:covelight: protect data
featured firm!
Covelight Systems, Inc. (Cary, NC) has developed solutions that protect critical financial, trade secret and entrusted personal data from abuse, misuse and fraud by web-application users. Covelight's patent-pending products deliver actionable intelligence in the form of real-time incident detection and notification, operational and security analytics and forensic audit trails to police an enterprise's web community and ensure its users are held accountable.
:asklepios: gene therapy
featured firm!
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (Chapel Hill, NC) is developing cellular-based, protein therapies using its proprietary biological nanoparticle ("BNP") delivery technology to deliver a broad variety of biological material to a cell, including therapeutic genes, monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, vaccines and potential RNAi applications. The company is currently developing gene therapy treatments for Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy and Congestive Heart Failure.
:covelight: protect data
featured firm!
Covelight Systems, Inc. (Cary, NC) has developed solutions that protect critical financial, trade secret and entrusted personal data from abuse, misuse and fraud by web-application users. Covelight's patent-pending products deliver actionable intelligence in the form of real-time incident detection and notification, operational and security analytics and forensic audit trails to police an enterprise's web community and ensure its users are held accountable.
:motricity
:mobile content provider
Motricity , Inc. (Durham, NC 
www.motricity.com
) is a provider of mobile content infrastructure to the wireless industry. The company reaches mobile subscribers with its market-leading Fuel mobile content delivery platform through global partners such as Verizon Wireless, mmO2, Amazon.com, palmOne and many others. The company is also one of the largest providers of mobile content through its network of consumer websites and channel partnerships, reaching over 10 million consumers worldwide.
:civatech
:radiation treatments
CivaTech Corporation (Raleigh, NC) is a biomedical and radiation technology company focused on intravascular cardiology and cancer treatment. The company has developed a unique method for producing radioactive source materials for medical devices that could reduce the cost compared to competitive treatments
:txfs
:web payment system
TxFS , Inc. (Raleigh, NC  www.txfs.com ) offers a direct-to-bill payment network that lets consumers charge purchases of digital content -- music, movies, games, etc. -- to their Internet service provider bill. This provides consumers with a secure, one-click purchase option, drives more sales for merchants, and offers ISPs a new value-added service and revenue stream.
:mi-co
:digital ink e-forms
Mi-Co (RTP, NC  www.mi-corporation.com ) provides digital writing software for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink.
:respirics
:lung drug delivery
Respirics , Inc. (Raleigh, www.respirics.com ) is a respiratory drug delivery and development company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic industries. Respirics has developed a dry powder respiratory drug delivery system that can incorporate a range of drug products to treat respiratory diseases as well as other diseases where systemic drug targeting is required.
:inlet technologies
:high definition tv
Inlet Technologies (Raleigh, NC 
www.inlethd.com
) provides professional encoding solutions for high-definition content creation and distribution. Inlet's solutions combine the leading advanced compression encoding format with proprietary analysis tools to enable intelligent, real-time encoding of high-definition content for the post-production, broadcast and IPTV markets.
:affinergy
:biological glues
Affinergy , Inc. (RTP, NC  www.affinergy.com ) develops "biological glues" for controlling biology at the convergence of therapeutics and medical devices. Their primary market is the $14 billion orthopedic market. By controlling delivery of various growth factors such as BMP and cell types (stem cells, osteoblasts ), Affinergy improves integration of devices into the body, reduces healthcare costs and improves patient outcomes.
:amphora
:drug discovery
Amphora Discovery (RTP, NC 
www.amphoracorp.com
) discovers and develops novel, pharmaceutical products both independently and with partners. Amphora's proprietary, predictable, microfluidics -based system accelerates the discovery of new drugs and expands intellectual property coverage of drug candidate compounds and classes of related compounds.
:oriel therapeutics
:dry powder inhaler
Oriel Therapeutics Inc. (Durham, NC -
www.orieltherapeutics.com
) is a drug delivery company using powder inhalation technology developed at UNC-Chapel Hill and licensed on an exclusive basis to the company. Oriel is focused on the development of a novel active Dry Powder Inhaler for the delivery of drugs to the lungs for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
:asklepios: gene therapy
featured firm!
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (Chapel Hill, NC) is developing cellular-based, protein therapies using its proprietary biological nanoparticle ("BNP") delivery technology to deliver a broad variety of biological material to a cell, including therapeutic genes, monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, vaccines and potential RNAi applications. The company is currently developing gene therapy treatments for Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy and Congestive Heart Failure.
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:sig interviews 2005 venture firms

on his "successtoday" program, famous business interviewer sig hutchinson talks with leaders from 12 tech and biotech companies (menu listed at right and below) selected to present at the ced's venture 2005 conference, scheduled for april 26-27 in pinehurst, nc.

the firms talk about their unique technologies, business strategies, and some of their plans for the future.


