[Updated, 7/5/18. See below] It is with profound sadness that we at Xconomy say goodbye to our longtime friend and editor of Xconomy San Diego, Bruce Bigelow. An outstanding journalist, colleague, and friend, and a fixture of the San... Read more »
You’ve made it to Friday—it’s time to take a step back, prepare for a relaxing weekend, and read a few stories about the endless ways in which your personal information can be stolen.
OK, maybe it’s better to spin it like... Read more »
If you’re running a privately held biotech, the time to go public is now. Clinical data already in hand or not, biotechs have charged to Wall Street at a record pace over the past two weeks, raising more than $1 billion... Read more »
A week after seven biotechs went public, setting a new record for the Nasdaq, five more life sciences companies have joined the club. The latest crop continued the positive momentum for life sciences offerings, as the group either met or... Read more »
BitSight Technologies is restocking its war chest to try and win the emerging market for cybersecurity ratings.
Today the Cambridge, MA-based tech company announced it raised $60 million in a Series D funding round led by Warburg Pincus, the global private... Read more »
Sales of Cibus’ first product, a gene-edited canola, have gone so well that the San Diego company has raised $70 million in new financing to boost its commercialization efforts.
The Series C round of funding announced Tuesday was led by Fidelity... Read more »
When President Trump signed legislation last month allowing seriously ill patients the “right to try” unapproved drugs without FDA oversight, he voiced a bold prediction: Within two weeks, he said, drug companies would announce “voluntary massive drops in prices.”
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When it comes to startup tech hubs, U.S. cities from San Francisco to Austin to Boston come first to mind. But that is starting to change, as Asian cities—particularly in China—are snapping up more tech venture capital funding and exits, according... Read more »
In a bid to differentiate itself from the crowd of cybersecurity companies offering network monitoring services, Carlsbad, CA-based Proficio said it has developed a risk-scoring system that assesses its customers’ network security controls. In addition to highlighting each customer’s vulnerabilities to... Read more »