PI opens Silicon Valley Tech Center

PI (Physik Instrumente), a German expert in motion control, piezo technology and nano-positioning systems, has opened a new technical center in Silicon Valley, its most recent expansion in the United States, to better support and meet customer needs new and existing. The Tech Center houses the It’s Possible Lab as …

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How Bay Area Museums Bounce Back From COVID

In February 2020, just before the world closed, the Oakland Museum of California ushered in a long-awaited renovation. The project and the pandemic kept the museum closed to the public for more than a year. Its reopening this summer has therefore been an exciting time for a remade Oakland institution …

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B2B e-commerce takes the lead in venture capital

B2B payments and accounting continue to capture the imagination of innovators and the attention of investors in this week’s venture capital roundup. But B2B e-commerce took the biggest slice of the pie and introduced the market to a new unicorn in the process. SimpliFi Corporate FinTech SimpliFi Card has raised …

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Bay Area CA House with Private Canyon View for Sale

The breakfast nook – surrounded by a curved glass wall and copper turret roof – might be the first thing you notice about this Bay Area luxury home in the Market for 2 , $ 25 million. Or, maybe it’s the incredible privacy. The 3,329-square-foot home at 8445 Wildcat Drive …

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Alison Riske and Petra Martic switch to 2R

Sixth seed Petra Martic and ninth seed Alison Riske, the two seeds who made their first round matches at the Silicon Valley Classic on Monday have reached the second round. The Croatian beat Latvian Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 14 minutes. For a place in the quarterfinals, …

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Predicted pet pandemic crisis mostly bypassed the Bay Area

Rescue groups feared there was a calculation when California entered a COVID lockdown and people sought companionship by adopting pets. Perhaps a day would come when people who were no longer locked in their homes might discover that adopting Fido might not have been the best decision. Here are grounds …

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CoreSite Improves Connectivity in Silicon Valley with Dedicated Google Cloud Interconnect

CoreSite Realty announced support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a Google Cloud service that allows customers to connect to Google Cloud worldwide, as well as direct internet peering available natively on its campus Silicon Valley data center. Added connectivity options and high-performance interoperability for customers deployed on the CoreSite Silicon …

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BREAKDOWN: Venture capital is pouring into facial recognition

The biometrics industry has seen a huge amount of venture capital investment this year, with facial recognition startups attracting particularly strong interest through early-stage funding rounds. Selfie integration specialist Jumio, for example, announced a $ 150 million funding round in March; and AnyVision recently raised $ 235 million in a …

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Panakès Partners announces the first closing of its new fund “Purple” Global Biotech / Medtech at 150 million euros (180 million dollars)

Panakès will take advantage of the successful closing of its second fund to extend its investment activity to biotechnology, while maintaining its continued activity in medical technologies, at the center of the first Panakès fund Panakès plans to invest the new fund in companies at the forefront of global innovation …

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CA Launches Largest Free School Lunch Program in US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – When classrooms in California reopen for the fall term, 6.2 million public school students will have the opportunity to eat free school meals, regardless of their family’s income . The company, made possible by an unexpected budget surplus, will be the largest free student meal program …

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What Amazon and Facebook are wrong about Lina Khan

Last week, Facebook has filed a petition with the Federal Trade Commission demanding that its chairman, Commissioner Lina Khan, recuse oneself of any decision involving Facebook. Two weeks earlier, Amazon had filed the same request, with the two tech giants arguing that its previously expressed views on concentration in the …

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10 Bay Area & Northern California athletes to watch

Local connection: Born in Santa Cruz, raised in Salinas Olympic experience: Double Olympian. Silver medalist in 2008. Circle it: July 27, gold medal game, 4 a.m. Abbott and his fellow pitcher Cat Osterman are the only survivors of the last softball appearance at the 2008 Olympics. They remember the grief …

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Palo Santo: New Venture Capital Group Raises $ 35 Million To Focus On Psychedelic Medicine – ATA (ATAI), FIELD TRIP HEALTH LTD by Field Trip Health Ltd. (FTRPF)

