How San Diego Biotech Leaders Are Adapting to Coronavirus Concerns

Xconomy

Local biotech executives and investors shared snapshots of life sciences in the time of coronavirus Wednesday afternoon at Xconomy’s Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego event.

Lime Retreats From San Diego

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E-scooter company Lime is retreating from San Diego--as well as eleven other markets--in what appears to be a shift in the winds for the micro-mobility market startup world. Lime--which competes against such local startups as Bird and Wheels-- said that it is shutting down in "select communities throughout the world where micromobility has evolved more slowly". lime diego micromobility uber jump wheels bird scooter escooter

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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

Xconomy

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.

City of San Diego Increases Support for San Diego Startup Week 2020

Startup San Diego

Startup San Diego is proud to announce that the City of San Diego will again be helping to fund San Diego Startup Week (SDSW) next year, increasing its funding from $35,000 to $50,000 for SDSW 2020 and ensuring the early-stage planning of our signature annual event.

San Diego Tech Roundup: Ezoic, Trust & Will, Oska Wellness & More

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Summer can be a slow time in San Diego, but its startups have stayed busy. —Ezoic, a startup that developed software for web publishers that uses machine learning techniques to personalize layouts and ad placements for site visitors, raised $33 million to further develop its technology. Based in Carlsbad, in northern San Diego County, Ezoic launched its platform in 2011.

Podcast: How San Diego is Building a Biotech Ecosystem – Genomics & Precision Medicine Experts Weigh in

Xconomy

Our new podcast packages the highlights from the recent Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego: Biomedical Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine & Genomics forum. How has the investment paradigm shift in funding strategies impacted San Diego?

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

Xconomy

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

Xconomy

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.

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

City of San Diego Increases Support for San Diego Startup Week 2020

Startup San Diego

Startup San Diego is proud to announce that the City of San Diego will again be helping to fund San Diego Startup Week (SDSW) next year, increasing its funding from $35,000 to $50,000 for SDSW 2020 and ensuring the early-stage planning of our signature annual event.

Nominations for Xconomy Awards San Diego Close Soon

Xconomy

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.

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

San Diego's ScootScoop Becomes Bane Of Scooter Startups

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In a battle that pits a small, San Diego startup against a fleet of on-demand scooter companies--including Santa Monica-based B‏ird , Lime, Lyft, LA's Wheels , and many others-- ScootScoop is causing major headaches by impounding thousands of scooters around San Diego. ScootScoop has been confiscating and impounding dockless scooters all across San Diego for business owners and landlords who are tired of the scooters cluttering up their property.

Nominations Open for San Diego’s Inaugural Xconomy Awards

Xconomy

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.

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).

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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'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.

EvoNexus, UC San Diego Team On FinTech Efforts

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San Diego- and Orange County-based startup incubator EvoNexus and the University of California San Diego's Rady School of Management announced this morning that the two are in a new partnership, aimed at creating a new generation of FinTech startups. EvoNexus recently announced its new fintech startup efforts, backed by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Franklin Templeton (FT).

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

Xconomy

—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.

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

Xconomy

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.

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

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.

Connect, San Diego Venture Group Announce Plan to Merge Operations

Xconomy

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.

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.

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

Xconomy

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.

Economic Study Ranks San Diego Near Top in Genomics Innovation

Xconomy

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.

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

Xconomy

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.

San Diego startup events you don’t want to miss in 2020

Startup San Diego

Mark these dates in your calendar—these are the best business events in San Diego to attend in 2020! The post San Diego startup events you don’t want to miss in 2020 appeared first on Startup San Diego. From small networking events to huge seminars, we've narrowed down our top ten. Events Guides

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Xconomy

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”?

San Diego Founder Institute Deadline Nears

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One of the groups trying to help local startups in their efforts to find funding and get to the next leve, the Founder Institute , said this morning that its early deadline for its Spring 2013, San Diego session is this Sunday. classes mentoring startups diego institute founder

Athena Survey Probes Gender Issues in San Diego Innovation Ecosystem

Xconomy

A San Diego survey on professional women working in tech and life sciences offers some insights on the recurring debate over gender diversity in venture-backed startups and big companies, as well as a related incident that boiled over this week at Google.

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

Elevate Launches Analytics Team In San Diego

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San Diego-based Elevate Credit , a fintech startup aimed at providing credit to non-prime customers, said it has launched a new "Advanced Analytics" center in San Diego. The company said the San Diego team has more than 35 data scientists, including more than 25 member with advanced degrees, and eight with PhDs. hadoop financial finance startup fintech credit analytics elevate

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

Xconomy

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. startups

San Diego Innovation Economy Extended Gains in 2015: Connect Report

Xconomy

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).

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.