Portfolio Company News for 2006

The firm, our individual partners, and our portfolio companies are always making news. Here's the latest.

December 18, 2006
Press Release: Silicon Laboratories and SKY MobileMedia Partner
Silicon Laboratories and SKY MobileMedia will partner to pre-integrate SKYMAP software on AeroFONE single-chip phone platforms.

December 14, 2006
Fortune: Searching for the Holy Grail of Web-to-TV Video
Safi Quereshy, Founder of Quartics, discusess how his company will solve the problem of taking content from the PC to the TV...wirelessly.

December 14, 2006
WNN Wi-Fi Net News: Streamlined Hotspot Logins for Portable Devices
Devicescape launches new service to enable portable Wi-Fi devices to attach themselves to hotspots.

December 14, 2006
BusinessWire: Ophthonix Completes Series D Financing at $35.1 Million
Ophthonix, which markets advanced vision correction products that provide superior optical clarity, announced a D round of $35.1 Million. Participating were: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital and others.

December 12, 2006
Enviance News: William K. Reilly Joins Enviance Board of Directors
William K. Reilly, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined the Board of Enviance, a provider of Internet-based on-demand systems for managing environmental compliance.

December 10, 2006
Washingtonpost.com: Return Fraud Earns Retailers' Wrath
Retailers facing increasing rates of return fraud are responding with software from ReturnExchange.

December 7, 2006
San Diego Business Journal: U.S. Taps Sleeping Giant in Asia's Life Sciences Realm
Enterprise Partners Managing Director Drew Senyei comments on the economics of a global biotech strategy.

December 5, 2006
WNN Wi-Fi Net News: Streamlined Hotspot Logins for Portable Devices
Deviscape lanuches new service and software to enable portable Wi-Fi equipped devices to attach themselves to hotspots without the tedium of logging in.

December 5, 2006
TechFinance.ca: The Active Network Acquires SPORG Corporation and PreEnroll
Enteprise Partners portfolio company Active Network continues its acquisition strategy.

November 30, 2006
CrunchGear: Expresso S2 Exercise Bike Hands On
CrunchGear reviews Expresso Fitness's S2 virtual reality-enhanced fitness bike.

November 28, 2006
Orange County Register: Financiers Excited About Orange County Entrepreneurs
Venture capitalists discuss their interest in Orange County investing. Tim Vanderhook, CEO of Enterprise Partners portfolio company SpecificMedia talks about his fundraising experience.

November 21, 2006
Press Release: ReLion Announces Three New International Distributors
ReliOn, a provider of high reliability fuel cells for backup power applications, announced distribution agreements with Conley Telco, Precision Power & Air (Caribbean) Limited and EGC International /Unitek Group.

November 14, 2006
AjaxWorld International: Breach Security Releases First Appliance with ModSecurity v2.0
Breach Security announced the release of ModSecurity v.2.0 an open source web application firewall. The application is the lowest cost commerical firewall available.

November 9, 2006
Press Release: ReliOn Fuel Cell SOmplete NEBS Level 3 Compliance Testing
ReliOn, a provider of high reliability fuel cell solutions for backup power applications announded that its T-1000 and T-2000 rack mount and outdoor enclosure solutions have completed Network Equipment Building Systems Level 3 compliance testing.

November 6, 2006
San Diego Business Journal: Executive Profile-Sky Mobile Media's Naser Partovi
Naser Partovi, CEO of Enterprise Partners portfolio company Sky MobileMedia, discusses the company's feature phone business targeting 90% of the market.

November 6, 2006
Earthtimes.org: JVC sponsors "Create Our Commercial" Contest featuring vMix
vMix, an Enterprise portfolio company, allows users to generate content-and participate in online contests.

November 1, 2006
Press Release: TargeGen Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial Of Topical AMD Drug TG100801
Enterprise Partners portfolio company TargeGen proceeds with clinical trials of eye drug for macular degeneration and other debilitating eye diseases.

October 27, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: Ascenta Ascending
Ascenta Therapeutics, and Enteprise portfolio company developing cancer drugs, employs a new and efficient model in drug discovery.

