San Francisco / San Jose USA – BYAE Project Innovation – 2

San Francisco / Jan Jose, USA is at number 2 in the Global Innovation Cities Index. Certainly thriving of interesting companies, only can be seen if you have been lucky enough to have researched the start-up scene in the area.

Via British Young Asian Entrepreneurs Association (BYAE: www.byae.co.uk), I have been lucky enough to do that. Finding San Francisco leading innovation and the startup scene.

Below are link and contact details of the city town hall, chamber of commerce, innovation center and several start up companies.

You can find list of various companies leading the way with in the Businesses in the Innovation center website.

2 San Francisco / San Jose, USA

 

City Hall

http://sfgov.org/

Mayor's Office

Mayor Edwin M. Lee

  City Hall,
Room 200,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 554-6141
Fax: (415) 554-6160
Email: mayoredwinlee@sfgov.org

mayorsunshinerequests@sfgov.org

United States, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
+1 415-554-4933

 

Business Portal

http://businessportal.sfgov.org/

 

San Francisco District Office

https://www.sba.gov/

San Francisco District Office

455 Market Street Suite 600

San Francisco, CA

Phone: 415-744-6820

 

Chamber Of Commerce

https://sfchamber.com/

Board Leadership

Peter Gruebele
Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo San Francisco Regional Commercial Banking Office
2015 Chair

Greg Cosko
President & CEO
Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company
Immediate Past Chair

Bob Linscheid
President & CEO
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Mario Alioto
Executive Vice President, Business Operations, San Francisco Giants
2015 Vice Chair

- See more at: https://sfchamber.com/chamber/board/#sthash.TbOTQfo9.dpuf

Contact Us San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

235 Montgomery Street, Suite 760 San Francisco, CA 94104-2803 (Between Bush and Pine Streets)

Email: info@sfchamber.com

Phone: 415.392.4520 Fax: 415.392.0485

Bob Linscheid
President & CEO
Phone: 415.352.8816
Send email

Jada Jackson
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Board of Directors Liaison
Phone: 415.352.8816
Send email

Douglas Lovie
Customer Service Representative
Phone: 415.392.4520
Send email

Jessica Yao
Senior Accountant
Phone: 415.352.8862
Send email

Wendy Yu
Administrative Manager
Phone: 415.352.8824
Send email

- See more at: https://sfchamber.com/chamber/staff/#sthash.cURvzo2K.dpuf

 

Education

University of San Francisco

https://www.usfca.edu/

Address: 2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94117, United States

(415) 422-5555

 

University of California San Francisco

https://www.ucsf.edu/

Address: 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States

Phone:+1 415-476-9000

 

City College of San Francisco

http://www.ccsf.edu/

Address: 50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112, United States

Phone: +1 415-239-3000

Tel: (415) 239-3200 

 

Silicon Valley University

Address: 2010 Fortune Dr, San Jose, CA 95131, United States

Admission Office
Phone: +1-408-435-8989
Fax: +1-408-955-0887
Email:  info@svuca.edu,  Admission-Office@svuca.edu

Student Office
Phone: +1-408-435-8989
Fax: +1-408-955-0887
Email:  studentoffice@svuca.edu

Address: 2010 Fortune Drive
San Jose, CA, 95131
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:30AM-7:00PM
Sunday and General Holiday: Closed

International Consultant in Taiwan

Address: No.3, Ln. 96, Minquan 1st Rd. Lingya Dist.
Kaohsiung City 802, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

802 高雄市民權一路96巷3號

Phone: +886-7-222-0612
Email: StudentOffice@svuca.edu

 

Innovation Hub / Incubators

 

https://angel.co/incubators - List of Incubators

Top 10 Incubators

http://www.inc.com/john-rampton/top-10-hot-incubators-to-join-in-silicon-valley.html

 

Y combinators

https://www.ycombinator.com/

Y Combinator
335 Pioneer Way
Mountain View, CA 94041

(617) 576-0695

Contact Form

https://www.ycombinator.com/contact/

 

i/o Ventures

http://ventures.io/

·         Aber Whitcomb Linkedin

– Aber Whitcomb was most recently CTO and a co-founder of MySpace where he was responsible for the engineering and technical operations groups of one of the world's most successful social networking sites. Since its founding, Aber has overseen the technologies that have enabled MySpace to grow from 0 to over 130 million users. Aber is a recognized expert in large scale computing, networking and storage and frequently speaks about these matters.

