Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bay Area Tech Wire - March 23

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BAY AREA TECH WIRE -- March 23, 2017
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Sponsor: Bluetooth World 2017, March 28-29, Santa Clara Convention Center
https://bluetoothworldevent.com

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Hayward-Based Ripcord Launches After Raising $9.5 Million in First Round
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San Francisco-Based Lystable Raises Additional $10M to Close First Round
o San Francisco-Based Drivemode Lands $6.5 Million in First Round
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San Jose-Based Paradata Nearing Completion of $10 Million Funding Round
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San Francisco-Based RichRelevance Names Carl Theobald as New CEO
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Survey: Most Americans Uninformed About Key Cybersecurity Issues
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Bluetooth World 2017, March 28-29, Santa Clara Convention Center
o Briefly Noted:
Uepaa, Keysight Technologies, Intel
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> Job/Event/Marketplace Classified Listings (Full Listings Below Stories)

--Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center
--Job Listing: Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer
--Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit - April 21 - DC

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o Hayward-Based Ripcord Launches After Raising $9.5 Million in First Round

Hayward, Calif. -- Ripcord, a Hayward-based developer of robots that scan, index and categorize paper records to make them searchable, said on Thursday it has launched operations after raising $9.5 million in its first round of funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round, which also included participation from Lux Capital, Legend Star and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Ripcord helps companies digitize paper records and connect them to their existing enterprise systems. The technology includes scanning, natural language search technology, records certification tools and cloud access via a secure platform. Once records are uploaded, users can share and connect records to other enterprise applications like SAP, Oracle and NetSuite.
http://www.ripcord.com 
https://youtu.be/iL_1kcH-4Xs (Video of Ripcord robot)

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o San Francisco-Based Lystable Raises Additional $10M to Close First Round

San Francisco -- Lystable, the San Francisco- and London-based developer of a freelancer collaboration app, said on Thursday it has raised an additional $10 million to close its first round of funding at $21 million. Valar Ventures led the additional tranche, with participation from previous backers SciFi VC (formerly HVF Investments), Kindred Capital and Goldcrest Capital, as well as new investors Glynn Capital and Wilmont Ventures. Eric Scott, a partner at SciFi VC, will join the company's board of directors. Lystable said its free app is designed to streamline freelancer collaboration by managing profiles, assigning work, tracking invoices and making payments. Customers include The Economist, Expedia, NY Daily News, Airbnb, ESPN, CNBC, IDEO and Google. "The additional capital will be used to continue to expand our team in the U.S. and specifically to launch a major new product later in 2017," said founder and CEO Peter Johnston.
https://lystable.com/ 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170323005358/en/Lystable-Increases-Series-Funding-21-Million 
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o San Francisco-Based Drivemode Lands $6.5 Million in First Round

San Francisco -- Drivemode, the San Francisco-based developer of a safe platform for smartphone use in vehicles, said on Thursday it has landed $6.5 million in its first round of funding, led by Panasonic. Miyako Capital, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital and Innovative Venture Fund Investment also participated in the round, which the company will use to accelerate new product development and expand its staff. Drivemode is the developer of an Android app featuring a "no-look" interface that allows users to focus on the road while accessing music, navigation, calls and texts from their phones. The company, which previously had raised $2.65 million since its 2014 launch, said it also is planning to add new functions such as parking reservations and roadside assistance through partnerships. Sunny Sugaya, managing director of Miyako Capital, will join the company's board of directors.
http://www.drivemode.com
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/drivemode-raises-65-million-series-a-for-smartphone-connected-car-development-300427706.html 
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o San Jose-Based Paradata Nearing Completion of $10 Million Funding Round

San Jose, Calif. -- Paradata, a San Jose-based developer of cloud-based software for the supply chain industry, said on Thursday it is nearing completion of a new $10 million funding round, which is being led by previous backers Richmond Global and PivotNorth. SAP.iO also is participating in the round, which the company will use to scale its core platform. Paradata said its technology is designed to help manufacturers, distributors and suppliers make better procurement and sourcing decisions through real-time insights into part and component costs, compliance, lead time and other go-to-market risks. "We want to be the Google of the supply chain industry, empowering manufacturers to look up any component or part across their entire supply chain ecosystem and quickly find the single source of truth," said CEO Debbra Rogers. Customers include Adtran, Aerohive Networks, Juniper Networks, Palo Alto Networks, Pure Storage and Teledyne/Lecroy.
http://www.paradata.io
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/paradata-nears-completion-of-10-million-financing-round-as-sapio-joins-to-speed-delivery-of-unique-smart-supply-chain-saas-solution-300428239.html 
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o San Francisco-Based RichRelevance Names Carl Theobald as New CEO

