Peter Hotz is the founder and managing director of 5Cap Ventures, an early-stage healthcare
venture platform. He also serves as the chairman and CEO of Philadelphia Urgent Care
Management and as a senior advisor and venture lead for Vynamic, a healthcare industry
management consulting firm.
From 2008 to 2014, Hotz was a Walgreens Group vice president and served as the president
of Take Care Health Systems, with oversight of the nation’s largest provider of worksite
health, wellness and pharmacy services and Walgreen’s retail clinic services, totaling
over 800 clinical sites. While at Walgreens, he also played a lead role in healthcare
business development efforts and served on the investment committee of Walgreen’s
venture fund. He previously had P&L oversight of PBM operations and oversaw the successful
divestiture of that business.
A recognized business leader, he has developed and grown several successful healthcare
organizations. He joined CHD Meridian Healthcare (which was acquired by Walgreens
in 2008) as chief operating officer, as part of the company’s acquisition of Continuum,
a health coaching company that he founded in 1997. Prior to founding Continuum, Hotz
was the founder, president and chief executive officer of Atlantic Health Group (AHG)
and gained extensive consulting experience early in his career with Price Waterhouse
and JBI. He earned his BA in economics from Ursinus College and an MBA from the University
Hotz is a leading individual investor in the digital health space. Over the last few
years, he has built a direct personal portfolio of 10 digital health investments.
Peter is an original investor in and active mentor with Blueprint Health and Startup
Health, and has had extensive interactions with other accelerator and incubator programs.
Peter also serves as a board member for ConnectYourCare (a leading consumer-directed
healthcare platform), Inpatient Medical Services (an innovative provider of hospitalist
services), EXOS (the leader in proactive health and performance) and Dorsata (a platform
for developing and distributing care pathways).
Peter lives in Devon, PA with his family and has been actively involved in youth sports
organizations as a coach and volunteer leader.