San Diego Startups Raise $287M in Third Quarter, and Top 10 Deals
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Venture Capital investments in San Diego startups fell by roughly a third during the three months that ended September 30, according to data released recently by Seattle-based PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. San Diego. $35 million. San Diego. $20 million. San Diego. $20 million.
Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed
AUGUST 9, 2016
Hayslip is deputy director and chief information security officer (CISO) for the city of San Diego. Gary Hayslip. Cities are businesses.
UC San Diego Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien Dies at 64
AUGUST 31, 2016
He was 64, and had been a professor at the UC San Diego School of Medicine for 27 years. Various Fluorescing Proteins.
Colorado’s Webroot Buys CyberFlow Analytics, Expands in San Diego
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Not long after ViaSat (NASDAQ: VSAT ) acquired San Diego-based LonoCloud in 2013 , former LonoCloud executives Tom Caldwell and Hossein Eslambolchi met for coffee at the Specialty’s Café and Bakery in University City. Webroot also plans to expand in San Diego, and Caldwell said he plans to stay on.
EY Names 6 Startup Leaders as San Diego Entrepreneurs of the Year
JUNE 21, 2016
Award winners from San Diego and other regions are now eligible for consideration for the national Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 program.
San Diego Innovation Economy Extended Gains in 2015: Connect Report
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
That’s according to a report being released today by Connect, the local nonprofit group focused on technology and entrepreneurship.
Tealium Adds $35M to Expand Technology, Sharpen Customer Focus
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Tealium, a San-Diego startup that provides online advertising tag management and marketing services for enterprise customers, has raised $35 million in a growth financing deal intended to expand its technology and market reach. The company’s workforce has grown to about 270, including 80 in San Diego.
Qualcomm Making Inroads with Wireless EV Charging Technology
AUGUST 4, 2016
As the global market for mobile phones has matured, Qualcomm has been seeking new opportunities in the wireless technology business.
San Diego’s KnuEdge, Stealthy Since 2005, Unveils Neural Tech
JUNE 6, 2016
—LambdaFabric, computer processor technology based on neurobiological principles that is intended to accelerate neural computing technology.
Synthetic Genomics Creates Host Organism Optimized for Bio Industry
AUGUST 29, 2016
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Todd Hylton Adds Neural Tech Expertise to UCSD Robotics Institute
AUGUST 30, 2016
UC San Diego has named Todd Hylton, a veteran tech industry manager and expert in neural-based processing technology, as executive director of its new Contextual Robotics Institute. Hylton’s appointment comes less than two months after UC San Diego named Henrik Christensen as director of the robotics institute.
With $18M, Reflexion Health Expands Physical Therapy Technology
JUNE 29, 2016
The change has sparked a lot of interest in Reflexion and its Vera technology as a way to reduce rehab costs, Smith said.
Qualcomm and AT&T Partner to Use Wireless Network for Drone Flights
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
In today’s announcement, Qualcomm Technologies and AT&T say they intend to operate drones on commercial 4G LTE networks.
Echo Labs Wins “Quick Pitch” Contest with Digital Hybrid Microscope
OCTOBER 10, 2016
It was the first time the San Diego angels group has enabled the audience to choose the winners of its signature event, the John G.
Avalon Leads $18M in Early Funding for Cancer Immunotherapy Startup
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
[ Note: The headline has been corrected to better describe the company’s type of funding. 9/27/16, 2:09 p.m. Bregua Corp.,
Xconomy Q&A: Vuforia, Pokémon Go, and Augmented Reality
AUGUST 8, 2016
Vuforia’s headquarters has remained in San Diego, and Vuforia continues to operate four offices in Europe and Israel, Wright said.
Avelas Bio Raises $20M to Push Cancer-Illuminating Biologic Agent
AUGUST 17, 2016
and San Diego’s Avalon Ventures. The first-in-human trials of AVB-620 began last year at UC San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center.
With $30M Infusion, Certona Aims for Bigger Share of Digital Retail
OCTOBER 16, 2016
After raising $30 million, San Diego-based Certona said it is moving to accelerate its product development, expand its sales and marketing team, and improve its client services as an e-commerce technology vendor. Certona uses the data to offer shoppers personalized options based on “real-time profiling.”. billion. billion.
Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning
AUGUST 10, 2016
Rao added, “With this acquisition, Intel is formally committing to pushing the forefront of AI technologies.”.
Organovo to Test Pre-Clinical Drugs on Bio-Printed Kidney Tissue
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
As Murphy put it recently, “We don’t think of ourselves as a bio-printing company any more. Now Organovo is expanding its capabilities.
Cybersecurity Startup MedCrypt Gets $750K to Defend Health Devices
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Safeguard Scientifics also is an investor in Sotera Wireless, the San Diego-based maker of wireless devices for remote patient monitoring.).