San Francisco -- RichRelevance, a San Francisco-based developer of e-commerce personalization tools for retailers, on Thursday named Carl Theobald as its new president and CEO. He succeeds Eduardo Sanchez, who will remain with the company as a board advisor. Theobald most recently served as the CEO of FollowAnalytics, and previously was the CEO of Avangate. "Eduardo has played an instrumental role in cementing RichRelevance's leadership and building a profitable business in retail personalization," said Chairman Bill Pearce. "We are well positioned to build on this foundation to expand into new areas." RichRelevance's platform uses machine learning and algorithmic decisioning to match any consumer with the most relevant content, including product recommendations, search results, content, offers and video.
http://www.richrelevance.com
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170323005384/en/RichRelevance-Appoints-Carl-Theobald-President-Chief-Executive  
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o Survey: Most Americans Uninformed About Key Cybersecurity Issues

Washington, DC -- Despite the growing prevalence of cyberattacks, many Americans remain uninformed about key cybersecurity issues, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. The survey of more than 1,000 adult Internet users included 13 questions designed to test their knowledge of cybersecurity topics and terms. The median respondent answered only five of the 13 questions correctly, with just 1% correctly answering all 13 questions. While most people were able to identify strong passwords and recognize the dangers of using public Wi-Fi, far fewer were knowledgeable about technical issues. For instance, just 39% were aware that Internet service providers can see the sites their customers are visiting while utilizing the "private browsing" mode, 33% knew that the a URL beginning with "https://" indicates that traffic on the site is encrypted, and only 13% were aware that the risks of using insecure Wi-Fi networks can be minimized by using a virtual private network (VPN). Those with higher levels of education and younger Internet users are more likely to answer cybersecurity questions correctly. Both the quiz and the complete report are available at the links below.
http://www.pewinternet.org/quiz/cybersecurity-knowledge/ (Quiz)
http://www.pewinternet.org/2017/03/22/what-the-public-knows-about-cybersecurity/ (Complete report)
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Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center

Join us to get inspired and discover the future of connectivity and IoT.

There's nothing more inspirational than seeing, playing and experiencing amazing IoT gadgets that have successfully gone to market and made it big.

Entry is FREE and you will be able to visit the various zones including Automotive, Audio, Smart Home and Health & Fitness, test your innovations at the Testing Stations and meet a range of suppliers.

For just $50 you also have access to a wide range of developer sessions as well as hear from inspirational keynotes from big brands including Garmin, Google, Zipcar and Plantronics.

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o Briefly Noted:

(San Francisco) Switzerland-based Uepaa, a developer of proximity awareness technology for mobile apps, said it has expanded into North America with a new office in San Francisco. The company has hired Matthew Kotler to run the office as vice president of partnerships for North America. Kotler most recently was the vice president of sales at VentureBeat.
http://www.uepaa.ch/ 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170322005451/en/Mobile-Proximity-Tech-Uepaa-Announces-Matthew-Kotler 

(Santa Rosa, Calif.) Santa Rosa-based Keysight Technologies, the developer of test and measurement tools, said it has priced its public offering of 11.4 million shares at $35 each. The company said it will use the net proceeds, approximately $384.3 million, to help pay for its previously announced $1.6 billion acquisition of Ixia, a developer of application testing, visibility and security tools.
http://www.keysight.com 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170322006360/en/Keysight-Technologies-Announces-Pricing-Public-Offering-Common 

(Santa Clara, Calif.) Santa Clara-based chipmaker Intel on Thursday named Omar Ishrak and Greg Smith to its board of directors. Ishrak is the chairman and CEO of Medtronic, and previously spent 16 years in various roles with General Electric, most recently as the president and CEO of GE Healthcare Systems. Smith is the chief financial officer (CFO) and executive vice president of corporate development and strategy at Boeing.
https://newsroom.intel.com/news-releases/intel-elects-two-new-members-board-directors/ 

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> Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center

Join us to get inspired and discover the future of connectivity and IoT. There's nothing more inspirational than seeing, playing and experiencing amazing IoT gadgets that have successfully gone to market and made it big. Entry is FREE and you will be able to visit the various zones including Automotive, Audio, Smart Home and Health & Fitness, test your innovations at the Testing Stations and meet a range of suppliers. For just $50 you also have access to a wide range of developer sessions as well as hear from inspirational keynotes from big brands including Garmin, Google, Zipcar and Plantronics. Register for FREE entry or purchase an 'Access all areas pass' for just $50!
For more information: https://bluetoothworldevent.com
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> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation

The old "if-then motivators" of giving bonuses for the achievement of goals no longer work. Work has become too complex and is changing too rapidly for such simple formulas to be relevant and to motivate performance. Here, we summarize research on shifts in employee motivators.
http://www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/bay-area-tech-wire
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> Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer

