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Recently Announced Venture Capital Deals

Issuer Category Round # Amount (M) Lead Investors
Helinet Aviation Services Van Nuys, Calif. Provides helicopter flight services. Aviation A $20.5 Bison Capital Structured Equity Partners.
3F Therapeutics Inc. Lake Forest, Calif. Boston Scientific was lead investor on the cardio-medical device company. 3F has raised $32.3M to date and expects to raise $10M more. Bio tech D $14.0 Boston Scientific Inc., Domain Associates, Cardiac Concepts, 3i Bioscience.
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Norisstown, Pa. A pharma company focused on urology and sexual health. Has raised $92M since 1999. Bio tech D $43.0 Sprout Group, Orbimed Advisors, BB Biotech, SCP Private Equity Partners, Perseus-Soros BioPharmaceutical Fund, Lehman Brothers Private Equity, Schroder Ventures, CIP Capital.
IatroQuest Corp. Montreal Develops bio-sensing technologies for security. Bio tech n/a $11.2 Fonds de solidarité FTQ, T2C2/Bio 2000, Desjardins Venture Capital, Business Development Bank of Canada.
NeuroMed Technologies Vancouver Biopharma company focused on chronic pain. MPM led the deal. Bio tech C $32.0 MPM Capital, Neuro Discovery, TriFund Capital Ltd., Cogene Biotech Ventures, GrowthWorks Capital, MDS Capital, BDC Venture Capital, Royal Bank of Canada.
Convoq Inc. Lexington, Mass. The provider of IM software also changed its name from Applied Messaging Corp. Company has raised $17.4M since 2002. Email B $10.0 North Bridge Venture Partners, Polaris Venture Partners.
CFRA Rockville, Md. Financial n/a $60.0 TA Associates.
DoveBid Inc. Foster City, Calif. A recap funding for the B2B online auctioneer. DoveBid also secured a $15M credit facility from Comerica Bank. DoveBid retreated from IPO plans in 2000 and 2002, but has raised $140M in opast five years. Internet AA $13.0 Softbank Capital Partners, Texas Pacific Group.
eUniverse Inc. Los Angeles Company provides online interactive entertainment. VantagePoint purchased 5.3M shares at $1.50/share. In July 2003, in advance of this investment, VantagePoint loaned $2M to eUniverse. Internet PIPE $0.0 VantagePoint Venture Partners.
RedTail Solutions Inc. Milford, Mass. Provides electronic trading services. Internet A $3.0 Venture Capital Fund New England, 8 Wings Ventures, Hub Angel Investment Group.
Percardia Inc. Merrimack, N.H. Company focused on coronary artery disease. The funding was a second close, which brings the deal to $23.5M. Funds will help complete clinical trials. Med Tech D $12.9 Prism Venture Partners, Atlas Venture, Advance Technology Ventures, Medtronic, Crescendo Ventures, Vanguard Ventures.
VisionCare Ophthalmic Saratoga, Calif. The company closed a $6.8M round last year, but called down additional dollars. Med Tech C $12.4 Onset Ventures, Three Arch Partners, Pitango Venture Capital and Infinity Venture Capital.
NanoNexus Inc. San Jose, Calif. Nano C $14.0 Rustic Canyon Partners, Hunt Ventures, Pacifica Fund, Finaventures, Idanta Partners, KT Venture Group, Compass TechnologyPartners, 2M Technology Investors, Goff Moore Strategic Investors.
Topspin Communications Mountain View, Calif. Deal expected to be announced Nov. 10. Network C $20.0 Accel Partners, Advent International, Duff Ackerman & Goodrich, Presidio Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures.
Avexus Inc. San Diego Provides enterprise software. Past investors have also included Louis Rossetto and Jane Metcalfe (founders of Wired Magazine) Bill Joy and AndyBechtolsheim (founders of Sun Microsystems) and Avexus co-founders Roy Sardina and chairman and CEO Andrew Dumke. Software B $8.5 Wall Street Technology Partners, Moore Capital, QTV Capital.
DoubleWide Software Santa Clara, Calif. The company is focused on the embedded software development process. Funding was at a PMV of $15.25M. Software B $9.0 U.S. Venture Partners, Walden International.
Icode Inc. Chantilly, Va. Sierra led the deal for the company, which makes enterprise resource planning software for small businesses. Software C $8.0 Sierra Ventures, Updata Venture Partners, New Vantage Group.
ITM Software Inc. Mountain View, Calif. Company provides enterprise software. Deal closed during Q3. Technology Partners led the company’s May 2002 first round of $3M. Software B $9.0 InnoCal Venture Capital, Technology Partners, Ascend Venture Group, New Vista Capital.
KnowNow Inc. Sunnyvale, Calif. Provides internetworking software for real-time information exchanges. Company has $31.4M since its 2000 inception. Software C $7.0 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Palomar Ventures, TPG Ventures.
MindSHIFT Technologies Fairfax, Va. Service provider for small and medium-sized businesses. Fidelity Ventures is the venture capital arm of Fidelity Investments. Software n/a $11.0 Fidelity Ventures, Columbia Capital.
Motion Computing Inc. Austin, Texas Motion Computing has raised $17.7M since 2002, including $6.5M last year at a PMV of $14.5M. Software B $11.2 New Enterprise Associates, G51 Capital.
RAIDCore Inc. Nashua, N.H. Makes enterprise-class storage solutions. Storage A $5.0 Egan-Managed Capital, Longworth Venture Partners.