Halozyme Reports Revenue Of $56.9 Million for First Quarter

BIOTECH: Co. Gets Licensing Fee From Argenx

San Diego-based Halozyme reported higher revenue and net income in first quarter results, thanks to the company’s platform technology. Looking forward, the company is heading for an inflection point.

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Vista’s NuZee Coffee to Open Facility in Texas

BEVERGE: It Plans To Add Production Capacity to Vista HQ

Vista-Based NuZee Inc., a specialty coffee company founded in 2011 and with 15 local employees, will open a new facility in Texas. According to a news release, the Plano, Texas, location will support the company’s pour over co-packing services business.

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Transportation Projects Drive Cubic Corp. Forward

TECH: Electronics Specialist Has 40% of Revenue From Defense

Kearny Mesa-based Cubic Corp. reported 21 percent year-over-year growth in sales from January to March 31.

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Local Medtechs Report Substantial Increases in Revenue for Quarter

medicine: Costs To Scale Up Leave Some Cos. in the Red

The heavy-hitters of San Diego medtech — Dexcom, ResMed, Tandem Diabetes Care and NuVasive — saw revenue either rise or shoot up in recent quarterly results.

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Kratos Has a Profitable Quarter, Sees Growth Ahead

DEFENSE: Acquisition Of Florida Turbine Technologies Closes

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions completed the first quarter of 2019 on March 31 with net income of $3.1 million, or 3 cents per share, on revenue of $160.4 million.

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NuZee Coffee Co. to Open Facility in Texas

According to a news release, the Plano, Texas, expansion will support NuZee's pour over co-packing services business.

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Pet Food Company Aims High for Quality

RETAIL: It Sells Human-Grade Food at Small Stores and Online

Many pet-owners treat their fur babies like their children.

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DTx Pharma Raises $3 Million, Hopes Its Trojan Horse Is a Winner

Health: Company Is Working on Getting Therapeutics Into Cell

DTx Pharma, a Torrey Pines startup developing a way to make more effective RNA treatments, recently raised $3 million in Series A funding. The round included investments from previous investors, including Tech Coast Angels and Friedman Bioventure.

Takeda’s New Site to Help Promote Key Relationships

life science: Also On the Move, BioLegend Claims Entire Street

Two biotechs, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and BioLegend, recently opened new campuses in San Diego.

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Giant AMN to Expand With $200M Acquisition

HEALTH CARE: Florida Firm Gives It Telehealth Capabilities

AMN Healthcare’s recently announced acquisition will expand its footprint in fast-growing markets, while positioning the nation’s largest health staffing firm for what could be the wave of the future.

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Executive Q&A: Silvia Mah, Connect With SDVG

STARTUP: Leader Tells Cos. to Start Taking Action Within Weeks

Silvia Mah joined Connect as its president and chief operating officer in March. The nonprofit, which recently merged with San Diego Venture Group, hosts one of San Diego’s oldest accelerator programs, Springboard.

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Petco to Open Its First In-Store Health and Wellness Kitchen for Dogs

According to a press release, the JustFoodForDogs 1,350-square-foot kitchen to be housed at Petco's flagship store in New York City will prepare 2,000 pounds of fresh, human-grade pet food daily, seven days a week.

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Cohu Reports $148M in Quarterly Sales

Poway-based semiconductor equipment manufacturer Cohu Inc. reported $147.8 million in net sales for the first quarter of 2019. The business, which announced quarterly results on May 6, saw a net loss of 55 cents per share.

SD 500: Nancy Hong

Nancy Hong joined RiverVest in 2016 when the Midwest-based venture capital firm opened its San Diego office.

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