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NEW LOCATION for next week's NextTech Speaker Series Event, plus a new event!

Our September 20th NextTech Speaker Series event, From Lab to Market to Scale, has been moved to Inklings Coffee & Tea in downtown Pleasanton! This event features Sandstone Diagnostics founders Greg Sommer and Ulrich Schaff with Don Arnold, cofounder of Eksigent Technologies, filling in for regular interviewer Dave Selinger.

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i-GATE/The Switch featured in SF Business Times: Incubating a new generation of Tri-Valley tech talent

On a recent Tuesday just before lunch, an open co-working space in a converted phone switching facility is buzzing with people typing at tall communal desks, huddling in conversation and meandering through a “robot garden” assembled in front of a neon wall.
It’s not downtown Mountain View or any of the myriad incubators around the Stanford campus, but rather, the downtown Livermore home of the seven-year-old i-GATE incubator.

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POC Medical Systems Pandora CDx

POC Medical Systems Pandora CDx

i-GATE Alum POC Medical Systems™ Raises $21 Million to Advance Rapid, Portable Breast Cancer Screening Test

The Livermore-based medical device company has as its mission to make cancer and infectious disease screening accessible and affordable on a worldwide basis. The company’s technology platform resolves two key issues in modern medical diagnostics: geographic inaccessibility and cost prohibition. POC’s ultimate goal with the technology platform is to help save millions of lives through early stage screening and detection, and in turn, significantly reduce medical treatment costs.

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Antimatter Propulsion Startup Positron Dynamics

Antimatter Propulsion Startup Positron Dynamics

Livermore hub aims to be the next stop for the Bay Area tech boom

"There’s a new corridor for tech innovation in the Bay Area and it’s not in San Francisco, Silicon Valley or even Oakland."

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Tech investors eye Tri Valley for growth

"The Tri-Valley has been on tech companies’ radar for a long time, but interest has accelerated in the past few years, on several fronts. As more Silicon Valley workers call the Tri-Valley home, more of them decide to launch startups close to home."

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