Big Data Meets Big Biology in San Diego: Some Takeaways

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View the Slideshow At the end of the 19 th century, the German scientist Paul Ehrlich began to realize that certain chemicals could have highly specific effects on certain diseases.

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].

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.

Economic Study Ranks San Diego Near Top in Genomics Innovation

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An economic impact study of San Diego’s emerging genomics industry counted 115 genomics-related companies operating in the region that directly employ over 10,000 people, and drive about $5.6

ServiceNow Buys San Diego Specialist in Customer Experience, Design

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ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW ), the Santa Clara, CA-based giant that provides cloud-based IT services, is boosting its emphasis on human-centered design with its acquisition of Telepathy , a San Diego specialist in customer experience and design. Read more » Reprints | Share: National blog main National top stories San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories San Francisco blog main buyouts C.J.

Study Stakes San Diego’s Claim in Genomics: $292M in 2016 VC Deals

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Preliminary findings from an economic impact study show that genomics is emerging as a distinct innovation cluster in San Diego. The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.

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

San Diego Startup Raises $2.3M to Advance Enzymatic DNA Synthesis

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Molecular Assemblies , a San Diego startup developing a new enzymatic method for synthesizing DNA, said today it has raised $2.3 million in a seed financing round.

Xconomy Forum Rides Wave of Big Data/Big Bio Startups in San Diego

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As the Xconomy Forum on Big Data Meets Big Biology draws near, one of the best arguments for understanding the significance of the convergence of data science and the life sciences may lie in what came out of the 2013 sale of San Diego’s EcoATM.

Mobile Industrial Robots Opens Office In San Diego

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Mobile Industrial Robots (MIR), a developer of autonomous, industrial robots used in manufacturing, hospitals, and nurseries, has opened up an office in San Diego, the second U.S. The company said the San Diego office will be led by Nicholas Temple. sandiego growth support sales nurseries hospitals manufacturing diego robotics robots industrial mobile

Dutch Biotech Raises $19M to Develop Psoriasis Drug Near San Diego

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While Escalier Biosciences BV is based in the Netherlands, the company is managed by its subsidiary, Escalier Biosciences, based near San Diego in coastal Encinitas, CA, according to Chris Krueger, Escalier’s chief business officer.

Plug and Play San Diego Finds Home in New Downtown Works Space

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Plug and Play San Diego has formed a partnership with Downtown Works, a new co-working space in downtown San Diego, which will give the local Plug and Play program a place to call home.

RelationEdge, Based In San Diego, Acquired By Rackspace

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San Diego-based RelationEdge , a provider of Salesforce consulting and digital agency services, has been acquired by cloud service company Rackspace , Rackspace said on Thursday afternoon. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Rackspace said the acquisition will help it broaden its application services portfolio, including adding implementation and managed services for SaaS applications RelationEdge was founded in 2013, and now has 125 employees.

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.

Lilly Adds Chemistry Capabilities in San Diego Lab Expansion

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Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY ) has completed a $90 million expansion of its biotechnology R&D center in San Diego, added new automated synthesis equipment, and plans to build out its next-generation chemistry capabilities here over the next two years.

SANS Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California

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Friday, May 11, 2018 -- SANS Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California. SANS' information security training goes beyond theory, incorporating real-world examples and practical techniques you can apply directly to your work. See [link] (more

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

Imagion Biosystems Moves US Operations To San Diego

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business operations to San Diego. According to Imagion Biosystems, it made the move because San Diego is one of the largest biotechnology hubs in the U.S., Imagion said it expects to be fully operational in San Diego in the second quarter of the year. imagion biosystems diego biotech lifescience medical cancer detection

San Diego Innovation Economy Extended Gains in 2015: Connect Report

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San Diego’s innovation clusters continued to grow in 2015, as local startups, funding deals, and job growth extended an economic growth spurt that began in 2013. Innovation Companies in San Diego (Courtesy Connect Innovation Report).

