Posts Categorized: Chrysalis News

Portfolio company GoNoodle featured in The Wall Street Journal

“The growing body of research connecting physical activity to improved cognition and better performance in school across different student populations is very exciting. With GoNoodle we have applied this research in a practical way to help teachers easily deliver short bursts of in-classroom physical activity to all students. We are encouraged by the consistent feedback from teachers…
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CEO: TiVo’s $135M buy of Durham’s Digitalsmiths is paying off

CEO: TiVo’s $135M buy of Durham’s Digitalsmiths is paying off By Lauren K. Ohnesorge                  Aug 27, 2014, 12:48pm EDT Digitalsmiths is driving revenue growth for TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO), the Silicon Valley media services firm that acquired the Durham company earlier this year for $135 million. And it could get more of an international push from…
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Portfolio Company HealthTeacher’s EdTech Management Tool Featured in USA Today

GoNoodle online tool boosts children’s focus The article originally posted in USA Today. NASHVILLE — What if three major issues plaguing today’s children — a sedentary lifestyle, attention problems and high stress levels — all had one simple solution? The Nashville-based creators of a classroom tool named GoNoodle think one such answer already exists. “We…
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David Jones Speaks With Health Plan Week: ‘Most Exciting Time’ Makes Plans Active Buyers of New Start-Ups

A combination of long-term trends, regulatory forces and technological wonders are all colliding to create the largest systemic change in health care since the implementation of Medicare 50 years ago, says David Jones, Jr., chairman of Louisville, Ky.-based venture capital firm Chrysalis Ventures and a current director and former chairman of Humana Inc.’s board. This…
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Chrysalis Portfolio Company, Cybera Included in Gartner, Inc. Cool Vendor Report

Gartner report names Cybera as Cool Vendor in Infrastructure Security Technologies Chrysalis Ventures portfolio Cybera, Inc., an industry leader in virtual application network services, has been included in Gartner, Inc’s. 2014 report ‘Cool Vendor in Security Infrastructure Protection’. Cybera, a pioneer in the SDN WAN market, has proven the security, economic value, and viability of…
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Momentum and Chrysalis Ventures-backed IBBS Receive FCC Approval for Merger

Momentum and IBBS Receive FCC Approval for Merger Leading OSS and wholesale VoIP providers finalize merger Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA — March 11, 2014 — Momentum and IBBS (Integrated Broadband Services), the top two providers of private label voice services and broadband management/OSS solutions, have announced today that the previously announced merger between the…
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NextImage Medical Acquires WorkWell, Inc.

NextImage Medical Acquires WorkWell, Inc. Deal Enables NextImage to Offer Workers’ Compensation Payers Exceptional Physical Therapy Services and Technology SAN DIEGO, CA (March 11, 2014) –  NextImage Medical (NextImage), a leading provider of specialized cost containment services to the workers’ compensation industry, today announced that it has completed the purchase of WorkWell, Inc. (WorkWell).  The…
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Between The Coasts: Low On Capital, Not On Innovation

Forbes Magazine recently gathered information showing under-venture capital funded states in the US.  We’ve written about how the midwest and southern parts of the U.S. underfunded here.  Based on Forbes’ research, states between the coasts are not the only ones underfunded.  Using data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and PricewaterhouseCoopers, Forbes put together…
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Pedal To The Metal: The State of the Innovation Ecosystem in Michigan

Recently, Chrysalis managing partner Koleman Karleski spoke with MIBiz.com, to discuss the state of the current innovation ecosystem in Michigan.  Chrysalis Ventures has been investing in Michigan-based companies for nearly two decades and, as Koleman articulates, continues to see strong companies being built and grown there. The news article can be found here.  Koleman emphasizes…
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