·         Ashwin Navin Linkedin

– Ashwin Navin was the President and Co-founder of BitTorrent until August 2008. He hails from Yahoo where he was an influential member of the company’s Corporate Development group. He possesses extensive experience in structuring and negotiating acquisitions, partnerships and alliances in the tech industry.

·         Dan Bragiel Linkedin

– Dan Bragiel has co-founded 2 companies and has been involved in startups for the past 10 years. He began with mobile gaming at Paragon 5 focusing on running the offices in Poland, Netherlands and Argentina. He then co-founded the startup Meetro, a pioneer in the location/mobile space. He then went on to start Lefora that was sold in 2010.

·         Paul Bragiel Linkedin

– Paul Bragiel was the co-founder of Lefora, a product bringing forums into the 21st century. Previously he co-founded Meetro, the first location based social network and was the founder of Paragon Five, a game development studio specializing in console and mobile with offices in Chicago and Krakow, Poland.

 

Lemnos Labs

Email

info@lemnoslabs.com

 

Location

1155 Indiana Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

 

 

Rocket Space

https://rocketspace.com

 

180 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA / +1 415 625 3155

Contact Form

 

 

Duncan LoganFounder + CEO

Karl KnightPresident + CFO

Ashleigh HarrisVP Marketing

Michele McConomyVP Corporate Innovation Services

 

Bayer: Science For A Better Life

http://www.colaborator.bayer.com/en/index.php

http://www.colaborator.berlin.bayer.com/en/home.php

 

USIC@bayer.com

 

Silicon Valley

http://www.siliconvalley.com/

Contact

http://www.siliconvalley.com/contactus#SILICONVALLEYCOM

 

http://lemnoslabs.com/companies/PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Glenn Platt received his Bachelor of Arts (with departmental honors) from University of Florida and his MS and PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, graduating in 1993. He is currently the C. Michael Armstrong Chair, Professor of Marketing and has been Director of the Interactive Media Studies Program (and AIMS) since 2000. Glenn is President Emeritus of the International Digital Media and Arts Association. Glenn, along with his colleague Prof. Lage, coined the phrase “inverted classroom” with a 2000 seminal work outlining the benefits of using technology to move active learning into the classroom and lecture outside of class. He has won the School of Business Teaching Effectiveness Award, the Associated Student Government Effective Educator Award, and the University’s Knox Award for Teaching. Besides directing AIMS, Glenn teaches the Social Media Marketing, Internet/Digital Marketing, and the IMS/AI capstone consulting course. He consults in areas of Social Media, Internet Marketing and eCommerce.

Contact Information:

Office: 203 Laws Hall

Tel:513-529-2808

Mobile:513-593-2019

Email: glenn.platt@muohio.edu

 

PROGRAM MANAGER

Lexi Jamieson Marsh, a University of Toronto and Miami Alum, works closely with all things SFDI. From housing to to networking, Lexi oversees the workshop from beginning to end, ensuring all of the students are well established and welcomed into this innovative community.

Contact Information:

Office: 203D Laws Hall

Tel:513-529-2835

Mobile:513-435-1782

Email: marshaw@miamioh.edu

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Kate Schulte

Contact Information:

Office: 203 Laws Hall

Tel:513-529-1637

Email: kate.schulte@muohio.edu

 

 

3 Companies

Enview

http://www.enview.com/

Contact Form

 

Imbue

http://www.imbuewear.com/#imbue-fashion

Contact:

http://www.imbuewear.com/partner

 

Team / LinkedIn

DEVARSHI SHAH, CEO

Devarshi previously co-founded a B2B enterprise customer engagement startup, and prior to that, lead the development of a Context Platform to enable personalized mobile apps at Qualcomm.

