Sarah de Crescenzo
STARTUPS: Mentoring, Services, Access to CDP Included in Free Program
La Jolla-based Tealium, which makes software for enterprises to use to analyze data, is launching a program to help out local startups with free services, mentoring and access to some of its investors and customers.
BrainLeap cofounders, UCSD neuroscientists, aim to turn research discoveries into effective treatments.
Owen joined the business advocacy organization as its head in 2004.
Companies that focus on cryptocurrency have been on a roller coaster in recent years with major fluctuations in the price of the most popular iterations of digital money, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Competition provided investment capital to two early-stage agtech companies.
Organization lobbies on behalf of credit unions on federal issues.
Startups: More than $1.2M promised for Future Milestones
One of the largest of 29 grants recently awarded through the California Competes Tax Credit program to companies statewide is slated to be received by Urban Translations, a local startup that creates digital menus for businesses in the hospitality industry.
TECH: Brain Takes Funding Role, Seeks to Broaden Reach
Startups generally seek funding, not provide it.
First new bank to open in the county in 10 years launched in January with more than $26 million in initial capital.
Maker of smart, connected devices and systems employs more than 270 people in Carlsbad.
Startup company, founded by CEO Emily Rotolo, simplifies employment documentation for new hires.
GO-Biz tax credit program aims to encourage companies to hire employees and invest in California.
Savioke will license BrainOS, the San Diego company's software platform for streamlining development, deployment and management of robots.
Company joins Tech Coast Angels and the San Diego Venture Group in hosting the contest for startups.
Increasing geopolitical uncertainty leading to volatile public markets likely kept some companies from pursuing an initial public offering in the first half of 2018.
McClure takes over for Dean Odle, whom the credit union hired in April of 2017 following the retirement of Robin Lentz, who led the institution for 37 years.
In addition to R&D in San Diego, Cibus also operates subsidiaries in Europe and North America.
TECH: Ex-Qualcomm Execs Go To Work Sans Corporate Perks
Money is often an obstacle to entrepreneurial success, but even well-funded startups sometimes struggle to build a company from scratch.
New senior director has 17 years of experience working at nonprofit organizations, is a member of a multigenerational military family.
Arlan Hamilton, founder of venture firm Backstage Capital, will talk in a fireside-chat style event with San Diego entrepreneur Liane Thompson the evening of June 26 at Civic Center Plaza.
SOFTWARE: Mitek’s Tools Take Verification to Next Level
On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog — or so goes the early 1990s adage about online anonymity.
System uses a central hub device and "peel-and-stick" sensors to monitor heat and movement.
Company's technology allows businesses and consumers to verify image authenticity.
Real estate platform facilitates residential transactions.
A San Francisco-based seed-stage investment firm and a venture capital fund — separate businesses that work closely together — are becoming increasingly active in the Southern California startup scene.
Fewer, larger rounds were raised in 2017 than in years past by Springboard alumni.
TRAINING: Library of Lessons Comes in SaaS Subscription
Wisdom Capture was launched in 2016 by an unlikely pair.
Chipmaker to reduce headcount further as part of broad cost-cutting effort announced January.
Program teaches children age 7 to age 14 to code by showing them how to build video games.
HEALTH: Co. Heads to Tijuana to Help at Cancer Center
CureMatch, a digital precision medicine startup that uses artificial intelligence to guide oncologists as they select treatments for cancer patients, said a $35,000 award will help it provide Mexican children with services free of charge.
Initial report sent price of NXP and Qualcomm stock up in after-hours trading June 14.
Both new hires are Silicon Valley veterans, the company said.
New hire Robert Foster was most recently COO at a local fintech startup.
BANKING: Despite Good Economy, De Novo Banks Face Challenges
The ranks of the post-recession crop of aspiring de novo banks are thinning, but the headcount at San Diego’s Endeavor Bank is expanding roughly two years ahead of schedule to accommodate bankers looking to join the new venture.
ACQUISITION: L.A. Firm Gets Greater SoCal Presence With Donnelly Purchase
A $3.6 billion registered investment advisor (RIA) in Los Angeles run by two native San Diegans has acquired Donnelly Wealth Advisors (DWA), a San Diego-based firm with $405 million in assets under management.
Organization plans to celebrate the honorees Sept. 20 at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for EY's Entrepreneur Of The Year National program.
Paul Jacobs-led effort to find funding for a buyout of Qualcomm still underway, executives emphasize.
More than 1,000 people are employed at Teradata's campus in Rancho Bernardo.
Both companies are based in Solana Beach and sell workout wear primarily online.
San Diego’s MindTouch, a tech company with software that turns business’s customer service and marketing materials into easily accessible online documents, launched in 2005.
Headed by CEO Jodi Vleck, the firm manages nearly $300 million in assets.
Hong Kong-based VC firm manages billionaire Li Ka-shing's tech investments; made early bets on DeepMind, Siri, Skype and Facebook.
Combination creates industry's largest private group of PhD researchers in computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
B2B software company has more than 3,000 clients; its mobile application is used in all 50 states and in 89 countries.
SUPPLEMENTS: Co. Targets Brain Health
Anesthesiologist James Lee was thinking as a doctor and scientist, rather than a businessman, when he researched the combination of supplements that helped him recover from chemotherapy to treat a brain tumor.
Company said manufacturers are already developing products for the new XR1 platform.