Week in deals, Dec. 14, 2009

BIOTECH

Terapio Corp.

Austin, Texas

www.terapio.com

Amount/Round: $5M/NA

Investors: Santé Ventures.

Details: Operates as a development stage biotechnology company focused on large molecules.

CLEANTECH

Enerkem Technologies Inc.

Montreal

www.enerkem.com

Amount/Round: $50M/grant

Investors: U.S. Department of Energy

Details: Develops synthetic gases and other alternative fuels. The funding will be used in the construction and operation of its waste-to-biofuels facility to be located in Pontotoc, Miss. Enerkem previously raised VC funding from Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital.

TPI Composites Inc.

Scottsdale, Ariz.

www.tpicomposites.com

Amount/Round: $26M/B

Investors: Element Partners (led), Landmark Partners, NGP Energy Technology Partners, Angeleno Group and GE Capital.

Details: Develops wind turbine blades to Mitsubishi Power Systems and General Electric. The company raised a $20M round earlier this year and has now raised more than $68M in funding to date.

COMMUNICATIONS

HiBeam Internet & Voice

Chesterfield, Mo.

www.MyHiBeam.com

Amount/Round: NA/seed

Investors: NA

Details: Deploys 4G wireless into rural and semi-rural markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lumexis Corp.

Costa Mesa, Calif.

www.lumexis.com

Amount/Round: $15M/A

Investors: Perseus LLC (led), PAR Capital Management and Zone Ventures.

Details: Develops fiber-optic in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems.

COMPUTER SERVICES

PlumChoice Inc.

Billerica, Mass.

www.plumchoice.com

Amount/Round: $10M/debt

Investors: Silicon Valley Bank

Details: Develops remote technology support services for the home and small business markets. The company previously raised more than $14M in equity funding from Edison Venture Fund and other investors.

CONSUMER INTERNET

Ideeli Inc.

New York

www.ideeli.com

Amount/Round: $20M/B

Investors: StarVest Partners, Constellation Growth Capital, Kodiak Venture Partners.

Details: Operates a members-only luxury brand shopping site. The company has now raised $26M in funding, including a $7M Series A in two tranches, with a PMV of $17M earlier this year.

One Kings Lane

West Hollywood, Calif.

www.onekingslane.com

Amount/Round: NA/NA

Investors: First Round Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and individual investors.

Details: Operates a members-only ecommerce site for home décor.

Zoosk Inc.

San Francisco

www.zoosk.com

Amount/Round: $30M/D

Investors: Bessemer Venture Partners (led), Canaan Partners and ATA Ventures.

Details: Operates a social dating network. The company has now raised more than $40M in funding since 2008.

ECOMMERCE

Transaction Wireless

San Diego

www.transactionwireless.com

Amount/Round: $2M/B

Investors: Mission Ventures and Okapi Ventures.

Details: Provides payment solutions for mobile platforms. The company has now raised more than $4M in funding.

EMAIL

SendGrid

Boulder, Colo.

www.sendgrid.com

Amount/Round: $750K/A

Investors Highway 12 Ventures (led), SoftTech VC, FF Angel (The

Founders Fund seed investment program run by Dave McClure) and individual investors, including David Cohen (founder of TechStars).

Details: Develops email delivery software. Mark Solon, managing partner of Highway 12, has joined the board. The company was incubated by TechStars.

HEALTH CARE

TelaDoc Medical Services

Dallas

www.teladoc.com

Amount/Round: $9M/NA

Investors: HLM Venture Partners (led), Cardinal Partners and Trident Capital.

Details: Provides telehealth medical consults.

WellAware Systems

Charlottesville, Va.

www.wellawaresystems.com

Amount/Round: $7.5M/NA

Investors: Valhalla Partners and .406 Ventures.

Details: Makes wellness monitoring solutions for senior care providers.

INTERNET MARKETING

Triad Digital Media

Tampa, Fla.

www.triaddigital.com

Amount/Round: NA/NA

Investors: H.I.G. Ventures

Details: Provides online advertising services.

MED TECH

Apnex Medical Inc.

St. Paul, Minn.

www.apnexmedical.com

Amount/Round: $14M/B

Investors: Domain Associates, New Enterprise Associates, Polaris Venture Partners and individual investor Michael Berman.

