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Xconomy Guide to Best Sessions at Startup Week San Diego

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Startup Week San Diego, like a lot of other places that host similar events, has been billed as a weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship.

EY Names 6 Startup Leaders as San Diego Entrepreneurs of the Year

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Award winners from San Diego and other regions are now eligible for consideration for the national Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 program.

Profitability Helps San Diego Lender Step Out from Industry Cloud

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In contrast to some alternative lenders, the San Diego firm said it is growing fast and is consistently profitable. The top-five industries it serves are special trades, general contractors, medical, business services, and trucking. Alternative lending encompasses a broad range of loan options outside traditional bank loans.

Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning

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Earlier this year, Nervana began offering its AI technology in the cloud to business customers , using a software-as-a-service model.

Xconomy Q&A: Vuforia, Pokémon Go, and Augmented Reality

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Vuforia’s headquarters has remained in San Diego, and Vuforia continues to operate four offices in Europe and Israel, Wright said.

With $18M, Reflexion Health Expands Physical Therapy Technology

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After recently raising $18 million in Series B funding, the healthtech company also plans to add new products as it expands nationally among U.S.

HelloTech Expands Tech Support Service To San Diego

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The company now offers up its services in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. READ MORE>>.

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Amazon Extends Prime Now to San Diego

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Amazon.com is extended its Prime Now service to San Diego today, offering up one hour delivery for a long list of items to its customers in the city from local stores and Amazon's own warehouse. Amazon said it is offering up things like paper towels, milk, Kindle devices, and more through the service. READ MORE>>.

New Bootstrap Fund Pulls Itself Up in World of Health IT Deals

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They came to San Diego in 1996, when Scripps Health hired Balgrosky as CIO and senior vice president. Jean Balgrosky.

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As Drone Navigation Advances, SlantRange Focuses on Farm Analytics

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— Swift Navigation , founded in 2012 and now based in San Francisco, is using real-time kinematic (RTK) technology to enhance the precision of satellite-based GPS positioning data. SlantRange, a San Diego company founded almost three years ago, is a drone-related startup already generating sales.

Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs

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In light of their ease with technology, they are in a prime position to spot opportunities for products and services that will improve people’s lives.

Fintech Lender Uses Profitability to Step Out from Industry Cloud

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In contrast to some alternative lenders, the San Diego firm said it is growing fast and is consistently profitable. The top-five industries it serves are special trades, general contractors, medical, business services, and trucking. Alternative lending encompasses a broad range of loan options outside traditional bank loans.

Zingle Raises $3M to Expand and Improve Messaging App Technology

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In April, Zingle said Hyatt had selected Zingle as its preferred guest messaging service for Hyatt and its affiliated hotels around the world.

PacketSled Raises $5M for Automated Cybersecurity Monitoring System

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Two other small funds, Blu Ventures and JHS Ventures joined in the round. The company also has an office in Seattle.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness

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In Sweden, citizens and entrepreneurs gladly pay taxes because of all the personal and social benefits those taxes produce. Need more convincing?

Startups Move Into New EvoNexus San Diego Incubator

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EvoNexus provides furnished office space, broadband Internet and utilities, among other services, free of charge. READ MORE>>.

Biotech Roundup: Deals Gone Wrong, Ethical Red Flags & Bay Goodbyes

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Thousands of others will head to San Francisco for BIO, which has a distinct international flavor. BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: BMRN ) of San Rafael, CA, said it would not try to gain European approval of drisapersen , four months after U.S. billion acquisition of San Diego’s Auspex Pharmaceuticals last year.

Google Fiber Might Be Coming To Irvine, San Diego

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Google said Thursday that it is exploring extending its ultra-fast, gigabit Internet service to both Irvine and San Diego--two of three cities Google says it is now working with on the service. google fiber irvine diego expansion internet gigabit fibre optical serviceLooking for some super fast Internet?

AmazonFresh Expands To San Diego

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AmazonFresh , the online grocery and product delivery service run by e-commerce giant Amazon.com , expanded into San Diego yesterday, as the company starts to expand operations nationwide. amazon delivery grocery product diego amazonfresh READ MORE>>.

