Alliance Member News

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Three Alliance Members on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 List
November 25, 2019

Three companies led by Alliance Members were named to the 2019 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List.

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Cytek Biosciences Expands Global Reach
October 30, 2019

Cytek Biosciences  announced that its advanced flow cytometry systems have been purchased by scientists in over 20 countries across five continents. Additionally, robust global sales have led Cytek to expand operations in order to keep up with demand: the company has opened new offices in Tokyo and Amsterdam to better engage with and support customers.  Cytek is led by Alliance member Wenbin Jiang.

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Ellie Mae Signs Agreement to Acquire Capsilon
October 28, 2019

Ellie Mae, a cloud-based platform provider, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Capsilon, a provider of AI-powered mortgage automation software for lenders, investors and servicers.  Alliance member Jonathan Corr is the President & CEO of Ellie Mae.

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Three Alliance Member Companies on the List of the Bay Area’s Fastest Growing Private Companies
October 17, 2019

Three companies led by Alliance Members were named to the 2019 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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Ervinna Lim Wins “Women in Cybersecurity” Award
October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Alliance member Ervinna Lim, who serves as Jumio’s vice president of global customer success, and won a Women in Cybersecurity award for her achievements in the cybersecurity industry.

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Bobby Reed Included in Sacramento Business Journal’s List of 40 Under 40
October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Alliance member Bobby Reed for being named one of Sacramento Business Journal’s "40 under 40!"

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ZEDEDA Named a 2019 Cool Vendor in Edge Computing
October 15, 2019

ZEDEDA, the leader in edge virtualization, announced it has been named as a 2019 Cool Vendor in the "Cool Vendors in Edge Computing" report by Gartner, Inc. Cool Vendors are considered to be interesting, new and innovative.   ZEDEDA is led by Alliance member Said Ouissal.

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Anne Bisagno Recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as One of the 2019 Women Who Lead
October 09, 2019

Congratulations to Alliance member Anne Bisagno who was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the 2019 "Women Who Lead."

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Blue Cedar Receives BlackBerry 2019 ISV Innovation Award
October 02, 2019

Blue Cedar, the company that provides rapid, no code mobile app security integration to enterprises and independent software vendors, announced its acceptance of the BlackBerry 2019 ISV Innovation award, which recognizes Blue Cedar for its speed and depth of its BlackBerry Dynamics integration.  Alliance member John Aisien is the CEO of Blue Cedar.

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Infogain Acquires Silicus Technologies
September 30, 2019

Infogain, a Silicon Valley based global leader in software platform engineering services and solutions, announced its acquisition of Silicus Technologies, a Houston-headquartered Microsoft Gold Partner and Microsoft Azure Expert MSP.  Infogain is led by Alliance member Sunil Bhatia.

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Oportun Financial Hits IPO Targets
September 26, 2019

Oportun Financial, a lender that focuses on low- and moderate-income borrowers, hit the bottom of its IPO target range in an offering that sold nearly $94 million in shares.  Alliance member Nick LeCuyer is the SVP, Retail, Marketing & Product Management of Oportun.

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Complete Solar Raises $9 Million
September 23, 2019

Complete Solar announced it has raised $9 million in equity funding led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Additional participating investment came from the Libra Foundation.  Alliance member Will Anderson is the CEO of Complete Solar.

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Franz’s Knowledge Graph Platform Solution Named to Big Data 50
September 18, 2019

Franz, an early innovator in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and leading supplier of Graph and Document Database technology for Knowledge Graphs, announced that it has been named to Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) – Big Data 50 – Companies Driving Innovation in 2019.  Alliance member Jans Aasman is the CEO of Franz.

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Jennifer Ernst To Introduce ClearUP At Launch!
September 10, 2019

Tivic Health Systems announced that, ClearUP Sinus Pain Relief, a game-changing treatment for sinus pain due to allergic rhinitis, has been named a finalist at the Health 2.0 Annual Launch! competition.   Alliance member Jennifer Ernst is the CEO of Tivic Health Systems.

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8 Alliance Members Make the INC 5000 Fastest Growing List
August 19, 2019

Eight companies, led by Alliance Members, were named to the 2018 INC 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S.

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BullGuard Wins 2019 Stevie International Business Award
August 15, 2019

Award-winning consumer cybersecurity company, BullGuard announced that BullGuard VPN was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award in the Consumer Products category in the 16th Annual Stevie International Business Awards.  BullGuard is led by Alliance member Paul Lipman.

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Automation Anywhere Acquires Klevops
August 01, 2019

Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation (RPA), announced that it has acquired Klevops, a privately-held company based in Paris.  Alliance member Peter Meechan is the Chief Corporate Development Officer and Edmundo Costa is the  VP of Sales for Automation Anywhere.

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How Tech-Infused Primary Care Centers Turned One Medical Into a $2 Billion Business
July 28, 2019

One Medical, led by Alliance member Amir Dan Rubin, was recently profiled by CNBC.

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Tivic Health Raises $8 Million Series Seed Round
July 23, 2019

Tivic Health™ Systems, a bioelectronic medical device company that treats chronic conditions, announced an $8 million Series Seed investment from Sand Hill Angels, Astia Angels, Golden Seeds, HBS Angels, Sierra Angels, Lateral Capital, Skylight Investments, a physician network and individual investors. The company has raised funds in a series of tranches.  Alliance member Jennifer Ernst is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tivic Health.

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Enlighted Earns New Product Innovation Award for Its Building IoT Technology
July 10, 2019

Enlighted earned the Frost & Sullivan 2019 North American New Product Innovation Award  for its building IoT technology that captures unparalleled building data used to transform the occupant experience, provide insights to optimize the use of real estate and resources, and lower energy and operating costs.  Enlighted is led by Alliance member Stefan Schwab.

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