Details: Develops medical devices to treat sleep apnea. The company has now raised $30M in total VC funding. Apnex is the second spinout from medical device incubator Prospex Medical, which previously formed BridgePoint Medical.

OUTSOURCING

Industriaplex Inc.

Alpharetta, Ga.

www.iplex.com

Amount/Round: NA/NA

Investors: Keating Capital.

Details: Provides outsourced supply chain management solutions to small and medium businesses.

PHARMACEUTICALS

Epizyme Inc.

Cambridge, Mass.

www.epizyme.com

Amount/Round: $8M/B

Investors: New Enterprise Associates.

Details: Develops drugs to treat cancer and other major diseases. The company focuses on epigenetics, which involves activating and deactivating genes in cells without changing the structure of DNA. The funding brings the round total to $40M, including an earlier close led by Bay City Capital. The initial tranche also included Amgen Ventures, Astellas Venture Partners, MPM Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. The company has now raised $54M in total VC funding.

Therasis Inc.

New York

www.therasis.com

Amount/Round: $12M/A

Investors: Tilocor Life Science.

Details: Develops oncology drugs.

Zogenix Inc.

San Diego

www.zogenix.com

Amount/Round: $20M/B

Investors: Chicago Growth Partners.

Details: Develops drug focused on pain management and central nervous system disorders. The funding brings the round total to $71M, with other investors including Clarus Ventures, Domain Associates, Scale Venture Partners, Thomas McNerney & Partners, Oxford Finance Corp. and Abingworth Management.

SECURITY

Agilence Inc.

Camden, N.J.

www.agilenceinc.com

Amount/Round: $2M/NA

Investors: Granite Ventures, Schneider Electric Ventures and NextStage Capital.

Details: Provides digital video management security solutions. The company has now raised $8M in total funding since 2007 from Granite Ventures, Schneider Electric, NextStage Capital and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

JanRain Inc.

Portland, Ore.

www.janrain.com

Amount/Round: $3.25M/A

Investors: DFJ Frontier (led), RPM Ventures and Anthem Venture Partners.

Details: Provides online identity technology and customer engagement services. The company provides OpenID protocol, which offers one username, one password for all of the sites on the Internet.

SOFTWARE

Coveo

Quebec City, Quebec

www.coveo.com

Amount/Round: $8M/B

Investors: BDC Venture Capital (led), Propulsion Ventures SEC, The Solidarity Fund QFL and Louis Têtu (chairman of the company).

Details: Develops enterprise search solutions.

Lanyon Inc.

Irving, Texas

www.lanyon.com

Amount/Round: $10M/NA

Investors: Frontier Capital.

Details: Provides content management software and solutions to the travel and hospitality industries.

STORAGE

Horizon Data Center Solutions

Plano, Texas

www.horizondcs.com

Amount/Round: $7.5M/NA

Investors: Ballast Point Venture Partners.

Details: Operates data center solutions and services.

Palisade Systems

Des Moines, Iowa

www.palisadesystems.com

Amount/Round: $2.6M/NA

Investors: DeWaay Investment Partners, Cedar Valley Venture Fund and Principal Life Insurance Co.

Details: Provides data loss prevention solutions for small and medium-sized business.

TRANSPORTATION

Xata Corp.

Minneapolis

www.xata.com

Amount/Round: $30M/PIPE

Investors: Technology Crossover Ventures and Trident Capital.

Details: Provides fleet management solutions to the truck transportation industry. Separately, the company announced that it has acquired Ontario-based Turnpike Global Technologies, a provider of PDA-based fleet operations solutions, for $20M in cash.

VIDEO

DriveCam Inc.

San Diego

www.drivecam.com

Amount/Round: $4M/debt

Investors: Leader Ventures

Details: Develops video systems for commercial transportation fleets. The company previously raised more than $65M in venture backing from Triangle Peak Partners Menlo Ventures, JMI Equity, Insight Venture Partners and Integral Capital Partners.

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

Movik Networks Inc.

Littleton, Mass.

www.movik.com

Amount/Round: $8.M/B

Investors: Highland Capital Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.

Details: Develops solutions for bringing content and application awareness to the mobile network. Sean Dalton of Highland and Ed Anderson of North Bridge are on the company board.