Jeff Clemetson

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Poseida Inks $110M Deal With Roche

PHARMA: ‘Huge’ News in Cell Therapy

Poseida Therapeutics, Inc.’s gene and cell therapy technology has been given “validation” by Big Pharma. On Aug. 3, the company announced it had entered into a broad strategic collaboration and license agreement with Roche worth a potential $6 billion.

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Good Peeps Sets Out to Unlock ‘Dormant Goodwill’

TECH: QR Code Stickers Help People Return Lost Items

Michael Fairclough is a believer in the ‘better angels’ of human nature. Two years ago, he founded Good Peeps, a digital platform that gives people who find lost items a way to return them.

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Ingenium Expands Services, Markets

WASTE MANAGEMENT: Company Projecting 50% Revenue Growth

It’s been a year of growth for Ingenium. The Escondido-based firm has added new revenue, new employees, new markets and new services.

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PSYONIC Brings Advanced Bionics to San Diego

MEDTECH: Firm Taps into Local Military, Tech, Medical Sectors

PSYONIC, maker of the world’s most advanced bionic hand, is now headquartered in America’s Finest City.

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OrPro Therapeutics Lands ‘Difficult to Get’ DoD Grant

LIFE SCIENCE: Award to Fund Viral Lung Disease Therapy Research

The U.S. Department of Defense believes that San Diego-based OrPro Therapeutics, Inc. may have a way to help soldiers breathe easier.

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Persephone Lands $15M Seed for Microbiome Platform

BIOTECH: Pipeline Includes Therapies for Infants, Cancer Patients

Persephone Biosciences Inc. CEO Stephanie Culler is on a mission to “unlock what the microbiome is doing and use it to reprogram human health.”

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Replay Launches With $55M Seed Round

BIOTECH: Company Expanding Genomic Medicine Capabilities

Replay, a biotech firm with dual headquarters in San Diego and London, has emerged from stealth with $55 million in seed financing to advance its platform for writing genomics and reprogramming biology.

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Veriteque Awarded Walmart Open Call Deal

TECHNOLOGY: At-Home Drug Test Kits Use Safe Chemistry

Veriteque, Inc. is poised to bring its powerful narcotics field tests used by police to homes across the country.

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Cordial Closes $50M Series C

SaaS: Firm Growing B2C Platform

Cordial is preparing to disrupt the business-to-consumer marketing industry – but, as their name suggests, in a nice way.

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Cibus Ready to Grow With Gene-Edited Seeds

BIOTECH: Company to Ship First Products

Cibus, a San Diego-based biotech specializing in gene-editing traits into crop seeds, is sprouted and ready to grow.

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