Fred Grier

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Businesses Find Many Opportunities

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.

Mitek Systems Makes Acquisition, Sees Record Profits

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.

Liquid Instruments Raises $13.7M in Series B Round

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.

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ecoATM Lands $75M

San Diego-based ecoATM has raised $75 million to support growth.

Daasity Provides Brands with Data Insights

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.

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BioTheryX Raises $92M in Series E 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.

3 Startups Place in Pitch Competition

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.

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Students Pitch Trading App Idea

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.

PetDx Partners with Petco to Offer Dog Cancer Detection

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 Secures New Headquarters

Citadel Defense has secured a new headquarters in San Diego.

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