October 26, 2006
SoCalTECH.com: Quorum Systems Raises $15M Third Round
Quorum Systems, a manufacturer of ultra-low-power, Integrated CMOS radio frequency trancievers for the wireless market, has raised a $15M third round from Enterprise Partners, Greylock and Kleiner, Perkins, Caufiled & Byers.

October 25, 2006
Press Release: Enviance Environmental Compliance System Helps Montenay York Win Award
Montenay York Resources Energy System has been chosen as "Facility of the Year" by Environmental Protection. Montenay York implemented Enviance to facilitate processing municipal solid waste and generate electricity.

October 23, 2006
Press Release: Muze Partners with IGN Entertainment to Deliver Comprehensive Video Games Database
Muze and IGN Entertainment announced a partnership to deliver the most comprehensive database of games information available under the name MuzeGames, powered by IGN.

October 23, 2006
Amednews: Physicians in Venture Capital
American Medical News interviews Enterprise Partners Managing Director Dr. Drew Senyei about a career that spans medicine and venture capital.

October 3, 2006
DragonWave Ranked the Fifth Fastest Growing Technology in Canada in the 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast Fifty Program
DragonWave a global supplier of next generation wireless networks has been ranked the 5th among the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada in Deloitte's Fast 50 program.

October 3, 2006
Press Release: ReliOn fuel cells achieve CE approval
ReliOn, a provider of high reliability hydrogen fuel cell solutions for backup power applications has received CE approval for its T-1000 and T-2000 fuel cell solutions.

September 18, 2006
Anti-Virus Chip Maker Tarari Beats Bad Guys to the Punch
Tarari's virus detection chips are being adopted by large systems such as Cisco and Symantec.

September 12, 2006
PR Newswire: Expresso Fitness Secures Additional $4 Million Investment
Expresso Fitness, the Sunnyvale based suplier of interactive software fot Internet-enables cardio finesss systems, announced that it has raised an additional $4 million in capital from Enterprise Partners.

September 12, 2006
San Diego Business Journal: Ophthonix Eyeglass Firm Sets Sights on Race Track Visibility
San Diego based Ophthonix, an eyeglass company, has announced that it will sponsor driver Sarah Fisher in the Peak Antifreese Indy 300. Ophthonix is marketing its patented Izon glasses.

September 11, 2006
Press Release: Nellymoser and Muze partner to create premiere mobile entertainment solution
Nellymoser and Muze announced at the Billboard Mecca at CTIA a strategic partnership for the delivery of a comprehensive mobile entertainment content and commerces solution for the mobile marketplace.

September 10, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: Sofware firm dials in plan to be leader in cell phones
SKY MobileMedia, an Enterprise Partners portfolio company, has acquired e-SIM, an Israeli company that makes cell phone interfaces.

September 8, 2006
Press Release: SKY MobileMedia to Acquire e-SIM Business
SKY MobileMedia, a provider of application software for the wireless industry will acquire the assets of e-SIM LTD, a provider of Man Machine Interface solutions for mobile handsets.

September 6, 2006
PR Newswire: Breach Security Announces that SAP Selects Breachview SSL
Breach Security, developer of web application security solutions, announced that SAP AG has selected Breachview SSL to enhance their ability to detect unwanted security intrusions.

September 1, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: A cutting-edge backbone
Enterprise Partners portfolio company, NuVasive (Nasdaq: NUVA)is a San Diego success story, promoting minimally invasive back surgery techniques and technology.

August 31, 2006
IBN: Devicescape Addresses the #1 Challenge for Wi-Fi Users: Simple and Secure Setup
Devicescape Software has released Devicescape Agent software.

August 29, 2006
BioCenturyExtra: FDA Backs Adeza's Gestiva
Enterprise Partners portfolio company, Adeza Biomedical (nasdaq: ADZA), has received approval from the FDA for Gestiva. Gestiva prevents preterm birth in women with a history of preterm delivery.

