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Entrepreneur Makes the Pitch For Less Formality, More Fun

What do new transplants think of San Diego’s startup scene? Last week, we spoke with two CEOs who relocated from Silicon Valley. This week, we ask a solo entrepreneur how moving to San Diego impacted his business, if there were any surprises along the way, and what he’d like to see more of in San Diego.

By Brittany Meiling March 2, 2017 2:27 p.m. share »

How Did San Diego's Economy Fare in Q4 2016?

While the eyes of the nation focused on the presidential campaign and its aftermath, San Diego’s economy was doing what it does: create jobs, build homes, fill commercial space, attract capital – and provide material for a fourth-quarter 2016 economic summary released March 1.

By John Cox March 2, 2017 2:27 p.m. share »
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Adviser Found Software Solution for Rebalancing Portfolios

Rowling & Associates principal Sheryl Rowling says investment advisers believe they know everything. She’s quick to admit she’s no exception.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 2, 2017 2:22 p.m. share »
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Board Appointment Strengthens Cross-Border Startup Ties

Local startup community organizers are spearheading another attempt to connect Tijuana’s technology hub with San Diego’s.

By Brittany Meiling March 2, 2017 2:17 p.m. share »
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Venture Capitalist to Advise Software Co. Ciphrex Corp.

Alyse Killeen, a venture capitalist with a history of investing in the digital currency bitcoin, has joined San Diego-based Ciphrex Corp.’s board of advisors.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 2, 2017 1:47 p.m. share »
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Merger of North Island, California Credit Unions Approved

San Diego-based North Island Credit Union and California Credit Union, headquartered in Glendale, will merge effective March 1.

By Sarah de Crescenzo February 28, 2017 2:37 p.m. share »

Renovate America Closes $200 Million Credit Facility

San Diego-based Renovate America, a provider of financing for residential property-assessed clean energy programs, announced Tuesday that it has closed a $200 million credit facility with Bank of America.

By Sarah de Crescenzo February 28, 2017 2:28 p.m. share »

Realty Income Corp. Begins $645.8 Million Stock Offering

Realty Income Corp. has commenced a public stock offering with expected net proceeds of approximately $645.8 million, the San Diego-based company announced.

By Lou Hirsh February 28, 2017 2:24 p.m. share »

Mad Catz Interactive Inc. Receives Notice of Noncompliance From NYSE

Financial losses at Mad Catz Interactive Inc. have put the San Diego-based videogame company out of compliance with listing rules at the stock exchange where its shares trade.

By John Cox February 24, 2017 10:35 a.m. share »

Jack in the Box Reports Q1 Net Earnings of $35.9 Million

Fast-food restaurant company Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), one of the largest corporations based in San Diego, reported net earnings of $35.9 million for the first quarter of its fiscal year, about 8 percent more than the $32.2 million in the same quarter the previous year.

By Sarah de Crescenzo February 24, 2017 9:52 a.m. share »
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What Do These Silicon Valley Startup Transplants Think of S.D.?

Viral blog articles and cheeky ad campaigns are fueling a lot of talk about entrepreneurs moving their startups from Silicon Valley — and other startup hubs — to San Diego.

By Brittany Meiling February 23, 2017 4:34 p.m. share »
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Local 'Shark Tank' Startup Appearing on '20/20' Show

San Diego’s Tower Paddleboards will be featured on ABC Television’s “20/20” news magazine, set to air at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24.

By Brad Graves February 23, 2017 4:32 p.m. share »

Revenue Rises at Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.

Revenue at Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (ROIC) rose 23 percent from a year ago in the fourth quarter ending Dec. 31, reaching $63.1 million, the San Diego-based company reported.

By Lou Hirsh February 23, 2017 3:31 p.m. share »

Aviva Systems Biology Corp. Acquires GenWay Biotech

San Diego-based antibody manufacturer Aviva Systems Biology Corp. has acquired GenWay Biotech Inc., another San Diego company that makes proteins.

By Sarah de Crescenzo February 23, 2017 3:28 p.m. share »
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Padres Pedal the Cause Can Take Victory Lap After Donation

Padres Pedal the Cause presented a check for $2,031,989 to researchers from Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego. Padres Pedal the Cause Executive Director Anne Marbarger presented the check during a gathering of more than 100 beneficiary representatives, San Diego business leaders, as well as top donors and fundraisers. The award represents the total amount raised by the organization’s 2016 cycling event.

By Stephanie Glidden February 23, 2017 1:46 p.m. share »