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2013-10-16 12:24:07

Versant Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners back medical device start-up ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inceptus Medical, LLC, a medical device company incubator, announced today that it has completed a $4.7M Series A financing for its first new company, Inari Medical Inc. The financing will provide the resources to develop and commercialize innovative devices for the interventional treatment of cardiovascular disease. Versant Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners...

2012-10-11 19:22:48

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Versant Corp. ("Versant" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VSNT) relating to the proposed acquisition by Unicom Systems, Inc. ("Unicom"). Under the terms of the transaction, Versant shareholders will receive only $11.50 in cash for each share of Versant stock they own. The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary...

2012-10-11 15:24:04

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120409/MM84375LOGO) Alliance Financial CorporationLevi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Alliance Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ALNC) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to NBT Bancorp Inc. (NasdaqGS: NBTB) for approximately $48 per share in NBT stock. At least one analyst set a price target for...

2012-05-16 10:24:51

MINNEAPOLIS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyga Technology announced today that it had raised $25 million in a Series C financing led by new investor Versant Ventures of Menlo Park, California. Joining Versant in this round are existing investors Split Rock Partners, Domain Associates, and MB Venture Partners. With this investment, Kirk Nielsen, Managing Director, Versant Ventures will join the board of directors of Zyga. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/CG30384LOGO)...

2011-11-04 06:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO and SUMMIT, N.J., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Privately held biotechnology company Quanticel Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), together with Versant Ventures, today announced they have entered into an exclusive, strategic collaboration to discover and develop first-in-class cancer drugs. Under the terms of the agreement, Celgene will commit $45M to Quanticel during the initial three-and-a-half-year alliance term with the ability to extend the...

2010-09-20 06:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The brainchild of Carah Faye Charnow, former frontwoman of the Grammy-nominated Shiny Toy Guns, and producer Daniel Johansson, Versant dwells in the ether of great pop synthesists like M.I.A. and Arcade Fire -- courageous artists who are redefining modern pop with a niche that extends deep into the mainstream. Heartbeats, their sparkling debut, synthesizes electro-melodicism with up-to-the-minute textures that ignite both dance floors and rock clubs....

2010-06-30 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweden, the unofficial headquarters of epic-pop, seems an inevitable launching pad for Versant. Led by Carah Faye, former frontwoman of the Grammy-nominated Shiny Toy Guns, and produced by fellow band-mate Daniel Johansson, Versant synthesizes the melodicism of a true pop siren with up-to-the-minute textures that can ignite both dance floors and dirty rock clubs. "Versant is a summation of dreams," says Carah Faye, "music we believe belongs but is...

2008-08-18 09:01:01

In a continued effort to help hospitals retain quality, dedicated nurses and reduce new graduate turnover, Versant, developer of the Versant RN Residency, enters a new era of analytics designed to make fundamental contributions to a hospital's clinical and financial outcomes. Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, a nationally recognized thought leader with a passion for workforce issues, will be joining Versant as senior vice president of business analytics and research to lead this initiative....

2007-07-10 18:22:28

Versant Advantage, Inc., developers of the Versant RN Residency™, today announced that CHRISTUS Spohn Health System has selected Versant's evidence-based, outcome-driven education solution to stabilize their RN workforce. With the integration of the Versant RN Residency, CHRISTUS Spohn plans to improve the retention of new graduate hires, while, simultaneously, standardizing the delivery of quality patient care throughout its six-hospital system. Like many other healthcare...