medical Doctorate degree from the SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn. He was selected into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society as a junior college student and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internal medicine radiology internship at Staten Island University, and his radiology residency and interventional/vascular radiology fellowship at New York University.
Dr. Deur has a passion for entrepreneurship, and he recently received a Small Business Innovation Research Phase 1 (SBIR) grant for the development of a vascular access device for hemodialysis patients. This prestigious grant is awarded through the National Science Foundation to further research on technological innovations that may benefit society. Dr. Deur currently has multiple patent pending applications for vascular devices. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, and his hobbies include cycling and traveling.
Paige Creo is the VP of Strategy & Marketing. She has over 8 years of experience specializing in marketing, strategy, brand management, and business development. She has worked as an independent consultant for businesses in a variety of industries, such as healthcare, technology, finance, wellness, law, and real estate. She is passionate about helping businesses develop, grow, and thrive.
She earned an MBA with concentrations in Marketing and Strategy from the University of Pittsburgh. Additionally, she completed intensive certificates in both Organizational Leadership and Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. These included projects with startup clients and large corporations, as well as courses taken at the Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business. She traveled to Israel, Asia, and South America to research entrepreneurship, technology, and economic development. Paige was a member of the first-place winning team for the 2017 BNY Mellon Brand Marketing Case Competition and a finalist in the 2016 McKinsey Cup Consulting Competition. She interned on the Brand Management team for Rachael Ray Nutrish (recently valued at $1.7B).
Her Bachelor of Arts is from Washington University in St. Louis. She has also worked in public relations and marketing roles at companies in London and Dublin, and she has dual U.S. and EU citizenship. In addition to traveling, she enjoys sports, the outdoors, and reading. She serves in a volunteer role as the Social Media Advisor on the Board of Directors for Pittsburgh Young Professionals.
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