Kite Pharma wasn’t expecting a regulatory decision for its non-Hodgkin lymphoma treatment until November, but this week, the company got the FDA’s O.K.
The conventional wisdom about Silicon Valley is that it’s a playground for the underdogs, a fertile ground for young entrepreneurs building startups that are going to “change the world.”
Instead, the Bay Area—while, yes, still home to thirsty young entrepreneurs—is increasingly... Read more »
In advance of an anticipated Senate hearing on drug prices, President Donald Trump once again denounced drug companies as “getting away with murder.” The first time he did so, using the same phrase just before his inauguration, the markets shuddered.... Read more »
After winning a MacArthur “genius” grant late Tuesday, the San Diego cybersecurity sleuth Stefan Savage acknowledged the honor “definitely triggers my imposter syndrome.”
The San Diego artificial intelligence company Brain Corp. topped the chart for raising the most venture capital in San Diego during the third quarter that ended September 30, according to Venture Monitor data released Tuesday.
In mid-October, eleven college students will be flying to California for an opportunity that would be the envy of any Ivy League MBA candidate—they’ll meet the venture capital firm partners who will personally mentor them throughout the school year.
The students—all... Read more »
Steve Case, venture capitalist, author, and co-founder of AOL, is preparing to hit the road this week on his sixth Rise of the Rest tour, where he travels to emerging innovation hubs in search of investment-worthy tech startups and to highlight... Read more »
Ad-Juster, a San Diego adtech startup acquired earlier this year by the investment arm of China’s Innotech International Group, Wednesday named local software entrepreneur Dennis Clerke as CEO. He succeeds Ad-Juster founder and president Mike Lewis, who has left the... Read more »
AltspaceVR, one of the forerunners of shared social experiences in virtual reality spaces, has been saved from extinction by Microsoft, which announced Tuesday that it is acquiring the four-year-old company.
The Redwood City, CA-based startup had sounded its own death knell... Read more »
[Clarified 10/10/17, 11:15 am. See below.] ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the Santa Clara, CA-based giant that provides cloud-based IT services, is boosting its emphasis on human-centered design with its acquisition of Telepathy, a San Diego specialist in customer experience... Read more »
The technology for online social networks arrived practically hand-in-hand with the Internet. Since the advent of the World Wide Web in the mid-1990s, we’ve seen such networks proliferate, from the Whole Earth ‘Lectronic Link (remember The WELL?) and chat rooms on... Read more »
San Antonio — A biomedical product developer, Watershed Idea Foundry, has created a method of identifying medical devices that have been implanted in the body that uses 3-D printing and its own software.
The venture rounds are over for Kyriba, a cloud-based provider of corporate treasury and financial management software that is based in New York and San Diego.
Managing Director, Enterprise Partners
Managing Director, DaggerBoard Advisors
President and CEO, Molecular Assemblies; strategic advisor, Microdermis; co-founder, board member, Genoa Pharmaceuticals
Professor of Computer Graphics, UC San Diego
President and CEO, Biocom
Professor, Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute
Founder and CEO, Isis Pharmaceuticals
CEO and Co-Founder, Receptos
Senior Deputy Director for Clinical Science, UC San Diego
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute