SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

CalPrivate Bank Spends on New Hires to Take Advantage of Industry M&A

Net income fell 24 percent quarter-over-quarter as expenses rose.

Seacoast Commerce Bank Reports $3.3M in Net Income in Q2

Seacoast also reported its specialty core deposits rose 11.7 percent in the second quarter.

Energy Secretary Tours General Atomics

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry toured General Atomics facilities in San Diego and Poway on July 18, the company announced.

Kratos Gets Target Drone Work

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced on July 19 that it received a U.S. Air Force contract covering three lots of its BQM-167A high-performance, jet-powered unmanned aerial target drone systems.

Scripps Expands Express Walk-in Clinics

Scripps Health in the coming months will have a dozen new walk-in clinics – offering services like flu care, vaccinations, point-of-care testing and exams.

Other Blood Testing Cos. Avoid Taint of Theranos

DEVICES: Scandal Brings Welcome Scrutiny to Sector

Genalyte can run tests on drops of blood, often delivering results in only 15 minutes. The goal? Disrupt lab testing. This may sound familiar — and not in a good way.

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Management Co. Guides Gamers in Business Arena

SERVICE: Analytics Used To Structure Streamers’ Pricing Models

A management agency based in Point Loma represents more than 40 people who play video games on the Amazon-owned platform Twitch while fans watch.

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Bay Area VC With San Diego Connection To Keynote SDVG’s Flagship Event

The San Diego Venture Group said US Venture Partners (UCVP) partner Dafina Toncheva will keynote its Venture Summit event Aug. 16.

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Office Tenants Find Safety in Renewals

With office space at a premium in San Diego and rental rates rising, many companies are eager to renew their leases.

After Turmoil, Human Longevity Sharpens Focus on Commercialization

GENOMICS: Exec Says Co. Has Cash, Runway to Next Phase

New leadership at Human Longevity is seeking to emerge from a tumultuous period of executive exodus and workforce reduction through a bid to bring its genomics-based testing center to a wider market.

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Dorsett Named Partner at Polito Eppich

Polito Eppich Associates LLP has named Jessica Dorsett as a partner.

Millennials Help Downtown Dominate the Apartment Scene

This may come as no surprise to anyone who’s driven through downtown San Diego and seen all the construction cranes, but more new apartments are being built downtown than anywhere else in San Diego County, according to Apartments.com, an apartment listing company.

Tandem and Heron Lead Local Life Science Stock Gains

On average, stocks of public life sciences companies in San Diego gained 12 percent during the second quarter, lifted in large part by a diabetes pump maker.

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Bag Co. Cashes in on Form, Function and Social Media Strategy

RETAIL: Sash Sold 30,000 Last year; It’s Currently Expanding Manufacturing

Eight years ago, Nichole MacDonald, founder and chief bag lady of San Diego-based Sash Group Inc., found herself homeless with her then 5-year-old son after her recycled, eco-friendly bag business, Bagonia, failed to get off the ground.

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COMMENTARY: Time Is Now to Address Pay Inequity for Women

The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the U.S. economy creating nearly 30,000 more jobs than economists had predicted, the 91st consecutive month of job growth.

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Cohu Makes Its Move to Buy Xcerra After China Blocked

TECH: Deal Could Close By Year-End; Müller Expected to Remain CEO

The leaders of Poway-based Cohu Inc. saw opportunity when U.S. regulators blocked a Chinese company from acquiring a competitor.

Ashford University Takes Step Toward Merger

Ashford University received permission from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) to merge with its sister institution, the University of the Rockies.

Pirch Names New CEO

Steve Smith to lead the company

Thoene Takes CEO’s Job at AIS

AIS Technology Services named Matt Thoene as CEO in early July.

Tiled Seed Round Raises $1.5M

A San Diego software startup that bills its content platform as a rival to presentation program PowerPoint has raised a $1.5 million seed round from a Utah-based venture capital firm.

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