BG Medicine, Inc.

BG Medicine Closes $40 Million in Series D Financing

BG Medicine Closes $40 Million in Series D Financing

July 17, 2008

Funds to accelerate launch of diagnostic products to enable Biomarker-Guided Medicine

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Completes Series A Financing to Support the Advancement of Breakthrough Synthetic Chemistry Platform

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Completes Series A Financing to Support the Advancement of Breakthrough Synthetic Chemistry Platform

August 6, 2008

Raises $15M to Close Second Tranche of $25M Financing

WATERTOWN, Mass., Aug 06, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that it has closed the second tranche of its $25 million Series A financing to support the advancement of several novel and potent antibiotic drug candidates. This second tranche of $15 million was funded by existing investors - Mediphase Venture Partners, CMEA Ventures, Fidelity Biosciences, Flagship Ventures and Skyline Ventures.

Affinnova, Inc.

Affinnova’s New Client Gains and Increasing Frequency Propel Sales Up 63%

Affinnova’s New Client Gains and Increasing Frequency Propel Sales Up 63%

August 11, 2008

Affinnova Announces First Half 2008 Results

Waltham, MA – August 11, 2008 – Affinnova, Inc., the global leader in optimization technology for innovation and marketing, today announced growth results for the first half ended June 30, 2008.

First Half Highlights

Affinnova grew sales for the first half ended June 30, 2008 by 63% compared to the first half of 2007, an increase of 25% compared to the second half of 2007.

Quanterix Corporation

Quanterix Corporation Raises $15 Million in Series A Financing

Quanterix Corporation Raises $15 Million in Series A Financing

August 26, 2008

Leader in single molecule detection will utilize funds to advance SiMoA™ technology

Novomer, Inc.

Novomer Recognized by AlwaysOn as GoingGreen Top 100 Winner

Novomer Recognized by AlwaysOn as GoingGreen Top 100 Winner

September 15, 2008

BOSTON - (Business Wire) Novomer Inc., a materials company pioneering a family of high-performance, biodegradable plastics, polymers and other chemicals from renewable substances, today announced that it has been honored by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Top 100 Winners. Novomer was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and other industry experts spanning the globe, based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

AVEO Pharmaceuticals Initiates First Clinical Trial of Novel HGF Antagonist in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors and Lymphomas

AVEO Pharmaceuticals Initiates First Clinical Trial of Novel HGF Antagonist in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors and Lymphomas

September 23, 2008

SCH900105 (AV-299) Marks First of Several Monoclonal Antibodies from AVEO’s Discovery Platform; Trial Triggers Milestone Under Agreement with Schering Plough

Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Concert Pharmaceuticals Presents Preclinical Results Supporting Co-Administration of CTP-347 and Tamoxifen

Concert Pharmaceuticals Presents Preclinical Results Supporting Co-Administration of CTP-347 and Tamoxifen

September 25, 2008

Results Presented at the North American Menopause Society’s 2008 Annual Meeting

Quanterix Corporation

Quanterix Corporation Awarded $185,000 Grant from the National Cancer Institute

Quanterix Corporation Awarded $185,000 Grant from the National Cancer Institute

September 30, 2008

Leader in single molecule protein detection will utilize funds to develop single molecule arrays for the detection of low abundance cancer proteins

Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Steven Bernitz Joins Concert Pharmaceuticals as Chief Business Officer

Steven Bernitz Joins Concert Pharmaceuticals as Chief Business Officer

October 6, 2008

Lexington, MA (October 6, 2008) – Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Steven B. Bernitz has joined the company as its Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer. In this role, he will be a member of Concert’s executive management team, designing and implementing strategic planning initiatives and having overall responsibility for Concert’s business development activities. Mr. Bernitz replaces Jeffrey Williams who now serves as a consultant to the company.

Mascoma Corporation

Mascoma Corporation Announces $49.5 Million in DOE and State of Michigan Funding for Cellulosic Fuel Facility

Mascoma Corporation Announces $49.5 Million in DOE and State of Michigan Funding for Cellulosic Fuel Facility

October 7, 2008

Funds will accelerate path to commercialization

BOSTON, MA – October 7, 2008: Mascoma Corporation, with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm, members of the Michigan Congressional delegation and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, today announced that Mascoma has received a total of $26.0 million in funding from the DOE and an overall contribution of $23.5 million from the State of Michigan.