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   Category  Name (Location) Amt./Rd. Investors Contact Notable
Genoptix Inc. San Diego $7.2M $5.2M Douglas Schuling, CFO, 858-523-5000. Provides genetic testing and identification services. From 1999 to 2005, the company raised about $46M, including a $3M infusion in early 2005 for a late stage round at a PMV of $28M. Company investors include Alliance
Quantum Genomics Corp. Oradell, N.J. $4M $610K William Rose, treasurer, 201-557-9399. Produces cellular models to study human diseases.
Semafore Pharmaceuticals Inc. Indianapolis $3M $2.5M Joseph Garlich, president, 317-876-3075. Develops small molecule cancer-fighting drugs. In 2003, the company raised $500K from Twilight Venture Partners.

Avnera Corp. Beaverton, Ore. $7.7M $7.5M Manpreet Khaira, executive officer, 503-718-4100. Develops chips for communications software and hardware. The company has received recent commitments from Bessemer Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures and JAFCO Technology Partners.



Pannaway Technologies Inc. Portsmouth, N.H. $20M $15M Gary Davis, president, 603-766-5100. Develops converged broadband voice, video and data IP applications. Pannaway Technologies Inc. Portsmouth, N.H.$20M$15MGary Davis, president, 603-766-5100. Develops converged broadband voice, video and data IP applications.Cymphonix Inc. Salt Lake City$4M/AvSpring Capital (led), Prospector Equity Capital.Develops appliances for network traffic control.

Jabber Inc. Denver, Colo. $3.5M $1.5M Paul Guerin, CEO, 303-308-3255. Develops infrastructure for enterprise instant messaging and customer service applications. Jabber’s investors include France Telecom, Intel Capital and Webb Interactive Services Inc.
KnowledgeStorm Inc. Alpharetta, Ga. $2.6M $2.1M Michael Ewers, VP, 770-290-8850. Operates and manages a business technology search site. From 1999 to 2004, the company raised $13.5M from Apex Venture Partners, Gefinor Ventures, Imlay Investments, LiveOak Equity Partners, Sterling Partners and Total Tec

Med Tech
X-Sten Corp. Englewood, Colo. $625K $325K David Solsberg, executive officer, 720-299-5851. Develops medical devices. The company has received recent commitments from Aweida Venture Partners and DFJ Mercury Venture Partners.

Vigilos Inc. Seattle $2M $1.3M Douglas Gorder, president, 206-728-6464. Develops security software. From 2002 to 2003, the company raised nearly $10M from Cascadia Capital, Highway 12 Ventures and Northwest Venture Associates.


BlueFolder Inc. Colorado Springs $200,000 $55,000 Marc Fey, CEO. Develops business management software. Prior to BlueFolder, Fey founded XA Systems Corp., a venture-backed software company in Silicon Valley that grew to $27M in revenue and 250 employees. It was acquired by Compuware. Integrien Corp. Pasadena, Calif.$6.5M/AClearstone Venture Partners (led), Tech Coast Angels.ITM Software Inc. Mountain View, Calif.$6M/BRBC Technology Partners (led), Technology Partners, InnoCal Venture Capital, Ascend Venture Group.Netuitive Inc. Reston, Va.$5M/CThomas Weisel Venture Partners (led), Bessemer Venture Partners, Columbia Capital, Flagship Ventures and Noro-Moseley PartnersSoftware Innovation Inc. Toronto$5M/BCovington Capital, BDC Venture Capital, Verdexus, Software Innovation ASA.Provides business management software and services.Provides enterprise software.Provides software for business services management.Provides project collaboration software.