Checkpoint Surgical completes $1.7M Series B investment round Neurodevice company Checkpoint Surgical completed a $1.in December 2011 7 million Series B investment 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 Medical was founded in 2009 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio.’ Checkpoint Medical is using the funding to support its sales and marketing initiatives and new product advancement. The business distributes its products in the U.S. Through a combined mix of direct selling and distributors.‘He appears to have died of later years,’ a zoo spokesman said, according to the newspaper. Maybe that’s because he was just an occasional smoker. One zoo worker informed the Daily Mail that in the 15 years he spent some time working there, he noticed Charlie smoke about five times. Then again, nobody knows how much Charlie smoked, because he do tried hard to cover his habit. Whenever he got caught, he would throw the cigarette down and grin, trying to maintain zookeepers from noticing the discarded butt. Charlie apparently learned to smoke cigarettes while functioning as a circus performer in the U.S.