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It’s Better to Both Give and Receive on DonationMatch

GIVING: Platform Helps Cos. Direct Donations to The Desired Causes, LocalesAn airline wants to give away a travel package to benefit a local charity. A fundraising group is holding its annual gala and looking for companies to contribute to its silent auction.

By Sarah de Crescenzo October 20, 2016 4:17 p.m.   $$ Share

Third Quarter Revenue Rises 7.1 Percent at Realty Income Corp.

Total third-quarter revenue at Realty Income Corp. rose 7.1 percent from a year ago, reaching $277.2 million for the period ending Sept. 30, the San Diego-headquartered company reported.

Qualcomm Confirms $37.9 Billion Purchase of NXP Semiconductors

Confirming weeks of rumors, Qualcomm said it plans to acquire publicly traded NXP Semiconductors N.V. for $110 per share in cash, or about $37.9 billion.

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Shipyard Cos. Deliver a Cargo of Fun to Our Lady’s School

Our Lady’s School in Barrio Logan, a Jesuit educational institute, received a special delivery from San Diego’s shipbuilding and ship repair organizations recently.

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5 Tips For Fintech Entrepreneurs

…according to Kevin Dinino, president of KCD PR, a San Diego-based public relations and marketing firm that works with financial and technology clients nationwide.

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Spanos Goes for Two: He Adds Accelerator to Convadium

San Diego business accelerator CONNECT is launching a diversity-focused startup incubator and accelerator program called CONNECT ALL.

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Making Its Way

Company Avoids VC Funding Route, While Raising $20 Million in Capital

Earlier in his career, Leading BioSciences Inc. CEO Greg Doyle started and sold four businesses, raising more than $60 million in seed and Series A and B funds for his startups.

ROIC Posts Revenue Increase in Third Quarter

San Diego-based Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. posted an 18.5 percent increase in total third-quarter revenue from a year ago, reaching $59.4 million for the period ending Sept. 30.

Test Of Strengths - How Do S.D.’s Startup Ingredients Stand Up Against the Competition?

Much is made of how San Diego measures up to the nation’s top startup communities of San Francisco, Silicon Valley and New York City.

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Good Works Are Always on the Schedule for EY’s Connect Day

EY’s annual EY Connect Day is Sept. 30 each year, per a proclamation by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

County Unemployment Rate Down to 4.7 Percent for September

San Diego County’s unemployment rate improved again in September, dipping to a seasonally unadjusted 4.7 percent from 5 in August, amid overall improvement in services and government employment.

In 12-Month Period California Adds 30,900 Construction Jobs

California led the way for U.S. states in adding construction jobs in the 12 months that ended in September, according to analysis of Labor Department data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Seacoast Commerce Assets Increase to $578.9 Million

Third-quarter income at Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings was just shy of $1.5 million in the third quarter, virtually unchanged compared to the same quarter of 2015, Seacoast Commerce Bank’s parent company said Thursday.

Minimum-Wage Hike Remains Concern in Monthly S.D. Chamber Survey

Despite looming minimum-wage increases, relatively few San Diego County businesses see a benefit in cutting their employees’ work weeks to 30 hours, according to a recent survey.

Software Leads Pack In Q3 VC Investment

INVESTMENT: $197.9M Makes for Fairly Strong Q3

The total invested in San Diego companies by venture capitalists in the third quarter was the highest year-to-date total since 2012.