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August 1 Proteus “These are the next 5 digital health IPOs (plus one)” – VentureBeat
July 31 Icon Aircraft “First Production ICON A5 Amphibious Plane Unveiled [Video]“ – autoevolution
July 31 Proteus Digital Health “Digital Medication Adherence Startup has Raised $172 Million” – Healthcare Informatics
July 30 HealthTap “Medical Q&A site HealthTap adds consultations, for a fee” – Silicon Valley Business Journal
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap Turns to Telemedicine” – Re/code
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap’s Video Chatting Doctors Want to End Your WebMD Meltdowns” – Wired
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap Offers Uber-Like Service For Seeing A Doctor” – Forbes
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap launches virtual doctor visits on your phone” – VentureBeat
July 30 HealthTap “All-access medical app delivers prescriptions via smartwatch” – Silicon Angle
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap Prime Launches Today” – Men’s Fitness
July 30 HealthTap “Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients’ mobiles” – Reuters
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap Prime lets you video call a Doctor whatever the hour” – Engadget
July 30 HealthTap “Skype Your Doctor For Your Next Checkup With This App” – The Daily Caller
July 30 HealthTap “The doctor can see you now…on your iPhone” – CNBC
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap reinvents itself as a mobile health concierge service” – MedCity News
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap Wants To Be Your New On-Call Doctor” – Fast Co.Exist
July 30 HealthTap “HealthTap launches $99 per month Prime option, including live HD video calls with doctors” – TheNextWeb
July 29 Proteus Digital Health Proteus Digital Health™ Continues to Build Momentum, Most Recent Round of Funding Reaches over $172MM
July 28 Icon Aircraft ICON Constructs and Flies First Production A5
July 28 LiquidM “LiquidM takes $3.7M for white-label mobile advertising platform” – VentureBeat
July 7 CardioDX “Aetna Begins Coverage of CardioDx’s Coronary Artery Disease Test” – GenomeWeb
July 7 CardioDX CardioDx Announces Aetna and Coventry Health Coverage for Corus® CAD Gene Expression Test
July 1 HealthTap “Tap into your health with the flick of a wrist” – Silicon Angle
June 27 Icon Aircraft Production Update
June 25 HealthTap HealthTap becomes first health app on Google’s Android Wear
June 18 Maverix Maverix Adds Significant Enhancements to Genomic Analysis Platform for RNA-Seq Research
June 12 Skybox “Google Places Another Bet in Space” – Wall Street Journal
June 11 Proteus “Someday you’ll swallow these sensors to help track your health” – CITEWorld
June 11 Skybox “Google to buy Skybox Imaging for $500m” – The Guardian
June 11 Ooma “West Valley City teams up with Ooma to save residents money on phone and Internet” – Deseret News
June 11 Skybox “Google Will Now Be Able to Zoom in to Within One Meter Nearly Anywhere on Earth” – The Blaze
June 11 Skybox “Google to buy satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 mln” – Reuters
June 10 Skybox “Google buying Skybox Imaging” – SFGate
June 10 Skybox “Google buys startup satellite maker Skybox Imaging for $500 million” – San Jose Mercury News
June 10 Skybox “Google buying Skybox satellite company to boost maps” – USA Today
June 10 Ooma “Top tech gifts that make your life easier!” – CBS Tampa Bay
June 10 Skybox “Google Pays $500M for Satellite Maker Skybox, for Photos and Eventually Internet Access” – Re/code
June 10 Skybox “Google to buy Skybox satellite maker for $500 million” – Associated Press
June 9 Ooma “Device saves people hundreds on phone bill” – Fox Raleigh Durham
June 9 Proteus “This Internet of Things Company is Changing Medicine as We Know It” – The Motley Fool
June 6 Womply “Why Some Small Merchants Prefer Cards to Cash” – PYMNTS
June 4 Twist “Twist Bioscience thinks we can save the world with genetically engineered plants and microbes” – GigaOm
June 2 Kii “‘Internet of Everything’ Kii Teams Up With Weaved” – Droid Report
June 1 RallyPoint “A virtual network that rallies the troops” – Financial Times
June 1 Immunocellular Therapeutics ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Presents Updated ICT-107 Phase II Data in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
May 29 Twist “West Coast Biotech Roundup: Volcano, Twist, Calibr, ARMO, and More” – Xconomy
May 29 Proteus “Days of future present” – City A.M.
