Data Innovations, Inc.

JD Ford & Company is pleased to have served as exclusive financial advisor to Data Innovations, Inc. in its sale to prominent venture capital and private equity firm Battery Ventures. Data Innovations, Inc., the global leader in clinical laboratory middleware and workflow automation solutions, serves customers worldwide with over 6,500 systems in more than 65 countries. Its market-leading products Instrument Manager and EP Evaluator are indispensible tools for the clinical laboratory. Greg Vail and Dave Potter founded the company in 1989 to offer simple connectivity solutions for clinical laboratory instruments and grew the company both organically and through acquisitions into the world’s leading provider of connectivity, data management, data analysis and workflow solutions for the lab. Battery intends to leverage its extensive experience in the healthcare technology sector along with the talents of industry veteran and new CEO Mike Epplen to both enhance the current product suite and provide new solutions to address the ever-changing needs of the clinical laboratory.