Archive for the ‘2014’ Category

Ansun Biopharma Inc.

January 25th, 2016 | Posted in 2014, Ansun Biopharma Inc.

Formerly known as NexBio Inc., San Diego’s Ansun Biopharma Inc., raised $4 million in equity financing. Ansun Biopharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of anti-viral therapies for respiratory viruses.  

AleSmith Brewing Co

November 3rd, 2015 | Posted in 2014, AleSmith Brewing Co

AleSmith Brewing Co. opened a new tasting room in Miramar, which is now San Diego County’s largest brewery tasting room at 25,000 square feet. The indoor-outdoor space has 60 beer handles and features a zig-zagging bar with a trio of massive copper tap towers. Customers can see the custom-built, two-story brew house behind glass panes. The […]

Beloteca Inc

November 3rd, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Beloteca Inc

San Diego-based Beloteca Inc., San Diego, opened a product development laboratory in Sorrento Valley this past week. The lab allows Beloteca to do in-house product development and will be used for analytical and formulation development activities. The privately-held pharmaceutical company is focused on developing and obtaining regulatory approval for sterile pharmaceutical products with an emphasis on generics […]

Youngevity Essential Life Sciences

June 3rd, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Youngevity Essential Life Sciences

San Diego’s Youngevity Essential Life Sciences, a direct-selling conglomerate, completed the acquisition of Mialisia, a direct-sales jewelry company that specializes in interchangeable jewelry. Youngevity’s customers and distributors will have access to the VersaStyle line of Mialisia’s jewelry.

Tapestry Solutions, Inc.

January 9th, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Tapestry Solutions

Tapestry Solutions Inc was awarded a $48M contract from the Air Force for its Global Decision Support Systems (GDSS) application support services.

Sullivan Solar Power

January 9th, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Sullivan Solar Power

Sullivan Solar Power, San Diego, received companywide accreditation from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners. This makes Sullivan the largest company in the nation to received this honor.

Quidel Corp.

January 9th, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Quidel Corp

Quidel Corp received both marketing clearance and a CLIA waiver from the FDA for its technology aimed at rapid detection of bacterial infections. This is the first time a manufacturer has received the dual clearance under a new submission program established by the FDA.


January 9th, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Halozyme Therapeutics Inc

Halozyme Therapeutics, San Diego, has entered a collaboration and licencing agreement, worth potentially $580 million, with Janssen Biotech to development and commercialize products using its Enhancze technology. Janssen (a division of Johnson & Johnson) will initially pay $15 million it can use Halozyme’s products in its drug treatments. Then Halozyme will be eligible to received […]


January 9th, 2015 | Posted in 2014, Celladon

Celladon, San Diego, was added to the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (Nasdaq: CLDN) just 11 months after entering the stock market. Celladon is a clinical-stage firm specializing in the development of cardiovascular gene therapy.

Community Information Exchange San Diego

January 9th, 2015 | Posted in 2014

CIE San Diego received a $1M grant from the Alliance Healthcare Foundation. CIE will use the funds to expand its services to seniors. The Exchange was created to coordinate care by connecting social service providers.