Investment firm hires CEO for health care portfolio company

Ignite Venture Studio, a Princeton-based investment company focused on the digital health and beauty sectors, has hired a CEO for a new portfolio company that aims to simplify how primary health care is delivered from home.

Matt Wanderer, founder and former CEO of Carie Health and co-founder of EverGift, will be CEO of Chalkboard Health, Ignite said in a news release Tuesday. His first task will be to launch Chalkboard’s flagship brand, °Fluent, which will aim to streamline the treatment of cold and flu symptoms through telehealth and treatment.

“We are pleased to welcome Matt Wanderer to Chalkboard Health during such an integral time for the company, as we enter into cold and flu season,” Jeff B. Smith, co-founder and managing partner of Ignite Venture Studio, said in a prepared statement. “Matt’s successful track record in the health care technology space will help to amplify the company’s objectives for a successful launch year.”