The 2019 Xconomy Awards San Diego Finalists Are…

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After an extensive review of the many nominees for the first-ever Xconomy Awards San Diego, Xconomy editors across the country and a panel of local experts together narrowed the list to 42 finalists (listed below) across eight categories. It was no easy task.

San Diego's Express Logic Acquired By Microsoft

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San Diego-based Express Logic , a developer of real-time operating systems (RTOS) used heavily in industrial settings, has been acquired by Microsoft , in a bid to extend Microsoft's footprint into the real time OS arena. According to Microsoft, it will use the acquisition of Express Logic to expand its support for IoT devices, and as a complement to its security offering for microcontrollers, Azure Sphere.

Xconomy Awards San Diego Diversity Finalists Are Scaling Up Empowerment

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Study: Cybersecurity Industry Growing In San Diego

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A nonprofit organization focused on promoting cybersecurity and related jobs in San Diego, the Cyber Center of Excellence , says it has commissioned a study which has found that cybersecurity related jobs have grown in San Diego by 11 percent since 2016, with the industry generating $2.2 cybersecurity industry growth diego jobs employment economy

IT Consultancy Opens San Diego Office

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In another expansion by a company into San Diego, IT consulting provider Entisys360 said it has set up a new office in San Diego, specifically to expand its geographic reach. San Diego is one of the region's popular areas for expansion, with Apple announcing today that it hopes to hire 1200 employees in San Diego in the next three years.

33 Tech Startups Make San Diego Venture Group “Cool Companies” List

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In the eyes of the San Diego Venture Group, the key element is readiness for venture capital backing. What does it take for a tech startup to be considered “cool?”

San Diego Tech Roundup: Bitmo, Dvele, Cybersecurity Report & More

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Bootstrappers Breakfast - San Diego

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Friday, August 18, 2017 -- Bootstrappers Breakfast - San Diego. Join Other Entrepreneurs Who Eat Problems For Breakfast. Compare Notes * Exchange Ideas * Learn from Others Mistakes * Brainstorm with Peers. See [link].

Apple Plans To Hire 1200 In San Diego

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Apple is planning to hire 1200 employees in San Diego, in a major expansion of the company's presence in the area. According to an announcement by Apple, made on Wednesday morning with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, it hopes to add those employees over the next 3 years. Apple had announced a plan to expand hiring in both San Diego, as well as Culver City, in November of 2018. apple culver city diego growth expansion jobs computers mobile

Reali Launches In San Diego

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Reali , a Silicon Valley real estate startup backed by Zeev Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, and others, has officially launched in the San Diego company. As part of Reali's move into San Diego, the company said it is launching a new nonprofit effort called Reali for Good, a program which will support U.S. reali real estate artificial intelligence realestate property listing market marketplace diego sandiego

San Diego Tech Summit

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -- San Diego Tech Summit. Join your peers by registering now. Gather the key IT knowledge needed to be indispensible. This year's Tech Summit agenda is carefully designed to provide you with the latest IT trends and knowledge needed to make the best possible decisions on behalf of your organization.

Report: Qualcomm Cuts 125 In San Diego

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San Diego-based Qualcomm has laid of 125 employees in San Diego, part of a contingent of 269 employees laid off across the company in its data center processor business, according to a report this morning. According to the report, the layoffs come as Qualcomm has been winding down its data center unit, which now apparently only has around 50 employees--down from nearly 1,000 earlier this year.

San Diego's Seismic Snags $100M, Joins Unicorns

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San Diego-based Seismic , a developer of sales and marketing software, has raised $100M more in a funding round, which values the company at $1 billion, the company said on Tuesday. The funding round came from Lightspeed Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, plus General Atlantic, JMI Equity, and Jackson Square Ventures. The startup, led by CEO Doug Winter, develops software used to enable sales and marketing efforts in the enterprise.

Nominations for Xconomy Awards San Diego Close Soon

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San Diego is chock-full of companies and people doing innovative work in life science and digital health. As you’re reading this, odds are that someone or some company in San Diego just popped into your mind as an obvious contender, and perhaps even a shoe-in for the.

Xconomy Awards San Diego CEO Finalists Show How To Build Value

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Each of the finalists in the CEO category for the first-ever Xconomy Awards San Diego program have shown this kind of mettle. Read more » Reprints | Share: National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Biotech Life Sciences xconomyawardssandiegoTo succeed as a CEO means having the fortitude to make the tough decisions that all companies face.

BlueNalu Expands In San Diego, Aims To Grow Fish Tissue For Food

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San Diego-based BlueNalu , a developer of cellular technology being applied to the aquaculture and sustainable seafood industry, said it is expanding in San Diego, with a move to a larger research facility. Lab-grown meat was once the domain of sci-fi writers--most famously, "Chicken Little" in Pohl and Kornbluth's "The Space Merchants"--but most recently a San Francisco startup, Just, introduced its own lab-grown chicken nugget product.

