San Diego’s Reneo Pharmaceuticals raised a $50 million Series A round to tackle metabolism and energy disorders.
TuSimple, a startup developing self-driving trucks, will run a two-week pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service.
Calavo Growers is leasing part of the building.
LEGAL: Incubator Includes Legal Services Office Space, IP Advice
After expanding its offices earlier last fall, Procopio is hosting five startups at its LaunchPad incubator at the firm’s Del Mar Heights location. The nine-month program provides technology startups with office space and legal services, including assistance with valuation and intellectual property protection.
TECH: Customer Data Platform Casts Big Net Across Systems
San Diego-based software company Tealium closed a $55 million funding round May 15. The new funds will help Tealium grow as the competition heats up Chief Financial Officer Doug Lindroth said.
Kay Chandler founded Chandler Asset Management in 1988 and grew the investment advising firm into one of the region’s largest by assets under management.
DINING: Attention to Detail Goes From Pay to Product Freshness and More
Richard Walker Sr. is the owner of two Richard Walker’s Pancake House restaurants in Chicago and the flagship downtown location in San Diego. Richard Walker Jr. is the owner of the La Jolla property as well as the latest addition up in Carlsbad.
According to a news release, Eric Bauer, who comes from Zume Inc. in San Francisco, a delivery-only pizza company powered by robots, assumed his new position earlier this month.
Connect All @ the Jacobs Center named the first 13 startups that will participate in the new accelerator.
HEALTH: Arm of Moores Cancer Center Holds Annual Symposium
A department at UC San Diego Health’s Moores Cancer Center is known for putting on a symposium to translate groundbreaking oncology discoveries into therapeutics.
PROPERTY: Project Has Sold About 41 Of Its 60 Condos
Despite being panned with an Onion award for its architecture, the pricey The Park Bankers Hill condominiums are an apparent hit with buyers who are more interested in its views and amenities than snarky reviews.
Tiled, a startup that lets users make interactive marketing content, raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Kickstart Seed Fund.
According to a press release, EnSight, also headquartered in San Diego, is an intelligent camera-based solution that is less costly and requires less infrastructure than traditional parking guidance systems.
PHARMA: Acquisitions Part of CRO Consolidation Trend Locally, Nationwide
WuXi AppTec is making moves in San Diego. The Chinese pharmaceutical company earlier this month bought San Diego-based Pharmapace.
Kevin Sayer has been president and CEO of Dexcom since 2011 and in 2018 was also named chairman.
Kim Kamdar joined Domain Associates LLC in 2005 and became a partner in 2011. She has a background in small molecule drug discovery, worked in therapeutic startups and has played an important role in identifying promising companies.
HEALTH: Hospitals Grapple With Use, Costs and Concerns
Rady Children’s Hospital holds a world record for fastest genomic diagnosis. Instrumental in the feat: artificial intelligence.
HOUSING: Owner Repositions Property As Condominiums
Harkening back to the heady pre-recession days of the housing boom, a San Diego developer has converted a Bankers Hill apartment complex into condominiums that are selling at a price well below newer projects in the neighborhood.