Biological Dynamics fetches $26.8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

San Diego-based Biological Dynamics Inc, a molecular diagnostics company, has closed $26.8 million in funding. The investors included Heritage Group, Alexandria Venture Investment and Irwin Jacobs, co-founder of Qualcomm. PRESS RELEASE (SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 4, 2015) — Biological Dynamics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, announced today that it has completed a $26.8M round of financing. […]

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Cubic Telecom raises $20.2 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

Audi Electronics Venture GmbH (AEV), a subsidiary of AUDI AG , and Qualcomm Inc. have invested 18 million Euros (US$20.2 million) in Cubic Telecom. Dublin-based Cubic Telecom provides a Machine to Machine (M2M) connectivity platform. Cubic’s existing investors include Sierra Wireless, ACT Venture Capital, TPS Investment Ltd and Enterprise Ireland.

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Whistle snaps up $15 mln, also acquires Tagg

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based Whistle, a provider of pet tech products and services, has secured $15 million in Series B funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from Qualcomm, Melo7 Tech Partners LLC and Queensbridge Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Paul Asel, a managing partner at NGP, has been added to Whistle’s board of directors. And, Whistle has acquired pet tracker GPS system Tagg from Qualcomm. No financial terms were disclosed.

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Qualcomm to invest $40 mln in four Chinese start-ups and Chinese fund

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Mobile tech powerhouse Qualcomm has committed to investing $40 million in four Chinese start-ups in addition to China Walden Venture Investments, a China-focused semiconductor fund. Among the firms Qualcomm plans to back are 7Invensun, an eye-tracking solution provider; Chukong Technologies, a mobile entertainment platform provider; and Unisound, a voice recognition and processing technology provider.

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