The City and County of San Francisco is conducting a national search for an engaging, customer-service driven executive to oversee the award-winning Department of Technology with over 220 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $100 million. The Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer (Director of DT/CIO) is at-will management-level position reporting to the Mayor with functional reporting to the City Administrator. Interested candidates should apply by by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Bay Area Tech Wire - March 22

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BAY AREA TECH WIRE -- March 22, 2017
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To sponsor: www.bayareatechwire.com

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San Francisco-Based Casetext Raises $12 Million in Second Round
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Bay Area Investors Take Part in New $14 Million Round for Avere Systems
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Newark-Based Kaiam to Acquire U.K. Manufacturing Facility from CP
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Santa Clara-Based Intel to Provide Virtual Reality for NCAA Tournament
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Fremont Ranks No. 6 in SmartAsset's Best Cities for Women in Tech List
o Briefly Noted:
Cint, Move Guides, Linden Lab
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> Job/Event/Marketplace Classified Listings (Full Listings Below Stories)

--Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center
--Job Listing: Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer
--Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit - April 21 - DC

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o San Francisco-Based Casetext Raises $12 Million in Second Round

San Francisco -- In one of the largest investments to date in the legal tech industry, San Francisco-based Casetext, a developer of artificial intelligence legal research technology for lawyers, said on Wednesday it has raised $12 million in its second round of funding. Canvas Ventures led the round, which also included participation from previous backers Union Square Ventures, 8VC and Red Sea Ventures. The company said it will use the proceeds to further develop its software platform expand its staff and bolster the capabilities of its CARA automated research assistant for lawyers. "As technology has become more ubiquitous, we see lawyers facing conflicting pressures: to spend less time researching, but also to find every precedent that could help your client win," said founder and CEO Jake Heller. "CARA enables users to carry out the most comprehensive search of the law and uncover the highest quality information possible." Law firms such as Quinn Emanuel, Fenwick & West, DLA Piper, Ogletree Deakins and Greenberg Traurig all recently have partnered with the firm to use the technology.
http://www.casetext.com
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170322005380/en/AI-Based-Legal-Research-Firm-Casetext-Closes-12 
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o Bay Area Investors Take Part in New $14 Million Round for Avere Systems

Pittsburgh -- Several Bay Area venture capital firms, including Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and new investor Google, have taken part in a new $14 million funding round for Pittsburgh-based Avere Systems, a developer of data storage technology. Tenaya Capital and Western Digital Capital also participated in the company's fifth round, which increased its total funds raised to $97 million. Avere said it will use the proceeds to expand its hybrid cloud product offerings. The company's FXT Edge filer technology is designed to help clients integrate applications requiring file systems into the public cloud.
http://www.averesystems.com
http://www.averesystems.com/news-and-events/avere-systems-closes-14-million-series-e-to-expand-cloud-offerings 
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o Newark-Based Kaiam to Acquire U.K. Manufacturing Facility from CP

Newark, Calif. -- Kaiam, a Newark-based maker of data center transceivers, said on Wednesday it will acquire the U.K. manufacturing facility of Compound Photonics (CP). As part of the deal, CP will invest in Kaiam to further develop the 300,000-square-foot facility. Kaiam said the large space will allow it to expand its datacom transceiver manufacturing capacity, while also giving it a cleanroom for processing III-V devices, including pHEMTs, HBTs, photodetectors and lasers. "This acquisition not only allows us to ramp product in the short term, but gives us access to advanced Integrated InP PICs at low cost that we will need in the long term," said CEO Bardia Pezeshki. Financial terms of the deal, expected to close in the next quarter, were not disclosed.
http://www.kaiam.com 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170322005424/en/Kaiam-Intends-Expand-Manufacturing-Capacity-UK-Acquisition 
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o Santa Clara-Based Intel to Provide Virtual Reality for NCAA Tournament

Santa Clara, Calif. -- Intel, the Santa Clara-based chipmaker, said it has signed a multi-year deal with Turner Sports, CBS Sports and the NCAA to become the official virtual reality (VR) provider of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. The VR experience will be available through a new NCAA March Madness Live VR app, powered by Intel, available for download at the Oculus store. It will allow fans to purchase a premium ticket for a virtual courtside seat experience, where they'll have the option to control the viewing perspective or opt for a produced VR broadcast in their headset. The livestream technology will launch with the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 in San Jose.
https://newsroom.intel.com/news-releases/intel-turner-sports-cbs-ncaa-mens-basketball-championship/ 
http://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2017-03-20/ncaar-march-madnessr-livetm-vr-app-offer-enhanced-virtual 
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o Fremont Ranks No. 6 in SmartAsset's Best Cities for Women in Tech List