Tired of using products that are replicas of each other, he cofounded Imbue to create products that are personalized - in the way they look as well as how they work.

PRATIK DESAI, PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST

Pratik brings on board design and research expertise in Internet of Things domain. His work at Imbue focuses on developing a scalable and interoperable architecture for our cloud platform.

He also leads the development of an open source semantic repository of things. His doctorate research focused on development of situation awareness framework for IoT devices, enabling semantic web based reasoning, and handling uncertainty associated with sensor data.

ALFRED LUI, CHIEF DESIGN OFFICER

Alfred has 17 years of experience in design and technology. He was previously the UX Design Director for Jawbone UP and Service Design Director at Fjord, and led teams to deliver UX design for global brands such as PayPal, Motorola, and Nokia.

He is excited about empowering thousands of fashion designers with beautifully crafted technology components.

RANDI KOFMAN, VP MARKETING

Randi loves the intersection of innovation & consumer products. Her experience includes leadership roles in sales, marketing, and product development in the technology, apparel, consumer products, food & beverage industries.

Randi has worked with Victoria’s Secret Stores, Federated Department Stores & Robert Mondavi Corp. as well as numerous start-ups.  She was an Entrepreneur in Residence at a venture capital firm where she created and co-founded a mobile technology company to market consumer products.

HIRAL PATEL, CTO

Previously led the software engineering team at Microsoft for Speech recognition services API. Before that he worked on mobile phone services and the first version of PowerPoint on the web.

He loves to add function to everyday objects you wear and drives engineering and operations at Imbue.

 

MOHAMMADALI PARSIAN, PRODUCT DESIGNER

Mohammadali was previously a Mechanical Engineer at Synapse Product Development. He has worked on several wearables for different clients including Nike and Samsung.

Before completing his Masters degree at USC, Mohammadali worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer working on high precision, high accuracy, light weight actuators and testers. Besides being very active in Robotics and he has competed in several international competitions.

 

Aronora Bio

http://www.aronorabio.com/

4640 SW Macadam Avenue
Ste. 200A
Portland, Oregon 97239
Phone: 503-530-6842

455 Mission Bay Blvd South, Suite 145
San Francisco, CA 94158

E-mail: info@aronorabio.com

 

 

 

List Of Companies

List of Companies – Chamber of Commerce

Huawei Enterprise USA Inc.

20400 Stevens Creek Blvd., Ste. 200

Cupertino, CA 95014

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  • (408) 550-3232

Diamond Technology, Inc.

100 Pine St., Ste. 1250

San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • (415) 422-0074

IBM Corporation

425 Market St.

San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • (415) 545-2000

kintone US (Cybozu Corp)

560 Mission St., Ste. 1351

San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • (415) 416-9189

SNAPCARD INC.

660 Fourth St., Ste. 462

San Francisco, CA 94107

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  • (443) 847-9291

Tiempo Development LLC

As your go-to development resource, we offer a unique and very succesful combination of a nearshore business model, agile methodology, deep expertise, and advanced talent management

1050 W. Washington St., Ste. 201

Tempe, AZ 85281

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  • (480) 360-1416

Infoblox

3111 Coronado Dr.

Santa Clara, CA 95054

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  • (408) 986-4000

Aryavrat Infotech Inc.

1291 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Ste. 205

Foster City, CA 94404

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  • (650) 242-8260

TekPerfect

337 17th St., Ste. 210

Oakland, CA 94612

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  • (415) 902-2523

BH Tech Connection

IT Services for Small Businesses and Startups

4547 Irving St.

San Francisco, CA 94122

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  • (415) 933-7742

Kaidoora Inc.

