Fred Grier

Staff Reporter

Email: fgrier@sdbj.com
Phone: 661-428-2862

Recent Stories

LeadCrunch Finds Success

TECH: Co. Has Seen 7,000% Growth in 3 Years

LeadCrunch, a business-to-business lookalike demand generation platform that reduces the costs of customer acquisition, has seen astronomical growth over the last few years and is not looking back.

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Workiz Provides Digital ToolBox

Co. Has More Than 50,000 Using Its Platform

Workiz, a field management startup which helps field service professionals manage their work more efficiently, is seeking to build its empire in San Diego.

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Airport Accelerator Recruits Fifth Group

Five Startup Companies Will be Selected for Program

GoFundMe Continues to Expand Its San Diego Presence

TECHNOLOGY: Co. Platform Has Raised $9B With More Than 120M Donations

GoFundMe, a company that focuses on crowdfunding for charitable causes, has continued to expand its San Diego presence.

Bringing AI To the Fight

DEFENSE: Hot Startup Now Valued at $200M

San Diego-­based Shield AI, a software company focused on bringing AI to the national security sector, is quickly becoming one of the hottest technology startups in the region.

Airport Accelerator Recruits Fifth Group

Five Startup Companies Will Be Selected for Program

The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is seeking the fifth cohort for its Airport Innovation Lab, a startup accelerator program that it launched in 2018.

UC San Diego Uses Tech to Slow COVID-19 Cases

EDUCATION: Bluetooth Technology Tracks Cases, Notifies and Maintains Privacy

On Sept. 11, California gave University of California San Diego and University of California San Francisco the green light to launch its cellphone-based COVID-19 notification system pilot test to help better control COVID-19 outbreaks.

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Mission Edge Selects 9 Startups

Organization Has Worked With Over 125 Nonprofits

Mission Edge, a San Diego nonprofit organization that helps other nonprofit organizations and social enterprises maximize their impact, has accepted nine early stage companies for its City Social Enterprise Accelerator and Impact Lab (SAIL) virtual accelerator program.

Biota Technology Maximizes Performance

TECH: Co. Has 20 Customers Using Environmental Genomics

San Diego startup Biota Technology Inc., which uses DNA sequencing and data science to improve the economics and sustainability of energy production, has launched its environmental genomics platform to an expanded market base.

Dexcom Sees Return in Demand

Co. Reported 34% Revenue Jump Year Over Year Despite COVID-19

Dexcom Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), which makes continuous glucose monitors, posted strong revenue and earnings for its fiscal second quarter for its continuous glucose monitors.

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