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:

Tregaron Announces Agreement to Sell Endurance International Group
November 17, 2011

Tregaron announced that it has signed an agreement to sell a majority of its stake in portfolio company Endurance International Group to Warburg Pincus and GS Capital Partners. Tregaron is led by Alliance member JR Matthews.

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Private Ocean CEO Receives Schwab IMPACT Leadership Award
November 04, 2011

Alliance member Richard Stone, CLU, CFP has been recognized for a lifetime of contributions to the financial planning industry and was awarded the prestigious Schwab IMPACT® Leadership Award.

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7 Alliance Members on the List of the Bay Area’s Fastest Growing Private Companies
October 28, 2011

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

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DotNetNuke Opens Door to Better Web Sites
October 28, 2011

San Francisco Business Times reporter Krystal Peak profiled Alliance member, Navin Nagiah and DotNetNuke.

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SciClone Pharmaceuticals Announced Share Repurchase Program
October 04, 2011

SciClone Pharmaceuticals announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to repurchase up to $20 million of its outstanding common stock over the next 24 months. Alliance member Friedhelm Blobel is SciClone's President & CEO.

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EORM Offers One-Stop Shop
September 16, 2011

EORM offers one-stop shop for regulatory, risk and green advice to help businesses keep up with a rapidly changing environment. Alliance member Glenn Fishler is the CEO of EORM.

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BamMagazine.com Is Now Live
September 15, 2011

BAM's founder and publisher Dennis Erokan is announcing the beginning of BamMagazine.com, a constantly updated website about everything Bay Area Music.

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Melinda Garcia Named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
September 14, 2011

Alliance member Melinda Garcia, managing shareholder of the Pleasanton business law firm Garcia & Gurney, has been named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by the Bay Area nonprofit Women's Initiative for Self-Employment.

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4 Alliance Members on the List of the Bay Area’s Healthiest Employers
September 09, 2011

Four companies, led by Alliance Members, received Bay Area Healthiest Employers Awards.

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Ed Levine to Open a Second LB Steak in Early 2012
August 26, 2011

Some experienced restaurateurs, like Alliance member Ed Levine, CEO of Left Bank Brasseries, are already tasting the sweet side of a sour economy.

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10 Alliance Members Make the INC Fastest Growing List
August 23, 2011

Ten companies, led by Alliance Members, were named to the INC 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.

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AE Biofuels Announces Acquisition of Industrial Biotechnology Company Zymetis
July 06, 2011

AE Biofuels a global advanced biofuels company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Zymetis, Inc., a Maryland-based industrial biotechnology company that develops products for the renewable chemicals and advanced fuels industries. Alliance member Eric McAfee is the CEO of AE Biofuels.

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Hanson Bridgett Named Official Law Firm of the 34th America’s Cup
June 09, 2011

Prestigious law firm, Hanson Bridgett LLP, has been named as the Official Law Firm of the 34th America's Cup. Alliance member Andrew Giacomini is the Managing Partner of Hanson Bridgett.

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Nimbic Secures $6.9M Series B Financing
June 02, 2011

Nimbic, a leading provider of SaaS-based, cloud-computing electronic design automation (EDA) solutions, announced that new investor Austral Capital, and existing investors Madrona Venture Group and WRF Capital, have collectively invested $6.9 million in venture funding. Alliance member Raul Camposano is the CEO of Nimbic.

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3 Alliance Members on the List of the Best Places to Work
April 22, 2011

Three companies, led by Alliance Members, were named to the list of the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2011."

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Jamba Juice and Venus Williams Sign Letter of Intent
April 20, 2011

Jamba Juice and Venus Williams signed a Letter of Intent to open Jamba Stores in D.C. market. This joint venture brings healthy lifestyle solution to the DC. Area by one of the world's most highly regarded athletes. Alliance member James White is the CEO of Jamba Juice.

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SciClone Buys U.S.-Backed Chinese Drug Company
April 19, 2011

SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. bought NovaMed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Chinese specialty pharmaceutical company backed by American venture capital firm Atlas Ventures, in a cash and stock deal worth up to nearly $105 million. Alliance member Freidhelm Blobel is the CEO of SciClone.

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Clare Computer Installs New CEO
April 01, 2011

Alliance member Brad Mendonsa was recently named CEO of Clare Computer Solutions.

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5 Alliance Members Among the 2011 OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies
March 16, 2011

Five companies, led by Alliance Members, were named to the list of 2011 OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies. The OD100 comprises the top emerging Internet companies that are are pioneers in cloud computing and SaaS.

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Neal Ringquist Interview on ABC News
March 11, 2011

Alliance member Neal Ringquist was interviewed on ABC News. Neal discussed "Getting Personal Finances Back on Track."

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