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:

Ctuit Serves Restaurants Efficiency Tools
November 16, 2012

The restaurant software company, Ctuit, was profiled in the San Francisco Business Times. Alliance member Rob D'Ambrosia is the CEO of Ctuit.

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4 Alliance Members on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 List
November 14, 2012

Four companies led by Alliance Members were named to the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List.

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Ask.com Strategy Shift Starts to Pay Off
October 26, 2012

San Francisco Business Times reporter Patrick Hoge profiled the strategic changes at Ask.com which is led by Alliance member Doug Leeds.

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12 Alliance Members on the List of the Bay Area’s Fastest Growing Private Companies
October 24, 2012

Twelve companies led by Alliance Members, and the Alliance of Chief Executives, 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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Joy Chen of Yes To Inc. Among Most Admired CEOs in Bay Area
October 15, 2012

Congratulations to Joy Chen of Yes To Inc. who was named by the San Francisco Business Times as a 2012 Most Admired CEO.

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SciClone Pharmaceuticals on FORTUNE’s List of the 100 Fastest Growing Companies
September 24, 2012

FORTUNE magazine's Annual list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies includes SciClone Pharmaceuticals. Alliance member Friedhelm Blobel is the President & CEO of the company.

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Gyft Launches Mobile Gift Card Platform
September 11, 2012

Gyft launched their mobile gift card platform to give consumers on-the-go access. More than 100 retailers have integrated with Gyft, including Amazon.com, Sephora, Brookstone, and Lowe's, to improve their consumers' experience. Gyft is led by Alliance member Vinny Lingham.

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13 Alliance Members Make the INC Fastest Growing List
September 10, 2012

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

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Performant Financial Rises on First Day of Trading
August 10, 2012

Shares of Performant Financial Corporation. posted double-digit gains on their first day of trading. Performant is led by Alliance member Lisa Im.

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Vendini & Other Ticket Sellers Add to Service on the Web
August 03, 2012

San Francisco Business Times reporter Patrick Hoge researched online ticketing companies including Vendini which is led by Alliance member Mark Tacchi.

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How Gild Aims to Turn Tech Hiring on its Head
July 16, 2012

San Francisco-based Gild wants to change the way tech companies hire programmers and has ranked over a million developers based on the quality of their code. Gild is led by Alliance member Sheeroy Desai.

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Sblend Sblendorio Honored by Northern California Super Lawyers
July 11, 2012

Congratulations to Alliance member Sblend Sblendorio who was included on the 2012 list of Northern California Super Lawyers. Approximately 5% of the Northern California Bar receives this distinction, as determined by a poll of California lawyers and through independent research.

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Schlumberger and Liquid Robotics Launch Joint Venture
June 21, 2012

Schlumberger, the global oil and gas technology behemoth, and Liquid Robotics launched a joint venture Thursday to deploy the Silicon Valley startup's ocean-going robots to provide exploration and monitoring services for the offshore oil industry. Alliance member Gary Gysin is the CEO of Liquid Robotics.

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Lisa Im Named Entrepreneur of the Year
June 02, 2012

Alliance member Lisa Im, CEO of Performant Financial Corporation, has been named a winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Northern California.

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2 Alliance Member Companies Receive TiE50 Awards
May 11, 2012

Two companies, led by Alliance Members, were included on the 2012 TiE50 Awards which recognize the top technology startups from the following segments: Internet (including Social Networking), Energy (including Cleantech), Wireless/Mobile, Software (including Cloud Computing), and Life Sciences.

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Sutro Biopharma Closes Second Tranche of $36M C-round Financing
May 08, 2012

Sutro Biopharma closed the second tranche of a $36 million Series C venture round, and is readying the infrastructure it needs to produce highly targeted, cancer-fighting antibody-drug conjugates. Sutro Biopharma's CEO, Bill Newell, and VP Business Development, Lesley Stolz, are Alliance members.

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Nuevora Raises $2.25M For Big Data Analytics
May 07, 2012

Nuevora which aims to help customers make sense of the massive amounts of data their companies are generating, raised $2.25 million in Series A funding from Fortisure Ventures, with another $1.75 million in commitments from the firm. Alliance member Phani Nagarjuna is the CEO of Nuevora.

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3 Alliance Members Named to the Silicon Valley 150: Top 10 Lists
April 21, 2012

Three companies, led by Alliance Members, were included on the 2012 "Silicon Valley 150: The Top 10 Lists."

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6 Alliance Members on the List of the Best Places to Work
April 19, 2012

Automony Corporation, PLC Announces Agreement to Acquire ZANTAZ

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Mary Haak-Frendscho Named Executive Chairperson of Compugen
March 28, 2012

Compugen Ltd. announced the appointment of Alliance member, Mary Haak-Frendscho, Ph.D., as Executive Chairperson of Compugen Inc.

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