THE LOCAL BUZZ

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Welcome to The Local Buzz, your inside scoop on San Diego’s tech scene. Keep up to date on our Fresh Brewed Tech website.
Tech Talk by Neal Bloom
San Diego tech companies have a long history of putting their heads down and building successful and innovative companies. This new publication will highlight the amazing companies that have planted roots in San Diego, and how they have built a strong and supportive ecosystem around themselves.

Please join us as we embark on showcasing what it’s like to build great tech companies in paradise (that, and tacos). We look forward to working with our eclectic tech community in further fueling local innovation, jobs, rich culture, and the regional economy. Please feel free to send your feedback and news tips.

Cheers!
HAPPENINGS
We have a hunch this year’s San Diego Startup Week will be off the charts! Join us June 25 – 29, 2018 @ The San Diego Civic Center. Get tickets here .
INSIDE SCOOP
'Urchin' for Success : In April 2005, San Diego-based Urchin Software Corp. was acquired by Google and relaunched as Google Analytics. It quickly became the world’s most widely used web analytics service, and it remains so today. The Fresh Brewed Tech team caught up with the former Urchin crew to see what they've been up to since. Read more here.


Venture Funding: The State of the San Diego Tech Scene : A number of new venture capital funds have been raised or are being raised that are either based in San Diego and/or are focused on investing specifically in our region. Early stage capital for tech is back in San Diego! Read more here.
Photo: Frank McKenna
SAN DIEGO TECH ECOSYSTEM NEWS
  • Snapchat Includes Del Mar-based Scorestream As Launch Partner for New Developer Kit

  • Carlsbad’s SleepScore Launches Free Mobile App That Measures How You Sleep




RECENT DEALS
  • Kneron - $18M with Horizons Ventures, Alibaba, Sequoia, and Qualcomm Ventures

  • Agentology - $12M with Moderne Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, OurCrowd, Defy, Simplexity, Freestyle Capital

  • Raken - $10M with Rincon, TAO, Spider Capital, Eniac Ventures




TACOS & TECH
Join Neal Bloom as he chats with San Diego’s top tech company and ecosystem builders with a flair for our local lifestyle too.

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