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Chamber, Wells Fargo Partner to Launch Small Business Resource Center

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Wells Fargo, announced the launch of an online Small Business Resource Center, a section of the chamber’s website with free information for small businesses.

Dry Cleaning Chain Expanding into San Diego

Maryland-based Zips Dry Cleaners has signed a development deal with a Los Angeles area franchisee to build 110 locations in Southern California, including 15 in the San Diego market.

Encore Capital Group Reports Second Quarter Results

Specialty finance company Encore Capital Group Inc. reported $289.4 million in revenue for the second fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2 percent up from the $282.7 million reported last year in the same quarter.

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S.D. Police Foundation Helps Those Who Protect and Serve

The San Diego Police Foundation’s 16th annual “Friends of the Badge” luncheon was held recently at the San Diego Convention Center. Net proceeds of more than $145,000 were raised by 451 attendees who gathered to support public safety and the mission of the Police Foundation.

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Socially Responsible Investing Paths Are Gaining Traction

FINANCE: More Cos. Adopting Culture Gives Investors Greater Choices

Twenty years ago, multibillion-dollar companies including Nike and Wal-Mart were in the headlines — not because of their growing profits, but because of how they made them.

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BioLabs Is Additional Plus for Local Biotech Scene

A new coworking space called BioLabs San Diego is launching this fall, hoping to fill the gaps left in the city’s biotech startup space.

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Coworking Space Adds a Privacy Option for Clients

DeskHub San Diego, one of the more bustling coworking spaces in the city, is expanding its space in Little Italy.

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Insurers to Begin Checking IDs of High-End Homebuyers

PROPERTY: Those Paying Cash Targeted By Treasury Department

The U.S. Treasury Department wants to know who secretly may be buying luxury homes in San Diego.

REITs in Good Position To Gain in Tight Market

PROPERTY: Property Values, Rents Increase on West Coast

So far in 2016, San Diego-headquartered real estate investment trusts are continuing to benefit from a West Coast climate of limited new retail center development in locations where major store operators are still looking to set up shop.

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Stalwarts and startups - San Diego's Wealthiest

Tracking S.D.’s Wealthiest Provides Reflection of Community

The list of the wealthiest San Diegans is dynamic and evolving, much like the community it reflects. It shows a cross-section of the county’s key industries and inspiring success stories, from executives at promising life science companies to fast-growing craft brewers. It includes individuals and families that helped build this community and its innovative tech companies. It’s a snapshot of prominent philanthropists, political donors and power brokers. There is no question that publishing a list of a community’s wealthiest individuals can be viewed as a crass, voyeuristic exercise that has more entertainment value than journalistic value. Fair enough; we understand the criticism. Some people have argued that publishing

Renovate America Acquires CakeSystems for Undisclosed Price

Renovate America, the largest provider of clean energy financing for an initiative called PACE, announced Wednesday that it had acquired CakeSystems, a Portland-based software provider for home energy modeling.

BofI Holding Inc. Reports Q4 Net Income of $29.7 Million

BofI Holding Inc., parent company of BofI Federal Bank, reported net income of $29.7 million for the fiscal quarter ending June 30, up 21.9 percent from the year before.

Investment Firm Rebrands as Gurtin Municipal Bond Management

An investment management firm with headquarters in San Diego and Chicago on Monday announced it had changed its name from Gurtin Fixed Income Management LLC to Gurtin Municipal Bond Management.

Investment Index Ranks San Diego County No. 78 in Nation

A financial technology company has ranked San Diego County third in California and No. 78 nationwide on its latest list of the amount of investment received by counties.

Mitek Reports Third Quarter Results

Mitek, a San Diego-based identity verification software company focused on mobile technology, on Thursday posted a 19 percent year-over-year decline in third-quarter GAAP net income amid a 41 percent jump in revenue.