Bizness Apps

March 24th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, Bizness Apps

Bizness Apps, San Francisco, said it plans to move to La Jolla in April, bringing nearly 100 jobs with it. Bizness Apps ranked 91st on the Inc. 500 list of fast-growing private companies in 2015. The company had $7.6 million in 2014 revenue and a 3,572 percent growth over three years. The company’s do-it-yourself platform lets people without computer-programming […]

AMN Healthcare

March 24th, 2016 | Posted in 2016

AMN Healthcare, San Diego, the largest health care staffing company in the nation, has partnered with National University, the second-largest private nonprofit university in California, to build educational programs to better prepare clinical professionals for the field. The partnership brings together a unique combination of health care workforce and education expertise that clients can employ to train existing […]

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair

March 24th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair was awarded $28.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Higgins. The program of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications for the Higgins will run through November. The shipyard is located near the San Diego-Coronado Bridge.

NuVasive Inc.

March 24th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, NuVasive Inc

San Diego medical device maker NuVasive Inc., the San Diego medical device maker, is acquiring Mega Surgical, the Brazilian distributor of NuVasive products. The acquisition will help the company gain better visibility and “reduce the volatility” that the Brazil market has had to NuVasive’s past financial results. HQ’d in Rio de Janeiro, with a satellite office in São […]

Sorrento Therapeutics

March 16th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, Sorrento Therapeutics

San Diego’s Sorrento Therapeutics and South Korean pharmaceutical company Yuhan formed ImmuneOncia Therapeutics, a joint venture, to develop and commercialize potential anti-cancer treatments. ImmuneOncia will focus on immune checkpoint inhibitors against undisclosed targets in certain blood cancers and solid tumors.  

OneRoof Energy Inc.

March 16th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, OneRoof Energy

Residential solar services provider, OneRoof Energy Inc., signed an agreement with the UC-Riverside to test next-generation solar panels. The initiative is designed to text next-generation photovoltaic (PV) modules for functionality under various real-life conditions. The partnership will quantify the modules’ benefits to homeowners, and validate assumptions that the technology produces more energy.    

Biocept Inc.

March 9th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, Biocept

San Diego-based Biocept Inc., a company making liquid biopsies to improve the detection and treatment of cancer, signed a deal with Prime Health Services, a PPO network. Prime Health’s clients will have network access to Biocept’s liquid biopsy testing. This will bring Biocept’s coverage to about 140 million PPO consumers.  

Palomar Display Products Inc.

March 9th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, Palomar Display Products Inc.

Carlsbad’s Palomar Display Products Inc. received six domestic and international orders worth $7.8 million for military thermal sight displays which will eventually be installed on tanks and other military fighting vehicles.  Palomar described the thermal sight, optically coupled displays as a combination of legacy vacuum tube displays and next-generation, digital, HD, full-color displays. The displays will be installed […]

SOCi Inc.

March 9th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, SOCi Inc.

Local social media content marketing company, SOCi Inc., raised $2.25M in order to expand its sales verticals and innovate its platform. This is in addition to the $1.5 million the company raised in its Series A round. SOCi said it will use the funds to bring a more scientific and scalable approach to social media management for […]

ViaSat Inc

March 8th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad,  announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding with Australia-based Qantas Airways to bring in-flight Internet connectivity to passengers on Qantas flights in Australia.