Affinergy develops site-specific biological systems using bio friendly linkers that selectively adhere to proteins, drugs, cells, and biomaterial surfaces in order to kick start biology toward an intended outcome. Affinergy is focused on developing coatings and medical devices for the orthopedic and cardiovascular markets.

Affinergy's technology was patented at Duke University and was awarded 2005 Innovation of the Year by Frost & Sullivan in the category of Medical Device Coatings.

www.affinergy.com

Biowatch Medical™ is a Medicare-certified Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility providing cardiac arrhythmia monitoring services to the cardiology community.

Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, Biowatch Medical is a graduate of the University of South Carolina’s Technology Incubator program.

Biowatch Medical™ is the first company to successfully develop and market a patented cardiac arrhythmia monitoring service with both prescription and over-the-counter FDA approvals.

www.biowatchmed.com

Entegrion specializes in technologies for the control of hemorrhage, wound management, and associated tissue repair. Located in North Carlina’s Research Triangle Park, they identify, invent and develop device and biological technologies to meet clearly defined medical needs.

www.entegrion.com

What happens when texting meets video? Mogreet is born! Mogreet is what’s next beyond text – breathing life into your texting with sound, video, humor, celebrities and style.

Mogreet started in 2006 in Southern California with a small team of visionaries who wanted to evolve the way people send text messages. Now, a year later, with a larger creative team and financing from DFJ Frontier, Mogreet is committed to bringing you this new dimension of texting.

Mogreet Studios enjoys working every day with innovative artists to keep building upon a library that is unparalleled in size and scope. Our mission: To create quality, cutting-edge videos and share the love! A key factor in giving Mogreet a ‘community feel’ is that every mogreet creator earns money when their videos are shared.

Pick it, personalize it, send it. It’s that simple. We believe there will come a day when you can’t imagine a world without Mogreet. Welcome to the end of texting as you know it…

www.mogreet.com

NEI Treatment Systems, LLC designs and builds vessel ballast water treatment systems to address the aquatic nuisances species issue. NEI’s unique Venturi Oxygen Stripping system simultaneously treats vessel ballast water while protecting the ballast tanks against corrosion.

www.nei-marine.com

Polyglot Systems was founded in 2001 to help our US medical community care for the 24 million Americans who are unable to communicate effectively in English. Their mission is to deliver solutions that eliminate communication barriers at every stage of the medical encounter -- improving the experience of both the patient and health care provider.

www.pgsi.com

Tela Innovations is a privately-held company based in Campbell, California that provides solutions addressing the challenge of scaling semiconductor design and manufacturing to advanced process nodes. The company’s solution uses gridded, straight line, one dimensional layout structures to provide a more efficient and reliable way to implement next generation chips. Tela's pre-defined physical topologies are applicable for use in logic, embedded memory, analog and I/O. The solution provides improvements in variability, performance, leakage and area without significant impact on existing design methodologies, equipment sets or process technologies. With the acquisition of Blaze DFM in early 2009 Tela added power optimization technology to its line up deploying its patented gate CD biasing technology to reduce leakage power. Tela was founded in 2005 by a team of experts in semiconductor IP, design automation and process technology, and is backed by a number of venture firms and corporate investors, including Intel Capital, Cadence Design Systems, KT Venture Group, LLC, the investment partner of KLA-Tencor Corporation, Malloy and Company, and Qualcomm Incorporated.

www.tela-inc.com