Lab Focused on Human-Centered Design Moves to Put San Diego on Map

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For Michèle Morris, the big question hanging over organizers as they laid the groundwork last year for the first Design Forward Summit was whether the innovation community in San Diego understood the value of design. “We We didn’t know who was going to show up—and 600 people showed up,” said Morris, who is associate director of the Design Lab at UC San Diego and a founder of the Design Forward Summit.

Drizly Expands To San Diego

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Big VCs Join Xconomy in San Diego to Discuss Big Data, Big Biology

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In the Boston office of GE Ventures, managing director Alex de Winter is overseeing investments in companies like Veracyte, which is applying machine learning to genomic sequencing technology to help doctors distinguish benign growths from cancer.

San Diego 2017 - INTERFACE Tour

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 -- INTERFACE San Diego 2017. It’s critical to stay current with the technology that runs your organization and secures your operational infrastructure. INTERFACE addresses these IT issues through informative, non-sales oriented, educational seminars customized to the specific needs of the local business community.

San Diego Airport Aims At Startups With New Accelerator

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In an unusual move, the San Diego International Airport is hoping to make it easier for startup and innovators to figure out how well their services work in an airport setting, with a new Innovation Lab , the airpot said on Monday. According to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority , the new "Innovation Lab" is an accelerator for innovative products and ideas in the airport industry, and will be run by Detecon Inc, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom (the owner of T-Mobile).

San Diego Airport Courts Aims At Startups With New Accelerator

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In an unusual move, the San Diego International Airport is hoping to make it easier for startup and innovators to figure out how well their services work in an airport setting, with a new Innovation Lab , the company said on Monday. According to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority , the new "Innovation Lab" is an accelerator for innovative products and ideas in the airport industry, and will be run by Detecon Inc, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom (the owner of T-Mobile).

San Diego Positions Itself as Autonomous Technology Proving Ground

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UC San Diego is becoming a test bed for self-driving vehicle technology. Christensen, who announced the move Friday at a robotics forum entitled “Intelligent Vehicles 2025,” said the effort would enable UC San Diego scientists to help solve the kind of problems autonomous vehicles will likely encounter along crowded streets. On the UC San Diego campus, that includes fast-moving skateboarders and students.

Last Chance to Save on San Diego Life Sciences 2022

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There’s just one week left before Xconomy’s latest biotech event, “San Diego Life Sciences 2022.” Next Monday, December 11, we’re taking an inside look at what the San Diego life sciences landscape will look like in the year 2022.

Colorado’s Webroot Buys CyberFlow Analytics, Expands in San Diego

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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. San Diego represents a major growth area for Webroot. The San Diego office is going to become one of Webroot’s centers of analytic software, Nye added.

Changes at UC San Diego Emphasize New Role as “Innovation Engine”

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A new program intended to teach engineering and business students how to drive innovations from concept to commercialization reflects a new imperative at UC San Diego. The business of tech transfer, which generates revenue by licensing technologies invented at UC San Diego, is giving way to a broader mission for the university as an engine of innovation and as a training ground for entrepreneurs and startup leaders.

Teradata Acquires San Diego’s StackIQ to Strengthen Cloud Business

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Dayton, OH-based Teradata (NYSE: TDC ), which has roughly 1,000 employees at its Teradata Labs engineering unit in San Diego, says today it has acquired StackIQ, a six-year-old startup near San Diego that specializes in software used to automate datacenters in the cloud.

Twist Bioscience Expands In San Diego

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San Francisco-based synthetic DNA developer Twist Bioscience Corporation is in a big expansion, saying it has opened up a new office in Carlsbad. twist bioscience diego growth expansion lifescience employees jobs sequencingTwist is venture backed by such investors as Biomatics Capital, plus Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S., NFT Investment Limited, KANGMEI Group, Bay City Capital GF Xinde Life Science Investment Fund, 3W Partners Capital and Ditch Plains Capital Management LP.

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. This year’s Startup Week also has added five new tracks intended to highlight San Diego’s strengths as a startup ecosystem.

Xavient Digital Plans To Hire 250 Across LA, San Diego

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Simi Valley-based Xavient Digital , a provider of IT solutions and software services, said it is in a major hiring push in the region, and plans to hire 250 people in the next few months in Los Angeles, San Diego, as well as other locations across the US.