Fremont, Calif. -- Buoyed by the nation's highest median annual salary for women in computer and math occupations, Fremont ranks No. 6 in SmartAsset's newly released list of the Best Cities for Women in Tech. Washington, DC tops the list, followed by Kansas City, Mo.; Baltimore; Indianapolis; and New Orleans. There are no other Bay Area cities among the top 15. Females in technology occupations in Fremont make a median salary of $68,180 (after housing costs), and the city has seen four-year tech employment growth of 28% for women, one of the nation's highest figures. Overall, however, women make up only 27% of mathand computer jobs in Fremont and on average earn 16% less than their male counterparts. Complete details and rankings Are available at the link below.
https://smartasset.com/mortgage/best-cities-women-in-tech-2017 
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o Briefly Noted:

(San Francisco) Sweden-based Cint, a developer of software that lets users access online consumer panels, has named Michael Teng as vice president of partner solutions for its Data & Technology business unit. Teng, who will be based in San Francisco, most recently served as the vice president of global publisher services at YuMe, and previously spent six years leading partner teams at Yahoo.
https://www.cint.com 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170321006095/en/Cint-Appoints-Michael-Teng-Vice-President-Partner 

(San Francisco) Move Guides, a U.K.-based, developer of a platform designed to help companies move talent around the world for new jobs, relocations, projects and expatriate assignments, has named Todd Wilms as its vice president of marketing, based in San Francisco. Wilms most recently served as the vice president of corporate marketing at Verisign, and previously held corporate communications and digital marketing leadership positions at Neustar, SAP, IBM (formerly Emptoris) and PayPal.
https://www.moveguides.com/press/press-release-move-guides-appoints-todd-wilms-as-vice-president-of-marketing-to-support-continued-growth
 
(San Francisco) San Francisco-based Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life that currently is developing a new platform that lets users create, share and monetize their own social VR experiences, has named Bing Gordon to its board of directors. Gordon is the chief product officer of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (KPCB).
https://www.lindenlab.com/ 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170321006163/en/Bing-Gordon-Joins-Linden-Lab-Board-Directors 

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> Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center

Join us to get inspired and discover the future of connectivity and IoT. There's nothing more inspirational than seeing, playing and experiencing amazing IoT gadgets that have successfully gone to market and made it big. Entry is FREE and you will be able to visit the various zones including Automotive, Audio, Smart Home and Health & Fitness, test your innovations at the Testing Stations and meet a range of suppliers. For just $50 you also have access to a wide range of developer sessions as well as hear from inspirational keynotes from big brands including Garmin, Google, Zipcar and Plantronics. Register for FREE entry or purchase an 'Access all areas pass' for just $50!
For more information: https://bluetoothworldevent.com
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> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation

The old "if-then motivators" of giving bonuses for the achievement of goals no longer work. Work has become too complex and is changing too rapidly for such simple formulas to be relevant and to motivate performance. Here, we summarize research on shifts in employee motivators.
http://www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/bay-area-tech-wire
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> Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer

The City and County of San Francisco is conducting a national search for an engaging, customer-service driven executive to oversee the award-winning Department of Technology with over 220 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $100 million. The Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer (Director of DT/CIO) is at-will management-level position reporting to the Mayor with functional reporting to the City Administrator. Interested candidates should apply by by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Bay Area Tech Wire - March 21

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BAY AREA TECH WIRE -- March 21, 2017
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Sponsor: Bluetooth World 2017, March 28-29, Santa Clara Convention Center
https://bluetoothworldevent.com

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Data Collective Leads $75M Round for Commercial Launch Firm Rocket Lab
o Oakland-Based Mynd Raises $5.1M for Property Management Technology
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Santa Rose-Based Keysight Raising $400 Million to Pay for Ixia Acquisition
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Foster City-Based SutroVax Raises $64 Million in New Funding
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Sunnyvale-Based Viewics Names Keith Laughman as New CEO
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Bluetooth World 2017, March 28-29, Santa Clara Convention Center
o Briefly Noted:
Virtual Instruments, Agilent Technologies,
DataDirect Networks, InfoObjects

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> Job/Event/Marketplace Classified Listings (Full Listings Below Stories)

--Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center
--Job Listing: Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer
--Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit - April 21 - DC

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Post Job/Event/Marketplace ad at: http://www.bayareatechwire.com

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o Data Collective Leads $75M Round for Commercial Launch Firm Rocket Lab

San Francisco -- Data Collective, a venture capital firm based in San Francisco and Palo Alto, said on Tuesday it has led a new $75 million fourth round of funding for Huntington Beach-based commercial space company Rocket Lab. Promus Ventures and an undisclosed investor also participated, along with previous backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures and K1W1. The company, now valued at more than $1 billion, has raised $148 million since its inception. Rocket Lab is aiming to provide frequent launch opportunities for satellite companies. "Currently, small satellite companies wait years to get on orbit, often at the mercy and schedules of larger payloads -- and at extortionate costs," said Matt Ocko of Data Collective. "With Rocket Lab, this huge backlog now has access to a high-frequency, quality launch service." Rocket Lab said it will use the funding to scale production of its Electron rocket, which it will use to launch imaging and communications satellites. Ocko has joined the company's board of directors.
http://www.dcvc.com 
http://www.rocketlabusa.com 
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/rocket-lab-raises-75-million-130000189.html 
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o Oakland-Based Mynd Raises $5.1M for Property Management Technology

