Fred Grier

Staff Reporter

Phone: 661-428-2862

Recent Stories

Janux Partners With Merck

BIOTECH: Deal Worth More Than $1 Billion

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Progenity Turns Around

BIOTECH: $100M IPO Gives Co. Boost

Carlsmed Develops Personalized Implants

Co. Receives FDA Clearance, Prepares for Growth

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SIM San Diego Launches Initiative for Women Tech Leaders

TECHNOLOGY: The Nonprofit Organization Enters Its 11th Year, Serves 170

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Three Women Win Accelerator Contest

Organization Dedicated to Minority-Owned Companies

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V.C. Activity Tops $5 Billion

CAPITAL: Historic Highs Reached in 2020

Reneo Raises $95 Million for Rare Mitochondrial Disease

BIOTECH: Funding Coming From Well-Known Industry Investors

Startup San Diego Makes Board Changes

Organization Appoints Four, Retires Three

ClickUp Becomes San Diego’s Latest Unicorn

STARTUP: Co. Raises $100 Million, Valued at $1 Billion

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Classy Becomes Choice for Nonprofits

PHILANTHROPY: Company Helped Clients Raise Over $1 Billion

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CB&T Names New CEO

LEADERSHIP: Eric Ellingsen Takes Top Job

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Locanabio Raises $100 Million in Series B Financing

BIOTECH: New Funding to Support Advancement of Co’s. RNA Gene Therapies

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Neomorph Pulls $109 Million

San Diego-based Neomorph has raised $109 million in a Series A round.

GreenBox Adds $2.66 Million

GreenBox POS has closed a $2.66 million private placement.

Carlsbad Co. Develops COVID-19 Test

BioSpyder Technologies has launched a low- cost COVID-19 testing service.

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Riding a Non-Alcoholic Drink Wave

Beverage Co. Launched Three New Flavors This Year

Dexcom Posts Strong Revenue, Stock Up 70%

BIOTECH: Company Will Launch G7 Next Year, Expands Global Market

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Quidel Delivers Record Profits

BIOTECH: Co. Plans 12 COVID-19 Products

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Arcturus Raising $150M in Follow-On Offering

BIOTECH: Company Is Developing COVID-19 Vaccine

San Diego MTS Inks $911 Million Contract

TRANSPORTATION: Transdev to Provide Bus Operations Services

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Totum Labs Nab $13 Million

TECH: Co. Will Launch Satellite to Showcase Tech in 2021

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Cordial Business Expands Internationally

TECH: Co. Helps Leading Brands Market Themselves Efficiently

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TuSimple Raises $350M

TECH: Major Corporations Invest

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Sony Helps Upgrade Tech

EDUCATION: SDSU Plans to Add Units

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Qualcomm Targets Smart Cities, Healthcare, Agriculture and Construction

TECH: Co. Plans to Offer 30 Solutions for IoT Verticals

Accel Robotics Grows Leadership Team

Execs Will Help Commercialize Software

Arcturus Seeks to Raise $150M

Arcturus Therapeutics is looking to raise $150 million to fund efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

Local Startup Takes First

Co.’s Software Helps With 401(k) Compliance

Launch Factory Recruits Tech Industry Veterans

STARTUP: Firm Will Close $2.5 Million in First Annual Fund

Halozyme Bounces Back

BIOTECH: Stock Skyrockets 81%

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Flock Freight Raises $113.5 Million

TECH: Co. Plans to Hire Aggressively, Eyes IPO

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GoSite Raises $40M in Series B Funding

Co. Helps Small Businesses Build and Grow Online

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Virbela Sees Record Growth for Its Virtual Worlds

TECH: Company Aims to Be International Player

Maravai Goes Public

BIOTECH: Co. Raises $1.62 Billion

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Prometheus Raises $130M

BIOTECH: Co. Has Promising IBD Drugs

Ubiq Security Raises $6.4M in Seed Equity Round

TECH: Startup Aims to Attract Thousands of Developers

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Palomar Taps New Chief Legal Officer

Palomar Holdings, Inc. has appointed Angela Grant as its Chief Legal Officer.

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Founders First Selects First Cohort

Founders First Capital Partners have selected fourteen Black-owned companies for its first cohort.

Trust & Will Raises $15M in Series B Round

TECH: Co. Will Expand Digital Estate Planning Software

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Rady Children’s Hospital Receives $1 Million

HEALTHCARE: Funds to Be Used to Expand 3D Printing

Zappogen Helps Cos. Fight Virus

Quadrupled Sales In Last Few Months

Kratos Acquires 5-D Systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) has acquired 5-D Systems (DST), a CMMI Level 3 Systems and Software Engineering company.

Nuvve Will Trade on Nasdaq Through Uncommon Merger

TECHNOLOGY: Co. Will Join with a Special Purpose Acquisition Company

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Arcturus Gets $220M More

PHARMA: Funds To Advance Vaccine Efforts

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Sempra Gives Salk $2M Grant

TECH: Aims to Help Fight Climate Change

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Dermala Nabs $6.73 Million Series A

Dermatology Company Prepares to Scale

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Rady Children’s Hospital Receives $1M to Expand 3D Printing

Rady Children’s Hospital has received $1 million from the Helen and Will Webster Foundation.

P.B. Startup Focuses On Men’s Hair Care

Co. plans to expand into major retailers.

Estate Planning Startup Raises $15M

Trust & Will has secured Series B funding to fuel product innovation, growth and partnerships.

Qualcomm Earnings Surge

TECH: Benefits from Rising 5G Demand