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October 03, 2007
Aegis NY Venture Fund Completes Follow-on Investment in Vincent Partners

August 31, 2007
Aegis Texas Venture Fund Completes Growth Investment in SoftLayer Technologies

April 12, 2007
Aegis' 2nd Annual VC Pitch Day at Columbia University – May 9

April 04, 2007
Aegis is proud to announce that 4 of its portfolio companies made the Red Herring Top 100 Tech List

January 17, 2007
Aegis NY Venture Fund Completes Growth Investment in Vincent Partners

November 20, 2006
Aegis completes first close of its third fund, Aegis SMB Fund II, LP and makes 2 investments

September 07, 2006
Aegis Texas Venture Fund Leads $2 Million Growth Investment in PopLabs

July 17, 2006
Aegis is pleased to announce its follow-on investment in UnWired Buyer

June 26, 2006
Aegis Texas Venture Fund completes growth investment in First American Vacuum Services, LP

April 18, 2006
Aegis NY Venture Fund completes growth investment in SLM Holdings, Inc.

April 07, 2006
Aegis NY Venture Fund completes growth investment in Polar Industries, Inc.

March 13, 2006
Aegis Texas Venture Fund completes growth investment in gNumber, Inc.

February 28, 2006
Aegis NY Venture Fund completes growth investment in Adirondack Digital Imaging Systems, Inc.

December 01, 2005
Aegis Texas Venture Fund invests in TCI, a participatory sporting events company

November 29, 2005
Aegis Texas Venture Fund leads investment in Commerciant, LP

November 28, 2005
Aegis and New Jobs for New York to Host Pitch Day

August 24, 2005
ATVF Leds Series A Equity Investment in Vuico, a Wireless Software Company

August 03, 2005
ATVF to Host Pitch Day at the Houston Technology Center

ATVF Leads Investment in Commerciant, LP

November 29, 2005 - (Houston, TX) - Aegis Texas Venture Fund LP (“ATVF”) led a $2.5 million venture financing round in Houston-based Commerciant, LP, a leader in wireless handheld payment processing solutions. Also participating in the funding were Accent Texas Fund I, LP and Advantage Capital Texas, Austin-based CAPCOs focused on investing in early stage companies throughout the State of Texas.

Commerciant’s patented technology for mobile check processing makes the company the first in the world to enable both credit card and check processing from the same wireless handheld device.

“Commerciant has by far the best handheld device for wireless credit card processing in virtually any location. With the upcoming introduction of its mobile check processing functionality, Commerciant can offer a solution unmatched by competitors and gain significant market traction”, said Kevin Dragan, Partner and Chief Financial Officer with ATVF. “By establishing new channels of distribution, including agent sales through a company ISO program, Commerciant will continue to build its market share as well as allow its resellers to create new revenue streams, including those from enabling the wireless processing of checks,” said Mansoor Ghori, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Accent Texas Fund.

“This new funding enables Commerciant to put in place the infrastructure it needs to build on its current success and accelerate a widespread market presence”, said Tim Davis, Chairman and CEO of Commerciant. “Our products and solutions, which are second to none, have broad appeal to the numerous sales channels that we are in the process of establishing and expanding.” Commerciant anticipates using the proceeds to significantly expand its marketing, sales, and operations staff as the Company prepares for rapid growth and launch of new products.

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