Oakland -- Mynd, an Oakland-0based developer of property management technology, said on Tuesday it has raised $5.1 million in a new round of funding, led by Jackson Square Ventures. Other participants in the company's "series A1" round included Canaan Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and angel investors. Mynd now has raised $10.6 million to date, including a $5.5 million first round led by Canaan Partners in October. The company's technology, systems and data, including a real-time mobile app, are designed to help property owners more efficiently manage multi-family residential buildings with 50 units or less, as well as single family rentals. Through a mobile app or online dashboard, owners can view real-time information on rental income, vacancies and work orders, as well as communicate with Mynd's property management team. The company on Tuesday also announced the expansion of its property management service into the Greater San Jose area, after launching its private beta in the East Bay last fall. Plans call for further expansion into San Francisco and Marin this summer.
http://www.mynd.co
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mynd-property-management-raises-51-million-in-series-a1-financing-300426746.html
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o Santa Rose-Based Keysight Raising $400 Million to Pay for Ixia Acquisition

Santa Rosa, Calif. -- Two months after announcing plans to acquire Calabasas-based Ixia, Santa Rosa-based Keysight Technologies, the developer of test and measurement tools, said it plans to raise $400 million through a public stock offering to help pay for the deal. Goldman, Sachs & Co.; BofA Merrill Lynch; Citigroup and BNP Paribas will serve as lead underwriters of the offering, which the company will use to finance the cash consideration of its $1.6 billion deal for Ixia, a developer of application testing, visibility and security tools. The combined company will develop technologies spanning electronic design, device and network validation, and application and security performance. The acquisition, announced in January, is expected to close by the end of October.
http://www.keysight.com 
http://www.ixiacom.com 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170320006276/en/Keysight-Technologies-Announces-Proposed-Public-Offering-Common 
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o Foster City-Based SutroVax Raises $64 Million in New Funding

Foster City, Calif. -- SutroVax, a Foster City-based biopharmaceutical firm focused on vaccines designed to prevent infectious diseases, said on Tuesday it has raised $60 million in its second round of funding, co-led by new investors Frazier Healthcare Partners and Pivotal bioVenture Partners. Previous backers Abingworth, Longitude Capital, Roche Venture Fund and CTI Life Sciences Fund also participated, and are investing an additional $4 million outside of the round. SutroVax said it will use the proceeds to advance its lead pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV), which prevents invasive pneumococcal disease, and accelerate its antigen discovery and early-stage development efforts in other disease areas. "The closing of this round… is an important milestone for SutroVax and reflects the significant achievements we have made in developing a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine product candidate with the potential to disrupt a market with annual sales of over $7 billion," said CEO Grant Pickering. "This financing enables us to advance our lead PCV program into the clinic and expand our R&D, clinical development and manufacturing organizations."
http://www.sutrovax.com
http://sutrovax.com/2017/03/21/sutrovax-announces-closing-of-64m-via-series-b-financing/ 
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o Sunnyvale-Based Viewics Names Keith Laughman as New CEO

Sunnyvale, Calif. -- Viewics, a Sunnyvale-based developer of healthcare intelligence and analytics tools for hospitals and health systems, on Tuesday named Keith Laughman as its new CEO. He succeeds co-founder Dhiren Bhatia, who will continue as chief strategy officer. Laughman previously served as the president of Mayo Collaborative Services and Mayo Medical Laboratories, president of AmeriPath Reference Services and Specialty Reference Laboratory, and president and CEO of Med Fusion Clinical Lab. He also provided consulting services as the managing partner of boutique consulting firm CareTinuum Consulting Partners. "I'm excited to have Keith on board to build and manage the organization, which frees me up to focus leading the development of our analytics platforms and products," said Bhatia. Viewics' analytics platform is designed to help healthcare organizations gain actionable insights from disparate data sources. The company recently was named as one of the founding analytics partners of Siemens' Healthineer Digital Ecosystem platform, which is expected to become commercially available in this fall.
http://www.viewics.com 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170321005689/en/Keith-Laughman-Joins-Viewics-CEO 
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Bluetooth World 2017, 28-29 March, Santa Clara Convention Center

Join us to get inspired and discover the future of connectivity and IoT.

There's nothing more inspirational than seeing, playing and experiencing amazing IoT gadgets that have successfully gone to market and made it big.

Entry is FREE and you will be able to visit the various zones including Automotive, Audio, Smart Home and Health & Fitness, test your innovations at the Testing Stations and meet a range of suppliers.

