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Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Metabolon 1/2014Series E$15M5
Regado Biosciences 12/2012Series E$51M8
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals 11/2012Series B$28M4
Argos Therapeutics 4/2012Series D$25M5
Metabolon 8/2011Series D$13.1M6
Digitalsmiths 4/2011Series C$12.5M5
CardioFocus 2/2011Series C$30.6M9
StrikeIron 5/2010Venture Round$2.34M3
Centice 1/2010Series C$6.1M5
Regado Biosciences 12/2009Series D$40M5
Metabolon 12/2009Series C$6M7
StrikeIron 3/2009Series D$5.5M2
Digitalsmiths 11/2008Series B$12M3
Unitrends Software 4/2008Series C$9M4
Aldagen 4/2008Series D$18.4M4
Digitalsmiths 6/2007Series A$6M2
Recordant 2/2007Series B$9M3
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals 12/2006Series A$14.5M2
Visitar 6/2006Series A$3.6M2
Metabolon 1/2006Series B$8M4
Synchris 9/2005Venture Round$4.5M3
Nextreme Thermal Solutions 3/2005Series A$8M4
Unitrends Software 1/2005Series B$8.1M4
Opsware 6/2000Series B$120M5



  1. Metabolon Raises $15M in Series E Financing ( [edit]
  2. Regado Biosciences, Inc. Secures $51 Million Series E Financing ( [edit]
  3. Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Raises $28 Million in Series B Financing Led by OrbiMed Advisors ( [edit]
  4. Argos Therapeutics Secures $25 million Series D Financing to Commence Phase 3 ADAPT Study in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC) in Mid-2012 ( [edit]
  5. Metabolon Secures $13.1M in Series D Financing ( [edit]
  6. Digitalsmiths Backed by Industry Leaders in $12.5 Million Series C Funding Round ( [edit]
  7. CardioFocus, Inc. Raises $30.6 Million in Private Financing ( [edit]
  8. EDGAR [edit]
  9. Centice Corp.: Series C $6.1M ( [edit]
  10. Regado Biosciences, Inc. Completes $40 Million Series D Financing ( [edit]
  11. Metabolon, Inc.: Series C $6M ( [edit]
  12. StrikeIron Announces $5.5M in New Funding, Record Sales Growth, Expanded Hiring and New Advanced Functionality ( [edit]
  13. Video Indexing Firm Digitalsmiths Gets $12 Million Second Round ( [edit]
  14. EDGAR [edit]
  15. Capital Funding Report [edit]
  16. Digitalsmiths Secures $6 Million in Venture Funding. ( [edit]
  17. Recordant Secures $9 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  18. Cardioxyl Raises 14.5MM Series A Financing ( [edit]
  19. Raleigh software startup lands $1M more, adds CFO Read more: Raleigh software startup lands $1M more, adds CFO - Triangle Business Journal: ( [edit]
  20. Metabolon Closes $8 Million Series B Funding Round ( [edit]
  21. Completes Venture Capital Round to Fund Business Growth ( [edit]
  22. Nextreme Thermal Solutions Raises $8 Million ( [edit]
  23. Unitrends Software Corporation Secures $8.1 Million in B-Round ( [edit]
  24. Red Herring ( [edit]
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