Freedom Meditech, a San Diego medical diagnostic company, said it has raised $4.8 million in a Series C financing round, bringing total venture funding to about $14 million in the nine years since the company was founded.
The company also named... Read more »
Following a global recruiting effort that yielded hundreds of applications, San Diego-based Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) today named the 10 startups selected for the new robotics accelerator program it is operating with Techstars.
The inaugural class includes two San Diego robotics... Read more »
In a deal that targets emerging opportunities in the mobile fintech industry, San Diego’s Mitek Systems (NASDAQ: MITK) has acquired IDchecker, a global provider of identity and document authentication technology.
Mitek, which provides its mobile check-deposit technology to 3,700... Read more »
File this one under shrewd dealmaking: Less than three months after buying a small drugmaker in Baltimore, MD, Retrophin has already made its money back—and then some.
New York- and San Diego, CA-based Retrophin (NASDAQ: RTRX) this morning sold what’s... Read more »
San Diego network security startup CyberFlow Analytics said it has closed out its seed funding round after raising a total of $4 million from Toshiba America Electronic Components, angel investors, and Siemens Venture Capital, which did not disclose the size of... Read more »
Two recent happenings prompted this column. First, Orexigen Therapeutics drew fire from, well, nearly everyone earlier this month for an improper release of data related to its weight-loss drug Contrave. The second happening is Memorial Day weekend.
I’m assuming you, like... Read more »
Out west this week, the news flow was breezy. There were a sprinkling of diagnostics showers led by Illumina, which is in a patent fight with a Roche subsidiary, and Veracyte, which presented promising data for its lung test. It also... Read more »
EY, the accounting and professional services firm formerly known as Ernst & Young, today named the founders and CEOs of 15 companies in San Diego and Imperial Counties for its 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in this region.
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The winning teams were announced today in the Neuro Startup Challenge, a two-year-old virtual accelerator that helps academic researchers and entrepreneurs build companies around promising technologies developed by NIH researchers.
The 13 winners include a team from the Medical College... Read more »
Companion Medical, a San Diego medical device startup founded about 16 months ago, has raised $3 million in an ongoing Series B financing round led by an investment from Eli Lilly, according to a statement from the company yesterday.
“We... Read more »