MEDICINE: Co. Sees Opportunity in Precision Medicine for Alzheimer's
Biogen’s plans to resurrect its failed Alzheimer’s drug sent shockwaves through the research community, including at local companies.
TECH: Investments, Partnerships Likely To Pay Off Big for Region
Apple Inc. is adding to its tech campus in San Diego, with plans to occupy a second building in University City.
TECH: Claude Jones Wants a Mindset of Going Forward While Giving Back
When Claude Jones expanded Walmart Labs’ new Carlsbad office, he knew the company would need to attract talent quickly.
Fulcrum’s Platform Gives Access to More Than 15 Million Freelancers
Greatscale Ventures, a new venture capital firm in San Diego, made its first investment in a San Diego-based employment software company.
S.D. Defense Co. Wins Competition, Increases Exports
Four finalists competed on Nov. 13 for thousands of dollars to help them expand internationally.
Founders First will use the funding to support more startups making $1 million to $5 million in revenue.
Predictive Analytics Also Used To Develop Surgical Plans
Carlsmed is a San Diego-based company that uses predictive analytics to develop personalized treatments for adult spinal deformities.
Three companies will use Brain Corp.'s technology for their industrial cleaning robots.
INNOVATION: Plans to Bring Water Test Kit To Market in Next Year
Encinitas- based water purification startup Cyclopure raised a $4 million round led by Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs.
banking: CEO Mulls Foreign Exchange Services, More Crypto-Currency Options
Illumina Inc. reported $907 million in third quarter revenue, a 6% year-over-year increase.
TECH: Company Confident in Phone Work and 5G Plans
Qualcomm Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for the company’s quarterly results.
EDDY Pump won $35,000 to help the company expand its sales overseas.
Co. Closes $4M Series A and Establishes Two Partnerships
A Solana Beach-based company has been growing quickly after it was founded by two experienced tech execs last year.
To date, DecisionLogic has processed 40 million users for loans based on their banking history.
Carlsmed, a San Diego-based startup that uses predictive analytics to plan spine surgeries, named a new COO.
FINANCE: Eastridge Adopts Plan to Show Confidence in Staff
Eastridge Workforce Solutions, a San Diego-based company that offers recruiting, payroll and other services, began offering its employees stock ownership.
TECH: iTijuana Brings Companies, Talent and Jobs to Border City
Maritza Diaz visited Tijuana for the first time in 2015, when she was scouting the border city for a potential expansion of Thermo Fisher’s operations.
TECH: Altman Will Help With Commercialization, Clinical Trials
Medical device startups with ties to the UC San Diego will soon be able to take advantage of a new accelerator program offered by the Institute of the Global Entrepreneur.
Cyclopure is developing filtration products that can remove tiny chemicals from tap water.
Co-Founders Lomas and Malon To Stay With Company
San Diego advertising startup UE.co, formerly known as Underground Elephant, sold to Florida-based marketing company Digital Media Solutions.
Londgren’s Resume Includes Several Big-Tech Companies
Fast-growing San Diego software company Seismic hired a new chief marketing officer with several big tech companies on his resume.
STARTUPS: Taxes, Time and Earnings Are All Part of Selection
It’s important to start off on the right foot, and for most startups, that means incorporating.
Executive Chairman Victor Lund will serve as interim CEO.
Qualcomm promoted interim chief financial officer Akash Palkhiwala to the executive role.
The deal will boost Seismic's headcount to 800 employees.
TECH: Qualcomm Ventures to Put $1M to $10M in Startups
A year after Qualcomm Ventures launched a $100 million AI fund, the San Diego-based company is launching a new fund of double the size.
Just Participating Can Lead to Investments Later
AgTools, an Irvine-based startup developing supply chain software for the agriculture industry, took home the $50,000 at the competition.
Eastridge Workforce Solutions began offering its employees stock ownership in January.
startups: Have a Plan Of Where You Are Going, And How to Get There
It’s a problem that almost every founder faces at some point in their business.
FINANCE: Founders First Can Provide Up to $1M in Revenue Backed Investing
Founders First Capital Partners co-founder Kim Folsom knows the challenges of growing a company. She has built six tech startups in her career, several of which saw exits.
Group Will Narrow Companies Down to Six That Will Pitch
After a successful debut last year, the San Diego Angel Conference will return again this spring.
Deutsche Telekom will add Teradata's analytics platform to its portfolio of IT solutions.
Michael Londgren, a former Google Cloud marketing executive, will serve as Seismic's new head of marketing.
TECH: It Takes You Into the Contests, the Competition, the Players
While thousands of sports fans turn to ESPN or CBS Sports to keep tabs on the big game, fewer options exist for surfing, snowboarding or other action sports despite their popularity.
5th Ingredient Hopes To Gain Exposure at Upcoming Quick Pitch
For 5th Ingredient founder Pulkit Agrawal, brewing is a science.
Project Graduated from City Sail, An Accelerator for Nonprofits
The Skinny Gene Project is a San Diego-based nonprofit working to prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
Irvine-based startup AgTools took home the $50,000 first place prize and the $10,000 audience choice prize at this year's Quick Pitch competition.
After its big debut last year, the San Diego Angel Conference will return again in March.
Crypto-friendly bank Silvergate Capital said it plans to offer 4.3 million shares in its IPO, more than 3 million of which will be from selling shareholders.
Ten of 16 Investments Were In Life Sciences
Tech Coast Angels-San Diego’s new annual fund was a hit with local angel investors.
Accion received a $300,000 grant to support diverse small business owners in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
TECH: TuSimple Advances Autonomous Trucking
Driving down Interstate 10 in Arizona, you might be able to spot one of TuSimple’s bright green, self-driving trucks.
FINANCE: $32M Deal Is Bank’s Seventh Acquisition to Date
Bank of Southern California, a midsized bank based in San Diego, will acquire Rancho Santa Margarita-based CalWest Bancorp.
Qualcomm Ventures launched a new 5G Ecosystem Fund today.
The SKinny Gene Project, a diabetes prevention nonprofit, received a $100,000 impact loan from Mission Driven Finance.
Trackforce, SmartDrive Lead the Way; Health Care Still Overall Winner
Tech companies led San Diego’s top venture capital rounds last quarter, bucking the region’s reputation as a biotech hub.
BIOTECH: Device Applications Include Sports, Military
Debbie Chen can throw a punch. She began competing as an amateur Muay Thai fighter before she founded her hydration monitoring startup, Hydrostasis.
Access Trax Awarded $10,000, Plans to Make First Part-Time Hire
Connect All at the Jacobs Center’s first cohort of startups delivered their pitches recently.
Bank of Southern California and CalWest Bancorp plan to close the deal in early 2020.