The Winners of the 2019 Xconomy Awards San Diego Are…

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The nominees and finalists for the first-ever Xconomy Awards San Diego were an impressive bunch, making it tough for our judges and the editors to pick the winners. 2019 WINNERS Big Idea Gene Yeo, University of California, San Diego.

Meet the Xconomy Awards San Diego Digital Trailblazer Finalists

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San Diego’s prowess in computer science, medical devices, and life sciences makes it a natural hub of innovative digital health companies. This is part of a series of articles about the finalists for the Xconomy Awards San Diego.

San Diego Roundup: Qualcomm, Philter, Stella Labs, VC Funding & More

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Let’s catch up with the latest tech news in San Diego. —San Diego’s AON Devices was among 10 startups selected to compete at a recent pitch competition hosted by the corporate venture capital arm of Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ). Comic-Con International may be holding everyone’s attention this week, but the tech community has stayed busy amid all the action (and increased traffic).

San Diego Tech Roundup: Startup Week, Planck, TuSimple & More

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On the eve of the start of the seventh annual San Diego Startup Week, let’s learn more about the event—which is expected to draw thousands to its talks and gatherings—and take a look at some other recent tech news. —Local entrepreneurs have dozens of speakers teed up and get-togethers organized for Startup Week, which kicks off Tuesday. Startup Week is produced by Startup San Diego, a nonprofit organization started.

LunaDNA, Vivid & More: The Xconomy Awards San Diego Startup Finalists

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The finalists in the Startup category of San Diego’s Xconomy Awards (and other categories) show how much data security and privacy have become not just top public concerns but also the priorities of a growing number of companies. Other Startup finalists are taking various approaches to making precision medicine a reality for more patients. This is part of a series of articles profiling the Xconomy Awards San Diego finalists.

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

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

Uber Rejiggers App to Highlight Its Bikes, Scooters in San Diego

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San Diego is one of two metropolitan areas in which ride-hailing giant Uber has reformatted its mobile app to make it simpler for users to rent an electric bicycle or scooter.

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

Meet the X of the Year Finalists for the Xconomy Awards San Diego

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The Xconomy Awards categories weren’t enough to capture the full diversity of the San Diego life science community. This is part of a series of articles profiling the finalists of the Xconomy Awards San Diego.

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 startup, led by CEO Doug Winter, develops software used to enable sales and marketing efforts in the enterprise. The funding round came from Lightspeed Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, plus General Atlantic, JMI Equity, and Jackson Square Ventures.

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.

QuickPitch 2018 San Diego Venture Group

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

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

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—Mobile app startup Bitmo announced it had raised more than $3 million in seed funding from investors including Everplus Capital, Longboard Capital Advisors, and several Southern California-based family fund offices. Bitmo’s mobile app allows users to send and receive digital gift cards that can be switched between a number of stores. The company says it has about 130 national brands on the platform, including Nike, Nordstrom, and Old Navy.

Nominations Open for San Diego’s Inaugural Xconomy Awards

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San Diego is one of the top U.S. In doing so, they are revealing new insights from our genomes, coming up with new data analytics tools, and applying digital advances to improve health. Hundreds of companies. Dozens of research institutes. Billions of dollars in economic impact.

Drizly Expands To San Diego

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The company charges per order for its services, although it is offering up a promotion code of $10 off all orders with promo code WELCOMESD. drizly alcohol delivery ondemand diego sandiego beer wine spirits liquor mobile

Connect, San Diego Venture Group Announce Plan to Merge Operations

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Connect, which runs the San Diego region’s longest-standing accelerator program for early-stage startups, is combining its operations with that of the San Diego Venture Group to form an organization that will be better equipped to support young ventures, the two companies said this week.

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

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.

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.

San Diego Tallies 7 IPOs in Best Year For Market Debuts Since 2014

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It’s next week or never (until 2019, that is) for two San Diego companies that have filed documents with securities regulators indicating plans to go public. Will “CBUS” and “SI” join “THOR” and “RMED”?

Cloudbeds, a Hospitality Software Firm, Debuts New San Diego Office

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Software startup Cloudbeds recently relocated its 20-odd local employees from a small space in downtown San Diego to an office nearly three times the size in the same neighborhood.

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.

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. instamotor diego online used buying selling private party market marketplace launch

10 San Diego Startups to Compete at Region’s Top Pitch Competition

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Ten tech startups will vie to impress a panel of six judges and hundreds of attendees at San Diego’s biggest pitch contest later this month. Launched in 2006 by San Diego’s Tech Coast Angels, the annual John G.

Why Comma.ai, Maker of Self-Driving Tech, is Moving to San Diego

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San Diego’s startup community has rejoiced in recent months as massive companies that employ thousands of engineers—including Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ), and the tech arm of Walmart (NYSE: WMT )—have announced expansions in the region. One Palo Alto-based startup has already made the move, announcing last week.

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 diego home services handyman plumber electrician mobile smartphone reachlocal SERVIZ helps homeowners book home services on-demand, including finding plumbers, handymen, and other home service providers.

Bose Develops Prototype “Sleepbuds” After Buying San Diego Startup

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Bose , the privately held maker of headphones, loudspeakers, and other electronics for audiophiles, has acquired Hush, a San Diego startup founded by three undergraduate engineering students to develop “smart” noise-masking earbuds designed to help users sleep.

$100M Round Turns San Diego’s Seismic into Region’s Newest Unicorn

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The venture investment, which the San Diego startup announced Tuesday, is one of only a few so-called mega-rounds—$100 million or more—recorded this year in the region. (In Seismic, an enterprise software company with ambitious growth plans, has raised $100 million in a Series E financing and added Microsoft chairman John W. Thompson to its board of directors.

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 startups Susan Tousi U.S.

Scaling Your Startup Registration, San Diego | TiE

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -- Scaling your Startup. TiE South Coast and EvoNexus jointly present a very special event! Speakers include: Mark Bowles, CoFounder and Former CEO, ecoATM, Inc. Serial entrepreneur; VCs have backed Mark seven times! Kian Sineii, CEO and Cofounder, Independa, Inc. Suman Kanuganti, CEO and Founder, Aira Moderator: Devang Thakkar, Managing Partner, DCM Consulting. See [link] (more

Xconomy Awards San Diego Nominations Deadline Extended to Feb. 7

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It’s not too late to submit your nominations for the first-ever Xconomy Awards San Diego. This is your chance to tell our judges about the people, companies, and organizations that make the life science, healthtech, and medical device communities in San Diego so innovative. National National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Awards Awards San Diego Biotech Healthtech Life Sciences people startups VC Venture Capital xconomyawardssandiego

4 San Diego Startups Ring in New Year With New Venture Dollars

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Heads of some local tech startups—or at least their lawyers—stayed busy over the winter holiday. While the softening stock market may have ruined a few holiday breaks, these San Diego software companies were undoubtedly raising a glass in celebration of their successful fundraising efforts. Four reported raising $10 million or more within days of the New Year, according to recent filings with securities regulators.

Startup Weekend San Diego | Veterans, Service Members & Military Families

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The event was held in the heart of Balboa Park at the Hall of Champions near Downtown San Diego. The winners of Startup Weekend San Diego: Veterans & Military Families.

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.