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Innovation Impact Report

Plenty of ink has been devoted to San Diego’s maturing startup scene, but it’s sometimes hard to differentiate between truth and hype.

By Brittany Meiling September 15, 2016 3:10 p.m.   $$ Share

Sempra Subsidiary Ienova Given Official Clearance to Buy Interest in Mexican Company

Sempra Energy said Sept. 21 its Mexican subsidiary, Ienova, has received antitrust clearance to buy a 50 percent equity interest in pipeline builder and operator Gasoductos de Chihuahua.

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Co. Gives User Manuals a Customer-Friendly Makeover

TECH: MindTouch’s B2B Service Creates Positive and Useful Customer Connection

It takes a special talent to spin straw into gold.

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KCD PR Acquires Wall & Broadway

San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency KCD PR has acquired Wall & Broadway, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in clients in the fintech sector, the company announced this week.

Novatel Sells Wireless Hotspot Business for $50 Million

Novatel Wireless has agreed to sell its MiFi wireless hotspot business for $50 million cash.

Tealium Raises $35 Million to Fund Global Expansion, Innovation

San Diego-based Tealium Inc. said on Sept. 21 that it received an additional $35 million in venture capital.

Google Exec Reportedly Starting Company in San Diego

Dmitry Shapiro, former CEO of Veoh Networks and more recently a Google executive, is reportedly setting up a company in San Diego called GoMeta Inc.

El Centro Solar Plant Supplying Energy to San Diego Gas & Electric

A fully operational, 150-megawatt solar plant 14 miles west of El Centro is now providing energy to San Diego Gas & Electric Co. under a 25-year power purchase agreement, announced Omaha, Neb.-based project developer Tenaska.

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Kate Dilligan Joins Executive Team at KnuEdge

KnuEdge Inc., the company founded by former NASA Administrator Dan Goldin, named Kate Dilligan executive vice president and general manager of its KnuVerse division, which has created military-grade voice recognition and authentication technology.

CyberFlow Analytics Acquired by Colorado-Based Webroot

Webroot Inc., a Colorado-based cybersecurity company, has acquired San Diego-based CyberFlow Analytics for undisclosed terms, the companies announced on Sept. 19.

Mad Catz Interactive Sells Its Saitek Line

Videogame peripheral maker Mad Catz Interactive Inc. said on Sept. 15 that it agreed to sell its Saitek line to Logitech International S.A. for $13 million, in an attempt to improve its financial position.

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Kiran’s Data Analytics Can Translate to Money in the Banks

TECH: SaaS Company Clues Retail Banks on Efficiencies, Service Levels

Jim DeLapa admits without hesitation to spending hours standing outside banking centers. It’s part of the job.

CEO Can Savor a Rare S.D. Moment as of Late: an IPO

With a legally mandated “quiet period” behind him, Chuck Myers could finally say how his August went. And his September.

Qualcomm Joins Patent Licensing Clearinghouse

A new company will handle license agreements for technology developed at Qualcomm Inc.

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ZibdyHealth Caters to Patients With Its Medical Records App

TECH: Co. Allows User To Decide How Much To Share and With Whom

In the world of electronic medical records, Hirdey Bhathal is more idealist than entrepreneur, a man who would sooner go on toiling in a cramped, two-man office in Encinitas, risking a personal investment he says exceeds seven figures, than compromise his commitment to customers.

Co. Wants to Bring Change to The Tire Manufacturing Process

PRODUCTION: Rubber Recycling Technique Targets Factory Waste

A conversation at the dinner table one night put 19-year-old Yohann Samarasinghe on the road to entrepreneurship.