May 28 Twist “Twist Bioscience Takes in Funding Round for DNA Synthesizer” – Bio IT World
May 28 Ooma “Finally Breaking Up the Cable Bundles” – New York Times
May 27 Twist “Twist Bio Aims for Better DNA Synthesis With Silicon Engineering” – Xconomy
May 21 Proteus “The Daily Startup: Tech Startups Compete to Make You Take Your Medicine” – Wall Street Journal
May 18 Ooma “Plenty of options for saving, sharing” – SF Gate
May 15 Icon Aircraft “Aircraft Manufacturer ICON Relocates to Vacaville” – Fox 40
May 14 Icon Aircraft ICON Aircraft to Bring Hundreds of Advanced Manufacturing Jobs to Vacaville, California
May 8 Proteus “Smart sensor pill reports back on medicine taken” – Electronics Weekly
May 7 Proteus “Silicon pill beams back body’s response to medicines” – New Scientist
May 5 CardioDX New Study Results Further Reinforce that the Corus® CAD Test Helps Primary Care Clinicians Make Effective Referral Decisions for Patients with Suspected Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
May 3 Proteus “In the News: Pills with Digital Sensors” – Pharmacy Times
May 2 Ooma “Consumer Reports: Say hello to Ooma” – CBS
May 2 Proteus “Here Are Eight Brilliant Wearable Technologies Which Could Change Your World” – Business Insider
May 1 CardioDX “CardioDx resuscitates IPO plans with new blood” – San Francisco Business Times
May 1 Proteus “Smart Pills That Track Your Health From the Inside” – Mashable
April 29 Proteus “Ingestible digital pills can help big pharma to innovate” – Wired
April 29 Kii “Kii Cloud-based Mobile Backend Platform Now Available on AWS Marketplace” – App Developer Magazine
April 29 CardioDX “CardioDx 2013 Revenues Rise Sharply” – GenomeWeb
April 29 CardioDX “CardioDX brings new leaders on board as it revives stalled IPO plans” – Silicon Valley Business Journal
April 24 Icon “Icon Aircraft Provides A5 Program Update” – Flying Magazine
April 23 Skybox, Icon “The 25 Most Audacious Companies” – Inc.
April 23 Icon Aircraft “It’s Not a Flying Car–But It’s Pretty Close” – Inc.
April 23 Skybox Imaging “The Bold Startup Indexing Every Inch of Planet Earth” – Inc.
