Recently Announced Venture Capital Deals

Issuer Category Round Amount (M) Lead Investors
AmpliMed Corp. Tucson, Ariz. Bio tech A $5.0 Valley Ventures, Invest Bio, Solstice Capital.
Corgentech Inc. South San Francisco Corgentech develops treatments for medical disorders. Past investors have included Alta Partners, Bear Stearns Health Innoventures, InterWest Partners, Pacific Venture Capital, and Pacific Venture Capital. Company raised $50M in June 2002 at a PMV of $107M. Bio tech E $45.0 Undisclosed Investor
CoTherix Inc. Belmont, Calif. Bio tech C $55.0 MPM Capital,
Elixir Pharmaceutical Cambridge, Mass In February, the drugmaker raised $22M at a PMV of $50M. Total raised to date is more than $40M. Bio tech B $19.0 Undisclosed new investors.
Favrille Inc. San Diego The deal is an extention of an earlier $17M Series B last year. Company is developing cancer treatments. Bio tech B $10.0 Sanderling Ventures, Forward Ventures, Alloy Ventures, De Novo Ventures, Lotus BioScience Investment Holdings Ltd. Gray Ghost LLC, Heller Financial Leasing Inc.
Phenomix Corp. La Jolla, Calif. Bio tech A $3.5 Alta Partners, Sofinnova Ventures, Bay City Capital, CMEA Ventures, GBS Venture Partners, Versant Ventures.
Aviza Technology Inc. Aviza used a portion of the funding to acquire the thermal business operations of ASML (Nasdaq: ASML). Aviza is led by president and CEO Jerry Cutini, a co-founder and former president of OnTrak Systems. Chips n/a $50.0 VantagePoint Venture Partners,
MobiApps Arlington, Va. MobiApps provides satellite technologies for industrial communications. Green Dot Capital is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies. Comm n/a $8.0 3i, Green Dot Capital, Beacon Advisory,
Sylantro Systems Corp. Campbell, Calif. New investor BCE Capital led the deal and managing director David McCarthy took a board seat. Sylantro has raised over $82M since 1998 inception, including a $55M infusion in 2000 at a PMV of $256M. Comm D $15.0 BCE Capital, Accel Partners, Azure Capital Partners, Bank of America CIT Group, Hook Partners, JP Morgan, Mayfield, Pyramid Technology Ventures,Vanguard Ventures.
Comverge Inc. Florham Park, N.J. Comverge supplies power management software and services to utility companies. The new investment brings the total for the Series “A” Preferred to $18.6M. Energy A $5.6 Nth Power, EnerTech Capital Partners, Ridgewood Capital, and company executives also invested.
ResMAE Brea, Calif. Company is a wholesale specialty mortgage provider, servicing high-risk individuals. ResMAE was founded in January. Finance n/a $25.0 TH Lee Putnam Ventures.
TissueLink Medical Inc. Dover, N.H. Develops surgical devices. Company has raised nearly $70M since 1999. Med Tech E $3.0 MB Venture Partners, Merlin Biosciences.
NanoMuscle Inc. Antioch, Calif. Nano C $16.0 Vision Capital, Crossbow Ventures, FirstHand Capital, NetPartners.
OpVista Inc. Irvine, Calif. OpVista has raised $36M to date. Excelsior, which led the dealm is a private equity fund managed by U.S. Trust. Optics C $10.0 Excelsior Venture Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds, WK Technologies, United Venture Capital Partners.
High Tower Software Aliso Viejo, Calif. Develops and real-time monitoring software. Software D $6.0 Hallador Venture Partners, Inroads Capital Partners, Liberty Partners.
Neartek Inc. Westborough, Mass. Deal is extension of a 2002 round for $27M that had a PMV of $45M. Neartek has raised $82M since 1994. Software C $8.0 Benchmark Capital, Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, Magnum Telecom.
Pay By Touch Inc. San Francisco Company provides biometric authentication. Software A $10.0 Individuals.
MX Logic Inc. Denver Provides email protection and security software. Spam C $5.5 Adams Street Partners, Grayhawk Venture Partners and Vista Ventures.
Proofpoint Inc. Cupertino, Calif. Spam B $9.0 RRE Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Mohr, Davidow Ventures, inVentures Group, Stanford University.
Last Mile Connections New York One Equity is the VC arm of Bank One Corp. Last Mile has raised $13M to date to create an online trading and auction facility for telecom carriers. Telecom B $8.0 One Equity Partners.
ShipLogix Seattle Provides a Web-based transportation management system for shippers. The deal is a call down from the last tranche. Trans n/a $3.0 Alexander Hutton Venture Partners, Odeon Capital Partners.
Strix Systems Inc. Westlake Village, Calif. Company makes wireless communications equipment for mobile Internet access The company now has raised $34M since its 2000 inception. Wireless B $15.0 Winward Ventures, CMEA Ventures, UV Partners, Palomar Ventures, El Dorado Ventures.