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BeneChill Inc., a startup established in San Diego eight years ago to develop a rapid-chilling technology to treat patients suffering from heart attacks and brain injuries, intends to raise more than $14.6 million through an initial public offering.
Sphere 3D Corp., which completed its acquisition of San Diego’s Overland Storage earlier this month, said it entered into a multi-year agreement with Microsoft Corp. allowing the pre-installation of Windows embedded server software in appliances using Sphere 3D’s Glassware 2.0 virtualization technology.
West Partners, the investment arm of the Gary & Mary West Family Office, completed a follow-on investment in NoteVault Inc., a San Diego provider of voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industry.
The U.S. Air Force announced that Tapestry Solutions Inc., the San Diego software maker, received a $48.4 million contract for Global Decision Support System application support services.
Achates Power Inc., the Sorrento Valley company working on a fuel-efficient diesel engine design, said early this month that it added a fifth-leading global manufacturer to its client list. A nondisclosure agreement prevents Achates from naming the client, a spokesman said.
CLEAN-TECH: Its Administration Building Is Seen as a Potential Model
The Port of San Diego has teamed up with local trade group Cleantech San Diego and a slew of “Internet of Things” technology companies in hopes of being cleaner and greener — and saving some money along the way.
SOFTWARE: Company Uses Algorithm to Generate Warm Leads for Clients
Connequity, a newly launched online platform, hopes to take business networking to a new level.
TECH: Acquisition Doesn’t Dampen Company’s Drive
When Outerwall Inc. acquired San Diego startup ecoATM last year, it promised to keep the operation here and grow it.
Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, will receive $15 million as an initial payment from Pennsylvania-based Janssen Biotech Inc. as part of a collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize products combining Halozyme’s technology with Janssen’s compounds.
Teradata Corp., an Ohio-based public company with about 1,000 employees in Rancho Bernardo, said it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a business specializing in online big data archiving.
San Diego-based EdgeWave Inc., which makes cyber security software, said on Dec. 17 that three investors contributed $2 million more to the company’s series A funding round. EdgeWave is pulling together funds to expand the company.
Applied CleanTech, a company developing a sewage recycling technology in San Diego, announced promising results of a pilot project conducted with Scottish Water.
A Business Outlook Index for San Diego, a measure of local business confidence prepared for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, increased 2 points in November over the prior month to 26.8, led by a hefty rise from businesses in the cyber security industry.
Downtown-based Rock My World has trotted out a new feature on its RockMyRun music app for iPhones — one that plays tunes in synch with a listener’s heartbeat.
Applied Proteomics Inc., a San Diego-based developer of protein-based molecular diagnostics, announced the appointment of Steve R. Martin as chief financial officer.