April 20 Skybox “Burj Khalifa stars in HD video from space” – The National
April 20 Icon “ICON to seek next step in move to Vacaville” – The Reporter
April 18 Skybox “HD Video From Space Makes the World’s Tallest Building Look Like a Toy” – Gizmodo
April 17 Skybox “Here’s HD Video of the World’s Tallest Building—And a Flying Plane—From Space” – The Atlantic
April 13 Kii “Kii Adds A/B Testing To Mobile Backend” – Dr. Dobb’s
April 11 Lark “Why Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Is Focused on Fitness” – BloomBerg
April 11 Lark “With Its New Samsung App, Health Startup Lark Moves Away From Hardware” – TechCrunch
April 10 Ooma “The time has come to bid goodbye to your landline” – CNET
April 9 Skybox “60 Seconds of Terror: Animation Shows Deadly Mudslide’s Surge” – NBC News
April 9 Proteus “Digital drugs will transform healthcare” – Wired
April 5 Ooma “Savvy Shopper: Voice Over Internet Phones a good money-saving option” – Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
April 3 Ooma “Review: Ooma Office small business VoIP” – Electronista
April 3 CardioDX New Patient Registry Study Reinforces the Value of the Corus® CAD Gene Expression Test in Helping Clinicians Reduce Unnecessary Cardiac Testing in Patients with Suspected Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
April 2 Ooma “Save money on your phone service” – NBC Charlotte
April 1 Ooma “Save money on your phone service” – ABC News Austin
March 31 Skybox “Hi-tech satellites focus on Indian ocean” – CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360
March 31 Indi Molecular “Indi Molecular: Building better binders” – BioCentury
March 31 Ooma “Cut the costs with Internet phone service” – ABC Houston Texas
March 31 Ooma “Customers choosing Ooma phone service for price and quality” – ABC Cleveland
March 25 Ooma “Consumer Reports gives top rating to phone service” – ABC Bay Area
March 24 Skybox “Bay Area Satellite Imaging Firm Helping Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane” – CBS Bay Area
March 23 Esperion Therapeutics “After positive trial, reports, Esperion plans secondary public offering” – Crain’s Detroit Business
March 18 HealthTap “Medical aid at your fingertips” – KOB4
March 17 HealthTap “Patients see doctors through video connections at Cleveland clinic” – NBC News
March 17 Kii “Searching for Profits in Mobile” – New York Times Bits
March 15 Kii “Kii Introduces A/B Testing, Now Javascript SDK PhoneGap and Titanium Compatible” – App Developer Magazine
March 14 Skybox “Skybox Awards Contract to ECAPS for HPGP Modules” – Via Satellite
March 13 Proteus “Smart Pills Near Launch As Proteus Inks Production Plans” – Malaysian Digest
March 13 Skybox “Silicon Valley Start-Up Skybox Imaging Lends Satellite in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370″ – NBC Bay Area
March 13 Skybox “Skybox Looks to Innovate on Ease of Access” – Sensors and Systems
March 12 Ooma “Ooma sees services potential in smart homes : Call beyond the phone” – Silicon Angle
March 11 Skybox “ECAPS To Provide Propulsion for Skybox Satellite Fleet” – Space News
March 11 Skybox “Watching Life from SPACE” – The Weather Channel
March 11 Proteus “Proteus strikes ‘smart pill’ deal with UK’s NHS, universities” – Mobile World Live
March 11 Proteus “UK to get first high-tech manufacturing site for ‘ingestible sensors’” – Real Business
March 11 Ooma “The Magic is Gone From My Life” – Courier Journal
March 10 Maverix “Startup forms gene database” – The Daily Journal
March 10 Proteus “UK begins assessment of Proteus Digital Health’s intelligent medicine platform” – MobiHealthNews
March 10 CardioDX Study Finds the Corus® CAD Gene Expression Blood Test Influenced Primary Care Decision- Making in the Assessment of Patients with Suspected Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
March 7 Skybox “This HD Video From Space Is Going To Change The World” – Business Insider
March 6 Skybox “This is what Google Earth would look like with live video” – The Verge
March 5 Skybox “52 Mini Satellites Send Incredible High-Def Videos From Space” – The Blaze
March 4 Skybox “Incredible HD Video of Earth From Space Brings Maps to Life” – Wired
February 26 SkyBox “All Set For Take-Off: Silicon Valley Startups Redefine Space Imaging Market” – Forbes
February 26 Skybox “Orbital CEO David Thompson Discusses Partnership with Skybox Imaging on” – Bloomberg
