TECHNOLOGY: Co. Will Join with a Special Purpose Acquisition Company
Trust & Will has secured Series B funding to fuel product innovation, growth and partnerships.
To continue to serve the community, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography will add a handful more outdoor activities and will remain open during this second COVID-19 wave.
While the company’s name is changing, the team and legal identity will remain the same.
Palomar Specialty Insurance Co. has agreed to acquire the renewal rights to GeoVera’s Holding’s Hawaii residential hurricane policies.
The grant cycle begins on July 1, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2022. SDWF expects to award $200,000 to $225,000 in July 2021.
FINANCE: Firm Does Record Volume With the Aid of Low Interest Rates
VENTURE CAPITAL: Cos. See $933M in Funding
Biotech and life science companies led San Diego’s top venture capital rounds last quarter, furthering the region’s reputation as a biotech hub.
EDUCATION: Need Seen in Mental Health
UnitedHealth Group has granted $4 million to the UC San Diego School of Medicine to encourage more students to go into the fields of child and adolescent psychiatry.
SPORT: Topgolf Purchase is Investment in New Products, Experiences
Carlsbad-based Callaway Golf Co. has agreed to buy Topgolf Entertainment Group in an all-stock deal worth $2 billion, plus debt.
TECH: Co. Breaking Records Building Next Generation Apple MDM
San Diego-based Kandji, a next-generation Apple MDM (mobile device management) company, has closed a $21 million Series A investment round.
Grooming Startup Could Be Valued At $700M
Manscaped, a startup that makes men’s grooming products, on Oct. 22 has launched in 30 European countries, including France and Germany.
FINANCE: Tech Automates Compliance Checks for Banks
TradeSun, a cloud-based trade finance platform, has partnered with Stanbic Bank Kenya to implement artificial intelligence in documentary trade finance.