Provider of outsourced revenue cycle management and
technology services to clinic-based physician practices
Accipiter develops and markets Internet application software
enables web sites to deliver targeted advertising based on
specific demographic profiles and to track individual visitors
a site. In April 1998, Accipiter was sold to CMG Information
Services, Inc. (CMGI), a NASDAQ traded Internet company.
Agiletrac solution uses location-based technologies
RFID) to enable hospitals to track and identify assets,
medical equipment, surgical instruments, supplies and
pharmaceuticals. RFID uses tiny tags affixed to medical
containers and supplies to wirelessly transmit real-time
to resource and workflow management applications. Agility
clients leverage Agiletrac to optimize asset utilization,
operating costs and improve care quality for the healthcare
Company was sold in September 2008 to GE Healthcare.
Aldagen is a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of
clinical-stage regenerative therapies. The company has three
product candidates in clinical development for chronic heart
failure, critical limb ischemia and pediatric metabolic
and malignancies. ALDAGEN's therapeutics are produced by a
proprietary technology platform that selects potent, adult
and progenitor cells for therapeutic use. The platform yields
broad range of therapeutic cells that can be used rapidly,
culture or expansion.
Argos develops immunotherapy treatments for cancer. The
centers on the use of dendritic cells and tumor RNA which
constitute a vaccine. The research team is based at Duke
University Medical Center and has been working on the
for several years.
Blackboard develops software that allows universities and
corporations to host classes and training on the World Wide
Blackboard currently powers learning environments at more than
3,300 institutions nationwide and in more than 70 countries
worldwide. Blackboard had its IPO in June 2004 (NASDAQ:
The CardioFocus Catheter promises rapid, effective and
isolation of the pulmonary veins while overcoming the
inherent in the current RF ablation procedures. Guided via
integrated endoscopic visualization, the catheter helps
to accomplish ablation by projecting a series of overlapping
of both visible and infrared laser light upon the atrial wall
surrounding each vein. Complete isolation is generally
with several 60-second energy deliveries - promising a great
advantage in speed and precision in comparison to the large
of ablations required in current RF ablation procedures.
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals' mission is the discovery and
of new classes of safe and effective therapeutic agents for
treatment of cardiovascular disease. Cardioxyl's initial
a novel medication for the treatment of acute decompensated
failure. Cardioxyl is located in Towson, Maryland.
CaseNET is a care management software solution company. Their
solution provides a comprehensive
suite of applications that center around the individual
care and the discipline of team-based care management. At the
heart of the system is a highly flexible platform that
incorporates a comprehensive care management environment along
with real-time reporting and analysis.
Centice is commercializing patented and patent-pending
computational sensor technology originally developed at Duke
University. The PASS Rx ™
pharmaceutical authentication sensor
system is the company’s first pharmaceutical product.
The PASS Rx ™
system has the potential to improve the verification process
dispensed medications, thereby increasing patient safety.
Covelight Systems is an innovator of solutions that detect
fraud and abuse of critical web-enabled assets. The
patent-pending solutions deliver actionable intelligence in
form of real-time incident detection and notification,
and security analytics, and extensive forensic audit trails to
ensure an enterprise’s web-application user community is
held accountable. Covelight was sold to Radware (NASDAQ: RDWE)
Cropsolution is focused on chemical crop protection. The
company will use its proprietary Evolutionary Chemistry
to discover and develop novel agrochemicals for protecting
from diseases,weeds, and insect pests, addressing current
opportunities totaling $30B.
DataFlux is a software company that focuses on the development
commercialization of innovative database software products
designed to significantly improve the accuracy and usability
organization's data. During the second quarter of 2000,
was acquired by SAS Institute of Cary, NC.
Digitalsmiths Corporation is the digital video
asset management technology company behind
VideoSense, the first broadband video
contextual ad-matching system to integrate
seamlessly with existing online ad networks.
Digitalsmiths also developed InScene, the
automated video indexing technology used by
motion picture and television studios to
digitize feature films and television series
and make them easily searchable. Founded in
1998, Digitalsmiths is based in
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, with offices
in Los Angeles.
EDCare Management, Inc, located in Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida with significant operations in Durham,
Carolina, provides a full range of outsourced emergency
and physician staffing services to acute care hospitals.
provides its client hospitals with turnkey management of their
emergency department operations, including physician
staffing, scheduling, payroll, administration, and patient
and collection services. |
Company was sold in October 2008 to EDP Investment Holdings.
Emageon provides deep archiving, web distribution and viewing
solutions for the healthcare industry. The company’s
products enable healthcare providers to immediately archive
diagnostic images (MRI, CT, CR, etc.) and simultaneously make
images available to healthcare professionals across the
at the point of care. Emageon had its IPO in February
Foresight provides a suite of software solutions to the
industry to increase the automation, efficiency and compliance
claims, payments, and other transaction processing. Customers,
including leading healthcare providers, payers, third party
administrators and clearinghouses, have reduced errors,
problem resolution, driven down their costs and assured
to federal standards. In 2006, Aurora sold its shares back to
the company as part of a management buyout.
Global eXchange Services (GXS) operates one of the largest B2B
e-commerce networks in the world, managing 1 billion
annually for more than 100,000 trading partners. With more
years experience, GXS provides supply chain services and
to 60% of Fortune 500 companies. Aurora portfolio company,
Commerce was acquired by Global eXchange Services in January
Gómez is the leading provider of
on-demand web application experience
management solutions, helping the world's top
businesses ensure quality web experiences for
their customers. Gómez ExperienceFirst
applications are used by more than 800
companies worldwide. Gómez
provides the industry's only complete solution
for managing web application experience from
development through deployment and the entire
application life cycle, featuring active
monitoring, competitive benchmarking, and more
than 4,000 data sources worldwide.