For just $50 you also have access to a wide range of developer sessions as well as hear from inspirational keynotes from big brands including Garmin, Google, Zipcar and Plantronics.

Register for FREE entry or purchase an 'Access all areas pass' for just $50!

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(San Jose, Calif.) San Jose-based Virtual Instruments, a provider of infrastructure instrumentation and performance analytics to enterprise data centers, on Tuesday named Sheen Khoury as its executive vice president of worldwide sales and Rick Haggart as its senior vice president of professional services. Khoury previously built sales teams at Indix, Vyatta, Aerohive Networks, NetScaler, Good Technology and Exodus Communications, and Haggart was a partner at Accenture, running that company's Internet Center of Excellence in Palo Alto.
https://www.virtualinstruments.com
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170321005740/en/Virtual-Instruments-Expands-Leadership-Team-Sales-Services 

(Santa Clara, Calif.) Santa Clara-based Agilent Technologies, a developer of lab technology products, has named Sam Raha as its senior vice president of strategy and corporate development. Raha most recently served as the vice president of global marketing at Illumina, and previously was vice president and general manager of the genomic assays business unit at Life Technologies.
http://www.agilent.com/about/newsroom/presrel/2017/20mar-ca17009.html 

(Santa Clara, Calif.) Santa Clara-based DataDirect Networks (DDN), a developer of big data storage technology, on Tuesday named Bret Costelow as its vice president of global sales. Costelow most recently led a global sales and business development team for Intel's HPC software business, and supported Intel's 2012 acquisition of Whamcloud.
http://www.ddn.com/press-releases/ddn-names-bret-costelow-vp-global-sales/ 

(Santa Clara, Calif.) Santa Clara-based InfoObjects, a provider of big data and IoT consulting services, has named Bart Hickenlooper as its senior vice president of business development and client services. Hickenlooper previously held business development roles at Cisco, Composite Software, RiskVision and NTT.
http://www.infoobjects.com 
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bart-hickenlooper-joins-infoobjects-leadership-100000770.html 

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> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation

The old "if-then motivators" of giving bonuses for the achievement of goals no longer work. Work has become too complex and is changing too rapidly for such simple formulas to be relevant and to motivate performance. Here, we summarize research on shifts in employee motivators.
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Monday, March 20, 2017

Bay Area Tech Wire - March 20

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San Francisco-Based Zeality Lands New Investment from DataRPM CEO
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Peregrine Semiconductor Acquires Arctic Sand Technologies
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Pleasanton-Based Inneos Merges with Zephyr Photonics
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Consumer Group Asks California AG to Investigate Amazon Pricing Practices
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Study: Eight in 10 Americans Concerned About Impact of Fake News
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ServiceMax, Power Integrations, ZeroStack
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o San Francisco-Based Zeality Lands New Investment from DataRPM CEO

San Francisco -- Zeality, a San Francisco-based developer of cloud software used to deliver immersive media content across all connected devices, said on Monday it has landed a new investment from Sundeep Sanghavi, who also will serve as an advisor. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. For the past five years, Sanghavi has been the CEO of DataRPM, a company he co-founded. "His knowledge and experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence will be of great value as the VR market continues to evolve," said co-founder and CEO Dipak Patel.
http://www.zeality.co/ 
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170320005449/en/Zeality-Welcomes-Sundeep-Sanghavi-Investor-Advisor 
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o Peregrine Semiconductor Acquires Arctic Sand Technologies

Santa Clara, Calif. -- Peregrine Semiconductor, a San Diego-based developer of radio frequency silicon technology, said on Monday it has acquired Arctic Sand Technologies, a Massachusetts-based maker of power conversion semiconductors with major operations in Santa Clara. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Peregrine said the acquisition will add low-power semiconductors to the existing product lineup of parent Murata, expanding its power module business. "Bringing together Arctic Sand's low-power semiconductor technologies and Murata's technologies will allow us to lead the way in providing products that satisfy the needs of customers in growing markets where there is demand for small footprints, low profiles and power savings," said Norio Nakajima, an executive vice president at Murata. Arctic Sand maintains one of its two product design centers Santa Clara, as well as a sales and customer support office.
http://www.arcticsand.com 
http://www.psemi.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/peregrine-semiconductor-murata-company-acquires-131500812.html 
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o Pleasanton-Based Inneos Merges with Zephyr Photonics

