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TECH: Venture Capitalists Betting On Maturing Cybersecurity Field
For Stephan Chenette, the time seemed right. After working in cybersecurity for the better part of two decades, Chenette figured October 2013 was the optimum time to start his own business.
CLEAN-TECH: Co. Cites Lack of Charging Stations
San Diego’s leading car-sharing company, Car2Go, is replacing its all-electric fleet with gas-powered cars. The decision — which stemmed from a lack of local charging stations — is a setback to the city’s climate action plan, and a shakeup for the company’s business model.
San Francisco-based Wingz, a provider of personalized and scheduled airport ride services, has begun operations at San Diego International Airport.
The most promising careers for young San Diegans are increasingly reliant on data skills, according to a report Tuesday from University of California, San Diego Extension, with analysts making up half of the region’s top emerging careers.
Jackie Reed has been promoted to the post of chief executive officer at locally based T S Restaurants, which operates 14 venues including Duke’s La Jolla and Jake’s in Del Mar.
Operators have officially opened Liberty Public Market, an open-air dining and gathering spot featuring numerous food vendors in a former Navy commissary space at Liberty Station in Point Loma.
MEDICINE: Active Shooter Training Simulation Creates Conditions That Put Participants to the Test
The string of active shooter incidents across the country prompted San Diego-based Strategic Operations to stage a live-action training event — complete with explosives, actors, and ammunition.
WORKFORCE: Improv Theater Connect Staffs Through Comedy
Corporate team building often gets a bad rap, with employers forcing staff to participate in goofy games such as sandcastle building and egg-and-spoon racing — all in the name of “building trust and communication.”
About one in five San Diego Chief Financial Officers expect to expand their workforces in the next six months, a survey from Robert Half said Wednesday, up from about 10 percent last year.
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has completed an $8 million renovation of its Hotel Solamar, at 435 Sixth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter.
Ashford University, a for-profit university owned by San Diego-based Bridgeport Education Inc., said Monday it was appointing Craig Swenson as its new president.
There are more than 700 Japanese-based companies with offices located in Southern California, one of the highest concentrations of Japanese companies located outside of Japan.
Finding the Path of ‘Least Resistance’ For Getting Around
Recent city changes, with more on the way, seek to streamline the flow of drivers and pedestrians throughout downtown San Diego.
Two former executives of a Newport Beach-based butane manufacturer tied to the marijuana industry pleaded guilty March 11 in San Diego federal court to conspiring to launder money from their business.
Susan L. Oliver is the newest San Diego partner at Tyson & Mendes LLP. A trial lawyer with more than 23 years of experience, Oliver has built a strong reputation for successfully defending a wide range of clients in professional and product liability, personal injury, business and employment cases, as well as complex civil litigation.