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Tiled Raises $1.5M, Hires Former Adobe Exec

SOFTWARE: Co.’s Interactive Marketing Gets Some Big AttentionTiled, a Rancho Bernardo startup that helps companies make interactive marketing content, raised $1.5 million in a seed round that closed on May 20.

We Tha Plug Looks to Connect With Community Startups

TECH: It Offers Guidance, Resources and Mentorship to Help Companies

A crowd of entrepreneurs, tech workers and curious listeners gathered at Blink’s offices in downtown San Diego.

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CommonGrounds Expands to Washington D.C.

With $100M Backing Co. Aims For 50 New Locations in 2 years

CommonGrounds Workspace is going to Washington.

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Sony, Daiwa Plan Innovation Fund To Back Startups

Plan Is to Raise $185M For Backing Companies in Key ‘High-Growth Industries’

Three years after stepping back into corporate venture capital, Sony Corp. is upping its investment into promising tech startups.

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Parallel’s $50M Buy Is Just the Beginning

PROPERTY: Company Invests in Promising Submarkets

San Diego-based Parallel Partners has acquired a Kearny Mesa office complex — Sky Park Office Plaza — for $50.6 million in the first of what company Principal Matt Root said will be several San Diego acquisitions.

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Weisinger to Take Top Role At Stella Labs

New Leader Hopes To Extend Reach Across the U.S.

One of San Diego’s longest running startup accelerators for women has a new leader at the helm.

Trefoil Gets $28M Series A to Work on Vision Diseases

In Connection With Round, Company Takes On New Board Member

San Diego biotech Trefoil Therapeutics recently brought in a $28 million Series A round for work on vision diseases.

San Diego Startups Raised $889 Million in Q2

San Diego startups raised just over $889 million in the second quarter of 2019, a slight increase from last year.

GroGuru Names EvoNexus’ Moore To Its Board

Agtech Co. Developing Sensors to Monitor Moisture, Salinity

GroGuru, a San Diego startup building sensors for crops, named EvoNexus CEO Rory Moore to its board on July 1.

Longfellow Continues Buying Strategy With $26 Million Research Park

A Chicago-Based Company Buys 2 Building Medical Office Campus for $90M

Life science and medical office space drew significant investment in two recent San Diego transactions.

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Platform Science Looks to Get Telematics Systems Working Together

Company Has Raised $28M, Plans to Start With Bigger Fleets

A number of tech firms are trying to overhaul the trucking industry.

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Mercato Closes $4M Funding Round

E-Commerce Startup Aims to Deliver for Independent Grocers

Mercato, a San Diego startup building an e-commerce platform for independent grocers, recently closed a $4 million funding round.

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Incubator Shuts Down Amid Allegations

STARTUPS: Eleven Companies Affected By Sudden Closure

With its CEO and board members facing allegations in a civil lawsuit, tech incubator ThinkTank Innovation Inc. suddenly shut down on July 8.

Complex Sold For $2.5 Million

A Golden Hill apartment complex has been sold for $2.5 million.

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PCI Leases Building In Technology Park

Irvine Co. Office Properties has leased a 38,000 square foot building in Sorrento Mesa to PCI Pharma Services.

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Harvesting Tools Aim At Cannabis Market

MANUFACTURING: Co. Forecasts $12 Million in Revenue for 2019

Cullen Raichart has always had a knack for mechanics and machinery. As a teenager, he remembers helping his dad solve a problem he had with a machine by taking a part out of another machine and putting them together.

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