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September 25, 2018
THE LOCAL BUZZ
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Tech Talk by Neal Bloom
This is what a weekend in San Diego looks like:
Hera Venture Summit
supports 400 women and ally entrepreneurs and investors over a one-day conference, venture capitalist
visits San Diego to hear 15 pitches and meet with 13 local LPs in her Backstage Studio, and Ad Astra Ventures
announces the new female-led companies in cohort two
This is San Diego. The reason we have so many women-led companies is because we have focused on the resources needed to support our ecosystem.
While some resources exist to help underestimated founders, we have more work to do to give everyone a seat at the table. I’m proud to work alongside and be inspired by leaders making this happen.
A fresh look inside the San Diego tech ecosystem past and present
WebSideStory Mafia Part 1
Despite its ups and downs, WebSideStory became a pioneer of the SaaS model and paved the way for analytics as we know and can’t stop using today.
Read more here
Q3 Wrap Up: San Diego’s Tech Ecosystem Revolution:
As San Diego’s tech community continues to thrive, our region has become a growing focal point for investments.
Read more here
Harbor Drive Suspension Bridge by Frank McKenna
SAN DIEGO TECH ECOSYSTEM NEWS
San Diego-based NotesFirst
featured in Forbes'
60 women-led startups that are shaking up tech across the globe
Amazon and Walmart Labs
hundreds of new jobs in San Diego as they expand their tech presence here
its first batch of San Diego companies under a new set of rules that lets Evo snag a slice of its tenants' equity
the attention of giants like Facebook & Google
The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation has
aunched a campaign
to double the number of skilled workers the county produces each year
Coworking giant Spaces
to occupy 33,806 square feet at Block D, the recently completed six-story commercial office building in East Village’s Makers Quarter
Fifteen San Diego companies have been chosen for a
defense innovation program
UC San Diego is the first
university in the United States
SAN DIEGO BIOTECH BEAT
opens SF office
and forms a Bay Area advisory board
worth $350 million
Illumina employees start
a new genomics company
ChaSerg Technology Company
, $200M IPO filing
, $52M with Blue Ox Healthcare
Ra Medical Systems
, $50M IPO filing
, $15M Post IPO Equity with Alpha Holdings
, $14.9M with Gefinor, U.S. Boston Corp. and Pear Tree Partners
, $4M with Casdin Capital and Paul Thomas
by Elite SEM, amount undisclosed
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.
Sarah Lubeck, Director of Marketing and Communications, SD Regional EDC, and San Diego Evangelist
Market Demand Generation Manager
, Lytx (UTC)
Media Test & Manufacturing Engineer
, HP (Rancho Bernardo)
Lead Software Engineer
, Sourcify (North Park)
Global Product Manager
, Phillips (Carmel Valley)
Sr. Director of Technology
, TakeLessons (Downtown)
Senior Technical Recruiter
, Appfolio (Kearny Mesa)
Senior Software Engineer
, ComicCon (Downtown)
Search Analytics Analyst
, Accenture (Downtown)
Senior Software Engineer
, Proper Media (Pacific Beach)
Tech Ladies San Diego: How to Create a Support System to Thrive at Work
, Sept. 27
Data Science Go Conference
, Oct. 12-14
Tech Sales Bootcamp
, Oct. 16 - Nov. 15
ProductCamp San Diego
, Oct. 20
0111 Conference by 7CTOs
, Oct. 24-25
QuickPitch by TCA, SDVG and Cox Business
, Oct. 24
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