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:

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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Rob Chamberlain Opens Security 101 San Francisco Bay Area Office
June 18, 2019

Congratulations to veteran entrepreneur and Alliance member Rob Chamberlin who is the latest franchise owner to join the team at Security 101. 

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Knee Replacement Patients Enjoy Life-Changing Surgical Outcomes with RSIP Vision’s Revolutionary AI
May 29, 2019

RSIP Vision, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision, and image processing technology, announced the release of a new AI module that promises a life-changing impact on the millions of patients who undergo knee surgery every year.   Alliance member Ron Soferman is the founder and CEO of RSIP Vision.

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Cardinal Analytx Raises $22 Million
May 23, 2019

Cardinal Analytx Solutions, which develops and maintains predictive analytics software for health care payers and providers, announced that it has secured $22 million in a series B round led by Kleiner Perkins chair John Doerr, with participation from strategic investors GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Blue Shield California, and Premera Blue Cross. Cardinal Analytx Solutions is led by Alliance member Linda T. Hand.

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Ticketing Leader AudienceView Acquires Vendini
May 22, 2019

AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company.  Alliance member Mark Tacchi is the President & CEO of Vendini.

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Alliance Members on the 2019 List of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business”
May 16, 2019

Congratulations to Alliance members Leslie Moulton-Post, President of Environmental Science Associates and Cristene Burr, President of Junior Achievement of NorCal, two of the newest honorees named to the 2019 list of the "Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business." Compiled by the San Francisco Business Times, this annual list celebrates women business leaders in real estate, law, tech, finance, health care and many other industries and diverse fields, who all share a passion for what they do.

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