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eSUB Adds $3M in Series A Financing Including New Autodesk Investment

The investment pushed its Series A round, which was led by Revolution Ventures, to about $8 million.

Executive Q & A: Darrell Alford, Larry Deatherage and Sean Ciemiewicz, Retirement Benefits Group

There’s a two-pronged approach to the success and growth of Retirement Benefits Group (RBG), according to Darrell Alford, a company partner based in its San Diego office. T

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Qualcomm Stock Rises, Falls on Contradictory Reports of Acquisition Review

As trade talks continue, it's unclear whether regulators in China have resumed reviewing Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors.

Silvergate, Banker of Choice for Cryptocurrency Cos., Sees Deposits Rise 125 Percent in One Year

The bank attributed $1.3 billion of its $1.7 billion in deposits as of March 31 to fintech clients.

Illumina Buys Edico Genome for $100M

Genomics giant Illumina has purchased Edico Genome, adding a processing platform to Illumina’s portfolio.

Developmentally Disabled Get Chance to Work and Create

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center, an El Cajon-based nonprofit, announced that it received a $35,000 Project Innovation grant from NBCUniversal Foundation.

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Fintech Platform Packages Services, Solutions

FINANCE: Advisors Get Access to Support, Tools Under One Sign-In

Financial advisors at national brokerages, called wirehouses, have been leaving to join independent broker-dealers or become registered investment advisors (RIAs) in increasing numbers since the global financial crisis a decade ago.

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Qualcomm Says it Will Buy Back $10 Billion in Stock

Stock repurchases, which limit the supply of shares, are a way to lift stock prices.

Poway’s Cohu to Acquire Xcerra

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU), based in Poway will pay $796 million to acquire the Massachusetts-based Xcerra Corp.

Qdoba to Fill 100 Corporate Positions in San Diego

Qdoba Mexican Eats said on May 8 it will be adding roughly 100 full-time positions to its corporate team in San Diego

Veteran Leaders, Past Successes Play Part In Record VC Investment

FINANCE: Q1 Delivers Record Investment Locally and Nationally

Investment in San Diego-based life sciences companies hit a record high $417.9 million in quarter one of 2018, according to an April CBRE Group Inc. report.

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Seismic Agrees to Acquire Sales Enablement Competitor Savo Group

Seismic anticipates the acquisition will push it to $100 million in revenue by year’s end.

Report: Qualcomm Joint Venture in China Gets Regulatory Go-Ahead

Regulators in China are also set to determine the fate of Qualcomm's effort to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV, a Netherlands-based chip maker known for its automotive semiconductors, for more than $40 billion.

Nashville Accelerator to Welcome IP Attorney’s Guitar Co. to Its Fold

Jonathan Spangler joined San Diego medical device company NuVasive in 2001 as its first attorney.

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Teradata Corp. Records $506M in Q1 Revenue

The company adjusted its guidance for 2018 revenue, citing the growing percentage of subscription licenses in its bookings mix.