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FINANCE: Competition On Funding Platforms Intensifies Challenges
San Diego startups are finding that crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo are getting rather, well, crowded.
ENERGY: Regulators Reject 3 Pipeline Proposals
Sempra Energy’s Mexican arm has lost three bids in as many weeks to build and operate natural gas pipelines in Mexico, as the country’s state-owned electricity utility said Sempra’s proposals did not meet its standards.
Wireless technology specialist Qualcomm Inc. reported net income of $1.2 billion, or 78 cents per share, on revenue of $5.6 billion in its second quarter, which ended March 27.
A report from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows that the San Diego region comes in ninth for the number of technology patents granted with over 34,000 patents, among other metropolitan areas from 2000-2013.
Adtile Technologies, a mobile software provider based in Sorrento Valley, said that it raised $2 million from undisclosed private investors.
San Diego’s biotech trade group BIOCOM announced Monday that it’s opening an office in Los Angeles.
A Cubic Corp. executive has joined a group investigating a new idea in public transportation — one that would bill a rider at the end of the month for all the transportation services that particular rider used.
Qualcomm Inc. announced on April 18 that it reached a patent license agreement with Yulong, an electronics company based in China.
Blue Sky Broadcast, a provider of educational technologies and event services, recently announced it has changed its name to Blue Sky eLearn.
Electronics maker LRAD Corp. said on April 14 that it received an award worth slightly less than a half-million dollars from a coast guard agency in an unspecified country in Southeast Asia. It is a repeat customer.
Startup Pursues Algae-Based Proteins That Could Give Baby Formula a Big Boost in Its Protective Powers
Steve Mayfield, a veteran of San Diego’s algae industry, has launched a new venture set on improving the standard recipe for baby formula. The newest ingredient? Algae, of course.
A couple of years from now, the process of buying a car might be more of a self-service exercise.
SOFTWARE: ServicePair App in Beta Testing With 400 Mostly Local Users
Think of ServicePair as a virtual job board for the construction industry.
RETAIL: It Includes Air Filtration and Aesthetic Features
Dear fellow plant killers: our days of watching the indoor fern slowly wilt away may be over.
Local industry group Cleantech San Diego has been awarded a $5 million grant to grow the region’s energy innovation industry, the company announced Wednesday in an email to its members.