August 7, 2006
San Diego Business Journal: Vision Correction Firm Sees the Light, Nets Online Oscar
Ophthonix, a San Diego based vision correction company and Enterprise Partners portfolio company, has won a prestigious Webby Award for their website. The Webby Awards have been dubbed the "Online Oscars" by The New York Times.

August 4, 2006
Yahoo Finance: Adeza Achieves 16th Consecutive Quarter of Profitablity
Record product sales of $13.0 million for the second quarter of 2006 were up 23% of prior year.

August 4, 2006
Bank Technology News: Ten Technology Companies to Watch
IdenTrust, a digital authentication company, was named on of the 10 companies to watch for the strenght of its managment team and partnerships.

August 1, 2006
MarketWatch: Bambi Francisco Discusses "Video Enablers I've Noticed"
Francisco surveys a number of players in the online video space. She notes that vMix, an Enterprise Partners portfolio company allows users to incorporate copyrighted content from vMix partners like Fox Home Entertainment into their videos.

August 1, 2006
USA Today: Niche Competitors crowd into MySpace
Competiors are making inroads into the MySpace franchise as some users deem site like vMix "more cool".

July 24, 2006
DragonWave to Provide Licensed Wireless Ethernet Backhaul for Earthlink
DragonWave, a supplier of next-generation wireless networks announced that Earhlink (NASDAQ: ELNK) has seleceted the company's AirPair solution for their municipal networks.

July 24, 2006
Expresso Fitness: Fitness Industry Veteran Mark Urlage Joins Express as VP Sales
Mark Urlage has joined Expresso Fitness as Vice President of Sales after 12 years at Nautilus.

July 17, 2006
San Diego Business Journal: Isis, TargeGen Set Sights on Eye Treatments
Isis Pharmaceuticals and TargeGen are moving forward with testing for age-related macular degeneration despite approval of rival Genentech's Lucentis. TargeGen's Peter Ulrich is confident that patients will appreciate his drug's ease of use. The TargeGen drug is applied via eye drops. Lucentis is administered by a doctor via a needle.

July 11, 2006
Marketwire: TradeBeam Adds Key Oracle Executive to Drive Engineering and Operations
TradeBeam, a provider fo on-demand global trade management software and services has hired Motasim Najeeb as Executive Vice President of engineering and operations.

July 10, 2006
DC Velocity: Technology Review of TradeBeam
TradeBeam excels in the complex arena of global trade management.

July 10, 2006
FreshNews: Genoptix Announces FDA Cleard Test to Identify Circulating Tumor Cells
Genoptix, a provider of personalized medicine oncology services, announced it will be one of two laboratories to offer the CellSearch system, the FDA cleared test that that identifies circulating tumor cells in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

July 6, 2006
Press Release: Expresso Fitness Names Steve Reinhardt VP of Marketing
Expresso Fitness has hired Steve Reinhardt as VP of Marketing. Reinhardt joins Expresso Fitness from Ebay where he was Director of Marketing.

July 6, 2006
Yahoo Finance: FDA Accepts Adeza Filing for Gestiva to prevent preterm births
The FDA has accepted Adeza's NDA for Gestiva, a long-acting form of a naturally occurring progesterone to prevent preterm birth in women with a history of preterm delivery.

July 5, 2006
CCN Matthews: Ascendent Systems Wins Stevie 'R' Award
Ascendent Systems, an Enterprise portfolio company acquired by Research in Motion, has won the Stevie 'R' Award for best new telecommunications product at the 4th annual American Business Awards 'SM'.

June 30, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: People to Watch: Ali Hedayati
Ali Hedayati, Co-Founder and CEO of San Diego's Kalon Semiconductor, discussed how Kalon will deliver wireless technology to the home market

June 29, 2006
San Diego Daily Transcript: Building Companies, Impacting Patients Xanthopoulos Main Goals
Kleanthis Xanthopolous, CEO of San Diego based Anadys and newly announced managing director of Enterprise Partners discusses his abiding passion for the biotech industry and his interest in fostering innovation.

June 28, 2006
FreshNews: Genoptix Annnounces Collaboration with Biogen Idec
Genoptix will provide expertise in flow cytometry to Biogen Idec and collaborate with the company in assay development to support upcoming clinical trials.

June 26, 2006
MarketWire: Stryker Instruments Dramatically Transforms Inventory Management Using TradeBeam's Global Trade Management Solution
TradeBeam's software enables leading provider of surgical instruments to reduce inventory by 30%.

June 22, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: Kalon Receives Venture Funding
Kalon Semiconductor, a San Diego maker of computer chips, received $10.9M from Enteprise Partners and other investors. Ali Hedayati was named CEO.

June 21, 2006
Yahoo Finance: Kalon Semiconductor Receives $10.9M Series A Funding
Enterprise Partners leads the round for the San Diego based company that develops products for wireless and wired applications.

June 15, 2006
Press Release: TargeGen CEO Ulrich Wins E&Y 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Peter G. Ulrich recieved the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the "Emerging Companies" category.

June 13, 2006
Venture Wire Professional: SpecificMEDIA Nets $10M 1st Round for Sales and Marketing
SpecificMEDIA is an Internet marketing company founded in 1999. Enterprise Partners led the round that includes Shepherd Ventures

June 7, 2006
Billboard Biz: National Association of Recoding Merchandising Nominates Muze for Merchandiser of Year Award
Muze is a finalist in the category of suppliers of product and services. Winners will be announced in August.

June 6, 2006
MSNBC: Test may help determine date for induced labor.
Adeza Biomedical, an Enterprise Partners portfolio company, produces a test for premature labor detection.

June 6, 2006
Yahoo Finance: McAfee Acquires Preventsys
McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) has acquired Preventsys a leading authority in security risk management and automated security compliance reporting. Preventsys was financed by Enterprise Partners.

June 6, 2006
Globes International: Breach Raises $6M
Breach Security has closed a fourth round of financing and will use the proceeds to expand sales and marketing.

June 5, 2006
FDA Grants Adeza Priority Review for Gestiva to Prevent Preterm Births
Adeza (NASDAQ: ADZA) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted the compnay's NDA Priority Review status thereby setting a 6 month goal for review.

June 5, 2006
Ascenta Therapeutics: Clinical data on Ascenta Therapeutics lead product AT-101 presented at ASCO
Ascenta Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced the presentation of clinical data from an onging Phase 1 open label stdy of its lead compound, AT-102, in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

June 1, 2006
Electronic News: Tarari Commits to Operon, HyperTransport
Tarari, an ASIC design house and sofware company specializing in acceleration components, announced the company's commitment to support AMD's Opteron processoris and the HyperTransport interface.

June 1, 2006
Tarari and AMD Teaming on AMD Opteron Processor Based Systems
Tarari, a San Diego based acceleration company will support the AMD Opteron Processor based systems that incorporate specilaized silicon to enhance network security, XML, and digital medial solutions for AMD Operton processor based systems.

May 31, 2006
VentureWire Professional: Breach Security Unearths $6M Series B
Breach Security, which offers web application security appliances, has received a $6 million Series B round from Enterprise Partners and new investor Sid R.Bass & Associates.

May 30, 2006
Venture Wire Professional: Complete Genomics Launches with $6M Series A
Complete Genomics, a high-thourghput screening company has launched with $6M in Series A financing with Etnerprise Partners Venture Capital and OVP Partners co-leading the round.

May 26, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: Video Web Sites are ready for their close-up. Investors' money flowing into consumer-focused Internet applications
San Diego's vMix, funded by Enterprise Partners, is one of several Southern California startups offering consumers an easy and controlled environment to post videos on line.

May 23, 2006
Venture Wire Professional: Fuel Cell Co. ReliOn Pumps Another $20M in Series B
Fuel cell company ReliOn has closed a $20M extension of Series B capital. Enterprise Partners, along with other backers, participated in the round.

May 22, 2006
Red Herring: Tarari Named "Red Herring 100 North America" Winner
Tarari, a San Diego based acceleration company, has been selected as a winner of the annual Red Herring 100 of North America for playing a leading role in the technology business.

