San Diego Startup Week arrives June 25 for its 6th edition. In entrepreneurial years the event may not yet equate to being a full-fledged adult, but perhaps it is a teen with keys to a car or is heading off to college.
TRAINING: Library of Lessons Comes in SaaS Subscription
Wisdom Capture was launched in 2016 by an unlikely pair.
MEDICINE: High Volume a Must; Adoption Becoming Norm
In San Diego hospitals, robots are on the rise, judging by splashy marketing and an increase in robotic surgery cases, per data obtained by the San Diego Business Journal.
Damien McDevitt has joined Carlsbad’s Ionis Pharmaceuticals as chief business officer.
Chipmaker to reduce headcount further as part of broad cost-cutting effort announced January.
What does SleepScore Labs have in common with Portugal and Real Madrid? They all have Cristiano Ronaldo working for them.
San Diego-based Ceramic Pro will begin reporting product installation details to Carfax in order to help maximize the resale value of their customers’ vehicles.
WINERIES: Millennial Palates and Good Prices Help Push Wine’s Sales
In the last several years, rosé has risen in popularity among wine drinkers nationally. Despite being a newer and smaller market compared with its California-based counterparts like Sonoma County, Napa Valley and the Central Coast, San Diego is capitalizing on the trend.
Embraer 175 jets will fly the route.
Local Wineries See Advantages, But For Now, Fiscal, Size Realities Dilute Their Enthusiasm
Nico Roulston, owner of the Candied Apple Café in Julian known for its breakfast options and barbecue dishes, says he doesn’t serve his customers anything but wine in a can these days.
PHARMA: Scientist.com Doubles Revenue to $50M
Scientist.com reported $50.27 million in 2017 revenue, a whopping increase from $23.07 million in 2016 and $6 million in 2015.
A new UC San Diego center is targeting an unmet need: parasitic infections hurting poor and underserved communities.
Business events planned in the county for the week of June 18, 2018, and beyond.
The project is expected to be completed by early 2020.
Program teaches children age 7 to age 14 to code by showing them how to build video games.
A shareholder of San Diego-based biotech Senomyx is pushing for the company’s chairman to resign, an immediate company sale and a new board seat.
Several CEOs pulled double duty recently in attending the SDBJ’s Most Admired CEO event at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine (see Pages 25-39) and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year festivities at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.
Renovations planned for both buildings
The San Diego/Imperial Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association awarded a three-year, $175,000 fellowship to a UC San Diego researcher on a quest to determine the earliest indications of Alzheimer’s disease.
Kratos RT Logic received a $2.6 million U.S. government contract for satellite communications work.