SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OVP VENTURE PARTNERS VI LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OVP VENTURE PARTNERS
1616 EASTLAKE AVE. E., SUITE 208

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98102

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NanoString Technologies Inc [ NSTG ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/14/2014
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/14/2014 S 12,724 D $12.484 (1) 1,755,388 (2) D (3)
Common Stock 08/14/2014 S 6,884 D $12.4845 (1) 1,748,504 (4) I (3) See footnotes
Common Stock 08/14/2014 S 174 D $12.4845 (1) 1,748,330 (5) I (3) See footnotes
Common Stock 08/14/2014 S 18 D $12.4845 (1) 1,748,312 (6) I (3) See footnotes
Common Stock 08/15/2014 S 5,784 D $12.0798 (7) 1,742,528 (8) D (3)
Common Stock 08/15/2014 S 3,130 D $12.0798 (7) 1,739,398 (9) I (3) See footnotes
Common Stock 08/15/2014 S 79 D $12.0798 (7) 1,739,319 (10) I (3) See footnotes
Common Stock 08/15/2014 S 8 D $12.0798 (7) 1,739,311 (11) I (3) See footnotes
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OVP VENTURE PARTNERS VI LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OVP VENTURE PARTNERS
1616 EASTLAKE AVE. E., SUITE 208

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98102

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OVP VENTURE PARTNERS VII LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OVP VENTURE PARTNERS
1616 EASTLAKE AVE. E., SUITE 208

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98102

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OVP VI ENTREPRENEURS FUND LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OVP VENTURE PARTNERS
1616 EASTLAKE AVE. E., SUITE 208

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98102

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OVP VII ENTREPRENEURS FUND LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OVP VENTURE PARTNERS
1616 EASTLAKE AVE. E., SUITE 208

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98102

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The "Amount" and "Price" reported in this Column 4 reflect the aggregate number and weighted-average price, respectively, of shares sold. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $12.39 to $12.80, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the issuer, any security holder of the issuer, or the SEC staff, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth herein.
2. 1,189,853 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,533 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 547,324 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,678 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
3. OVMC VI, LLC serves as the general partner of OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P. and OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P. Charles P. Waite, Jr. is a managing member of OVMC VI, LLC and shares voting and investment power over the shares held by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P. and OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P. Charles P. Waite, Jr. is also a managing member of OVMC VII, LLC, the general partner of OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P. and OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., and shares voting and investment power over the shares held by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P. and OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P. Mr. Waite, the other managing members of OVMC VI, LLC and OVMC VII, LLC, and each of the aforementioned entities disclaim beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein.
4. 1,189,853 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,533 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 540,440 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,678 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
5. 1,189,853 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,359 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 540,440 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,678 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
6. 1,189,853 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,359 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 540,440 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,660 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
7. The "Amount" and "Price" reported in this Column 4 reflect the aggregate number and weighted-average price, respectively, of shares sold. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $12.00 to $12.51, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the issuer, any security holder of the issuer, or the SEC staff, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth herein.
8. 1,184,069 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,359 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 540,440 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,660 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
9. 1,184,069 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,359 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 537,310 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,660 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
10. 1,184,069 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,280 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 537,310 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,660 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
11. 1,184,069 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VI, L.P., 16,280 of these shares are owned by OVP VI Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P., 537,310 of these shares are owned by OVP Venture Partners VII, L.P., and 1,652 of these shares are owned by OVP VII Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P.
Remarks:
/s/ Barbara A. Mery, Attorney-in-fact 08/18/2014
Barbara A. Mery, Attorney-in-fact 08/18/2014
Barbara A. Mery, Attorney-in-fact 08/18/2014
Barbara A. Mery, Attorney-in-fact 08/18/2014
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