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Ecosystems of incubator and accelerator programs have sprung up in tech cities around the world in response to demand from entrepreneurs for launching pads for their endeavors.
Four new startups have been accepted into the EvoNexus incubator program, and the founders of each have agreed to give the nonprofit organization a stake in their companies in exchange for participation.
UC San Diego has again landed at No. 26 on Pitchbook’s annual list of the top 50 universities that are producing venture capital-backed entrepreneurs.
A former truck repair lot next to an unassuming three-bedroom on a backstreet in El Cajon has been transformed into a testing site for a two and a half foot tall, ATV-like robot that thanks to a pair of front-facing lights brings to mind the lovable Pixar character Wall-e.
UCSD was the only local institution to make the list.
EvoNexus has diversified the ranks of its “strategic partners” – the corporations that pay the nonprofit organization’s bills plus contribute in other ways in exchange for early looks at the companies incubating there.
School is back in session and another “Uber for kids” startup has entered the San Diego market.
Kopari Beauty has raised $4.6 million in debt financing, according to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Koco Life LLC.
Dr. Linda Morrow, COO since 2009, becomes Prosciento's chief medical officer.
San Diego digital mortgage startup Approved has been acquired by credit-checking company Credit Karma.