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Author: Deirdre Newman

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Deirdre Newman is a long-time journalist, who's covered OC startups for a few years.

This article was originally published by SoCal Tech, with whom OCSN has a partnership. La Jolla-based biotechnology developer Avidity Biosciences, which is developing treatments for rare muscle disorders and other diseases, has raised $100M in a Series C funding, according to the

This article was originally published by SoCal Tech, with whom OCSN has a partnership. Irvine-based NextGen Healthcare, a provider of software for the medical, behavioral and dental provider market, has acquired Medfusion, a developer of "patient experience" software, in a deal worth $43M

This article was originally published by SoCal Tech, with whom OCSN has a partnership. Tired of having to drive through grinding traffic every day? La Verne, California-based FLOAT, started by Arnel Guiang, Tom Hsieh, and Rob McKinney, says that it is about

This is the first in a series of opinion pieces about whether OC’s startup/innovation ecosystem is more prone to collaboration or competition. This is the opinion of Rory Moore, co-founder of the EvoNexus incubators. As the original one is in

A med-device startup spawned by the Beckman Laser Institute has a new CEO. Modulim, originally founded by David Cuccia, uses optical SFDI technology with the mission of improving healthcare delivery and saving lives. SFDI is an acronym for spatial frequency domain imaging,

This opinion piece was written by Bill Gervasi, principal systems architect at Nantero, with HQ in Boston. Gervasi lives in OC. He has been working with memory devices and subsystems since 1Kb DRAM and EPROM were the leading edge of

A healthcare messaging platform announced it has closed an over-subscribed $1.8M series seed round. Curogram, with HQ in LA, said that the investors include tech entrepreneur Tien Tzuo, as well as more than 80 medical professionals, including physicians and healthcare

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