A new pitch competition for startups is coming to San Diego, where entrepreneurs and small business owners can compete to win $20,000 in cash and $5,000 in technology services.
As part of its Maritime Month celebration, General Dynamics NASSCO invited local K-8 students residing or attending school in the Greater Logan Heights community to name the company’s newest tugboat.
Startups who applied to San Diego’s biggest pitch competition may get more than they bargained for, as the event’s cash prize could be tripled for one of the finalists. But there are some caveats attached to the new cash.
FINANCE: Mechanism Allows Investment By Unaccredited Investors
The founders of Solana Beach-based athletic wear retailer Graced By Grit weren’t having any luck convincing investors to back their company.
San Diego-based Suja Life LLC, which makes organic, cold-pressed juices and other beverages, is the second most well-funded venture capital backed food and beverage startup.
Perry Nisen, the top executive at one of San Diego’s most well-known research institutes, is retiring at the end of September.
San Diego-based Nexus Properties Inc. has obtained $17.8 million in refinancing for a life science building that it owns in suburban Seattle, according to Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP (HFF), which arranged the financing.
Cerritos-based First Choice Bank plans to open a new branch in Carlsbad on Oct. 20, its first in San Diego County.
FinCEN to Continue to Monitor S.D. Residential Real Estate Purchases for Possible Money Laundering Activity
Federal regulators remain concerned about money laundering activity in the San Diego real estate market.
Joe’s Crab Shack recently closed its restaurant in Mission Valley, among at least 40 abrupt closings carried out nationwide since early August by the struggling chain amid bankruptcy proceedings.
San Diego-based Sempra Energy reached a deal to buy control of Oncor Electric, operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas.
Tech entrepreneur Dean Rosenberg, a behind-the-scenes regular in the startup crowd, is stepping into the top leadership role at Tech Coast Angels.
Sheldon Lewis, vice president of business development for PayLease, is leaving the company to pursue investing in technology startups on a full-time basis.
San Diego County’s unemployment rate in July was 4.7 percent, up from 4.3 percent the prior month, though lower than the year-ago rate of 5.1 percent.