“Stay Lean as Long as You Can,” and Other VC Wisdom from Mark Suster

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In San Diego, the complaints often focus on the relative scarcity of venture capital and hometown VC firms.

Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture

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Google Offers Launches In San Diego

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Google Offers , the daily deals service in beta at Google, has expanded into Southern California, starting in San Diego, Google said Wednesday. Google said it has added San Diego, along with Balitmore, Minneapolis, and San Jose to a beta of the service. READ MORE>>.

Groupon Now Hits San Diego

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Daily deals giant Groupon has expanded its location-based deal platform, Groupon Now into San Diego, the firm said Wednesday.

Microsoft Venture Fund Aims to Harness Early Stage Innovation

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The fund will have a presence in Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Tel Aviv, Israel, with plans to expand further.

Drizly Expands To San Diego

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Drizly's smartphone- and desktop- driven service says it delivers those alcohol products within an hour. READ MORE>>.

Biotech Roundup: Kadmon Debt, Hemo Data, Loose Lips & More

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Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GBT ) of South San Francisco, CA, updated its ongoing Phase 1/2 trial for GBT-440, a sickle cell disease treatment. Preventative Services Task Force changed its classification of colorectal cancer screening methods, which has implications for Exact’s diagnostic, Cologuard. right now.

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San Diego Gets Live Bus Updates From Google

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Other cities with the new, live updates include Boston, Portland Oregon, San Francisco, Madrid, and Turin. READ MORE>>.

Two San Diego Sites Rank Tops In Rising Social Networking Interest

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3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation

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Well over 100 new startups operating in sectors like agricultural services, drug discovery and development, alternative fuels, communications, engineering, logistics, life sciences, and many others. People who live outside of Indiana probably know a few things about it: The Indianapolis 500, a.k.a. We’re very proud of those industries.

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The Pan-Cancer Screen: Still Early for Prime Time

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Based on these data, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against screening for prostate cancer.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths. There were also areas in which the focus of the two conferences diverged.

Munchery Expanding Same Day Delivery To San Diego

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San Francisco-based meal delivery startup Munchery said this week that it is adding same day, meal delivery of its pre-made meals to San Diego. The company also said it has launched a weekly subscription service called "Plaid Box", providing its meals to consumers across California, and not just in its same day delivery markets.

Is Technology Crucial for Innovation?

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Technology is crucial for innovation—and innovation in technology is critical to innovation in just about every other arena.

Uber Expands In San Diego

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Uber , the technology-enabled, private car service which uses smartphones to allow users to summon a private car, is further expanding its Southern California efforts, saying today that it has launched in San Diego. uber diego limo private automobile transportation serviceREAD MORE>>.

Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective

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Lyft Line To Debut In San Diego

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On-demand ride sharing provider Lyft said Tuesday that it is expanding its multi-user ride sharing ser‪vice, Lyft Line, in San Diego, along with five other cities. lyft line diego ridesharing ride sharing sandiego mobile ondemand uber uberpool lyftlineREAD MORE>>.

Instamotor Launches In San Diego

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Online used car buying and selling marketplace Instamotor said Monday that it has launched operations in San Diego. The startup--which already offers up its services in San Francisco and Los Angeles--lets users list, browse, and buy cars all through the company's mobile app. READ MORE>>.

Flywheel Drops Fares In LA, San Diego To $5 Until April 6th

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On-demand, taxi app developer Flywheel , which has been in an intense battle with Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and others in the LA market, said this week that it will offer $5, flat rate rides on its service in Los Angeles and San Diego until April 6th. diego ride smartphone taxi uber transportation mobile flywheel READ MORE>>.

SERVIZ Expands To San Diego

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Sherman Oaks-based home services marketplace SERVIZ , the startup led by former ReachLocal founder Zorik Gordon, said Thursday that it has expanded its services to San Diego. SERVIZ helps homeowners book home services on-demand, including finding plumbers, handymen, and other home service providers.

OpTerra Energy Opens Office In San Diego

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OpTerra Energy , an energy services companies owned by French utility services operator ENGIE, said it has opened up a new office in Solana Beach, to address sustainability needs in the region. ENGIE also owns GDF SUEZ, the electricity, natural gas, and energy services firm. READ MORE>>.