The company distributes its products in the U.S. Through a combined mix of direct selling and distributors.. Checkpoint Surgical completes $1.7M Series B investment round Neurodevice firm Checkpoint Surgical completed a $1.in December 2011 7 million Series B purchase round led by the NDI Healthcare Fund, and secured non-dilutive funding of over $1.3 million, including a $1.065 million Innovation Ohio loan and a $245,000 federal grant. Checkpoint Surgical was founded in 2009 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio.’ Checkpoint Surgical is using the funding to support its advertising and sales initiatives and new product advancement.The continuing future of our healthcare system is dependent on the health of these informal workers, yet no-one is shopping for them. That's why CarePond is focused on looking after caregivers. That's where CarePond will come in. We are hoping to fill up that void so caregivers will get the support they need also, and as a result, improve look after those they are assisting – – and be happier while carrying it out. CarePond began with its co-founders' eyesight of using technology to connect caregivers with information, guidance, resources, and a community for emotional support. While completing her expert's at the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology, co-founder Sofia Ozar, done an elder abuse study for the National Institutes of Health and part-time at the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center.