Nanigans Extends Its Advertising Automation Software to Instagram

Written by: Cheryl Morris, VP Marketing  BOSTON, MASS. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Nanigans, Inc., the leading worldwide provider of digital and mobile advertising software and pioneer in advertising automation, is extending its software to Instagram. Nanigans’ mission is to arm marketing teams…  Read More

Avalon, GSK found 3 more San Diego biotechs

Total formed under alliance reaches 6 By Bradley J Fikes San Diego Union-Tribune Crossing the halfway point in their alliance to form up to 10 biotech companies in San Diego, La Jolla’s Avalon Ventures and UK-based GlaxoSmithKline said Monday they have added three…  Read More

Avalon Ventures and GSK Launch Three New Companies with Series A Financing and R&D Support as Part of Ongoing Successful Collaboration

Companies Include Adrenergics Developing Therapeutics for Dilated Cardiomyopathy; CadheRx Therapeutics Developing Therapeutic Antibodies for Oncology; and Calporta Therapeutics Developing Treatments for Diseases Associated with Dysregulated Lysosomal Function Media Contact: Heidi Chokeir, Ph.D. Canale Communications 619-203-5391 SAN DIEGO, June 15,…  Read More

Why Uber’s $50 Billion Valuation Could Burst the Tech Bubble

If Uber “got a cold, I think the rest of the ‘unicorns’ would get pneumonia,” venture capitalist Kevin Kinsella says. BY MARIA ASPAN  Senior editor, Inc.@mariaaspan Veteran venture capitalist Kevin Kinsella has a message for fast-growing startups: Take the money and…  Read More

5 Things to Remember in the Changing Landscape of VC

Here’s a set of important insights to keep in mind about today’s venture capitalists and their investing strategies. Inc. By Brady Bohrmann, Managing Director, Avalon Ventures The VC landscape has changed more in the past three years than in my…  Read More

Skycatch Mapping Team Assists Humanitarian Efforts in Nepal

To get involved, contact See ongoing footage of relief efforts in Nepal Working in conjunction with UNESCO World Heritage and other organizations, Skycatch has deployed a UAV mapping team to Nepal. This team will use Skycatch’s drone hardware and data processing platform…  Read More

Venture Capitalist Kevin Kinsella’s Advice For Entrepreneurs

Venture Capitalist Kevin Kinsella’s Advice For Entrepreneurs By Kate Harrison Getting into the heads of Venture Capitalists (VCs) can be a tricky proposition for founders, but it’s essential for raising large amounts of money successfully. This is especially true…  Read More

Expanded DNA alphabet wins Science award

U~T San Diego By Bradley J. Fikes Production of an expanded DNA alphabet in a reproducing life form is the science breakthrough of the year, according to an online vote held by Science magazine. Scripps Research Institute scientists Floyd Romesberg and Denis…  Read More

Skycatch on the main stage at Autodesk University

We had the honor of having our mining work featured this past week during the closing keynote at Autodesk University in Las Vegas.  This is the premier event for companies and practitioners involved in computer aided design, planning and construction, with attendance…  Read More

Facebook Video Autoplay Goes Mobile; AppNexus Reorganizes

AdExchanger App Install Ads, Now In Video Facebook added some features to help developers manage and promote their apps. There are three core changes: Facebook is extending autoplay video to its mobile app install ad units, supporting reach and frequency…  Read More