Swarm Aims To Rejuvenate San Diego's Software Industry
APRIL 4, 2014
It hasn''t been a great few months for San Diego''s software and technology industry, as the city has seen three, big software companies move their operations, and thousands of jobs, to Texas. growth investment industry software diego swarm READ MORE>>.
An Homage to Larry Bock, Who Had God’s Hand on His Shoulder
JULY 10, 2016
When Xconomy came to San Diego in 2008, he also readily volunteered to help our editorial mission as an Xconomist. ). Larry Bock.
San Diego Sees Strong Cybersecurity Growth As Firms Seek Talent
JUNE 23, 2016
San Diego’s cybersecurity workforce has grown by nearly 15 percent over the past two years, according to a study released today by the Cyber Center of Excellence, a nonprofit industry group created to boost cybersecurity jobs and technologies in the region. The center also asked the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.
Kyocera Consolidates Operations Into San Diego
APRIL 11, 2014
Kyocera said Thursday that it is consolidating two of its North American business units into a single location in San Diego. Kyocera SLC Technologies (KST) is a provider of organic flip-chip ball-grid-array substrates used in high-end application-specific integrated circuit applications. kyocera diego electronics toppan
With New Program, DARPA To Encourage Safety “Brakes” For Gene Editing
OCTOBER 5, 2016
“We should couple innovation with biosecurity,” DARPA program manager Renee Wegrzyn, said Tuesday at the SynBioBeta conference in South San Francisco. Drugs that use molecular scissors to snip out or replace defective genes. Altered mosquitoes meant to sabotage entire disease-carrying populations. The U.S.
Startups Move Into New EvoNexus San Diego Incubator
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
evonexus startup commnexus incubator technology internet acceleratorThe new startups moved into the incubator last week. READ MORE>>.
As Drone Navigation Advances, SlantRange Focuses on Farm Analytics
JULY 12, 2016
In the meantime, the robotics industry is racing to advance “intelligent navigation” technologies intended to enable unmanned aerial systems to fly autonomously out of view, and to avoid telephone lines, trees, and other obstacles along the way. At first, the farmers thought they were crazy, Ritter recalled. Then they became investors.
Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs
AUGUST 5, 2016
It’s no secret that this generation of young people is technologically savvy. What is the ideal age to start a company? Wrong.
Gates Grant Helps Sirenas Extend Hunt for Drugs From Sea Organisms
OCTOBER 3, 2016
About 60 percent of all drugs are modeled after naturally occurring compounds, Esquenazi said. Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.
Organovo to Test “Patches” for Patients Awaiting Liver Transplants
OCTOBER 5, 2016
The idea is to help improve the function of failing livers, a stopgap measure that could extend the lives of patients on the U.S.
New Cybersecurity Alliance Continues Trend of Industry Collaboration
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
For the cybersecurity industry, 2016 is shaping up to be the year of alliances. CyberArk—based in Israel, with U.S.
Ostendo Raising Funds to Advance Virtual Reality Display Technology
JULY 26, 2016
Ostendo Technologies, a Carlsbad, CA-based company founded in 2005 to advance curved screens and other innovative display technologies, has raised $41.8 Adding to the confusion, the most-recent MoneyTree Report on San Diego venture capital activity shows that Ostendo raised almost $10 million in VC funding during the second quarter.
How Augmented Reality Is Transforming the Manufacturing Industry
OCTOBER 7, 2016
Augmented reality technology makes complex processes simple by placing the right information in the right place at the right time.
Bio Roundup: FDA Says No, PCSK9 Value Fight, CRISPR Intrigue & More
AUGUST 19, 2016
The CRISPR news this week doesn’t need a metaphor; the drama that MIT Technology Review reported can stand alone. — MIT Technology Review reported this week that a graduate student in the lab of Feng Zhang, Broad Institute gene-editing star, had accused the Broad of misleading the U.S. Talk about sacrifice.
San Diego, Irvine Tops For Engineering Job Demand, Says Report
MAY 21, 2013
Two, Southern California markets-- San Diego and Irvine --are among the top ares for engineering job demand, according to a report today.
Ginkgo Builds Out Robot Labs as Microbe Design Business Grows: Photos
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Today Ginkgo announced another partnership, with San Diego-based Genomatica. Ginkgo is contributing to that shift.
Biotech Roundup: Hellos, Goodbyes, “Cures” Delays And Trial News
JULY 15, 2016
Our San Diego editor Bruce Bigelow penned a personal goodbye to entrepreneur Larry Bock, who died last week of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. All eyes are on Holmes, who is scheduled to present data from the company’s technology at a medical conference on August 1. The week started on a reflective note. Or not.
How a War on Climate Change Could Restore Economic Growth in America
AUGUST 23, 2016
The technological leaps of the special century, which began with telegraphy and railroads and ended with mainframes and moonwalks, are obvious.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness
JULY 14, 2016
In Sweden, citizens and entrepreneurs gladly pay taxes because of all the personal and social benefits those taxes produce. Need more convincing?