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Brain Corp. to Open Its First European Headquarters

Amsterdam Selected for Its Established Ecosystem Supporting AI and Robotics

Brain Corp., a San Diego company developing technology that allows industrial cleaning robots to drive themselves, plans to open its first European offices in the Netherlands.

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Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. Acquires Michigan Property

The purchase price for the industrial space was approximately $4.8 million.

Incubator Shuts Down Amid Controversy and Pending Lawsuit

ThinkTank Innovation, a new tech incubator in UTC, shut down on Monday after its CEO and board were hit with fraud allegations in a lawsuit.

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Bank Raises $10M in Private Placement

Private Bancorp of America Inc., the La Jolla-based parent of CalPrivate Bank, said it recently completed a $10 million private placement of common stock.

Jack in the Box Inc. Completes Sale of $1.3 Billion in Bonds

As per the purchase agreement, the Master Issuer is allowed to borrow up to $150 million of its Series 2019-1 Class A-1 notes on a revolving basis.

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After $12M Series B, eSubTurns to Team Building

TECH: Construction Software Co. Got In Early, Adds New CTO

Fresh off a $12 million funding round, construction software startup eSUB is quickly building its business.

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Robot Ice Cream Vendors Bring In $16M in FY2019

TECHNOLOGY: For Reis & Irvy’s, Disruption Is Dish Best Served Cold

A developer of robotics, automation and AI technologies, San Diego-based Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Inc. is the parent company to Reis & Irvy’s Inc.

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Unusual Mixed-Use Brings Apartments to Condo Country

Property: Developer, Church Devise Bankers Hill Project

After years of planning and a few false starts, St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral has made a deal to redevelop property it owns in Bankers Hill into apartments and new church offices.

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Startup San Diego’s Executive Director Leaving for Bay Area

Board Will Select New Leader; Russell Will Leave in July

Jarrod Russell, Startup San Diego’s first full-time executive director, will leave for the San Francisco Bay Area this summer.

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CureMatch Brings New First On Board Company

New Position Ensures Compliance in Technology

CureMatch, a San Diego startup that uses algorithms to match patients with cancer treatments, is building out its executive team. The company hired first Chief Technical Officer, Viktor Novy.

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Jack in the Box Inc. Securitization Priced at $1.3 Billion

According to a press release, the 2019 bonds, or Notes, are expected to be issued in a privately placed securitization transaction.

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Three Local Companies Have Gone Public So Far This Year

VC Cash Flowing Gives Cos. Options; In 2018, S.D. Startups Raised $2.5B in Venture Capital

Even as the number of IPOs dipped across the U.S., California saw an uptick in companies making the jump to go public, driven by large venture capital investments. San Diego was no exception, with three companies making their public debut so far this year.

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Grocery E-commerce Startup Mercato Raises $4 Million

Mercato, a San Diego startup building a delivery platform for independent grocers, recently closed on $4 million in funding.

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Conatus Appears To Be Out of the Race For NASH Therapeutic

Other Local, National Companies Still Pursuing A Potential $35B Market

Add Conatus Pharmaceuticals to a list of biotechs that failed in advanced liver disease. But other San Diego firms may crack the code yet.

Netradyne on Path to Gather 2.7M Miles Of U.S. Road Data

Specialist Looking for Insight on Trouble Spots

Netradyne has its eyes on the road.

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