1100 Marlin Ave.

Foster City, CA 94404

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  • (650) 766-6298

FiveStars Loyalty Inc.

321 11th St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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  • (860) 578-2770

Microsoft Corporation

555 California St., Ste. 200

San Francisco, CA 94104

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  • (415) 972-6400

Team One Solutions, Inc.

Team One Solutions helps small and medium-sized organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond increase their productivity, their sales, and their profits through the strategic deployment of advanced communications technologies.

14729 Catalina St.

San Leandro, CA 94577

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  • (510) 686-2217

GoDaddy

560 Sutter St., Ste. 300

San Francisco, CA 94102

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  • (415) 484-8819

Oracle Corporation

500 Oracle Parkway

Redwood Shores, CA 94065

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  • (650) 506-7000

NaviSite

2720 Zanker Rd.

San Jose, CA 95134

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  • (562) 677-0311

Cisco Meraki

300 East Tasman Dr.

San Jose, CA 95134

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  • (408) 526-4000

Intivix

605 Market St., Ste. 410

San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • (415) 543-1033

Professional Computer Support

Managed IT services, network monitoring, VoIP/Phone solutions, IT project management, computer consultants, remote & on-site support, application development, disaster recovery, server support, cloud computing, hosted solutions, surveillance systems

5 Thomas Mellon Cir., Ste. 220

San Francisco, CA 94134

Free 1-Hour Site Evaluation and Consultation

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  • (415) 252-5575

Precision IT Consulting

2401 Stanwell Dr., Ste. 320

Concord, CA 94520

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  • (877) 800-6710 x 702

WebLink International, Inc.

3905 West Vincennes Rd., Ste. 210

Indianapolis, IN 46268

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  • (317) 872-3909

Advanced Technical Service & Supplies

Specializing in Laser Printer Repair.

601 Van Ness Ave., Suite E

San Francisco, CA 94102

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  • (415) 467-8601

Anaplan

625 Second St., Ste. 101

San Francisco, CA 94107

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  • (707) 321-7289

Epic Information Technology

We offer a one-stop shop for all your IT needs:
-Cloud Services Including Microsoft, Amazon and Google Cloud
-IT Managed Services and Consulting
-Hardware and Software Procurement
-Technical Support
-Wireless and Wired Networking

156 2nd St.

San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • (415) 508-3240

DevNetwork

972 Mission St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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  • (415) 770-3090

Wavespot

1700 N. Broadway, Ste. 300

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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  • (925) 226-0440

FusionStorm

2 Bryant St., Ste. 150

San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • (415) 623-2626

West Coast Consulting Group

355 Bryant St., Ste. 202

San Francisco, CA 94107

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  • (415) 626-3493

Startup Socials

100 Broadway

San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • (415) 902-8155

Cengage Learning

Educational content, technology and services company.

500 Terry Francois Blvd., 2nd Flr.

San Francisco, CA 94158

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  • (415) 839-2300

NerdWallet

901 Market St., 6th Flr.

San Francisco, CA 94103

Canvas Infotech

39465 Paseo Padre Pkwy., Ste. 2800

Fremont, CA 94538

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  • (855) 522-6827

Visa Inc.

PO Box 194607

San Francisco, CA 94119-4607

Electrosonic

167 E. Airway Blvd.

Livermore, CA 94551

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  • (917) 683-0349

Adobe Systems Incorporated

601 Townsend St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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  • (415) 832-2000

ProActive Network Consulting

111 Pine St., Ste. 1650

San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • (415) 625-5500

Unanet Technologies

45240 Business Ct., Ste. 300

Sterling, VA 20166

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  • (703) 689-9440

Google

1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy.

