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Portfolio Company News , 2003
December 31
Unitive Beefs Up Manufacturing, Product Offerings With $12.6 Million in New Funds

December 23
TriVirix Acquires UMM Electronics, Strengthens Product Development Capabilities

December 20
Emageon to Provide Intelligent Visual Medical System for Meriter Hospital

December 8
Metabolon Announces Founding Scientific Advisory Board

December 5
STEMCO Biomedical, Strengthens IP and files 510(k)

December 3
Emageon to Provide Intelligent Visual Medical System for BJC Healthcare

December 2
TriVirix Ranks Among North Carolina’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

December 1
Former Pfizer Vice President, Dr. Douglas Morton, Appointed to TissueInformatics Board of Directors

November 20
Norak's Transfluor(R) Used to Deorphanize Novel GPCRs

November 19
Gómez, Inc. Wins Internet Performance Monitoring Face-Off

November 19
Blackboard Announces Asia Pacific Advisory Board

November 19
Blackboard Executive Mary MacPherson Honored as a “Heroine of Technology”

November 18
Wireless Frenzy

November 18
HAHT Commerce Suite 7.5 Raises the Bar For Product Information Management

November 18
Central Garden and Pet Selects HAHT Commerce Product Information Management Solution

November 16
David Steinberg CEO, InPhonic named VentureReporter CEO of the week

November 14
Cell phone switchers have new sites for info

November 14
NOBEX To Reacquire Rights and Data from Alliance With GSK on Modified Insulin Products

November 12
L'Oreal - World's Largest Skin Care Company - Licenses TissueInformatics Automated Pathology Slide Screening Software

November 5
Blackboard Content System Unveiled at EDUCAUSE 2003

November 5
RealNetworks to Power Streaming Media On Blackboard Learning System

November 4
Blackboard Announces Record Company Revenue of $25.5 Million

November 4
Foresight rides HIPAA wave to rapid growth

October 27
TriVirix Adds Industry Veterans to Management Team

October 21
Blackboard Announces European Advisory Board

October 20
Gómez Sales Nearly Double, Growing 93% From Same Quarter Last Year

October 20
University of California College Prep Initiative and Blackboard Announce Statewide Partnership

October 15
Columbus Public Schools Adopts Blackboard Learning System and Blackboard Portal System

October 13
HAHT Commerce Passes Beta Testing for UCCnet™ XML Schema Hardlines Specification

October 1
Gómez Gains $6.1 Million In New Equity Funding To Support Continued Expansion

October 1
Blackboard Ranks #1 in Education on Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies

September 26
Emageon vies with big guns

September 25
Aurora Upgrades Imaging System with Help from Emageon

September 24
California State University Signs System Wide Deal with Blackboard Inc.

September 18
HAHT Commerce Wins Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 Award

September 17
Emageon to Provide the Image Management Foundation of New, Digital Hospital for Aurora Health Care

September 17
StrikeIron Hopes Its New Web Services Product Gets Hot

September 16
Gómez Elevates Internet Performance Measurement To New Vista

September 2
Blackboard Inc. and CERNET Corporation Forge Alliance to Serve China

August 27
Norak Biosciences Obtains Additional Exclusive Rights Through Issuance of Broad Transfluor® Patent In Australia

August 25
Leading Veterinary Pathologist, Dr. James Moe, Appointed to TissueInformatics Board of Directors

August 25
Sterling Commerce and HAHT Commerce Partner to Address UCCnet Data Synchronization Initiative

August 21
HAHT participates in the initial launch of the Uniform Code Council Solution Partner Program

August 20
Blackboard to Launch Learning Content Management and e-Portfolio System for Academic Market

August 20
Unitive, Incorporated Among Early Qualifiers for New ISO Standards

August 20
Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association Endorses VetCentric

August 13
Sterling Commerce Selects Foresight Corporation for EDI Validation

August 11
Norak Biosciences and Cellomics Sign Transfluor® Sales and Marketing Agreement

July 18
Is the Ice Thawing in Capital Markets?

July 15
Natus Marks 10 Million Screens With ALGO; Company Focuses on International Newborn Hearing Screening Awareness with Key Promotion

July 9

July 1
Natus Medical Acquires Neometrics; Builds Complementary Platform for Accretive Growth; Conference Call to Begin at 11:00 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 2, 2003

July 1

June 30
InPhonic Raises $56 Million In New Round of Financing

June 30
Blackboard and Distinction Systems to Deliver Integrated Solution to Benefit Colleges and Universities in the UK and Ireland

June 26
Blackboard Announces K-12 Advisory Board

June 25
Blackboard Announces Leading Library Software Vendors Join the Blackboard Developer Network

June 25

June 23
Mobile-Mind Announces Availability of American Sign Language Fingerspelling Application for QUALCOMM's BREW™ Platform
New Application Teaches American Sign Language Alphabet on BREW-enabled Phones

June 20

June 20
Startup finds funding XActional secures $2.5 million

June 19
StrikeIron Unveils First Product: The StrikeIron Web Services Analyzer

June 19
Money Moves: XActional Lands $2.5M ; Hemocellular Lands Loan

June 19
TriVirix’ CEO, Rich West, Elected to the Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s (CED) New Board of Directors for 2003-2004

June 17
Mobile-Mind and XAP launch SAT/GRE prep for mobile phones

June 11
Blackboard Inc. Announces Reseller Agreement with MICROS Systems, Inc.

