VCJ Top 10: Tech, December 2007

(Company/ Amt./ VCs/ Description)

INVIDI Technologies Corp./ $25.0M/ EnerTech Capital, InterWest Partners, Menlo Ventures/ Develops technologies that target delivery of television content and ads.

Insitu Inc./ $25.0M/ Battery Ventures, Second Avenue Partners/ Develops long-range, unmanned, and autonomous aircraft.

Alloptic Inc./ $24.0M/ Arcapita Inc., Ritchie Capital/ Develops fiber optics for local access networks.

Live Gamer Inc./ $24.0M/ Charles River Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, Pequot Capital Management Inc./ Develops virtual item trading platforms.

GainSpan Corp./ $20.0M/ Intel Capital, New Venture Partners, OVP Venture Partners, Opus Capital, Sigma Partners/ Produces Wi-Fi semiconductor and software solutions.

REVShare/ $20.0M/ Carlyle Group, HIG Capital Management/ Specializes in Cost per Action television advertising.

TuVox Inc./ $20.0M/ Foundation Capital, Glynn Capital Management, Granite Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners/ Provides on-demand speech applications.

Validity Sensors Inc./ $20.0M/ Crosslink Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, TeleSoft Partners/ Develops fingerprint sensors for the biometrics market.

Vuze Inc./ $20.0M/ BV Capital, Greycroft Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures/ Operates a content indexing site for finding and sharing large video files.

NextPoint Networks Inc./ $16.7M/ American Capital Strategies, Core Capital Partners, One Equity Partners, Safeguard Scientifics, Summerhill Partners/ Provides voice, data and video delivery services.

This list shows the largest investments by U.S.-based VCs in information technology companies for December 2007.

Source: Data by Thomson Financial for PwC/NVCA MoneyTree Survey.