February 26 Lark Lark announces partnership with Samsung
February 26 CardioDX The Corus® CAD Gene Expression Test Can Help Commercial Health Plans Reduce Costs by Improving the Accuracy of the Diagnostic Workup in Patients with Suspected Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
February 26 Skybox “Skybox Distribution Agreement Covers Wide Territorial Swath” – SpaceNews
February 25 ImmunoCellular ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Status for ICT-107 in Glioblastoma in the European Union
February 25 Icon February 2014 Production Update
February 25 LiquidM “LiquidM Rolls Out New Fixed Pricing Model for Mobile Ads” – Adotas
February 18 Proteus “Inside The Smart, Sensor-Laden Pill That’s Coming Sooner Than You Think” – Fast Co.Exist
February 18 Skybox “Satellite Images of the Protests in Kiev” – New York Times
February 17 Proteus “Can ‘Robotic’ Pills Replace Injections?” – Wall Street Journal
February 15 Skybox “Emirates Space seals satellite imaging deal” – Trade Arabia
February 14 Ooma “Get an Ooma Telo home phone system for $89.99, shipped” – CNET
February 13 Skybox “Satellite Imaging Startups Skybox, Planet Labs Race to Cover Earth” – Business Week
February 13 HealthTap “This App Will Get You To The Doctor, Even In A Major Snowstorm” – Physicians News Digest
February 13 Skybox “Emirates Space Imaging ties up with Skybox Imaging for Meena” – Emirates 24/7
February 11 Womply “Selling Mom & Pop On Big Data” – ngenuity
February 11 SkyBox “Skybox Imaging Exec Discusses Constellation Plans” – Via Satellite
February 10 Skybox “SSL to Build 13 Imaging Satellites for Skybox” – SpaceNews
February 4 Skybox “Silicon Valley startups in forefront of new space race” – San Jose Mercury News
February 3 Proteus “Swallow This ‘Password’ Pill to Unlock Your Digital Devices” – Reuters
February 3 LiquidM LiquidM Release Version 1.9 of its Mobile Advertising Management Platform
February 3 CardioDX The Corus® CAD Gene Expression Test Significantly Correlates With Plaque Burden and Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease as Validated by CT-Angiography
February 1 Proteus “Health and appiness” – The Economist
January 29 Rallypoint “RallyPoint: ‘LinkedIn for the military’ site expects 500K members this year” – Boston Business Journal
January 28 Maverix Maverix Lands $100,000 Order For 99 Lives Initiative
January 27 Proteus “Big Data Gets Physical” – The Guardian
January 27 Womply “The hope and hype ushered in by big data” – The Green Sheet
January 23 Proteus, HealthTap “The Startups Saving Health Care” – Inc.
January 23 Ooma “3 VoIP services for small businesses: Ooma + more” – Silicon Angle
January 21 Icon “ICON Aircraft’s A5 is on final approach for production and sophisticated fun” – Centurion Magazine
January 21 Ooma “Ooma Office a business phone for the ‘little guy’” – Calgary Herald
January 16 Signal Vine West Virginia College Access and Completion Project Highlighted at White House Event
January 16 Signal Vine uAspire and Signal Vine Announce Expanded Partnership To Increase College Enrollment and Student Success
January 16 Skybox “Japan’s Micro-Satellites Expand Space Race to Arctic Ice: Tech” – Bloomberg News
January 15 Womply “Innovators’ Spotlight: Womply” – Paybefore
January 14 Proteus “The Future Of Medicine Is In Devices You Swallow” – Fast Co.Exist
January 14 Skybox “SkySat-1 releases the first high-resolution satellite video” – Spatial Source
January 14 Proteus “5 insights from digital health CEOs at JP Morgan Healthcare conference” – MedCity News
January 13 Maverix Biomics “Early Google investor picks Maverix from the genome data analysis crowd” – FierceBiotechIT
January 12 Skybox “Startup company snaps HD video of the Earth from space” – TweakTown
January 10 Maverix Biomics “Maverix Biomics Raises $6M to Add New Software Capabilities, Expand Marketing Efforts” – GenomeWeb
January 8 Skybox “Silicon Valley start-ups getting into the ‘spy’ business” – Salon
January 8 Skybox “Many eyes on Earth” – nature
January 7 Maverix Biomics Maverix Biomics Closes $6 Million Series A Round for Proven Gene Expression Data Analysis Company
January 7 Skybox “Silicon Valley’s New Spy Satellites” – The Atlantic
January 6 ImmunoCellular Cedars-Sinai Researchers Target Cancer Stem Cells in Malignant Brain Tumors