Pleasanton, Calif. -- Inneos, a Pleasanton-based developer of optical modules, said on Monday it has merged with Nevada-based Zephyr Photonics, a developer of specialized lasers and optical cables for the defense and aerospace markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The combined company will operate under the Inneos name, making high-speed optical communications products targeting both videocom and datacom. "Zephyr Photonics' business was highly complementary to our own," said CEO Brian Peters. "The new Inneos will be vertically integrated with highly automated manufacturing, allowing us expand our product line in the rapidly growing 4K videocom market as well as enter the highly cost-competitive 40G and 100G datacom markets."
http://www.inneos.com 
http://www.inneos.com/company/press-release-3-20-2017-inneos-and-zephyr-photonics-merge/
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o Consumer Group Asks California AG to Investigate Amazon Pricing Practices

Santa Monica, Calif. -- A consumer group on Monday asked the California attorney general to investigate Amazon, claiming the online retail giant misleads customers into thinking they're receiving deals when they're actually not. The group, Santa Monica-based Consumer Watchdog, said that its research shows that Amazon often lists two prices for items -- a selling price and a price with a line through it, sometimes described as a "list" or "was" price. While this creates the impression of a deal, the group said that products are usually widely available from other outlets at prices lower the crossed-out price. "In many cases, it was a completely fictitious price, charged by no one," Consumer Watchdog said. "A company cannot claim it's discounting something from a certain price when virtually nobody charges that amount," wrote John Simpson, the group's privacy project director, in a petition to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. "It's false advertising violating the California Business and Professional Code, as well as an unfair and deceptive practice violating the Federal Trade Commission Act." In 2014, a California Court fined Amazon competitor Overstock.com $6.8 million for misleading consumers with similar reference prices.
http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/resources/ltrbecerr032017.pdf (PDF of petition)
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o Study: Eight in 10 Americans Concerned About Impact of Fake News

Washington, DC -- More than eight in 10 Americans say they are concerned about the impact that fake news found on the Internet is having on the credibility of the news and information they receive from the media, according to a new survey by Weber Shandwick, Powell Tate and KRC Research. The survey of more than 1,100 adults also found that a high level of concern is common to both political parties, both genders and increases with age. Three-quarters of those surveyed said they have difficulty determining what news is accurate and what is not, and seven in 10 believe they have read a fake news story. More troubling, however, is the finding that 71% think that fake news is contributing to incivility in society. More than half believe the situation could be improved if social media sites and search engines curbed fake news. "Our research reveals that Americans are experiencing considerable doubt and confusion over what they are being told, what they are hearing and what they are reading," said Leslie Gaines-Ross, chief reputation strategist of Weber Shandwick. The full report is available at the link below.
http://www.webershandwick.com/uploads/news/files/A_Real_Plague_Fake_News.pdf (PDF)
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o Briefly Noted:

(Pleasanton, Calif.) Pleasanton-based ServiceMax, a developer of cloud-based field service management tools, on Monday named Takahiro Kouke as its general manager of Japan. Kouke most recently launched Radware's cloud security business in Japan, and managed all aspects of operations in the region. Earlier, he served as country manager for Opower and Novel.
http://www.servicemax.com
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170320005111/en/ServiceMax-Appoints-Takahiro-Kouke-General-Manager-Japan 

(San Jose, Calif.) San Jose-based Power Integrations, a developer of high-voltage integrated circuits for power conversion, on Monday named Wendy Arienzo to its board of directors. Arienzo is the vice president of operations at Fujifilm Dimatix, and previously was the CEO of ArrayPower.
http://investors.power.com/investors/press-releases/press-release-details/2017/Power-Integrations-Names-Wendy-Arienzo-to-Its-Board-of-Directors/default.aspx 

(Mountain View, Calif.) Mountain View-based ZeroStack, developer of a private cloud platform, said on Monday it has opened new European and Asian sales offices in Amsterdam and Singapore, respectively. The company has named Ton Welling and Ronnie Oomen to lead the European office, and Joel Norton to head the Asian office.
https://www.zerostack.com/zerostack-opens-europe-asia-offices-to-meet-growing-demand-for-self-driving-cloud-platform/ 

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> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation

The old "if-then motivators" of giving bonuses for the achievement of goals no longer work. Work has become too complex and is changing too rapidly for such simple formulas to be relevant and to motivate performance. Here, we summarize research on shifts in employee motivators.
http://www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/bay-area-tech-wire
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> Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer

The City and County of San Francisco is conducting a national search for an engaging, customer-service driven executive to oversee the award-winning Department of Technology with over 220 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $100 million. The Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer (Director of DT/CIO) is at-will management-level position reporting to the Mayor with functional reporting to the City Administrator. Interested candidates should apply by by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.
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Friday, March 17, 2017

Bay Area Tech Wire - March 17

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San Francisco-Based Light Polymers Raises $24.3 Million in First Round
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Shares of MuleSoft Spike More Than 40% Following $221 Million IPO
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San Mateo-Based Beckon Names Bernardo de Albergaria as New CEO
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Survey: Companies Cautious About Adopting New Technology
> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation 
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Procera Networks
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o San Francisco-Based Light Polymers Raises $24.3 Million in First Round