QuickPitch 2018 San Diego Venture Group

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San Diego Venture Group. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -- John G. Watson Quick Pitch. 10 startups go head-to-head for over $75K in prizes. See [link] (more

QuickPitch 2018 | San Diego Venture Group

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -- San Diego Venture Group QuickPitch Competition. 10 startups go head-to-head for over $75K in prizes. See [link] (more

Cerf's Up in San Diego

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 -- Cerf's Up in San Diego is a series of roundtables to showcase San Diego’s Innovative Research and Technology.The event features a keynote by Dr. Vint Cerf, “Discovering San Diego Innovation”. link] (more

Port Of San Diego Hit By Ransomware Attack, Systems Offline

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The Port of San Diego says it has been hit by a ransomware attack, which has disrupted the port's information technology systems--although it says that ships and boats are able to continue to access the port at the moment. According to the Port of San Diego, an unknown group is holding the port's IT systems hostage, requesting a payment in Bitcoin. port diego shipping ransomware security cybersecurity notpetya ransom bitcoin

San Diego Life Sciences Roundup: ResMed, Alexandria GradLabs & More

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Spring has sprung, and it’s shaping up to be another busy season for San Diego’s life sciences community. National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Acadia Pharmaceuticals Accelerator Alexandria Real Estate Equities Biotech Genentech Life Sciences Nex Cubed private company public company ResMed Roche startups Tech

Nominations Open for San Diego’s Inaugural Xconomy Awards

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San Diego is one of the top U.S. To celebrate this innovation in San Diego— in the life sciences, as well as at the intersection of its science and technology ecosystems—we are launching the first ever Xconomy Awards San. Hundreds of companies.

Tesla Buys San Diego's Maxwell Technologies For Energy Storage Tech

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Tesla Motors , the electric car-and-solar panel company led by Elon Musk, is acquiring San Diego-based technology developer Maxwell Technologies , in a deal worth approximately $218M, the companies announced on Monday. ACcording to the two, the merger agreement calls for Tesla to pay $4.75 per share for all of the outstanding stock of Maxwell Technologies. Maxwell is publicly traded on the Nasdaq as MXWL.

Drizly Expands To San Diego

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San Diego Fundingpost VC and Angel Investor Conference

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -- San Diego Fundingpost VC and Angel Investor Conference. Location: WeWork B Street, 600 B St San Diego, CA 92101 Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Speakers: Moderator: Joe Daniels, McCarter and English Greg Horowitt, Managing Director, Jun Capital Partners Dror Habusha, Angel Investor Andrew Ly, Angel Investor Silvia Mah, Co-Founder, AD ASTRA Ventures MORE INVESTORS TBA!

Amazon Expands Tech Hub In San Diego

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Online e-commerce giant Amazon announced this morning that it is expanding at its "tech hub" in San Diego, and plans to create 300 new high tech jobs at the location. According to Amazon, it has opened up a new, 85,000 square foot office as its San Diego Tech Hub, where employees will work in the areas of software development, machine learning, cloud computing, and digital entertainment. The new San Diego office is led by General Manager Nate Wiger.

Xconomy San Diego's Bruce Bigelow Dies

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Bruce Bigelow , the San Diego editor for Xconomy , has died, according to the publication, which has provided coverage of San Diego's biotech industry. Bigelow had been part of the San Diego Union-Tribune until 2008, when he left for Xconomy. Bigelow was 63. According to Xconomy, Bigelow checked into a hospital with difficulty breathing and other symptoms last weekend, and was put on life support early last week; Bigelow died on June 29th.

Takl Expands To San Diego

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On-demand home services marketplace operator Takl said this morning that it has expanded in San Diego, its third major market in California. The company, which already serves Los Angeles, Sacramento, and the San Francisco Bay Area, helps connects users to service providers willing to provide a wide range of chores and tasks. The company says it has signked up more than 1,600 local providers in San Diego.

San Diego Life Sciences Roundup: Evofem, Cullgen, BrainLeap & More

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Get the details on these developments and more in San Diego life sciences news: —Evofem Biosciences (NASDAQ: EVFM ) struck a deal to raise up to $80 million in a private placement. Locally based biotech companies receive fresh funding from investors. A software startup launches games that it says may help children with disorders that cause attention difficulties.

Beacon Discovery Expands in San Diego

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San Diego-based Beacon Discovery , a company focused on orphan GPCR drug discovery, says it is expanding its San Diego facility, as part of a partnership with Escient Pharmaceuticals. According to Beacon Discovery, the expansion in San Diego is being driven by Escient's recently $40M Series A funding, which will go towards development of therapeutics targeting Mas-Related G-Protein Receptors (Mrgpr).

Raken Expands In San Diego

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San Diego-based construction compliance and reporting software developer Raken announced this morning that it is expanding its footprint in San Diego, and has moved into a new space at make (cq) in Carlsbad. raken diego construction compliance reporting software growth expansion headquarters

JMI Equity Promotes Two In San Diego

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity announced a number of promotions this morning, including promoting two individuals in San Diego. According to JMI Equity, it has promoted Sureel Sheth to Principal and Chase Thomet to Vice President in San Diego, in addition to naming a number of new partners and principals out of its Baltimore office. equity private investment sureel sheth chase thomet diego investor executive

Tech Coast Angels-San Diego Sees Big Growth In Angels

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The Tech Coast Angels San Diego (TCA-SD) angel investment network, the San Diego arm of the Tech Coast Angels, has seen a big growth in the number of angel investors who are members of the group this year, the group said this week. The group said the growth both comes from the overall growth of the startup ecosystem in San Diego, as well as elevated interest in early-stage investing. tech coast angels diego angel investment venture capital sandiego

Apple Plans New Sites, Hiring In Culver City, San Diego

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Cupertino-based Apple said this morning that it plans to open up new sites in San Diego and Culver City, one of several cities that the computer and device maker hopes to grow its employee base over the next three years. According to Apple, it's hoping to grow by a combined 1,000 employees split between Seattle, San Diego, and Culver City, in addition to a separate, big expansion and new campus in Austin. mobile computers jobs expansion growth diego city culver apple

UC San Diego Gets $1M From Arm Of Intellectual Ventures

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The University of San Diego has received $1M from the incubator arm of Intellectual Ventures , the investment fund which was founded by recently deceased Microsoft co-founder Paul G. According to UCSD, the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur received $1M from the Invention Science Fund (ISF), the incubator arm of Intellectual Ventures, and San Diego's Legler Benbough Foundation, to accelerate new startup companies.