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Fast Data Will Revolutionize Cybersecurity in 2016

How could ordering a pizza take down a bank? It’s frighteningly easy—and illustrates the need for faster, more-sophisticated technology to block the even more-pernicious cyber-security threats targeting big companies today. In the pizza example, a bank employee orders a pizza online, using his company email address to complete the transaction. And, like many people, he

Feb. 18, 2016 |

Portfolium Raises $1.2M Venture Round to Grow the First Skills Marketplace for Students and Employers; Fuses Ed Tech with HR Tech to Transform Campus Hiring

Portfolium has raised a total of $2.1M to help employers make better matches between entry-level candidates and jobs on the basis of students’ digital portfolios vs. their sparse, limited resumes. While LinkedIn has only gained traction with 13% of millennials, Portfolium has partnered directly with leading universities to drive impressive adoption by undergrads and recent

Sep. 17, 2015 |

Company Takes on Big Job Of Measuring Nanoparticles

TECH: Possible Markets Include Medicine, Oil, And Semiconductors In a scene from detective fiction, the hero jumps into a taxicab, points a finger toward the windshield, and says three words that we all know are coming: “Follow that car.” Some locally developed technology being commercialized by San Diego-based Manta Instruments Inc. operates on roughly the

Aug. 24, 2015 |

Zipari Names Financial Services Technologist and Industry Expert Rahul Merchant to the Board

Poised to disrupt the $2.5T health insurance market after launching its Customer Experience platform, Zipari announces TIAA-CREF CIO Rahul Merchant will join board, bringing substantial technology, management and leadership expertise Zipari, a healthcare software startup poised to disrupt the insurance and benefits market, today announced IT veteran and business leader Rahul Merchant has joined the

Jul. 15, 2015 |

Triton Technology Fund announces seed round investment in Grolltex

Grolltex Leverages UCSD Technology Patents for Electronics Miniaturization March 14, 2016 San Diego, CA – Grolltex, an advanced materials company, employing patented technology from the Nanoengineering Lab of the University of California, San Diego, today secured its seed round funding led by the Triton Technology Fund (TTF). This $1.0 million seed round will enable Grolltex

Jul. 13, 2015 |

Roam Insight

This past week marked a great step forward for our portfolio company Roam Insight as they closed their series A financing. The round was led by Formation 8 with participation from Blumberg Capital, Goldcrest Capital, LDVP partners, Vertical Ventures Partners, Haystack Partners, and Stanford University’s Endowment/StartX. The company raised over $7M of new capital at

Jul. 7, 2015 |

Healthcare Software Startup Zipari Launches First and Only Customer Experience Platform for Health Insurance, Poised to Disrupt $2.5 Trillion U.S. Health Insurance Market

Venture-backed Zipari, with its CX Customer Experience Platform and suite of products, enables carriers to better understand customers by humanizing and personalizing the healthcare lifecycle process Zipari is a true end-to-end customer experience solution platform for healthcare, providing a richer experience that allows insurance carriers to get the right health insurance products and services to

Jun. 30, 2015 |

PowWow Mobile

Garter recently issued a good report on mobility in the enterprise. A interesting excerpt: According to a recent Gartner report, over the last 18 months, the list of enterprise applications waiting to be mobilized has grown form an average of less than 10 apps to upwards of 75 apps per enterprise. And over the next

Jun. 2, 2015 |