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A big hit and a big miss from pair of Silicon Valley life science IPOs

A pair of Bay Area life science IPOs got very different receptions Thursday on Wall Street. Redwood City-based Guardant Health Inc. topped its price targets to raise $237.5 million, giving it an initial market cap of about $1.6 billion as it heade.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: YMCA of Silicon Valley dinner and 49ers new fitness center

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley Life. This week, we have photos from a fundraising dinner for the YMCA of Silicon Valley and the ope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Velodyne Lidar teams with startup on autonomous deliveries in Palo Alto

Customers of Hassett Ace Hardware in Palo Alto will be the first people in the world to get their purchases via autonomous delivery vans in a trial of technology from a pair of Silicon Valley startups. The deliveries will be made by a pair of Ford.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: Montalvo Arts Center and TheatreWorks fundraiser

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley Life. This week, we have photos from the opening of a new exhibit at the Montalvo Arts Center and a Theatr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2018

Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: EY Connect Day, Artful Harvest Dinner and Apple engineer at Mission College

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley Life. This week, we have photos from the EY Connect Day, 12th annual Artful Harvest dinner benefiting .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

​JPMorgan Chase launches new assault on Silicon Valley

As the U.S. heads into a bumper year for tech IPOs, JPMorgan Chase is betting that it can shrug off the loss of two of its most senior tech bankers and break the duopoly of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on big deals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Silicon Valley Bank"s parent snares life sciences investment bank for $280M

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank will buy Leerink Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on the life sciences and health care industries, the companies said Tuesday. Under the deal, Silicon Valley Bank's parent company, S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Allianz, Securian team up to launch accelerator for insurance-tech startups

A pair of Twin Cities life insurance giants and Wisconsin's Gener8tor have partnered to launch an accelerator for insurance-technology startups. Golden Valley-based Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America’s venture capital arm, Allianz Life Ve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

How One Family Built $8 Billion Startup Far From Silicon Valley - Bloomberg

BloombergHow One Family Built $8 Billion Startup Far From Silicon ValleyBloombergThe tech industry's newest billionaires are a pair of brothers who star.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 12th, 2018

Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: Churchill Awards and Keenan Impact Days

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley Life. Beginning this week, we are sharing those photos online. Check out the bottom of this story to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018

Shake, rattle and roll — world’s seismic activity comes to life

The public art on the outside of the Visa Palo Alto building, called “Tabula,” is more than an eye-pleasing light show for the neighborhood; in true Silicon Valley fashion, it uses data to tell a story about the world......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

A Life Science Tools And Diagnostics Pair Trade: Goldman Recommends Buying Agilent, Moving to Sidelines On Thermo Fisher

Goldman Sachs has a pair trade in the life sciences tools and diagnostics space ahead of third-quarter earnings season.  Latest Ratings .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 17th, 2018

​How one Silicon Valley CEO masters work-life balance

It’s no surprise that Chris O’Neill, chief executive of Evernote, a no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Lawsuit claims Walmart stole technology to keep produce fresh

Walmart Inc was sued on Wednesday by a Silicon Valley company that accused the largest U.S. retailer of stealing its technology to prolong the shelf life of produce and reduce spoilage......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 1st, 2018

D.C.-area cybertech firms persuade West Coast investors to head east

Charlottesville-based Social SafeGuard recently raised $11 million from a pair of Silicon Valley venture funds......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 8th, 2018

D.C.-area cybertech companies persuade West Coast investors to head east

Charlottesville-based Social SafeGuard recently raised $11 million from a pair of Silicon Valley venture funds......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 8th, 2018

Robo-Advisor Tech Startup SigFig Raises $50M From Top Wall Street, Silicon Valley Investors

A unique robo-advisor business model received a stamp of approval from investors on both coasts. SigFig announced a $50 million Series E round anchored by Bain Capital, Union Square Ventures, DCM Ventures, UBS and New York Life. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2018

Robert Downey Jr., Jay Z, Durant Back Life Insurance Startup

San Francisco-based Ethos Technologies isn’t a well-known name in Silicon Valley, but its investors certainly are. The company isn't a well-known name in Silicon Valley,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 14th, 2018

The new status shoe is machine washable, made from recycled water bottles, and costs $145 a pair

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Women from the tech offices of Silicon Valley to the streets of New York.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

Kroger launches Nuro unmanned vehicles to delivery groceries to customers in Arizona

Through a partnership with Silicon Valley startup Nuro, Kroger will deliver groceries to customers in Scottsdale, Arizona, using driverless vehicles.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday2 hr. 45 min. ago

Kroger starts use of unmanned vehicles for delivery in Arizona

U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co said on Tuesday it has started using unmanned autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries Scottsdale, Arizona in partnership with Silicon Valley startup Nuro......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 45 min. ago