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Float Business Complements Yoga Studio

Poway Biz Covers Mind, Body With Its Offerings

For years, when Lillian Markowitz went for her float therapy sessions, she noticed she just couldn’t get out of her own head.

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Vical to Merge With Colo.-Based Brickell Biotech

Co.to Operate as Brickell, Focus on Skin Conditions

After pulling the plug on a herpes vaccine program, San Diego-based Vical is set to merge with Colorado’s Brickell Biotech in an all-stock deal.

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Fashion Valley TopShop Store to Close, Pending Buyer

The closing may come as early as Jun 19, 2019. As a result, 43 employees, including 24 sales personnel, will be terminated.

SD 500: Holly Smithson

Holly Smithson leads a professional association dedicated to advancing women in the STEM workforce through leadership development, community investment and market research.

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At 50, Jazzercise Still In Great Shape

SDBJ INSIDER

If sitting behind that desk all day has given you that famous body by cubicle, come shake off the cobwebs while experiencing an amazing and inspiring business story.

Life Sciences Employment Shows Strong Growth

Average Wage Is $115,000; Economic Impact Put at $39B

Employment in San Diego’s life sciences industry increased 12.5% from 2013 to 2018, states a new report.

RF Industries Reports $1.1M in Quarterly Net Income

RF Industries Ltd. — a maker of telecommunications cables, connectors and related electronic equipment — reported net income of $1.06 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $13.6 million during its second quarter, which ended on April 30.

Six San Diego Breweries Voted No.1 in 2019 California Beer Competition

The judging took place earlier this month and included only beers brewed and available for sale in California.

EvoNexus Partners with Rady School of Management for New Fintech Incubator

EvoNexus is launching a new fintech incubator with the Rady School of Management, Franklin Templeton and the Royal Bank of Canada.

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Retail Considers Its Options, Including Residential

Property: Vista Center Sees Opportunity In ‘Built-In Customer Base’

One of North County’s largest shopping centers — Vista’s North County Square — is planning to add residential to its mix in what’s becoming a growing trend.

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Sustainable Chemicals Company Genomatica Makes First Acquisition

Genomatica acquired Renewable Energy Group's life sciences division on June 6.

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Escondido Company’s Respiratory Aid Gets More Federal Funding

Medical Devices: Kaer Biotherapeutics Receives SBIR Grant

Escondido-based Kaer Biotherapeutics received a $300,000 federal grant to help it develop medical technology that could potentially help premature babies and adults with respiratory problems.

Seismic Software

Be Selective; Raise Funds Before You Need Them

Seismic Founder and CEO Doug Winter closed on $100 million in funding for his company in December. With the additional funds, the company has been preparing to go public, including hiring a chief financial officer who helped take ServiceNow public.

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Kyriba

Don’t Be Rushed; Focus On Obtaining Good Investors

Jean-Luc Robert founded Kyriba in 2004, after seeing a need for better tools for companies to track their cash flow. The company spun out of French firm XRT, and moved its headquarters to San Diego, where it is growing its local 120-person workforce.

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Tealium

Let the Team Figure Out the Course; Keep In Mind It’s a Marathon

Tealium CEO Jeff Lunsford brought together a cadre of former WebSideStory executives when he set off to build Tealium eight years ago. The software startup builds customer data platforms, which allow companies to manage marketing data from a host of different sources.

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