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Code42 Appoints Joe Payne as President and CEO to Lead Next Phase of Growth

After more than 100 percent year-over-year growth, endpoint data security leader taps former Eloqua CEO to lead global operations MINNEAPOLIS – July 14, 2015 – Code42, the leader in endpoint data protection and security for business and enterprise, today announced that it has hired Joe Payne, a proven software-as-a-service (SaaS) executive, as president and chief ...

Medtronic to Acquire RF Surgical Systems, Developer of Detection System for the Prevention of Retained Surgical Sponges

DUBLIN– July 13, 2015 –Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced it has signed  a definitive agreement to acquire RF Surgical Systems, Inc., a medical device company based in Carlsbad, Calif., focused on the detection and prevention of retained surgical items (sponge, gauze or towel) for approximately $235 million. Additional terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. ...

EBR Systems, Inc. Raises $20 Million to Accelerate Wireless Cardiac Pacing

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EBR Systems, Inc., developer of the world’s first and only wireless cardiac pacing system for heart failure, has raised $20 million for clinical studies and regulatory filings, including commitments toward a second quarter closing. Led by Dr. Thomas Fogarty’s Emergent Medical Partners, the financing includes current venture investors Split Rock Partners, SV Life ...

Sparkcentral Raises $12M Series B Funding Led by Split Rock Partners

Market Leader for Social Media Customer Support Enables Enterprises to Deliver Optimal Customer Service SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—January 20, 2015—Sparkcentral, the enterprise customer engagement platform for real-time customer service, today announced it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Split Rock Partners with participation from existing investor Sigma West. Split ...

Histogenics Corporation Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Histogenics Corporation (Histogenics), a regenerative medicine company focused on developing and commercializing products in the musculoskeletal space, today announced the pricing of its underwritten initial public offering of 5,909,091 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $11.00 per share. The shares are ...

Split Rock Partners leads $12 mln round for VoloMetrix

VoloMetrix, a Seattle-based people analytics software firm, has closed $12 million in Series B funding. Split Rock Partners led the round with participation from Shasta Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Jim Simons, founder and managing director at Split Rock Partners, has been appointed to the VoloMetrix board of directors. PRESS RELEASE SEATTLE, WA—Oct 13, 2014 – VoloMetrix, ...