GET IN TOUCH
Eliott is the Managing Partner of Nodes Advisors and the Head of Corporate Finance Group. In his role, he oversees the company’s advisory functions globally, and leads the Corporate Finance activities across Europe, Switzerland and China.
Eliott has been an advisor for dozens of clients on early-stage investments since he first joined the Venture Capital industry. Prior to founding Nodes Advisors, he was an Investment Manager at Polytech Ventures, where he oversaw early-stage investments of ~USD 50M across Switzerland.
Before transitioning to Venture Capital, Eliott worked as a Strategy Consultant advising large healthcare and pharma companies on growth strategies, and helping Private Equity firms conduct Due Diligence on companies in the Gulf region.
Eliott holds an MS in Management from both the University of St. Gallen and HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne), and a BA in Economics from Saint Joseph University of Beirut.
Tyler is a Partner at Nodes Advisors and a member of the Corporate Finance Group, based in Seattle. Combining expertise in venture capital and sell-side research, Tyler is in charge of handling the company’s Sales and Business Development and accessing institutional capital in the US and Japan.
Prior to joining Nodes Advisors, Tyler worked in strategic operations and global business development with multiple US-based and international sell-side and buy-side engagements. In addition to founding Aroner Surgical LLC, a Seattle-based life science distributorship, Tyler has been a direct investor, advisor, researcher, and operator in a multitude of areas spanning life sciences, biotech, and regenerative therapies, including rigid fixation implants, ML/AI-enabled diagnostics, IoT wearables for long-term-care, robotics, and 3D bioprinting, among others.
Tyler holds a BA in Business & Philosophy from Arizona State University and an MBA from Northwest University, where he currently serves on the Business School Board of Directors.
Kjell is a Partner at Nodes Advisors, and a member of the Corporate Finance Group. Kjell is involved in the firm’s corporate finance and capital raising activities with a focus on Europe
Kjell draws upon his solid experience in biotech and capital raising to access venture capital and support successful divestments of mature assets.
Prior to joining Nodes Advisors, Kjell co-founded and served at the boards of successful biotech companies Galecto Biotech, Aptahem, and Cyxone – the latter of which he became the CEO. The three companies combined raised more than USD 100 million in the first five years. Kjell’s large pharma background spans bio-investing with Medwell Capital and managing projects in cancer, infectious diseases, neuroinflammatory disorders, and antiviral therapy at AstraZeneca.
Transitioning from pharma to biotech, he co-founded Combio A/S in Denmark with Novo Ventures, Sunstone. Combio later merged with the listed company Arpida in Basel, Switzerland. This was followed by several responsibilities and managerial positions across biotech companies and life sciences venture capital funds, where he managed large projects and novel drug technology developments.
Kjell holds a Doctor of Medical Science degree from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.
Marc is an Associate at Nodes Advisors and a member of the Corporate Advisory Group. Marc focuses on analyzing investment opportunities across a diverse range of therapeutics. He has an extensive knowledge in life sciences across the oncology, neurology, autoimmune, rare diseases, and ophthalmology markets.
His expertise also includes providing advice and insight into commercialization, market entry, and the development of innovative candidates in the pipeline for portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Nodes Advisors, Marc was an Investment Associate at Charles River Associates, managing and assisting in the firm’s investments in Life Sciences. He has also worked in research, due diligence, mergers & acquisitions, and business development within the life sciences sector.
He currently serves as President of the Rutgers Consulting Club, which he founded, while also being an active member for JDRF and a board member for Bergen Catholic High School.
Marc is a PhD candidate in Biomedical Sciences at Rutgers University.
Paolo is an Associate at Nodes Advisors and a member of the Corporate Finance Group. Paolo has been involved in portfolio management. Paolo has extensive experience in commercial due diligence, asset evaluation, and market segmentation.
Combining his Italian background with his academic and APAC startup and VC advisory work in Asia, he draws from his cross-cultural experience to bridge both continents, where he has helped Nodes reach key funds. Before joining Nodes Advisors, Paolo worked as an Asia Pacific Impact Investment Strategist at Impakter, the largest online sustainability investment platform, where he successfully led the team in onboarding and matching hundreds of Asian SDG-driven companies with investors. He is also a member of Rotaract, Rotary International’s youth program.
Paolo holds a BA in Oriental Languages and Civilizations from Sapienza University of Rome and an MS in International Science: China and Global Studies from the University of Turin and the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
Yang is an Associate at Nodes Advisors Corporate Advisory Group and ORIX Capital, based in Shanghai.
Yang provides strategic support and advice on the China market to the firm’s advisory team and portfolio companies. Yang has extensive experience in technology transfer, business development, pipeline valuation, and portfolio management in the life science industry.
Prior to joining Nodes Advisors, he was a Strategy Manager at Fosun Healthcare Holdings, the largest business unit at Fosun, leading internal business reviews and generating leads to drive strategic partnerships and equity investment activities. Yang served as a Partner at Taogate Advisors, a boutique management consulting company that specializes in market entry in China.
Yang holds an MPH from Yale University and a dual BA in Biology and Asian Studies from Macalester College.
Yuqing is an Associate at Nodes Advisors. Yuqing is responsible for business researching, assessments, and connections with the Chinese market. Prior to joining Nodes Advisors, she was a Research Assistant at the Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning, one of Beijing’s largest centers for health, biology, and rural planning. She was in charge of writing research reports, collecting data, and designing and analyzing programs.
Yuqing also worked on extensive research projects and assessments within the Life Sciences and Biology programs, such as the “Detection of the Genomes in Hazes and Research on the Health Assessment of the Pathogenic Factors.”
Yuqing holds an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh as well as a BA in Environmental Planning and Management from Nanjing University in China.
Managing Partner, Head of Corporate Finance
Partner, CORPORATE FINANCE GROUP
PARTNER, CORPORATE FINANCE GROUP
Associate, Corporate Advisory Group
Associate, Corporate Advisory Group
Venture Partner, Group Advisory China Market