June 11
ViroLogic Data Support Widespread Clinical Utility of Drug Resistance Testing in HIV Treatment

June 5
Successful Partnership and Common Vision Lead to Emageon and UltraVisual Merging Operations

June 5
Blackboard and CourseCompass Deliver Educational Content and Course Technology to More Than 225,000 Users Worldwide

June 4
Banks Boost Internet Banking Services Aimed At Smaller Businesses
Gómez Q2 2003 SOHO/Micro Banker Scorecard finds major banks focusing on bill pay and e-document delivery services that have been embraced by Web-savvy

June 4
Blackboard Announces Revenue of $20 Million

June 3
ViroLogic Announces Senior Management Promotion and Changes

June 3
Natus Announces Resignation of CFO; Promotes Steven J. Murphy to VP Finance

May 30
FDA Clears Natus Medical

May 27
Inovis and HAHT Commerce Align to Deliver Integrated Product Information Management Solution for UCCnet Item Synchronization

May 27
Gómez Multidimensional Online Experience Benchmark Debuts
For the first time, business and IT stakeholders can receive a holistic view of site functionality, usability and performance, providing historical an

May 26
Targeting Specific Investor Types Pays Off For Canada's Top Online Brokers, Gómez Canada's Internet Broker Scorecard Reveals
BMO InvestorLine maintains top overall ranking; E-Trade Canada, Disnat Direct, CIBC Investor's Edge hurdle to better positions

May 20
Leading Manufacturing Magazine Names HAHT Commerce to Top 100 List

May 19
InPhonic Continues Spending Spree with Avesair Buy

May 7
TriVirix Appoints New Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Demonstrates Ongoing Commitment to Quality

May 7
Blackboard Inc. and National Defense University Recognized for Standards Based e-Education Initiative

May 6
Natus Medical Reports First Quarter Financial Results; Company Reports Record First Quarter Revenue and Improved Gross Profit

May 4
Xiameter Upgrades Web to HAHT 7.1

May 1
Cropsolution Closes on $6.4 Million in First Financing Round

April 30
Alaska Online Partners with Blackboard Inc. to Create New Education Opportunities

April 29
Natus Medical to Hold First-Quarter 2003 Financial Results Conference Call on May 6

April 29
Emageon to Provide Enterprise Medical Imaging Management Solution for Virtua Health

April 28
AMR Research Reveals Data Synchronization As The Critical Foundation for Future B2B Initiatives

April 16
Mobile-Mind Announces XAPwords™ SAT® and GRE® Test Prep Application Developed for QUALCOMM

April 16
Gómez Bookings & Customer Growth Accelerates In Q1 2003

April 14
Dow Web Unit Picks HAHT’s Chemical Suite

April 14
Dow Corning’s Xiameter Enhances Customer Experience with Chemicals-Specific Solution From HAHT

April 10
Rich soil for ideas and startups

April 2
Unitive to Provide Wafer Bumping Services for AMD Chipsets

April 2
Emageon To Provide Enterprise Diagnostic Imaging Management Solution

March 31
Three RTP Serial Entrepreneurs Join Forces at StrikeIron

March 24
Food Industry Leader Banks on Product Information Management From HAHT Commerce

March 20
Tissueinformatics CEO Peter Johnson, MD Appointed Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Journal 'Tissue Engineering'

March 19
Paradigm Genetics and Tissueinformatics to Partner in the Discovery of Biomarkers for Chronic Liver Disease

March 18
MicroMass Names Hans Boye Boyesen as Creative Director

March 18
Unitive Announces Selective Bumping(TM)

March 18
STEMCO Biomedical, Inc. secures series B round of financing for $9.8 Million

March 14

March 12
Blackboard Reports Revenues of $69.2 million for 2002

March 7
Gómez, WebPerform Shareholders Invest $5.0 Million In Combined Entity

March 1
Blackboard Announces Record Revenue of $19 Million for Third Quarter 2002

February 26
Tissueinformatics Launches High-Throughput Tissue Microarray Laboratory Service Capable of Analyzing TMAs 700% Faster than Industry Standard

February 24
MicroMass Names John S. Banas Jr., MD as Medical Advisor

February 24
Blackboard Names Mary MacPherson Vice President of Marketing

February 19
Natus Medical Reports Fourth Quarter and 2002 Financial Results

February 18
Gómez Acquires WebPerform, Extending Firm

February 12
Blackboard and Nuventive Announce Building Blocks Partnership to Integrate Electronic Portfolios with the Blackboard Learning System

February 11
Foresight Builds on Transaction Compliance Market Lead with Addition of 8 New HIPAA Validator™ Customers

February 5
Natus Medical and MedAssets HSCA Sign Three-Year Purchasing Agreement

February 3
Student Advantage Sells Majority of its SA Cash Assets to Blackboard

January 30
Florida’s Broward County Public Schools Adopts the Blackboard Learning System to Provide Online Professional Development for Teachers

January 30
TissueInformatics Secures Notice of Allowance for Industry’s First Patent Featured Database Construction

January 28
HAHT Commerce Ships Manufacturing-Specific Demand Chain Management Solutions

January 23
Tissueinformatics and Windber Research Institute Announce Unique Collaboration to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer

January 17
Plant startups feed off the local giants

January 17
Natus Medical to Hold Fourth-Quarter and Year-End 2002 Financial Results Conference Call On February 19

January 13
Tissueinformatics Receives Notice of Allowance for Key Patent Covering Quantification of Stain Absorption in Tissue Cores Located on Tissue Microarray Slides (TMAs)

January 8
Unitive Named NCEITA Private Company of the Year

January 7
Norak Biosciences Enters GPCR Collaboration With H. Lundbeck A/S