Palo Santo, a newly formed venture capital fund with an eye on psychedelic drugs, announced its official launch on Thursday. The fund raised an initial capital of $ 35 million and currently has an active portfolio of 20 companies, including investments in Atai Life Sciences (NASDAQ: ATAI), Reset Pharma, Field …

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Wells Fargo (WFC) Q2 2021 Results

Wells Fargo on Wednesday reported second quarter earnings and revenue that exceeded Wall Street expectations as it continued to unlock funds it had set aside during the Covid-19 pandemic to protect against losses generalized loans. The bank’s shares rose 0.5% in pre-market trading after the results were announced. Here’s how …

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Biden Silicon Valley Winners – WSJ

Netflix co-CEOs Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos arrive for the Allen & Company Sun Valley conference last week in Idaho. Photo: Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images There is a lot of talk on Beltway and in the media that President Joe Biden’s regulatory agenda threatens big business and especially big …

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Scott Crockett, CEO of Everest Business Funding, explains what often happens with the money invested

Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:41 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising requests: freepress@ntelos.net (© .shock – stock.adobe.com) Venture capital is growing in popularity as a …

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Interior regions receive excessive heat warning

Temperatures could climb a few degrees warmer than expected in remote parts of the interior of the Bay Area, as a weekend heat wave that will only cook those areas sets in on Thursday. The latest heat will be most brutal in Brentwood and Antioch in the eastern part of …

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Horizon Technology Finance grants $ 10 million venture capital loan to RepTrak

FARMINGTON, Connecticut., July 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN) (“Horizon”), a leading specialty finance company that provides capital in the form of secured loans to venture-backed companies in the areas of technology, life sciences, information and health services, and sustainable development industries, today announced …

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Blockchain Venture Capital Firm Market Global Demand 2021 and Emerging Trends by 2028 – Venture IQ, Blockchain Impact, Blockchain Assembly

A new market report from The Research Corporation shows the Blockchain Venture Capital Firm Market has been published with reliable information and accurate forecast for a better understanding of current and future market scenarios. The report offers an in-depth analysis of the global market including qualitative and quantitative insights, historical …

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MEES International School Brings Silicon Valley Mentality to Tokyo | national

TOKYO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 4, 2021– Innovative preschool education provider MEES International School has announced a one-day Basic Project-Based Learning (PBL) program starting in September 2021. This press release features multimedia. See the full version here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210704005002/en/ https://mees.jp/ (Photo: Business Wire) MEES founder and director Euft van den …

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Why San Francisco office owners are optimistic

San Francisco office owners are finally seeing the light, or at least a glimmer in the distance. In the second quarter, office rental activity totaled 1.1 million square feet, more than double the rental activity of the previous quarter, according to a market report from Savills. More than half (59%) …

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JetBlue Technology Ventures invests in Transparent, the leading vacation rental market intelligence company

SAN CARLOS, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – JetBlue Technology Ventures (JTV), the venture capital arm of JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), today announced its investment in Transparent, the vacation rental market information company, bringing the company’s total funding to $ 2.8 million to date. The investment will allow Transparent to continue …

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TheatreWorks makes a splash with pirate-themed gala

Hey, if people can get back together in person, why not do it disguised as pirates? That was certainly the sentiment behind TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Pirates of the Shores of Redwood” gala last Saturday, where around 120 supporters reached out to their inner Jolly Roger and raised over $ 150,000 …

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Six accused in Silicon Valley insider trading ring

Securities and Exchange Commission v. NATHANIEL BROWN, BENJAMIN WYLAM, NAVEEN SOOD, MARCUS BANNON, MATTHEW RAUCH and NARESH RAMAIYA, Case 5: 21-cv-04594 WASHINTON, DC (STL.News) The Securities and Exchange Commission (SECOND) filed insider trading charges on June 15, 2021 against a Silicon Valley trading network, whose members generated nearly $ 1.7 …

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