BIOTECH: It’s Still Low For Medtech Peers; Co. Inks International Deals
This comeback story appears to have legs.
Mergers: Pharma Must Consider Many Factors in Buy
Earlier this month, an executive from New Jersey-based Celgene blamed Receptos, a San Diego firm that it bought, for a major regulatory setback.
William Welch has resigned as CEO and director of San Diego biotech Trovagene, citing personal reasons. The resignation is effective immediately.
Company's technology allows businesses and consumers to verify image authenticity.
Tandem Diabetes Care won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for an automated insulin technology designed to reduce the frequency and duration of low blood sugar events.
Big Green IT, a Northern California company providing cloud computing solutions, announced in mid-June that it has opened an office in San Diego.
Viasat Inc. said June 21 that it received a U.S. Air Force contract to sustain MIDS-LVT radios.
DEFENSE: Deal Part Of Viasat’s Growing Presence in Europe
In a bid to increase its international defense contracting business, Carlsbad’s Viasat Inc. bought Horsebridge Defence and Security of Cheltenham, England, closing the acquisition in early June. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
SOFTWARE: Mitek’s Tools Take Verification to Next Level
On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog — or so goes the early 1990s adage about online anonymity.
PROPERTY: Rare Coalition Plots Steps for Expansion
Preliminary construction on a $685 million project to expand the San Diego Convention Center could start as soon as next summer — pending voter approval of a November ballot measure to pay for it.
TECH: Ex-Qualcomm Execs Go To Work Sans Corporate Perks
Money is often an obstacle to entrepreneurial success, but even well-funded startups sometimes struggle to build a company from scratch.
The Notre Dame-Navy football game on Oct. 27 at SDCCU Stadium will have an obvious built-in fan base given the military presence here. But there are some new Notre Dame stakeholders in the market as well.
Joel Davis is departing KGTV/ABC 10 for a similar position in Raleigh, N.C., which might prompt a few raised eyebrows. Really, Raleigh?
PROPERTY: WD-40 Emphasizes the Tribe and Shows Its Creative Vibe
Looking for that can of WD-40? Try under the kitchen sink.
PRODUCTION: New CEO Leverages Distribution Channels, Diverse Clients
Cables, connectors and jumpers. That’s the space where specialty manufacturer RF Industries Ltd. is finding its spark.
Bankers Hill on the edge of downtown San Diego is drawing renewed interest from developers, who see its proximity to Balboa Park and its reputation as one of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods as attributes few other locations can match.
Land is a big reason that North County has become such a big draw for commercial real estate development, but that’s only part of the picture, according to a report by the commercial real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield.
PRODUCTION: Home Fan Launch Will Provide Another Revenue Stream
If you ask Solatube International Inc., president, Bob Westfall Jr., to describe what the daylight and ventilation systems manufacturing company is about in one sentence, he’d simply say: “fresh air and natural light — that is our business.”
New State Plan Changes Formula For Determining Level of Funding for Community Colleges
No longer content to tie support for community colleges primarily to enrollment levels, state officials have approved a new funding formula that will require the schools to demonstrate how well they are performing.