May 19, 2006
Seattle Post Intelligencer: Venture Captital: Investors banking on future of 'clean energy'
ReliOn, maker of hydrogen fuel cells used for backup power, has raised an additional $20M from Enterprise Partners and other investors.

May 17, 2006
Press Release: Enviance Launches Alliance Program for Engineering and Consulting Firms
Enviance announced the launch of it Alliance Program enabling cost efficetive compliance services delivery for engineering and consulting firms

May 2, 2006
San Diego Daily Transcript: E&Y 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year Semi-finalists
Two Enterprise Partners portfolio company CEO's have are semi-finalists for the 2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

May 1, 2006
FreshNews.com: Tarari's Randy Smerik Named Semi-Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Randy Smerik, CEO of Enterprise Partners portfolio company Tarari, has been named a semi-finalist for the 2006 San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year Award held by Ernst & Young.

April 11, 2006
On Line Business: ReliOn Quadruples Sales Volume
Fuel cell maker ReliOn quadrupled sales in 2005 and is on track for similar growth in 2006.

April 5, 2006
PR Newswire: ReliOn Announces New Products
ReliOn, a provider of high reliability fuel cells for backup power applications, announces introduction of new products for communication systems.

March 21, 2006
San Francisco Business Times: Online identity company updates its identity
Identrus becomes Identrust and names John Sculley as chairman of the board.

March 21, 2006
Sun Herald.com: Tour de Web
The Spark bike, a web enabled exercise system, makes exercise fun and competitive.

March 18, 2006
Wall Street Journal Online: Industrial Output Advanced Briskly Last Month
Marc Shinbrood, CEO of Breach Security comments on sales of the company's security device.

March 16, 2006
Light Reading: DragonWave Enhances AirPair
DragonWave Inc. a global supplier of next-generation wireless networks, announced the expansion of the AirPair™ product family with the addition of the APX-104E and APX-108E. leadership.

March 10, 2006
Forbes.com: RIM Extends Corporate Reach with Acquisition
RIM acquires Ascendent to enhance wireless communications between office and the BlackBerry.

March 2, 2006
Yahoo Finance: Adeza Announces 2005 Financial Results
Adeza announced its 14th consesecutive profitable quarter in Q$ 2005.

March 2, 2006
FibreFashion: Liz Claiborne Wins Aberdeen Award with Help of TradeBeam
TradeBeam announced that Liz Claiborne Inc received the Aberdeen Group Best Practice Award primarily based on benefits realized throught the use of TradeBeam applications.

March 1, 2006
Press Release: Identrus Changes Corporate Name to IdenTrust

March 1, 2006
Press Release: Adeza Appoints Greg Vontz
Adeza (NASDAQ:ADZA) announced the appointment of Greg Vontz to the Adeza board of directors.

February 28, 2006
PR Newswire: Enviance Recieves Gold Medal
Enviance has been awarded the Gold Medal in the 2005 EBJ Business Achievement Awards

February 27, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune: Q&A with Mark Shinbrood
Mark Shinbrood, President and CEO of Breach Security discusses web application security.

February 16, 2006
Byte and Switch: QLogic Bets on InfiniBand
By acquiring PathScale, QLogic has placed a $109M bet that InfiniBand can move beyond high-performance computing deeeper into the data center,

February 15, 2006
Light Reading: LongBoard, G-Tek Team
LongBoard and G-TEK announced a partnership to integrate LongBoard's SIP based Fixed-Mobile Convergence client with G-TEK's dual-mode handsets.

February 14, 2006
Light Reading: Novera Appoints VP
Novera Optics has appointed telecommunications industry veteran Bernd Hesse as vice president of marketing and business development.

February 14, 2006
Light Reading: LongBoard Finds Partners
LongBoard announced their partnership to bring FIxed-Mobile Convergence to the Chilean market.

February 8, 2006
Yahoo Finance: TradeBeam Solidifies Global Trade Management Leadership
TradeBeam continued in 2005 to advance its market leadership position. The year was marked by substantial growth in customer acquisition, rapid global expansion, key executive hires, corporate recognition, and continued development of TradeBeam's on-demand GTM product suite.

