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Our downtown events during AACR and BIO were very successful and we gained a lot of momentum, so in July we’re speeding back to the heart of San Diego biotech, Sorrento Valley and Green Flash …

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A Big Day for Xconomy: Introducing Elise Craig and Alex Lash

April 21, 2014 – 8:38 am | Edit Post
A Big Day for Xconomy: Introducing Elise Craig and Alex Lash

At a growing media startup like Xconomy, there’s no task more thrilling than welcoming new editors and writers on board. Today is especially exciting, because I’ve got not one but two additions to…

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A Big Day for Xconomy: Introducing Elise Craig and Alex Lash

April 21, 2014 – 8:38 am | Edit Post
A Big Day for Xconomy: Introducing Elise Craig and Alex Lash

At a growing media startup like Xconomy, there’s no task more thrilling than welcoming new editors and writers on board. Today is especially exciting, because I’ve got not one but two additions to…

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VCs Invest $243M in San Diego Startups in Q1, Tech Drought Continues

April 18, 2014 – 12:40 am | Edit Post
VCs Invest $243M in San Diego Startups in Q1, Tech Drought Continues

[Corrected 4/18/14, 7:40 am See below.] Venture capital firms invested $243 million in 23 deals in the San Diego area during the first quarter that ended in March, according to data from the…

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With IPO Expectations Reset (Again), Vital Therapies Begins Trading

April 17, 2014 – 9:48 am | Edit Post
With IPO Expectations Reset (Again), Vital Therapies Begins Trading

Shares of San Diego’s Vital Therapies (NASDAQ: VTL) traded slightly above its IPO price this morning, in the company’s first day of trading. The biotherapeutic company raised $54 million in its…

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With IPO Expectations Reset (Again), Vital Therapies Begins Trading

April 17, 2014 – 9:48 am | Edit Post
With IPO Expectations Reset (Again), Vital Therapies Begins Trading

Shares of San Diego’s Vital Therapies (NASDAQ: VTL) traded slightly above its IPO price this morning, in the company’s first day of trading. The biotherapeutic company raised $54 million in its…

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Scripps Unveils New Drug Development Arm, Signs J&J as First Partner

April 15, 2014 – 3:30 am | Edit Post
Scripps Unveils New Drug Development Arm, Signs J&J as First Partner

Venture capital firms have long nurtured biotechnology startups that make use of discoveries from non-profit research centers—but the roster of such VC firms has been shrinking. To fill the gap…

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Announcing Napa Summit 2014: Get An Invite to Xconomy’s Elite Confab

April 8, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
Announcing Napa Summit 2014: Get An Invite to Xconomy’s Elite Confab

For the past two years, Xconomy has held an invitation-only event in the heart of California wine country with a general focus on the economy, emerging technology, competitiveness, and jobs—and…

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San Diego’s Lumena Files for IPO to Fund Liver Drug Trials

April 3, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Edit Post
San Diego’s Lumena Files for IPO to Fund Liver Drug Trials

Lumena Pharmaceuticals has filed for a $75 million IPO, just a few weeks after the San Diego biopharmaceutical company raised $45 million in venture funding. Lumena was founded in 2011 to develop…

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Countdown to the Rock Stars of Innovation Summit: Whats Going On

March 31, 2014 – 10:59 pm | Edit Post
Countdown to the Rock Stars of Innovation Summit: Whats Going On

We’re just a few days away from “The Rock Stars of Innovation Summit,” which is bringing together San Diego’s best and brightest innovation leaders to talk about the ideas spinning out of our local…

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Countdown to the Rock Stars of Innovation Summit: Whats Going On

March 31, 2014 – 10:59 pm | Edit Post
Countdown to the Rock Stars of Innovation Summit: Whats Going On

We’re just a few days away from “The Rock Stars of Innovation Summit,” which is bringing together San Diego’s best and brightest innovation leaders to talk about the ideas spinning out of our local…

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