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:

Ooma Agrees to Acquire Voxter
March 05, 2018

Ooma, a smart communications platform for businesses and consumers, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Voxter Communications, a provider of custom UCaaS solutions for mid-market and enterprise businesses. Alliance member Ravi Narula is the CFO of Ooma.

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FileShadow Founder Tyrone Pike Finds Consistent Paths To Success
March 03, 2018

David K. Williams recently interviewed Alliance member Tyrone Pike for Forbes magazine.

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VitalConnect Launches Continuous Patient Monitoring Platform in Hospitals Nationwide
February 27, 2018

VitalConnect, Inc., a leader in wearable biosensor technology for wireless monitoring in hospitals and remote patient populations, announced the launch of the Vista Solution™ platform. The Vista Solution platform enables wireless, real-time, continuous patient monitoring, and delivers a seamless feed of patient data that supports timely caregiver analysis in the hospital or at home.  VitalConnect is led by Alliance member Nersi Nazari.

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SmartBiz Loans Surpasses JP Morgan Chase as Number One Provider for SBA Loans
February 14, 2018

SmartBiz Loans, the #1 SBA marketplace and bank-enabling technology platform, announced that it has outpaced a number of national banks, including JP Morgan Chase, to become the top facilitator of SBA 7(a) loans $350,000 and less for the 2017 calendar year. Alliance member Evan Singer is the CEO of SmartBiz Loans.

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BullGuard Wins Best-in-class Gold Malware Protection Award
February 07, 2018

BullGuard, led by Alliance member Paul Lipman, has won a prestigious Gold Malware Protection Award from AV-Comparatives for its next-generation layered defence system. This best-in-class award acknowledges the high levels of protection BullGuard provides in defending against malware.

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Brown and Caldwell Expands Industrial Water Practice
February 01, 2018

Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, announced that it has added the resources of J4 Engineering Group, a leading industrial water services firm based in Boise, Idaho.  Alliance member Craig Goehring is the CEO of Brown and Caldwell.

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Mypurmist Included in the 60th GRAMMY Awards Gift Bag
January 22, 2018

A cordless Mypurmist Free ultrapure, personal steam inhaler is in the 60th GRAMMY Awards Gift Bag which will be given to every performer and presenter at the 2018 Awards show.  Mypurmist is led by Alliance member Lars Barfod.

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Rachel Haurwitz Among the Nominees for Newsweek’s “Women of the Future” Issue
January 18, 2018

Newsweek asked 20 prominent women to each nominate an up-and-comer they believe will be a trailblazer for the next generation. Congratulations to Alliance member Rachel Haurwitz who is among these 20 nominees.

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Anomali secures $40 million Series D
January 17, 2018

Anomali, a threat detection and mitigation company, announced a hefty $40 million Series D investment led by Lumia Capital.  Alliance member Hugh Njemanze is the CEO of Anomali.

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CLEVER Named to List of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America
December 19, 2017

Congratulations to Alliance member Cat Lincoln and CLEVER on being named to the 2017 Entrepreneur 360 list of the best entrepreneurial companies in America.

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Softvison Transforms Customer Engagement for Big-Name Brands
December 19, 2017

 Alliance member Andres Angelini, CEO of Softvision, was recently interviewed for a Digital Journal article.

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Caribou Biosciences Included in BioPM360’s Innovations Issue
December 17, 2017

Congratulations to Alliance member Rachel Haurwitz and Caribou Biosciences on being selected as one of BioPM360’s most innovative companies of 2017.

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Virtual Incision Announces $18 Million Series B Funding
December 12, 2017

Virtual Incision announced that the company has raised $18 million in Series B funding for miniaturized surgical robots.  Alliance member John Murphy is the President & CEO of Virtual Incision.

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Stefan Heck and Nauto on the Recode 100 List
December 06, 2017

Congratulations to Stefan Heck and Nauto on being ranked #68 on the 2017 Recode 100 list, which recognizes people in tech, business and media who mattered in 2017.

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Two Alliance Member Companies Selected Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winners
December 06, 2017

Congratulations to Big Switch Networks, led by Alliance member Doug Murray, and Ellie Mae, led by Alliance member Jonathan Corr for being named Glassdoor's 2017 Employees’ Choice Award Winners.  Big Switch Networks was honored in the small/medium business category and Ellie Mae was honored for the large business category.

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Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Announces Second FDA Approval
December 05, 2017

Sonoma Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an expanded antimicrobial claim for the company’s key dermatology gel product, Alevicyn™ SG Antipruritic Spray Gel, reflecting the product’s widening clinical utility.  Alliance member James Schutz is the CEO of Sonoma Pharmaceuticals.

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DriveScale Expands into Asia
November 29, 2017

DriveScale, the leader in delivering Software Composable Infrastructure (SCI) for modern workloads, announced its strategic expansion into Asia.  Commencing operations in this region has been accelerated by DriveScale engagements at a number of Japan's and China's top companies in the manufacturing, automotive, retail and consumer electronics industries.  DriveScale is led by Alliance members Gene Banman and Jeff Raice.

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CytomX Therapeutics Announces FDA Acceptance of IND for CTLA-4 Probody Therapeutic
November 28, 2017

CytomX Therapeutics announced that Bristol-Myers Squibb has received acceptance of the Investigational New Drug application (IND) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a CTLA-4-directed Probody™ therapeutic.  Alliance member Sean McCarthy is the President & CEO of CytomX.

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BioPharmX Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering
November 21, 2017

BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE AMERICAN: BPMX), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing products for the dermatology market, announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 73,500,000 shares of its common stock.  BioPharmX is led by Alliance member Anja Krammer.
 

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Anomali To Provide Threat-Sharing Expertise To U.S. House of Representatives
November 15, 2017

Anomali, a provider of market-leading threat intelligence solutions, announced that it will be appearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee to share its expertise as the first company to automatically share threat intelligence with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Automated Indicator Sharing program (AIS). The Anomali threat intelligence platform offers out-of-the-box integration with DHS AIS and facilitates cyber intelligence sharing communities.  Alliance member Hugh Njemanze is the CEO of Anomali.

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