February 6, 2006
MarketWatch:Test helps predict premature labor
Adeza markets an inexpensive test measuring fibronectin, a protein that leaks into the birth canal shortly before a baby is born, is increasingly being used to help predict the onset of premature labor.

February 1, 2006
CMP EETimes Online: Trio Combine for Wi-Fi/Cellular Handset Ref Design
Quorum Systems and TTPCom Ltd and Analog Devices Inc have collaborated on a GSM/Voice over-Wi-Fi dual-mode handset reference design. Quorum is a San Diego based company backed by Enterprise Partners.

February 1, 2006
The Wall Street Journal: Test Riding a $5,000 Indoor Bike
Walter Mossberg test drives the Expresso Fitness "Spark" internet enabled fitness bike.

February 1, 2006
Tarari Gets Venture Funding
Enteprise Partners leads a C round of $14M for local semiconductor company Tarari.

January 31, 2006
Light Reading: Hammerhead Nails Another $30M
Hammerhead announced it has raised $30M in a third round led by Silver Creek Ventures. Enterprise Partners and other previous investors participated.

January 31, 2006
Finextra.com: Twist Forms Identity Fraud Working Group. To Use Identrus Rule Set
TWIST open standards organization has an identity working group and will incorporate the Identrus rule set.

January 30, 2006
NCTimes.com: Tarari Raises $14M, Unveils New Network Chips
Tarari, the maker of chips that accelerate computer performance, has closed a third fund, led by Enterprise Partners and has launched the T9000 content processor

January 26, 2006
MSN MoneyCentral: Are You a Bad Customer?
Major US retailers are deploying software developed by San Diego based company, The Return Exchange, to detect fraud.

January 26, 2006
MSN MoneyCentral: Major Retailers Use The Return Exchange to Identify "Bad Customers"
Major US retailers are using sophisticated systems to identify customers who spend too little, complain too much or tie up too many company resources.

January 25, 2006
Fresh News: Quorum Systems Unveils Single-Chip CMOS WEDGE Transceiver

January 25, 2006
Freshnews.com: Judd Jessup, Former CEO of US Labs, Joins XIFIN Board
XIFIN, Inc. announced the appointment of Judd Jessup to its Board of Directors. XIFIN provides highly automated accounts receivables and financial management systems to clinical and hospital laboratories.

January 25, 2006
FreshNews.com: Judd Jessup Former CEO of US Labs Joins XIFIN Board of Directors
XIFIN announced that Judd Jessup will join its Board. XIFIN sells highly automated accounts receivable and account management systems to clinics and labs. XIFIN is backed by Enterprise Partners.

January 17, 2006
BusinessWire: SKY MobileMedia Closes $15M Series B Financing-Announces Former Ericsson Executive Ake Persson as Chairman of the Board of Directors
SKY MobileMedia announced a $15M Series B Round. Sid Bass of Fort Worth led the round. Enterprise Partners Venture Capital of San Diego, CA, SKY's Series A lead investor also participated in the round.

January 17, 2006
BusinessWire: Arcadis Offers Comprehensive EHS Compliance Management Solution
Arcadis announces an agreement with Enviance to deploy ARCADIS ESHure.

January 17, 2006
BusinessWire: Jan. 17, 2006 ARCADIS and Enviance Join Forces to Deploy ARCADIS ESHure
ARCADIS (NASDAQ:ARCAF)(EURONEXT:ARCAD), the international consultancy and engineering company, has executed an agreement with Enviance to deploy ARCADIS ESHure, an environmental, health and safety (EHS) solution built by ARCADIS and developed on Enviance's Internet-based platform.

January 17, 2006
DragonWave Expands AirPair Product Portfolio

January 12, 2006
Ophthonix Presents at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

January 10, 2006
TMCnet: SKY Mobilemedia Attracts Naser Partovi as President and CEO
Naser Partovi, who as Managing Director of Enterprise Partners led the firm's investment in SKY has left EPVC to become SKY's President and CEO

January 6, 2006
News Release: Sharp Delivers Rich Multimedia over Wi-Fi in the Home With Devicescape Software; Devicescape Software Powers First Consumer Electronics
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