News from Valhalla January 2013 - Volume 24
Valhalla Partners

Portfolio News

Valhalla Partners Exits Two Companies

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GetWellNetwork, Inc., Bethesda, MD

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe announced the completion of the acquisition of GetWellNetwork(R), Inc., the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care(TM) solutions. The GetWellNetwork solution is deployed in over 30,000 hospital beds nationwide and facilitates over seven million patient interactions per year.

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Acquire GetWellNetwork

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Geomagic, Inc., Morrisville, NC

3D Systems announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Geomagic, Inc., a leading global provider of 3D authoring solutions including design, sculpt and scan software tools that are used to create 3D content and inspect products throughout the entire design and manufacturing process.

3D to Acquire Geomagic

Valhallans in the News

A Duo of Exits for Valhalla Partners

General Partner Art Marks describes both as "good, solid wins" for the firm.

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January News Stories

1.29.13 Microsoft Teams Up With Parature to Enhance Customer Service in Dynamics

The new integration will give Dynamics users a platform from which to engage with customers on the Web

1.28.13 Domain Holdings Secures Under Exclusive Contract For Sale could be one of the highest finance domain name sales in history

1.28.13 Geomagic announces its first 2013 product releases

Geomagic Spark, Freeform 2013 and more

1.23.13 Sepaton Enterprise Data Protection Solution Named a Finalist in the Storage Magazine 2012 Products of the Year

Sepaton's product selected 2012 "Data Storage Products of the Year Finalist" in backup hardware category

1.22.13 Parature Delivers Significant Growth in 2012 with Product Launches and Major Customer Wins

New product lines for social and mobile customer service contribute to company's continued success and profitability

1.22.13 SolidFire and Flexiant Integrate to Help Customers Build Differentiated Cloud Services

Aiming to deliver better value and improved experience for service providers' customers

1.21.13 Nikhil Sethi: Ad Age's 40 under 40

Adaptly's CEO and Co-Founder Nikhil Sethi makes Ad Age's 40 Under 40 in Marketing, Agencies and Media!

1.18.13 Proving Hyperlocal Targeting Can Hype Sales

Valhalla's Place IQ in the news

1.17.13 EnterpriseDB one of 12 firms making Big Data possible

Together, the companies have raised roughly $150 million in venture capital

1.16.13 BlueStripe Software Experiences Significant Growth in 2012

2012 revenue growth 359 percent over 2011

1.15.13 Adaptly Expands Board of Directors by Adding Industry Veteran Michael Katz

Katz brings his deep industry knowledge and experience effectively building and leading organizations

1.15.13 ExaDigm welcomes Xinguodu as an investor and long term partner

New partnership to help expand ExaDigm's high performance payment terminals & market presence worldwide

1.15.13 Jonathon Shaevitz Named CEO at Legolas Media

Proven Leader in Guiding Tech Startups Takes Top Reins at Intelligent Media Buying Company

1.13.13 GetWellNetwork featured in The Washington Post

Health care firms attract interest from financial backers

1.10.13 SafeNet Names Michael Branca as Chief Financial Officer

Branca brings more than 30 years of experience in financial, operational, and business management

1.10.13 ViaWest Chooses SolidFire to Solve 'Noisy Neighbors' Problem

Quieting Noisy Neighbors In Cloud Services

1.9.13 Valhalla Partners Exits Two Companies

Bethesda-based GetWellNetwork sold to Welsh Carson, RTP-based Geomagic to merge with 3D Systems

1.9.13 Nirvanix Offers Direct Connections to Cloud Storage at CoreSite

Improved Throughput, Consistent Network Performance, Enhanced Security While Reducing Costs

1.9.13 Active Storage Introduces mPATH (TM) High Speed Storage Backplane and Data Accelerator

Groundbreaking new technology to transform modern media SANs

1.8.13 Videology Announces Leadership For Global Expansion

Expanded Management Team Drives Acceleration into Mobile and Display

1.7.13 Jumptap Appoints Former Yahoo! Sales Exec Adam Chandler to SVP Sales

Media Veteran Brings Wealth of Relationships, Operating Experience to Top Mobile Ad Platform

1.3.13 3D Systems to Acquire Geomagic

This acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2013

1.3.13 Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Completes Acquisition Of GetWellNetwork

The GetWellNetwork solution is deployed in over 30,000 hospital beds nationwide and facilitates over seven million patient interactions per year

1.3.13 Saint Joseph's University Selects Parature to Support Approximately 9,000 Students with 24/7 Access to Self-Service Knowledgebase

Saint Joseph's Joins More than 350 Education Customers who Use Parature for Streamlined, Multichannel Student Support

The Valhalla Team

Investment Staff

Charles Curran, General Partner
Harry D'Andrea, Administrative General Partner
Dan Gordon, Director of Research
Kevin Greene, Partner
Kiran Hebbar, General Partner
Randy Jacops, Venture Partner
Hooks Johnston, General Partner
Art Marks, Managing General Partner

Administrative Staff

Claudia Bartz, Executive Assistant, Office Manager
Sara Endicott, Executive Assistant
Bibiana Speroni, Executive Assistant, Finance and Research

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