Mountain View, CA 94043

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  • (650) 623-4000

Cloud Passage

180 Townsend St., 3rd Flr.

San Francisco, CA 94107

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  • (800) 215-7404

Sactech

795 Folsom St., 1st Flr.

San Francisco, CA 94107

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  • (415) 848-2341

- See more at: http://business.sfchamber.com/list/ql/computers-telecommunications-6#sthash.GZrMggNA.dpuf

 

 

Rocket Space Selected members

Select Members + Alumni

RocketSpace members and alumni are high-growth tech startups that are changing the world.

 

Bayer: Science For A Better Life

http://www.colaborator.bayer.com/en/our-tenants/index.php

Our Tenants

About Aronora, Inc.

Aronora is developing products intended to be used in difficult-to-treat, severe, rapidly progressing, or catastrophic thrombotic blood clotting diseases, including suspected or verified stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, severe infections, and others. Building on the company’s ground-breaking approaches to superior drug safety, Aronora’s product candidates have the potential to become first-in-class medical emergency therapeutics to treat acute thrombotic diseases. For more information, visit http://www.aronorabio.com/.

“The CoLaborator is an ideal venue for Aronora to pursue our goals and continue to grow. It’s an opportunity to work in close physical proximity to Bayer scientists and access to support in preclinical product development, manufacturing and other areas are of particular interest to our company.”  Andras Gruber, Aronora CEO

About Cairn Biosciences

Cairn Biosciences is developing the first technology platform for high throughput screening of disease biology in disease-relevant living cells. By measuring the dynamic behavior of cellular machinery, our live cell high-content screening (LC-HCS) platform pinpoints and measures the diverse aspects of cellular physiology that are perturbed by candidate therapeutics, biological stimuli and disease pathologies. These capabilities will reduce the rate of compound attrition in late stage drug discovery, accelerate the pace of early stage discovery of therapeutic compounds and enable improved predictive toxicology assays to evaluate new chemicals and biological agents for the risks they may pose to human health. For more information, please contactinfo@cairnbio.com

About ProLynx LLC

ProLynx LLC, founded in 2009, is developing a technology platform that overcomes major limitations of releasable linkers currently used in drug conjugation. The technology uses sets of novel linkers that cleave at different, pre-programmed rates to allow the controlled, predictable and sustained release of native, active drugs – peptides, proteins and small molecules – from circulating and fixed macromolecular conjugates. (http://www.prolynxllc.com)

“We look forward to relocating ProLynx to Mission Bay. The close proximity to scientists at Bayer and the University of California San Francisco provides a truly exciting collaborative environment for advancing and applying our technology.” Daniel Santi, M.D., Ph.D., President and founder of ProLynx. 

About Singular BIO Inc.

Singular Bio, Inc. develops platforms for diagnostic testing in personalized medicine. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

About Xcell Biosciences

Xcell Biosciences is a San Francisco-based life science company dedicated to bringing an innovative primary cell culture solution to the market to support research, drug discovery, and personalized patient information. Xcell’s mission is to democratize the culture of primary cells from patient blood for all research labs, regardless of size and experience, through its bench-top primary cell bioreactor, reagent kits, and standardized protocols. The technology delivers simple culture of primary cell types from patient blood, including circulating tumor cells, stem cells, and immune cells. This patient-centric technology enables direct disease insights without a biopsy, complementing existing cell lines and mouse models used for clinical research and drug discovery. For more information, please visit http://www.xcellbio.com/.

