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‘Making A Scene’

PROPERTY: New Coworking Sites Add Polished Presence To the Alternative Office WorldTwo new coworking spaces are opening in downtown San Diego, both with massive square footage and a more polished presence that undoubtedly will fuel the city’s emerging startup economy.

By Brittany Meiling September 22, 2016 3:01 p.m.   Share

RippleNami Inc. Chosen for Seed Startup Accelerator Program

San Diego-based startup RippleNami Inc. announced it has been selected to participate in a seed startup accelerator program run by St. Louis, Missouri-based Capital Innovators.

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Coworking Leader WeWork to Occupy Six Floors of Downtown Building

New York City-based WeWork announced Tuesday that it will open a 90,000-square-foot coworking facility in the heart of downtown San Diego.

Software Firm Certona Raises $30 Million in New Round

San Diego software writer Certona said it received $30 million in new investment.

Sempra Subsidiary Ienova Given Official Clearance to Buy Interest in Mexican Company

Sempra Energy said Sept. 21 its Mexican subsidiary, Ienova, has received antitrust clearance to buy a 50 percent equity interest in pipeline builder and operator Gasoductos de Chihuahua.

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Co. Gives User Manuals a Customer-Friendly Makeover

TECH: MindTouch’s B2B Service Creates Positive and Useful Customer Connection

It takes a special talent to spin straw into gold.

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KCD PR Acquires Wall & Broadway

San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency KCD PR has acquired Wall & Broadway, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in clients in the fintech sector, the company announced this week.

Novatel Sells Wireless Hotspot Business for $50 Million

Novatel Wireless has agreed to sell its MiFi wireless hotspot business for $50 million cash.

Tealium Raises $35 Million to Fund Global Expansion, Innovation

San Diego-based Tealium Inc. said on Sept. 21 that it received an additional $35 million in venture capital.

Google Exec Reportedly Starting Company in San Diego

Dmitry Shapiro, former CEO of Veoh Networks and more recently a Google executive, is reportedly setting up a company in San Diego called GoMeta Inc.

El Centro Solar Plant Supplying Energy to San Diego Gas & Electric

A fully operational, 150-megawatt solar plant 14 miles west of El Centro is now providing energy to San Diego Gas & Electric Co. under a 25-year power purchase agreement, announced Omaha, Neb.-based project developer Tenaska.

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Kate Dilligan Joins Executive Team at KnuEdge

KnuEdge Inc., the company founded by former NASA Administrator Dan Goldin, named Kate Dilligan executive vice president and general manager of its KnuVerse division, which has created military-grade voice recognition and authentication technology.

CyberFlow Analytics Acquired by Colorado-Based Webroot

Webroot Inc., a Colorado-based cybersecurity company, has acquired San Diego-based CyberFlow Analytics for undisclosed terms, the companies announced on Sept. 19.

Mad Catz Interactive Sells Its Saitek Line

Videogame peripheral maker Mad Catz Interactive Inc. said on Sept. 15 that it agreed to sell its Saitek line to Logitech International S.A. for $13 million, in an attempt to improve its financial position.

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Kiran’s Data Analytics Can Translate to Money in the Banks

TECH: SaaS Company Clues Retail Banks on Efficiencies, Service Levels

Jim DeLapa admits without hesitation to spending hours standing outside banking centers. It’s part of the job.

CEO Can Savor a Rare S.D. Moment as of Late: an IPO

With a legally mandated “quiet period” behind him, Chuck Myers could finally say how his August went. And his September.