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:

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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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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Insuretech Company Health IQ Raises $55 Million Series D
May 08, 2019

Health IQ Insurance Services is continuing its growth trajectory with the help of a new $55 million Series D financing round led by Greenspring Associates, Aquiline Technology Growth and Hanwha Asset Management.  Alliance member Munjal Shah is the CEO of Health IQ.

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Cohesity Acquires Imanis Data
May 08, 2019

Hyperconverged secondary storage company Cohesity has acquired Imanis Data, makers of NoSQL data protection software.  Alliance member John Mracek is the CEO of Imanis Data.

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Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services Expands Pilot of Ekso Bionics EksoGT Exoskeleton
May 03, 2019

Ekso Bionics Holdings, an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, has announced that Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services ("Kindred"), has expanded their pilot of the EksoGT exoskeleton to offer advanced stroke rehabilitation at the majority of their sites - over 20 freestanding inpatient Kindred rehabilitation hospitals in 13 states.  Ekso Bionics is led by Alliance member Jack Peurach.

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2 Alliance Members Receive Stevie Awards
May 02, 2019

Two companies, led by Alliance Members, received Bronze Stevie Award-winning nominations in the 2019 American Business Awards, the world's premier business awards. 

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Sight Machine Raises $29M in Series C Funding
April 23, 2019

Sight Machine, led by Alliance member Jon Sobel, raised $29.4M in Series C venture capital funding.

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EAT Club Acquires Taro
April 19, 2019

EAT Club, the lunch delivery service that counts companies like Facebook, Postmates and others as customers, has acquired meal delivery service Taro.  Alliance member Doug Leeds is the CEO of EAT Club.

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7 Alliance Members on the List of the Best Places to Work
April 18, 2019

Seven companies, led by Alliance Members, were named to the 2018 list of the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area!

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Embroker Raises $28 Million in Series B Funding
April 09, 2019

Embroker, a digital insurance company based in San Francisco, announced that it’s raised $28 million in a series B funding round.  Alliance member Matt Miller is the CEO and Founder of Embroker.

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XOMA Acquires Rights to Five Hematology Candidates
April 08, 2019

XOMA Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire the rights to potential royalty payments and a portion of the potential milestone payments associated with five hematology assets from Aronora, Inc.  XOMA is led by Alliance member Jim Nea.

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Fleetsmith Lands $30M Series B
April 05, 2019

Fleetsmith has announced a $30 million Series B round led by Menlo Ventures.  Fleetsmith is led by Alliance member Zack Blum.

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Nozomi Networks Wins Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer Award
March 25, 2019

Nozomi Networks, the leader in industrial cyber security and operational visibility, has been named a 2019 New Energy Pioneer by BloombergNEF (BNEF). The company was recognized at the BNEF Summit in New York for its impact on helping industrial infrastructure around the world become more resilient and secure.  Alliance member Edgard Capdevielle is the CEO of Nozomi Networks.

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Sutro Biopharma Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of STRO-002
March 15, 2019

Sutro Biopharma (NASDAQ: STRO) announced that it has dosed the first patient in a Phase I study of STRO-002, an anti-folate receptor alpha (FoIRα) antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), in patients with ovarian and endometrial cancers.  Alliance member Bill Newell is the CEO of Sutro Biopharma.

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TiVo Partners With Mobile ‘Identity Mapping’ Company 4INFO
March 12, 2019

TiVo has partnered with Palo Alto, California-based mobile advertising tech company 4INFO to deploy a tool that makes audiences addressable across locations and devices. 4INFO is led by Alliance member Tim Jenkins.

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SpineGuard Granted Patent for Spinal Ultrasound Mapping Technology
March 07, 2019

SpineGuard, an innovative company that deploys its DSG real time digital technology for surgical guidance intended to secure and streamline skeletal implant placement, announced the grant of a patent for the mapping of bony structures by ultrasound, in France and Japan.  Alliance member Stéphane Bette, is the CEO and Co-Founder of SpineGuard.

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