Alliance Member News

Alliance Members don’t just read the news ... they make the news. To check out our “Members News” from prior years, click the list below:

Insuretech Company Health IQ Raises $55 Million Series D
May 08, 2019

Health IQ Insurance Services is continuing its growth trajectory with the help of a new $55 million Series D financing round led by Greenspring Associates, Aquiline Technology Growth and Hanwha Asset Management.  Alliance member Munjal Shah is the CEO of Health IQ.

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Cohesity Acquires Imanis Data
May 08, 2019

Hyperconverged secondary storage company Cohesity has acquired Imanis Data, makers of NoSQL data protection software.  Alliance member John Mracek is the CEO of Imanis Data.

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Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services Expands Pilot of Ekso Bionics EksoGT Exoskeleton
May 03, 2019

Ekso Bionics Holdings, an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, has announced that Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services ("Kindred"), has expanded their pilot of the EksoGT exoskeleton to offer advanced stroke rehabilitation at the majority of their sites - over 20 freestanding inpatient Kindred rehabilitation hospitals in 13 states.  Ekso Bionics is led by Alliance member Jack Peurach.

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2 Alliance Members Receive Stevie Awards
May 02, 2019

Two companies, led by Alliance Members, received Bronze Stevie Award-winning nominations in the 2019 American Business Awards, the world's premier business awards. 

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Sight Machine Raises $29M in Series C Funding
April 23, 2019

Sight Machine, led by Alliance member Jon Sobel, raised $29.4M in Series C venture capital funding.

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EAT Club Acquires Taro
April 19, 2019

EAT Club, the lunch delivery service that counts companies like Facebook, Postmates and others as customers, has acquired meal delivery service Taro.  Alliance member Doug Leeds is the CEO of EAT Club.

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7 Alliance Members on the List of the Best Places to Work
April 18, 2019

Seven companies, led by Alliance Members, were named to the 2018 list of the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area!

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Embroker Raises $28 Million in Series B Funding
April 09, 2019

Embroker, a digital insurance company based in San Francisco, announced that it’s raised $28 million in a series B funding round.  Alliance member Matt Miller is the CEO and Founder of Embroker.

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XOMA Acquires Rights to Five Hematology Candidates
April 08, 2019

XOMA Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire the rights to potential royalty payments and a portion of the potential milestone payments associated with five hematology assets from Aronora, Inc.  XOMA is led by Alliance member Jim Nea.

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Fleetsmith Lands $30M Series B
April 05, 2019

Fleetsmith has announced a $30 million Series B round led by Menlo Ventures.  Fleetsmith is led by Alliance member Zack Blum.

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Nozomi Networks Wins Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer Award
March 25, 2019

Nozomi Networks, the leader in industrial cyber security and operational visibility, has been named a 2019 New Energy Pioneer by BloombergNEF (BNEF). The company was recognized at the BNEF Summit in New York for its impact on helping industrial infrastructure around the world become more resilient and secure.  Alliance member Edgard Capdevielle is the CEO of Nozomi Networks.

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Sutro Biopharma Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of STRO-002
March 15, 2019

Sutro Biopharma (NASDAQ: STRO) announced that it has dosed the first patient in a Phase I study of STRO-002, an anti-folate receptor alpha (FoIRα) antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), in patients with ovarian and endometrial cancers.  Alliance member Bill Newell is the CEO of Sutro Biopharma.

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TiVo Partners With Mobile ‘Identity Mapping’ Company 4INFO
March 12, 2019

TiVo has partnered with Palo Alto, California-based mobile advertising tech company 4INFO to deploy a tool that makes audiences addressable across locations and devices. 4INFO is led by Alliance member Tim Jenkins.

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SpineGuard Granted Patent for Spinal Ultrasound Mapping Technology
March 07, 2019

SpineGuard, an innovative company that deploys its DSG real time digital technology for surgical guidance intended to secure and streamline skeletal implant placement, announced the grant of a patent for the mapping of bony structures by ultrasound, in France and Japan.  Alliance member Stéphane Bette, is the CEO and Co-Founder of SpineGuard.

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NTT Security Corporation Acquires WhiteHat Security
March 05, 2019

NTT Security Corporation (Tokyo) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-owned WhiteHat Security, the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. Post-acquisition, WhiteHat Security will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Security Corporation. Alliance member Craig Hinkley is the CEO of WhiteHat Security.

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Three Alliance Members Receive 2019 INFOSEC Awards
March 05, 2019

Three companies led by Alliance Members received Cyber Defense Magazine's 2019 INFOSEC Awards.

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Jobvite Scores $200M in Funding
February 12, 2019

Recruiting platform provider Jobvite is the latest Silicon Valley company to raise a huge round of funding, scoring $200 million. Alliance member Skip Hilton is the Vice President, Business Development for Jobvite.
 

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Ekso Bionics Launches Joint Exoskeleton Manufacturing Venture in China
January 31, 2019

Powered exoskeleton developer Ekso Bionics has launched a joint venture in China, supported by at least $100 million, to build a dedicated manufacturing center for rehabilitation and industrial-use markets in Asia.  Alliance member Jack Peurach is the President & CEO of Ekso Bionics.

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Sight Machine Wins ABB Award for Industrial Automation and Energy Efficiency
January 30, 2019

Sight Machine was named by Cleantech Group to the 2019 Global Cleantech 100, an annual guide to the leading companies and themes in sustainable innovation. Additionally, ABB Technology Ventures awarded Sight Machine the Automation of Everything Award as “the company with the most impact on industrial automation and energy efficiency.”  Alliance member Jon Sobel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sight Machine.

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Tivic Health Receives FDA Clearance To Market ClearUP™
January 03, 2019

Tivic Health received FDA 510(k) clearance to market ClearUP™ to treat sinus pain associated with allergic rhinitis/hay fever. Tivic Health is led by Alliance member Jennifer Ernst.

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