John Dinusson

Portrait of John Dinusson

John Dinusson

MDI Faculty, Technological Leadership Institute


Bachelor of Arts in South Asain Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison


John is the Founder and President of OrthoCor Medical, which was recently acquired by Caerus Crop. He brings over 20 years of leadership in diverse areas, including venture capital, finance and operations. John’s primary experience was at Blumberg Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm that specializes in leading Seed and Series A rounds in syndication with angels, venture capital firms and strategic investors. John led Initiative Ventures where he worked with early stage Minnesota based ventures. He has worked with many successful start-up companies in obtaining financing and in their growth efforts. He currently works in an advisory capacity with several early stage companies.

Alternate Job Roles
President & CEO
OrthoCor Medical

M.S. in Medical Device Innovation


  • Venture Capital
  • Investment Banking
  • Executive Level Leadership
  • Fundraising


Currently Teaching Courses
MDI 5006: Finance, Valuation, and Entrepreneurship

Honors and Awards

  • Tekne Award Winner 
  • Life Science Minnesota Cup Winner 
  • 40 Under 40 Winner of the New Technology Show Case