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Poway’s Cohu to Acquire Xcerra

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU), based in Poway will pay $796 million to acquire the Massachusetts-based Xcerra Corp.

Qdoba to Fill 100 Corporate Positions in San Diego

Qdoba Mexican Eats said on May 8 it will be adding roughly 100 full-time positions to its corporate team in San Diego

Veteran Leaders, Past Successes Play Part In Record VC Investment

FINANCE: Q1 Delivers Record Investment Locally and Nationally

Investment in San Diego-based life sciences companies hit a record high $417.9 million in quarter one of 2018, according to an April CBRE Group Inc. report.

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Seismic Agrees to Acquire Sales Enablement Competitor Savo Group

Seismic anticipates the acquisition will push it to $100 million in revenue by year’s end.

Report: Qualcomm Joint Venture in China Gets Regulatory Go-Ahead

Regulators in China are also set to determine the fate of Qualcomm's effort to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV, a Netherlands-based chip maker known for its automotive semiconductors, for more than $40 billion.

Nashville Accelerator to Welcome IP Attorney’s Guitar Co. to Its Fold

Jonathan Spangler joined San Diego medical device company NuVasive in 2001 as its first attorney.

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Teradata Corp. Records $506M in Q1 Revenue

The company adjusted its guidance for 2018 revenue, citing the growing percentage of subscription licenses in its bookings mix.

Get a Taste of the Coding Life With Origin’s Free Sample

San Diego-based Origin Code Academy, which trains people interested in a career in coding, will begin offering courseware that teaches the fundamentals of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS for free at its website, OriginCodeAcademy.com.

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SDVG Invites Public to Meet 'Cool Company' Candidates

Companies are selected based on their potential as industry disrupters and on their readiness for venture capital investment.

Venture Capital Fund Section 32 Adds Another GV Veteran

Section 32, established in 2017, has put money from its first fund into at least 16 companies, including cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and dockless bike-sharing service LimeBike.

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Announces Change in Ownership

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to be acquired by Altas Partners.

BofI Federal Reports $51.3M in Record Net Income

But its stock fell about 5 percent the day after its earnings report.

Estate Planning Startup Graduates Virtual Accelerator Program

San Diego-based Trust & Will, the software startup that targets millennials with its simplified legal forms for estate planning, spent the past three months in an accelerator program run by Techstars, the Boulder, Colorado-based organization.

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Grant Will Give Grieving Children A Safe Place to Heal

The Elizabeth Hospice announced a $10,660 grant from Las Patronas to fund the construction of an innovative activity room where children experiencing loss can express powerful emotions as they process their grief.

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Seacoast Commerce Bank Earnings Nearly Double in Q1

It was Seacoast's first quarterly report since it fully integrated its systems with those of Capital Bank, the San Juan Capistrano-based institution Seacoast acquired Oct. 1.