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Archives - February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008


$354 million

institutional investors

$245 million

Integra Telecom
Warburg Pincus

$100 million

University of Oregon
Phil Knight, founder, Nike

$74.5 million

University of Oregon
Lorry I. Lokey, founder, BizWire

$50 million

Or. Investment Fund
Or. Public Employees Retirement Fund
October AVI BioPharma (Corvallis)/ Alan Timmins, president & COO Charley’s Fund (MA) $2.45m
December AVI BioPharma (Corvallis) / K. Michael Forrest, CEO institutional investors $20.3m
June Axial Vector Engine (Portland) / Raymond Brouzes, CEO private lender $250,000
November Axial Vector Engine Corp. (Portland)/ Ahmed Khalifa, acting CEO Emirates International Capital Advisory (UAE) $2.5m
September Bioject Medical Technologies (Portland)/ Jerald S. Cobbs, chairman Partners for Growth $500,000
March Calypte Biomedical Corporation (Lake Oswego) / Roger Gale, CEO International investors $5.2m
October Climax Portable Machine Tools (Newberg)/ Geoff Gilmore, CEO State ECDD (Portland) $5m
November Clinicient (Portland)/ Jim Plymale, CEO Village Ventures (MA); Highway 12 Ventures (ID) $5m
April Collaborative Software Initiative (Portland)/Stuart Cohen, CEO OVP Venture Partners ND
June Corrigo (Wilsonville) / Rick Michaux, CEO Sierra Ventures $10m
June Daverci Solutions Inc. (Hillsboro) / Marc Cameron, CEO ND $3m
December Elemental Technologies (Portland) / Sam Blackma, CEO Oregon Angel Fund; Bend Venture Conference; Seattle Alliance of Angels (OR&WA) $1.05m
April Ensequence (Portland)/Dalen Harrison, CEO ND $40m
November Evidence-Based Practice Center (Portland)/Mark Helfand, director Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality $10m
October Freeman Mnfg. (Newberg)/ Steve Freeman, owner State ECDD (Portland) $1.6m
March HemCon Medical Technologies (Portland) / John W. Morgan, president & CEO Camden Partners Holdings LLC; Torch Hill Partners $12m
August Integra Telecom (Portland)/ Dudley R. Slater, CEO Warburg Pincus (NY) $245m
November Iovation (Portland)/ Greg Pierson, CEO Intel Capital (CA) $15m
April iovation (Portland)/Greg Pierson, President, CEO & Founder ND ND
August Jive Software Inc. (Portland)/ Dave Hersh, CEO Sequoia Capital $15m
October Lundquist College of Business (Portland)/ Jim Bean, dean private donors** $2.5m
June MathStar (Hillsboro) / Doug Pihl, CEO public offering $32.4m
August Medical Teams Int. (Portland)/Global Relief Alliance/ Bas Vanderzalm, president Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance $1.4m
December MyStrands (Corvallis) / Francisco J. Martin, CEO BBVA; Debaeque (Spain) $24m
June MyStrands (Corvallis) / Francisco Martin, CEO Antonio Asensio, CEO, Grupo Zeta $25m
March Nike (Beaverton) / Nick Athanasakos, VP-supply chain Illinois State Board of Investment $27.6m
June Or. Investment Fund (Portland) / Michael Arpey, mang. director Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund $50m
September Oregon Community Health Information Network (Portland)/ Abby Sears, CEO U.S. Department of Human Services $4m
July Oregon Health & Science University (Portland) Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation $5.5m
October Oregon Public Broadcasting (Portland)/ Steven Bass, CEO Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation (Portland) $1.5m
June Oregon State University (Corvallis) / Edward Ray, President Hallie Ford, co-founder, Ford Fnd. $8m
August Oregon State University (Corvallis)/ Edward Ray, president Patrick Stone, former CEO, Fidelity National Info. Solutions (CA) $1.7m
July PacificStar Com. (Portland)/Robert Frisbee, CEO Chart Venture Partners; Steelpoint Capital Prt. $12.3m
March Platial (Portland) / Di-Ann Eisnor, co-founder & CEO KeyNote Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Omidyar Network, Ram Shriram, Ron Conway $2.4m
August PleuraFlow (Bend)/ Edward Boyle Jr., founder BVC Investor; Cleveland Clinic $1m
March ProteoGenix (Portland) / Don Mooney, president & CEO NLV Partners (co-lead); TPG Growth (co-lead); Burrill & Company $20m
December Provenance Hotels (Portland) / Gordon Sondland, President undisclosed bank $24m
August PSU (Portland)/ Daniel O. Bernstine, president Lorry Lokey, founder, Business Wire (CA) $1.5m
November Rose’s Restaurant and Bakery (Portland)/ Jeff Jetton, CEO Aequitas Capital (Portland) $5.2m
March Serveron Corporation (Hillsboro) / Bart Tichelman, CEO El Dorado Investment Company; Nth Power; Cascadia Pacific Management; Oregon Life Sciences LLC; others $5m
September Southwestern Oregon Community College (Coos Bay)/Judith M.L. Hansen, president public bond offering $9.99m
June Tektronix (Beaverton) / Rick Wills, CEO private institutional investors $354m
July Teseda Corporation (Portland)/ Armagan Akar, CEO Interaction $1.2m
September Tillamook Bay Community College (Tillamook)/ Jon Carnahan, president public bond offering $9.86m
August U of O (Eugene)/ Dave Frohnmayer, president Phil Knight, founder, Nike (Beaverton) $100m
September Umpqua Holdings (Portland)/ Raymond P. Davis, CEO statutory trust/LaSalle Bank $20m
October University of Oregon (Eugene)/ Dave Frohnmayer, president Lorry I. Lokey, founder, BizWire (CA) $74.5m
September University of Oregon (Eugene)/ Dave Frohnmayer, president NSF & Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute $480,000
March Vesticon (Portland) / Dr. John Epley & Cathy Epley, co-founders National Institutes of Health $1.03m
September Virogenomics (Tigard)/ Jeff King, COO National Institute of Standards and Technology (MD) $1.9m
June Virtugo Software (Beaverton) Foundation Cap.; OVP Venture Partners $4m
March Wellpartner (Portland) / W. Michael Wright, CEO 3i and Buerk Dale Victor (co-leads); Integra Ventures; Mediphase Venture Partners; Greenwoods Capital $7.5m
June YMCA of Columbia-Willamette (Portland) / Bob Hall, CEO Watumull Properties; Winkler Dev. $9m
November Znomics(Portland)/ Roger Cone, CSO ND $4.88m

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