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:

Novome Biotechnologies Raises $33 Million Series A Financing
January 07, 2020

Novome Biotechnologies, a biotechnology company engineering first-in-class, living medicines for chronic diseases, announced that it has secured $33 million in a Series A financing and has appointed Alliance member Blake Wise as Chief Executive Officer. 

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Cadent Acquires 4INFO
January 02, 2020

Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, announced the acquisition of 4INFO to expand its cross-screen solutions for national advertisers with advanced audience targeting, and over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV) video buying capabilities.  Alliance member Tim Jenkins is the CEO of 4INFO.

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Ekso Bionics Announces Closing of $5.0 Million Registered Direct Offering
December 20, 2019

Ekso Bionics, an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, announced the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering of 11,111,116 shares of its common stock and warrants.  Ekso Bionics is led by Alliance member Jack Peurach.

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Lattice Semiconductor Wins GSA’s 2019 “Analyst Favorite Semiconductor Company” Award
December 09, 2019

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced that it won the Global Semiconductor Alliance’s (GSA) 2019 "Analyst Favorite Semiconductor Company" Award based on technology and financial performance.  Alliance member Jim Anderson is the President & CEO of Lattice.

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Bailard Wins a 2019 Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work Award
December 09, 2019

Congratulations to Bailard, a boutique asset and wealth management firm led by Alliance member Peter Hill, on earning a Pensions & Investments "2019 Best Places to Work in Money Management" award.

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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 2019 INC 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S.

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