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:asklepios: gene therapy
featured firm!
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (Chapel Hill, NC) is developing cellular-based, protein therapies using its proprietary biological nanoparticle ("BNP") delivery technology to deliver a broad variety of biological material to a cell, including therapeutic genes, monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, vaccines and potential RNAi applications. The company is currently developing gene therapy treatments for Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy and Congestive Heart Failure.
:oriel therapeutics
:dry powder inhaler
Oriel Therapeutics Inc. (Durham, NC -
www.orieltherapeutics.com
) is a drug delivery company using powder inhalation technology developed at UNC-Chapel Hill and licensed on an exclusive basis to the company. Oriel is focused on the development of a novel active Dry Powder Inhaler for the delivery of drugs to the lungs for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
other venture
interviews...
:amphora
:drug discovery
Amphora Discovery (RTP, NC 
www.amphoracorp.com
) discovers and develops novel, pharmaceutical products both independently and with partners. Amphora's proprietary, predictable, microfluidics -based system accelerates the discovery of new drugs and expands intellectual property coverage of drug candidate compounds and classes of related compounds.
:affinergy
:biological glues
Affinergy , Inc. (RTP, NC  www.affinergy.com ) develops "biological glues" for controlling biology at the convergence of therapeutics and medical devices. Their primary market is the $14 billion orthopedic market. By controlling delivery of various growth factors such as BMP and cell types (stem cells, osteoblasts ), Affinergy improves integration of devices into the body, reduces healthcare costs and improves patient outcomes.
:inlet technologies
:high definition tv
Inlet Technologies (Raleigh, NC 
www.inlethd.com
) provides professional encoding solutions for high-definition content creation and distribution. Inlet's solutions combine the leading advanced compression encoding format with proprietary analysis tools to enable intelligent, real-time encoding of high-definition content for the post-production, broadcast and IPTV markets.
:respirics
:lung drug delivery
Respirics , Inc. (Raleigh, www.respirics.com ) is a respiratory drug delivery and development company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic industries. Respirics has developed a dry powder respiratory drug delivery system that can incorporate a range of drug products to treat respiratory diseases as well as other diseases where systemic drug targeting is required.
:mi-co
:digital ink e-forms
Mi-Co (RTP, NC  www.mi-corporation.com ) provides digital writing software for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink.
:txfs
:web payment system
TxFS , Inc. (Raleigh, NC  www.txfs.com ) offers a direct-to-bill payment network that lets consumers charge purchases of digital content -- music, movies, games, etc. -- to their Internet service provider bill. This provides consumers with a secure, one-click purchase option, drives more sales for merchants, and offers ISPs a new value-added service and revenue stream.
:civatech
:radiation treatments
CivaTech Corporation (Raleigh, NC) is a biomedical and radiation technology company focused on intravascular cardiology and cancer treatment. The company has developed a unique method for producing radioactive source materials for medical devices that could reduce the cost compared to competitive treatments
:motricity
:mobile content provider
Motricity , Inc. (Durham, NC 
www.motricity.com
) is a provider of mobile content infrastructure to the wireless industry. The company reaches mobile subscribers with its market-leading Fuel mobile content delivery platform through global partners such as Verizon Wireless, mmO2, Amazon.com, palmOne and many others. The company is also one of the largest providers of mobile content through its network of consumer websites and channel partnerships, reaching over 10 million consumers worldwide.
:covelight: protect data
featured firm!
Covelight Systems, Inc. (Cary, NC) has developed solutions that protect critical financial, trade secret and entrusted personal data from abuse, misuse and fraud by web-application users. Covelight's patent-pending products deliver actionable intelligence in the form of real-time incident detection and notification, operational and security analytics and forensic audit trails to police an enterprise's web community and ensure its users are held accountable.
:asklepios: gene therapy
featured firm!
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (Chapel Hill, NC) is developing cellular-based, protein therapies using its proprietary biological nanoparticle ("BNP") delivery technology to deliver a broad variety of biological material to a cell, including therapeutic genes, monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, vaccines and potential RNAi applications. The company is currently developing gene therapy treatments for Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy and Congestive Heart Failure.
:covelight: protect data
featured firm!
Covelight Systems, Inc. (Cary, NC) has developed solutions that protect critical financial, trade secret and entrusted personal data from abuse, misuse and fraud by web-application users. Covelight's patent-pending products deliver actionable intelligence in the form of real-time incident detection and notification, operational and security analytics and forensic audit trails to police an enterprise's web community and ensure its users are held accountable.