LumaTax, which developed software to streamline sales tax compliance for small business owners, said it has raised $3 million in a financing round led by Cowboy Ventures. Existing investors Madrona Venture Group and Greycroft Partners and new investor Vulcan Capital also participated.
Feeding San Diego announced that $1,055,634, equating to 4,222,536 meals, was raised during the fifth annual Month of a Million Meals campaign in partnership with ABC10 and Live Well San Diego.
BANKING: First S.D. Bank Opening Since Vibra in 2008
The first new San Diego-based bank in a decade has raised $26.5 million in initial capital. Endeavor Bank will be headquartered in downtown San Diego.
The S.D. lender has agreed to buy Cornerstone Mortgage Inc., of St. Louis, Missouri, in a deal expected to close March 1.
Venture-backed companies in San Diego raised more than one-third of $1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 and more than $1.2 billion in 2017.
Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s Hand Up Food Pantry was awarded “Best Choice Pantry” for its Corner Market at the 2017 San Diego County Hunger Conference. Each year, the Hunger Conference, hosted by the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, convenes to discuss how to stop hunger in San Diego County, focusing on collaborative approaches, unified efforts and prioritizing those served.
Ad Astra Ventures is looking to fill its inaugural cohort with female-led startups with revenue and paying customers.
The bank said the expansion to Orange County is part of a broader plan to grow the bank's presence in Southern California.
Adam Garfinkle joined the company in 2015.
David Ohanian will be based in Irvine and work at City National’s La Jolla office when in San Diego.
Specifically, the line of credit is a senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility.
Industry experts will discuss hot topics, including the new tax laws, housing crisis, health care and wellness, and the legalization of marijuana.
The San Diego chapter of Tech Coast Angels, one of the largest networks of angel investors nationwide, is headed into 2018 with a new leader at its helm.
Most venture capital firms want a founder to have more than an idea before they pony up.
Expansion Therapeutics Inc., a new drug discovery and development company based in San Diego and in Jupiter, Florida, has launched with $55.3 million in Series A financing.