“We’ve found tremendous value in the CoLaborator’s high quality lab space, the built-in flexibility for future team growth, and the caliber of the other teams that reside in the space. Bayer has truly been a great partner for us, both as an accelerator and as a great collaborative partner in our product development work!” Brian Feth, CEO of Xcell Biosciences 


 

Silicon Valley Tenants

http://www.siliconvalley.com/companies

 

APPLE
  Apple Pay seeks growth in Asia, Europe after slow U.S. adoption

  Apple Pay seeks growth in Asia, Europe after slow U.S. adoption

  Wolverton: The bitcoin revolution can be hard to find at the mall

EBAY
  Obama tries to enlist eBay sellers to back Pacific trade pact

 

  PayPal CEO defends long-term strategy after sales miss

  PayPal sales miss estimates as key profit measure declines

GILEAD
  Gilead: $1,000-per-pill hepatitis drug overtaken by even pricier successor

 

  Gilead dodges billions in taxes as money rolls in from hepatitis C drugs

  Biz Break: Gilead hepatitis C drugs rack up more huge sales, cash headed to investors

HP
  HP earnings: A final report from a vanished company

 

  HP's long road to its split

  Q&A: Jesse Jackson is pleased with progress on diversity, but pushing for more

JUNIPER
  Juniper reaches 52-week high after issuing bullish forecast

 

  2014: Juniper Networks CEO resigns, conduct questioned

  2014: Juniper Networks to cut 6 percent of workforce after investor pressure

MICROSOFT
  Microsoft Office getting new business tools

 

  Wolverton: A holiday list for tech lovers

  Microsoft revamps security plan as part of $1 billion investment

ORACLE
  Feds require consumer warnings about older Java software

 

  Oracle's 2nd quarter profit slips, cloud computing sales rise

  Oracle to build high school at its headquarters campus

SALESFORCE
  Salesforce raises forecast, beats sales estimates

 

  Biz Break: Salesforce wanted $70 billion from Microsoft, report says

  Biz Break: Salesforce reportedly a takeover target; is Oracle making the offer?

SUNPOWER
  Santa Clara County approves deals for five solar farms from SunPower

 

  First Solar, SunPower joint venture will own rooftop systems

  2014: Q&A with SunPower CEO Tom Werner, on solar's next big thing

TESLA MOTORS
  Watch: Tesla's 'Merry Model X-mas' light show

 

  Magid: Tesla Model S is both peppy around town and safe on the highway

  Can better batteries beat global warming?

VMWARE
  2014: VMware goes mobile in largest acquisition yet, $1.54 billion purchase of AirWatch

 

  2013: VMware dives more than 20 percent to new lows amid dour 2013 forecast, layoffs

  2012: VMware to buy Palo Alto neighbor Nicira for almost $1.3 billion

CISCO SYSTEMS
  San Jose: Man pleads guilty to selling $37 million worth of stolen Cisco goods

 

  Cisco takes conferencing to cloud, replacing tools that 'suck'

  Cisco shares dive on earnings forecast

FACEBOOK
  Facebook to enable viewing of Apple's animated photos

 

  Facebook adds 'Photo Magic' to Messenger app

  WhatsApp back online in Brazil after temporarily block

GOOGLE
  Google CEO's Vietnam visit gives hope to local startups

 

  Wolverton: Snowden moment may be passing with new fears, pushback

  Google clashes with California officials over proposed self-driving car regulations

INTEL
  Intel rises following revenue forecast, dividend boost

 

  Tag Heuer partners with Google, Intel on $1,500 luxury smartwatch

  Q&A: Jesse Jackson is pleased with progress on diversity, but pushing for more

LINKEDIN
  Q&A: LinkedIn's Itamar Orgad, on helping students land a job

 

  Google's loss is LinkedIn's gain as Mountain View reshapes tech district

  LinkedIn to buy Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

NETFLIX
  2015 market winners, losers: Tech soars, old guard stumbles

 

  Say hello to the future cord-cutters of America

  Netflix upgrades parental leave policy for its DVD workers

PANDORA
  Biz Break: Pandora shares soar after surprisingly strong earnings

 

  Q&A: Lisa Lee, Pandora's diversity program manager

  2014: Pandora stock soars on CEO's big investment

SOLARCITY
  Musk's SolarCity first in line for Tesla batteries

 

  SolarCity launches community microgrids with Tesla batteries

  SolarCity and Google partner on $750 million solar fund, largest of its kind

SYMANTEC
  Symantec looks to cure decade-long headache with storage sale

 