Hyperbranch is a biosurgical device company that is founded on
patent-pending, broad-platform polymer technology. By
polymer chemistry and biomedical engineering, HyperBranch
scientists have developed unique dendritic polymers that
highly tunable properties for medical and surgical
Since inception, HyperBranch researchers have been developing
solid knowledge base for surgical applications and use on a
variety of wound types. The company has identified specific
products for the surgical sealant market and for other
including organ and tissue restoration and drug delivery.
InPhonic is the leading end-to-end solutions provider in the
development and management of Virtual Private Wireless
enabling its clients to deliver wireless content, access
data and control device management to their end-users through
combination of wireless and Internet based products and
Inphonic had its IPO in November 2004 (NASDAQ: INPC).
Metabolon is a leader in the application of metabolomics, a
and powerful scientific approach, for the discovery and
development of drugs.
MicroMass delivers Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
and services to enable organizations to provide tailored
relationships with their customers, prospects and partners.
Natus is a medical device company that develops,
and markets proprietary, non-invasive medical instruments and
related disposables for use in diagnosing diseases in newborn
infants and children. Natus had its IPO in July 2001 (NASDAQ:
Neotropix 1 is a leading-edge virotherapy company,
dedicated to the development and commercialization of
therapies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Virotherapy holds great promise for cancer patients because it
be more efficacious and less toxic than conventional radiation
Nextreme Thermal Solutions is a manufacturer of
thin-film superlattice thermoelectric devices used for cooling
in devices such as semi-conductor chips.
ParinGenix is developing a proprietary, modified form of
heparin to treat a range of inflammatory diseases. The
lead drug, called PGX-100 is targeting acute exacerbations of
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, for which there
currently only marginally effective treatments. The company
completed Phase I testing and is in the planning stages for
II COPD trials. Additional disease targets for the company's
technology include following reperfusion damage in
myocardial infarctions and stroke.
Recordant delivers "Moment of Truth Intelligence (MOTI)"
through frontline capture technology in order to maximize
potential and customer satisfaction. Frontline capture
incorporates audio capture, analytics and consultative
enabling clients to see what is actually happening on the
floor across every interaction, every day.
Regado is a biotechnology company whose vision is to
be the world leader in the discovery, development, and
commercialization of regulatable therapeutics.
therapeutics are designed to enhance physician control and
Solution Technology manufactures a family of polishes for
precision polishing applications, including products for the
optical, metallurgical and semiconductor industries. In 1997,
Rodel, Inc., a manufacturer of pads used in polishing
semiconductor wafers in the semiconductor industry, purchased
StrikeIron provides live data feeds to be delivered on-demand
Web Services over the Internet to any application, mashup, or
software-as-a-service provider. Up until now, companies have
primarily used Web Services to share common data within their
organization. StrikeIron radically extends the potential
functionality of Web Services by enabling this
interaction over the entire Internet in a manner which makes
easy for customers to use. The company currently has over
customers utilizing its platform, known as the
™, and generates revenue primarily through
SpringCM has acquired the assets of Synchris Inc., including
brand-name line of bid, proposal and contract management
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Synchris, based in
Va., owns the Privia line of bid and proposal life cycle
management software for businesses bidding on federal, state
local government contracts. The newly acquired business will
operate as SpringCM’s Government Solutions Division. It
remain in its Northern Virginia location. SpringCM, based in
Mateo, Calif., already offers a contract and proposal
tool for commercial contracts. With the new assets, the
will also have a product that manages government proposals and
TriVirix is a full service contract manufacturing company
on the manufacture and design support of complex
electro-mechanical medical, diagnostic, analytical and
life-science devices. TriVirix can support companies' life
needs, from design completion through production or at any
United Emergency Services (UES) is a physician contract
company that focuses on providing experienced emergency
physicians and other health care providers to single hospital
communities in the Southeastern United States.
Unitive is a spin-off from MCNC, the non-profit
center in RTP. The company is a semiconductor packaging
technology firm that is commercializing one of the world's
flip chip solder bumping technologies for the electronics
industry. Unitive was acquired by Amkor Technology in
Unitrends develops and sells data backup and recovery systems
proven software and state-of-the-art, disk-to-disk based
appliances. The company delivers hitherto unaffordable
data management features to medium and small companies.
Valor Healthcare — develops and operates
outpatient clinics providing primary care and mental health
services to military veterans under the US Department of
Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinic Program. They have a
large market that is in the early stages of development. There
25.6 million veterans eligible for VA healthcare services with
estimated 7 million presently enrolled, and enrollment is
faster than VA predicted.
VetCentric provides outsourced solutions to veterinary clinics
the management and delivery of prescription drugs to pet
through its mail order pharmacy. VetCentric provides the
veterinarian with a single source for prescription
pharmaceuticals, compounded medications, human medications and
prescription diet needs.
Virologic is a biotechnology company that performs,
and markets drug susceptibility and resistance tests to be
optimizing the treatment of patients with serious viral
infections. Virologic had its IPO in May 2000 (NASDAQ:
WiDeFi is a fabless semiconductor chip vendor developing wireless repeater technology and solutions that improve the range, performance, quality of service, capacity and security for existing wireless networks.
WorldCell is the leader in providing global wireless service
solutions to government and enterprise users as well as the
international traveler. WorldCell provides solutions through a
number of technologies, ranging from an international cell
or satellite phone to the Roaming Service Bureau platform that
mediates and translates different wireless standards for
network operators. WorldCell acquired Aurora portfolio company
Mobile-Mind in March 2006.