Advertising, Fashion, Surfing Cos. Optimistic
WowYow, a North Park-based visual artificial intelligence company, has received investment from Launch Factory and Andy Ballester, the co-founder of GoFundMe.
FINANCE: Firm Closes $49M Deal; Surpasses $100M in Revenues
Mitek Systems, which makes software geared to mobile image capture and identity verification, has acquired startup ID R&D in a $49 million deal.
TECH: Co. Builds Portable Lab Technology
Liquid Instruments, a local company and maker of an 8-in-1 scientific measurement device geared towards students and engineers, has raised a $13.7 million Series B round in venture capital funding.
Co. Raises $3.4M From Investors in Seed Round
San Diego-based Daasity, an analytics and data platform for e-commerce brands, has raised a $3.4 million seed round.
BIOTECH: Co. Adds New Leadership; Sees Potential IPO
San Diego-based BioTheryX, a clinical stage biotech focused on protein modulation to treat difficult diseases, has raised a $92 million Series E round.
Winning Co. Helps Aspiring College Students
Connect All @ the Jacobs Center, a diversity-focused incubator in Southeast San Diego, has selected three winners for its fourth annual startup competition.
Local Team Will Compete in Global Competition
A four-student team of entrepreneurs-in-the-making competed at a local pitch competition in San Diego to decide who has the best business plan.
BIOTECH: Co. Moves from Stealth Mode, Product Enters Select Veterinary Hospitals
San Diego’s Petco and PetDx, a local biotechnology startup are working together on a collaboration to offer multi-cancer detection tests for dogs across the country.
Citadel Defense has secured a new headquarters in San Diego.