[Updated 6:35 p.m. PT. See below.] Section 32, a venture capital firm headquartered near San Diego that launched in 2017 with a $151 million fund, has had a big month.
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Cibus on Thursday said it is holding off on the initial public offering that was expected to happen this week.
“We elected to postpone our offering given current market and technical... Read more »
Mission Edge, a nonprofit organization backed by the San Diego Foundation and three corporations, has chosen 10 companies and organizations to participate in a 12-week program intended to improve each entity’s... Read more »
TuSimple has pulled in $95 million more in venture funding to advance its development of a commercial autonomous fleet of trucks.
The new Series D round of financing announced Wednesday boosts... Read more »
Francisco Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, said Monday it has acquired Qualcomm Life, a subsidiary of the San Diego chipmaker that focuses on connecting medical devices to software applications... Read more »
Gossamer Bio, the San Diego-based biotech founded by former Receptos executives, has raised $276 million in its initial public offering, a total that puts it in a rare class among biotechs... Read more »
Argenx, a Dutch firm with a pipeline of investigational antibody-based therapies, will pay San Diego-based Halozyme to use its drug delivery technology to develop subcutaneous versions of some of the drugs... Read more »
Battery-technology business Maxwell Technologies has agreed to be acquired by Silicon Valley electric car company Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) in an all-stock deal valued at about $218 million, the San Diego-based... Read more »
Gossamer Bio is dropping its plan to pursue a little-used path to the public markets and will instead return to a conventional IPO that is reviewed by securities regulators.
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Taylor Cavanah, whose background is in physics, once caused a fellow scientist to do a spit take after learning Cavanah runs a software startup focused on pet care.
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Abide Therapeutics, which is developing medicines to treat neurological diseases, has appointed Kevin Finney as its president and chief operating officer, a new role for the company.
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Cross Campus, a shared office-space provider with five locations in the Los Angeles, CA, region, has snapped up DeskHub in the latest step in a plan to expand its West Coast... Read more »
[Updated 9:30 a.m., see below.] Roughly half of American adults have no legal document that details how their assets should be distributed when they die.
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San Diego is chock-full of companies and people doing innovative work in life science and digital health. From the many unsung heroes toiling in labs countywide, to paradigm-shifting startup founders working... Read more »
LunaDNA, a startup that is offering individuals company stock in exchange for personal genomic and health information in a bid to build a database that could help advance scientific research, is... Read more »
Billions of dollars have already flowed to the purveyors of shared workspaces, and the investment spigot isn’t turning off yet.
CommonGrounds Workspace, a San Diego, CA-based company that operates flexible office... Read more »
Many of our devices, from wearables to medical instruments to drones, can capture reams of images. Using algorithms to analyze those images on the devices, in turn, generally takes loads of... Read more »
Teradata on Monday announced that Oliver Ratzesberger, its chief operating officer, has been tapped as president and CEO Victor Lund’s successor.
The company, which last year relocated its headquarters from... Read more »
The massive life sciences meeting now known as the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference started out as a clubby get-together hosted by investment bank Hambrecht & Quist.
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[Updated 1/18/19, 3:27 pm. See below.] Venture capital investments rose in 2018 to levels not seen since the heady days of 2000, the last year U.S. startups collectively took... Read more »