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PierCap Partners Relocates to UTC

San Diego-based investment bank PierCap Partners has relocated from its office in Del Mar to a bigger space at University Towne Centre.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 16, 2017 4:47 p.m. share »
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Aaron Olson to Oversee City National's Commercial Banking Division

Los Angeles-based City National Bank has named a new manager for its San Diego commercial banking division.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 16, 2017 4:02 p.m. share »
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At 75, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater S.D. Is a True Success Story

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego kicked off its 75th Anniversary celebration with a book release event and the premiere of the club’s new anniversary website at SDYouth75.org recently at the William J. Oakes Branch in Logan Heights. Author Marilyn Campbell, prominent alumni featured in the book, current club members, and current BGCGSD staff and board members attended the event.

By Stephanie Glidden March 16, 2017 3:26 p.m. share »
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Executive Q&A: Mary Ann McGarry, Guild Mortgage Co.

Mary Ann McGarry, CEO of Guild Mortgage Co., has no problem with technology. She just doesn’t think it can entirely replace the human touch when it comes to decisions such as financing the purchase of a living space.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 16, 2017 3:10 p.m. share »
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Sometimes, Startups Need Group Therapy

Startup communities have a culture that extols grit and perseverance, and San Diego’s tech scene is no exception.

By Brittany Meiling March 16, 2017 3:07 p.m. share »
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North County Founders Share Drinks, Thoughts

The crowd at this month’s North County Founder Drink Up was impressed by the Keurig-like prototype James Heczko brought in, especially when he tugged on a custom container and out popped one of the steel cylinders that warms soups and beverages through induction heating.

By John Cox March 16, 2017 2:30 p.m. share »
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Real Estate Co. Readies For Coming Wealth Transfer

Douglas Wilson, the founder and CEO of San Diego’s Douglas Wilson Cos., has spent most of his professional life closely tracking the big shifts in real estate and financial trends.

By Lou Hirsh March 16, 2017 2:26 p.m. share »

L.A. Bank to Close San Diego Branch

A Los Angeles-based bank is closing one of its San Diego branches and consolidating it into its Mission Valley office.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 14, 2017 1:41 p.m. share »

San Diego County Credit Union Grew Assets, Membership in 2016

The county’s largest locally owned financial institution, San Diego County Credit Union, grew its assets to $7.9 billion in 2016, increasing roughly 9 percent compared to $7.2 billion a year prior.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 14, 2017 11:32 a.m. share »
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S.D.-Based Objective Capital Opens Office in Century City

San Diego-based investment banking firm Objective Capital Partners has opened an office in the Century City area of Los Angeles, the company announced.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 10, 2017 3:01 p.m. share »
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S.D. County Credit Union to Sponsor Holiday Bowl

San Diego County Credit Union, which sponsored the now-defunct Poinsettia Bowl game through its 12-year run, on Thursday announced it would sponsor the city's remaining bowl game, the Holiday Bowl.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 9, 2017 4:26 p.m. share »
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EDC Study: SoccerCity Would Generate $2.8B Annual Regional Impact

The mixed-use SoccerCity SD proposed for Mission Valley would have a $2.8 billion annual regional economic impact and generate more than 25,000 jobs, according to an independent analysis done by consulting firm AECOM for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.

By Lou Hirsh March 9, 2017 3:18 p.m. share »
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Canine Carnival Raises Funds for Woodward Animal Center

Helen Woodward Animal Center held its Fifth Annual Doggie Gras Parade to support its mission of promoting the rescue of abandoned animals from shelters. The event was held at the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market in the Del Rayo Village Shopping Center in Rancho Santa Fe.

By Stephanie Glidden March 9, 2017 2:50 p.m. share »
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LoanHero Partners With Credit Union to Tap Medical Market

LoanHero, one of San Diego’s cadre of startup financial technology companies, has partnered with a New York-based credit union to offer point-of-sale lending for health care services to its more than 70,000 members.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 9, 2017 2:26 p.m. share »
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Dear Founders: Stop Pitching, Start Selling

Startups fail for a variety of reasons, but Austin Neudecker says one reason in particular is the most common culprit: Entrepreneurs aren’t building businesses, they’re building pitch decks.

By Brittany Meiling March 9, 2017 2:22 p.m. share »