  2014: Symantec plots layoffs while splitting company in half

  2014: Symantec to split, joining Silicon Valley breakup parade

TWITTER
  Google clashes with California officials over proposed self-driving car regulations

 

  Facebook changes 'real name' reporting, but some critics remain skeptical

  Turkey fines Twitter for content allegedly 'praising terror'

YAHOO
  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gives birth to twin girls

 

  Quinn: Yahoo's long line of possible suitors

  Yahoo looking into spinning off Yahoo, not Alibaba

ZYNGA
  Zynga founder Mark Pincus to cut 18% of jobs after return as CEO

 

  Biz Break: Zynga CEO Don Mattrick ousted, founder Mark Pincus returns

  It's 'game over' as Zynga founder Mark Pincus leaves company

 

Lemnos Labs Incubated Companies

http://lemnoslabs.com/companies/

6SensorLabs enables you to trust your food. The team is developing a portable and flexible technology platform designed for consumers, empowering them to test their food and share their results anywhere and anytime. Their first product is a gluten sensor, supporting the millions of American who have a gluten intolerance and who frequently get sick from hidden gluten in their food. They have developed a sensing technology that is 10X faster than existing methods to test food for gluten. The 6SensorLabs patent-pending technology platform extends beyond gluten, with incredible possibilities for the rapid detection of any toxin in our food.

 

VISIT SITE

Airware is building the aerial information platform for the rapid development and safe operation of commercial drones, providing hardware, software and cloud services. Airware enables enables customers to tailor drones to any commercial application by seamlessly connecting aircraft, sensors, payloads, and application-specific software.

 

VISIT SITE

AquaCloud helps municipalities and aquaculture farms protect the world’s most valuable asset – water. We extract actionable insights in real-time by analyzing water quality data. We help customers deliver safe water for drinking, replace clean water into reservoirs, and help farmers grow healthy food. AquaCloud detects and predicts issues before they become catastrophes.

VISIT SITE

Bia is the first iconic sports brand built around data and women. As the only online and on-body fitness platform with real-time connectivity, Bia is like a coach on your wrist. We turn data into actionable insights, motivate with progress against real life goals, connect you to a supportive community online and at the start line, and provide a one-touch SOS alert for peace of mind on solo workouts. 2,100 Kickstarter backers can’t wait!

VISIT SITE

Blossom Coffee is developing a patent pending coffee brewing system that tightly controls the parameters that affect the flavor of coffee and tea. The machine will provide baristas unprecedented control over the flavor of coffee, allowing them to not only discover new flavor potentials, but also consistently brew the same delicious cup from any Blossom machine anywhere in the world.

 

VISIT SITE

Ceres Imaging provides farmers spectral data to optimize water and nitrogen. Specifically, we use UAVs/ aerial photography and spectral image processing to monitor crop variables like nutrient status and water stress. All over the world, farmers face resource crises like the drought in California. Efficient use of agricultural inputs is increasingly essential both commercially and environmentally, and we provide a solution which allows farmers to optimize crop decisions like fertilizer application, irrigation schedules, and more without any upfront expense.

 

VISIT SITE

Compology builds WasteOS: the only dynamic routing system built exclusively for the waste industry. We use rugged sensors and software to monitor the volume of waste in front-load and roll-off containers to more efficiently route collection trucks.

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Enview creates data analytics to protect the world’s energy infrastructure. We extract novel and actionable insights by automating the fusion and analysis of multiple data sources (multispectral aerial & satellite imagery, LiDAR, GIS, etc.) to detect and predict issues before they become threats that affect millions of families and businesses.

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Local Motion is developing car-sharing technologies for fleets. They developed an onboard module that can be installed in any vehicle to make it shareable and smart. It enables users to access the fleet with their existing corporate badge, get real-time availability from their mobile phone and guarantee future rides right from their calendar. Managers get a web-based interface to monitor fleet activity, drastically increase utilization and efficiently communicate with and train users.

