Touchy Touchy Synaptics rode the iPod into the big time. But once Apple dropped the company, its chief, Francis Lee, had to scramble.
La Jolla venture capitalist is voracious in his pursuit of early-stage science Some venture capitalists have all the pizzazz of a tug boat captain, crisscrossing over the same old territory. They commandeer MBAs and PhDs to pore over business plans,… Read More
There’s a rule at Research In Motion Ltd., maker of the habit-forming BlackBerry hand-held e-mail device. Anyone who gets caught checking the stock price at work has to buy doughnuts for every employee in the company.
SAN DIEGO, CA, March 4, 2005 – AVALON VENTURES, a San Diego-based venture capital firm focused on start-up and early-stage investing in biotechnology and wireless technology, announces the closing of Avalon Ventures VII, L.P. at the target size of $75… Read More
Figure 8 Wireless Inc., a provider of firmware for wireless automated systems, said it has been acquired in an all-stock transaction by its partner Chipcon Group ASA, the parent company of wireless chip developer Chipcon AS.