Who are San Diego’s richest residents? What do they do to earn such impressive fortunes? And what do they have in common?
ECONOMICS: Cruise Line’s Local Impact To Reach $26 Million
Seven years since it last departed from the Port of San Diego, Carnival Cruise Line launched its winter schedule.
According to a press release, Safilo Group, an international eyewear company, acquired 70% of Blenders Eyewear's equity.
According to a press release, Local Roots' acquistion of Latitude 33's brewing facility includes the 16,000 square foot brewery and 20 fermentation vessels located in Vista.
HOUSING: Change Will Be Gradual Leveling Playing Field For Buyers and Sellers
Baby boomers will ease the housing crunch when they die. So says a report from Zillow, an online real estate brokerage.
UDG Aims to Expand Footprint, Especially in West Coast
Carin Canale-Theakston founded Canale Communications. Her twin goals: build the largest life sciences communications firm on the West Coast.
Co. Targets RSK2 Enzyme Often Found in Breast Cancers
Phoenix Molecular Designs is attacking advanced breast cancer in a new way — and with added funding.
REAL ESTATE: Technological Changes Are Driving Market Consolidation
Two San Diego residential real estate agencies have merged, creating a single firm with nearly 1,000 agents.
FINANCE: $2.1M Split; ACE Fund Put Into Play
The deals, announced in late November, bring the number of million-dollar investments by Tech Coast Angels’s San Diego chapter to four.
Tech Coast Angels-San Diego is increasing its investment in two local companies: Mercato, the delivery startup for independent grocers, and Discover Echo, the microscope maker formerly known as Echo Labs. Mercato received an additional $1.1 million while Discover Echo received $1 million.
San Diego-based Bumble Bee Seafoods filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying in a statement that the move was a first step in selling the business. FCF Co. Ltd. has agreed to buy it for $925 million.
S.D. Defense Co. Wins Competition, Increases Exports
Four finalists competed on Nov. 13 for thousands of dollars to help them expand internationally.
GENOMICS: Company Maneuvering to Get UK Approval of Acquisition
Illumina has proposed offering competitors free licenses to certain patents in hopes of getting U.K. regulatory approval to buy Pacific Biosciences.
Founders First will use the funding to support more startups making $1 million to $5 million in revenue.