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MatterFab is developing a metal 3D printer that provides the same quality output as today’s million dollar printers at an order of magnitude lower cost. Every industry can now take advantage of metal 3D printing and redefine what it means to be competitive in their market. Metal 3D printing can deliver injection molds that double productivity for no additional cost, create custom medical implants, and save airlines billions in fuel costs every year through weight saving designs that can only be made with 3D printers.

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Momentum Machines aims to revolutionize the quick service restaurant industry with an innovative device that cooks, assembles and bags fresh and high quality hamburgers. Automation not only reduces costs and improves sanitation, but it produces more consistent and higher quality burgers. Inexpensive modifications allow the device to serve a large market ranging from large chains to gourmet food trucks by allowing restaurant owners to customize their menus.

 

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NanoSatisifi is a space data company providing affordable and convenient access to space through its nanosatellite infrastructure and user definable data collection capabilities .  Applications range from STEM-focused remote learning whereby students access a fully programmable satellite payload for only $250/week, to complex and rich space data for space weather, to valuable economic and financial data for commercial customers, the military, and governments. Nanosatisfi’s innovative business model breaks the existing paradigm of large, long-term satellites and replaces it with the new model of a rapidly improving constellation of space assets, disrupting the existing satellite market similar to the PC’s disruption of the mainframe market.

 

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Pantry is a fresh food kiosk that is controlled by a tablet and has item level RFID tracking. Our disruptive technology allows us to offer 24‐ hour access to healthy and delicious snacks, drinks and meals.

 

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Revolve Robotics is creating a tablet-based robotic platform that enhances video calling with remote controlled movement thus enabling consumer grade telepresence.  The initial product called Kubi is a desktop robotic stand for the iPad. Kubi allows a remote user in a different location during a video call to have complete control of pan and tilt of the iPad and therefore its on-board camera. With Kubi, a remote user can follow the action and movement of people on the other end of the call, look around a large meeting or group, and even convey physical social cues of a present individual such as showing others where and whom they are looking at. Revolve Robotics plans to leverage advances in mobile computing platforms to enable greater functionality in telepresence and personal robotics.

 

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Seer helps you simplify life with beautifully crafted, fashionable and intelligent wearables. We believe there is increasing friction between technology and everyday life, both in function and form, and are addressing that by embedding intelligence into objects that people already understand and desire. Our first product is a fashion accessory that will bring a new level of convenience to your everyday communications.

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Sproutling makes parenting a little less scary and a lot more fun. We grow parent IQ through tools that seamlessly fit their lives, and provide real-time, trustworthy insights about their children. By taking the worry out of parenting, we help parents focus on building happy families, and we do it in style, so they don’t have to look like a kid just to grow one.

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Swift Navigation provides centimeter-accurate positioning for agriculture, drones, and construction, anywhere on Earth. Our products are 100 times more accurate than the GPS in your cell phone – at a tenth of the price of the competition. Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely, and humans lay the foundations of the future.

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Each day, 3+ billion people enjoy a cup of tea. From Estate to Cup, Teforia delivers the tea ritual for the modern age. We’re your source for exclusive, artisan teas from growers directly to you. Great tea leaves are nothing without careful brewing, so we’ve honed the process with our beautiful tea infuser to deliver perfection in a cup. Teforia is your companion as you journey to discover new teas and savor the moments of serenity in every cup.

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VIRES Aeronautics is uniquely positioned to transform the aeronautics industry with its revolutionary wing design. They retrofit the wings of legacy aircrafts, enabling faster takeoff and landing, increased payload capacity, improved maneuverability, extended range, and reduced fuel consumption. Their technology also has the capacity to disrupt a myriad of other markets including, but not limited to, automobiles, submarines, ships, turbines, and trains

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