Recent Successes

Recent Successes

Celleration, Inc. has developed and commercialized its MIST Therapy ultrasound system for treating acute and chronic wounds.  The device has been used to treat more than 85,000 patients in the United States and Europe.  Celleration was acquired by Alliqua Biomedical Inc. (ALQA) in June 2015.

Hemosphere, Inc. is a late-stage medical device company that has developed a vascular access device, the HeRO, for patients dependent on hemodialysis due to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Hemosphere was acquired by CryoLife (NYSE:CRY) in May 2012.

Salient Surgical Technologies, Inc. is a medical technology company that develops and markets advanced energy devices for use in surgical procedures. Salient Surgical was acquired by Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) in August 2011.

Atritech, Inc. is dedicated to providing new therapies to treat patients suffering from atrial fibrillation who are at increased risk for stroke by offering permanent alternatives to medications for those patients. Atritech was acquired by Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) in March 2011.

Ascent Healthcare Solutions is the leading independent reprocessor of medical devices for top hospitals and healthcare providers throughout North America. Ascent was acquired by Stryker (NYSE:SYK) in December 2009.

Primaeva Medical is dedicated to the development and commercialization of a fractional radiofrequency system designed for the predictable treatment of aging skin. Primaeva was acquired by Syneron Medical (NASDAQ:ELOS) in October 2009.

Ablation Frontiers is focused on developing and commercializing innovative products for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and has received the CE Mark for its Cardiac Ablation System. Ablation Frontiers was acquired by Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) in February, 2009.

AppTec is a unique single source for comprehensive GLP/GMP-compliant testing, contract research and development, and custom cGMP manufacturing services for biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, cellular therapeutics, and tissue-based products. AppTec was acquired by WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) in January, 2008.

Compellent delivers affordable, modular storage solutions that provide companies of all sizes enterprise-level storage capabilities without big system costs or complexities. Compellent went public (NYSE: CML) in October, 2007.

MinuteClinic is the pioneer and largest provider of retail-based health clinics in the U.S. MinuteClinic was acquired by CVS (NYSE: CVS) in July, 2006.

Gentra is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of non-solid phase nucleic acid purification products, providing both consumables and automated platforms. Gentra was acquired by Qiagen (Nasdaq: QGEN) in May, 2006.

Venetec is a maker of catheter securement systems. Venetec was acquired by C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR) in April, 2006.

CorSolutions is a leading provider of disease management and health and productivity services to employers, health plans and government-sponsored healthcare programs. CorSolutions was acquired by Matria Healthcare (Nasdaq: MATR) in January, 2006.

ProVation Medical is a leading healthcare software and services company that provides medical documentation, coding and workflow solutions to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. ProVation was acquired by Wolters Kluwer in January, 2006.

Image-Guided Neurologics (IGN) specializes in precision navigation and delivery technologies for brain surgery. IGN was acquired by Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) in August, 2005.

Transneuronix is a medical device company focused on the treatment of obesity by stimulation of the stomach with an implantable pacemaker-like device. Transneuronix was acquired by Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) in July, 2005.

Endocardial Solutions develops tools for diagnosing and treating cardiac arrhythmias. Endocardial Solutions went public (Nasdaq: ECSI) in 1997, and was acquired by St. Jude Medical (NYSE: STJ) in January, 2005.