San Francisco -- Light Polymers, a San Francisco-based nanochemistry startup focused on liquid crystals for flat panel displays, LED lighting, advanced building materials and biomedical applications, said on Friday it has raised $24.3 million in its first round of funding. Identities of the investors were not disclosed. The company said it will use the proceeds to bolster research and development and commercialization activities for its flexible and foldable OLED display chemistry, as well as for a planned acquisition. "We will be able to scale up the chemistry and film production for our breakthrough 35 micron-thin OLED circular polarizer solution and eventually reach under 10 microns for wearables, smartphones, tablets and eventually notebook, monitors and HDTV's," said Marc McConnaughey, the company's president and CEO. Four-year-old Light Polymers said its OLED chemistry is now in trial stages with a number of potential commercialization partners.
http://www.lightpolymers.com 
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/light-polymers-closes-243-million-in-series-a-funding-to-advance-oled-displays-300424464.html

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o Shares of MuleSoft Spike More Than 40% Following $221 Million IPO

San Francisco -- Shares of San Francisco-based MuleSoft soared more than 40% in Friday's mid-afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange, hours after the developer of a platform designed to help clients build application networks raised $221 million in its initial public offering (IPO). The company priced 13 million shares at $17 each -- above its expected price range of $14-$16 -- with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities acting as lead underwriters. Shares are now trading under the symbol "MULE," reaching a high of $25.92 Friday before backing off. MuleSoft reported a $50 million net loss on $188 million in revenue in 2016.
https://www.mulesoft.com/ 
https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/ipo-class-a-common-stock-price 

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o San Mateo-Based Beckon Names Bernardo de Albergaria as New CEO

San Mateo, Calif. -- Beckon, a San Mateo-based developer of software that delivers real-time marketing intelligence to aid with quick decision-making, has named Bernardo de Albergaria as its new CEO. He succeeds co-founder Jennifer Zeszut, who will become chief customer officer. de Albergaria most recently was vice president and general manager of the collaboration product group at Atlassian, and previously held several executive roles at Citrix. The news comes nearly six months after Beckon announced a $10 million funding round, led by Venrock. The company's customer base includes The Coca-Cola Company, Campbell Soup Company, IBM, Nestle, Regal Entertainment Group, Scotts Miracle-Gro and Warner Bros.
https://www.beckon.com/ 
https://www.beckon.com/press/beckon-expands-executive-team-names-bernardo-de-albergaria-ceo/ 
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o Survey: Companies Cautious About Adopting New Technology

Menlo Park, Calif. -- While consumers are willing to wait in long lines to get their hands on the latest technologies, businesses are less eager, according to new research from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. Their new survey found that just 17% of chief information officers (CIOs) and 10% of advertising and marketing executives said their companies are early adopters of technology. Still, nearly all (94%) technology executives and three-quarters of creative executives agreed it's at least somewhat important for leaders in their department to try out technical innovations. "While technology is meant to make business processes easier, faster and more effective, it can be overwhelming for companies to know which tools and systems to invest in," said John Reed, senior executive director of Robert Half Technology. "Most organizations take a measured approach to implementing new technologies, given the considerable costs, training and potential productivity loss involved."
http://rh-us.mediaroom.com/2017-03-16-Companies-Cautious-About-New-Technology-Research-Shows 
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> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation

The old "if-then motivators" of giving bonuses for the achievement of goals no longer work. Work has become too complex and is changing too rapidly for such simple formulas to be relevant and to motivate performance. Here, we summarize research on shifts in employee motivators.

http://www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/potomac-tech-wire

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o Briefly Noted:

(Fremont, Calif.) Fremont-based Procera Networks, a developer of virtualized network intelligence enablement platforms, has named Tom Carter as its senior vice president of global sales and services. Carter most recently was the vice president of worldwide service provider sales at F5 Networks, and previously held senior executive roles at Truphone, Clarity Communications and Bridgeport Networks.
https://www.proceranetworks.com/press-releases/procera-networks-appoints-svp-of-global-sales-and-services 

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For more information: https://bluetoothworldevent.com
_____________________________________________

> The Shifting Sands of Employee Motivation

The old "if-then motivators" of giving bonuses for the achievement of goals no longer work. Work has become too complex and is changing too rapidly for such simple formulas to be relevant and to motivate performance. Here, we summarize research on shifts in employee motivators.
http://www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/bay-area-tech-wire
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> Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer

The City and County of San Francisco is conducting a national search for an engaging, customer-service driven executive to oversee the award-winning Department of Technology with over 220 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $100 million. The Director of the Department of Technology/Chief Information Officer (Director of DT/CIO) is at-will management-level position reporting to the Mayor with functional reporting to the City Administrator. Interested candidates should apply by by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.
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