San Diego’s SGI-DNA, a spinout of Synthetic Genomics, has raised a $25 million series A round.
MEDICINE: DermTech’s Patch May Change Skin Cancer Diagnostics
Could that suspicious mole be cancerous? DermTech wants doctors to reach for a patch, not a scalpel.
PROPERTY: Site To Be Adjacent to Planned Port of Entry
Site work is wrapping up on the $40 million first phase of what will become the 311-acre Otay Crossings Commerce Center at the eastern edge of Otay Mesa.
The San Diego EDC's Advancing San Diego initiative will help fund internships at local companies.
Located at a staffed kiosk in Terminal 1 next to baggage claim turnstiles, Baggage Nanny is a first-of-its-kind on-demand concierge service, according to a press release.
Obalon Therapeutics Inc. announced Dr. Helmuth Billy as medical director for its first company-owned weight-loss treatment center.
HEALTH: Consumer Focus On Nutrition Drives Demand
More and more, San Diego-based food companies are placing focus on including functional ingredients in their “better for you” offerings.
WORKFORCE: Laws, Benefits And Payroll Are Taken Care of
Most fast-growing startups will reach a point where they want to expand overseas, whether it’s to open a new sales office or hire a team of developers.
STARTUPS: PromoDrone Has Raised $50,000 in Funding
A flying ad — it’s a novelty that’s certain to catch people’s eyes. That’s the thinking behind PromoDrone.
defense: Ties With Nontraditional Partners Sought in ‘Tech Bridge’
San Diego is one of the first places the Department of the Navy is going as it works to innovate faster.
HOSPITALITY: Events Bring Customers to Commercial Venues
Day parties are not a novelty.
development: Mixed-Use Project To Replace Courthouse
A 445-foot tall glass and steel tower combined with a smaller adjacent podium building will replace the former downtown San Diego County Courthouse under plans by a Washington state developer.
Digital Health Accelerator Drew 600 Applicants; Program Is Semi-Remote
Nex3 named its second cohort of digital health startups August 28. Seven companies were selected from a pool of more than 600 applicants, narrowed down to 100 semifinalists.
S.D. Is Tech Firm’s 2nd California Market, Behind Riverside
People in San Diego looking to sell their homes quickly have a new option as of this month with the expansion of Zillow Offers into the market.
JLL Predicts That Labs May Grow From 19.2% To 22% of Office Space
Life science companies are increasingly looking at UTC, Sorrento Mesa and Sorrento Valley as go-to places for laboratory and office space.
Unmanned Helicopter Part Of Versatile Littoral Ship
The unmanned helicopter comes first. The Marines follow.
Flight Attendants Can Now Start Their Day at San Diego
United Airlines’ San Diego-based flight attendants will now have less commute hours.
One Site to Be Redone; New Eatery Set for Mission Hills
Trust Restaurant Group is a Hillcrest-headquartered company behind Mission Hills’ Fort Oak, Trust Restaurant in Hillcrest and Hundred Proof Cocktail Bar, located in University Heights,