Alliance Member News

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Automation Anywhere Raises $250 Million in One of the Largest Series A Financing Rounds
July 02, 2018

Automation Anywhere announced it has completed its Series A financing round of $250 million. As one of the largest Series A rounds on record for an enterprise software company, this brings Automation Anywhere’s post-money valuation to $1.8 billion.  Automation Anywhere is led by Alliance members Mihir Shukla, CEO; Richard French, COO; Edmundo Costa, VP Sales; and Peter Meechan, Chief Corporate Development Officer.

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Savioke Raises $13.4 Million in New Funding
July 02, 2018

Service robotics company Savioke has raised $13.4 million in its latest funding round, bringing  the company's total funding to $31 million. Savioke is led by Alliance member Steve Cousins.

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Andres Angelani Recognized as Nearshore Voyager of the Year
June 29, 2018

Congratulations to Alliance member Andres Angelani who received the "Voyager of the Year" Award at Nearshore Americas’ annual Illuminate Awards. These awards celebrate the industry actors who are adapting in the digital age and shine a spotlight on the very best in the industry.

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ChargePoint Ushers In Electric Fleet Future with Acquisition of Kisensum
June 28, 2018

ChargePoint, the world’s leading and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, continues to build on its category leadership by significantly investing in the future of mobility with the acquisition of Kisensum, a leader in fleet energy solutions. Alliance member Sasan Vossoughi is the Chief Information Officer for ChargePoint.

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Zack Blum featured Computerworld Article
June 20, 2018

Alliance member Zack Blum, CEO of Fleetsmith, was recently featured in a Computerworld article discussing why he thinks the enterprise is Apple’s space today.

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Total Phase and Allion Partner Up
June 12, 2018

Total Phase, a leading provider of affordable test and measurement equipment, announced its partnership with the accredited Allion, a company that provides comprehensive testing services and engineering consulting solutions.  Alliance member Gil Ben-Dov is the CEO of Total Phase.

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Two Alliance Member Companies Named to the “2018 Tech Companies to Watch” List
June 12, 2018

Congratulations to Alliance members Stefan Heck, CEO of Nauto, and Bill Barhydt, CEO of ABRA, whose companies were included on the Wall Street Journal's 2018 list of companies that look like emerging tech leaders.

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Ann Barnes Named CEO of Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO)
June 01, 2018

Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO), the market leader in terminology services for healthcare IT serving more than 3,900 hospitals, announced that Allliance member, Ann Barnes, a seasoned technology and healthcare executive and former President and CEO of MedData, will assume the role of CEO of IMO effective June 15, 2018.

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Bill Newell Elected Chair of the California Life Sciences Association
May 31, 2018

Congratulations to Alliance member Bill Newell who was recently elected Chair of the California Life Sciences Association. Bill is the CEO of Sutro Biopharma.

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DriveScale Named a 2018 Cool Vendor in Gartner “Cool Vendors in Cloud Infrastructure” Report
May 31, 2018

DriveScale, the leader in delivering Software Composable Infrastructure (SCI) for modern workloads, today announced it has been designated a 2018 Cool Vendor in the Gartner Cool Vendors in Cloud Infrastructure report.  DriveScale is led by Alliance members Gene Banman, CEO, and Jeff Raice, VP of Sales.

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CytomX Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for CX-2029
May 22, 2018

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTMX) a clinical-stage oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company pioneering a novel class of investigational antibody therapeutics based on its Probody™ therapeutic technology platform, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for CX-2029, a first-in-class CD71-directed Probody™ drug conjugate being co-developed by CytomX and its partner AbbVie.  CytomX is led by Alliance member Sean McCarthy.

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VenueNext Gets Investment from Intel Capital
May 08, 2018

VenueNext, led by Alliance member John Paul, announced that the company has secured an investment from Intel Capital.

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7 Alliance Members on the List of the Best Places to Work
April 18, 2018

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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Doug Murray Among CEOs with 100% Ratings on Glassdoor
April 16, 2018

Alliance member Doug Murray is among CEOs with 100% ratings who were recently profiled in an Entrepreneur magazine article.

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Four Alliance Member Companies Selected InfoSec Award Winners
April 16, 2018

Four companies, led by Alliance Members, were selected winners of Cyber Defense magazine’s 2018 InfoSec Awards

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Fleetsmith Secures $7.7M Investment to Manage Apple Devices
April 10, 2018

Fleetsmith, a startup that wants to make it easier for companies to manage their Apple devices, announced a $7.7 million Series A round today led by Upfront Ventures.  Fleetsmith is led by Alliance member Zack Blum.

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Embolx Awarded Small Business Innovation Research Grant
April 06, 2018

Embolx, a medical device company, announced that the Company has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research grant valued at $2 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Embolx is led by Alliance member Michael Allen.

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FDA Approves Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Germ-Killing Gel
April 05, 2018

Sonoma Pharmaceuticals announced that the company secured U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a gel designed to fight infection and speed healing after laser skin therapy and chemical peels.  Alliance member Jim Schutz is the CEO of Sonoma Pharmaceuticals.

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Automation Anywhere Debuts RPA Industry’s First Bot Store
March 14, 2018

The Bot Store ushers in a new economy of digital workers, with ready-to-use bots from Automation Anywhere and its partner ecosystem. The Automation Anywhere leadership team includes Alliance members Mihir Shukla, Richard French, Edmundo Costa and Peter Meechan.

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#InfoSecSuperwomen: Christy Wyatt
March 08, 2018

Alliance member Christy Wyatt, CEO of DtexSystems, was recently interviewed for a CISO MAG article.

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