FINANCE: Signature Covers Bookkeeping To Business Insights
Signature Analytics CEO Peter Heald sees the scope of the rapidly growing financial firm’s opportunity through the lens of “the second black box” of small business — operational finance.
$10M Fund Targeted for ‘Community-Minded’ Borrowers
A group of San Diego investors is betting on locally based nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to the tune of $10 million.
Sector Faces Daunting Task of Finding And Competing for Qualified Employees
Cybersecurity professionals are in short supply. Even in cyber-rich San Diego — where the U.S. Navy has its information technology command — there are challenges to filling jobs, local executives said.
Schools Offer Variety of Programs to Help Fill Need for Talent in an Important, Growing Sector
San Diego County universities have launched cybersecurity degree programs to meet the growing demand for experts who can prevent online attacks and information theft.
Millennials are driving demand for sustainable investment options.
Investors Increasingly Seek Outlets For Social, Environmental Options
Demographic changes and the availability of more information than ever about businesses’ operations are contributing to a shift toward sustainable and impact investment options.
PROPERTY: Many Projects in Pipeline; Amenities Abound in City
Carlsbad is a big draw for companies looking for industrial and office space.
Sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean are not normally associated with industrial projects, but that’s what comes with a three-building complex Ryan Cos. U.S. Inc. is building in Carlsbad.
PROPERTY: Redevelopment Preserves Classic Character, While Filling Market Need
Eerie was how Matt Belshin described the former bank building he bought three years ago along Escondido’s Grand Avenue.
ENERGY: Co. Aims to Double Revenue, Inks Big Funding Deal
Escondido-based TransPower, a maker of electric-drive systems for big-rig trucks and industrial-site tractors, is on a growth path.
From Entrepreneurial Climate to Quality of Life, Carlsbad Checks All the Boxes for Business Location
Carlsbad is known as one of San Diego’s largest tech hubs, but that’s no longer simply because of its corporate successes, such as Viasat Inc.
MANUFACTURING: Its Acquisitions Boost Core Biz, Help Cover New Ground
It’s not uncommon to see sprinklers over-irrigate, turning yards into swamps — or spraying water while it’s raining.
DEVICES: Company Gains Advantage By Partnering With Insurer
Dexcom aspires to widen its reach beyond Type 1 diabetes. Recently, the San Diego company took a big step toward the goal.
Seated beside an oval table in his office, Kevin Sayer squints to read a text on his phone. His blue eyes — the same color as his button-down shirt – light up.
Recent data show the San Diego region’s international trade has been expanding faster than the economy as a whole.
ECONOMY: Local Services Have Helped Double Region’s Exports, Expected to Overtake Products By 2020
It comes as no surprise to Chula Vista-based executive search firm The QualiFind Group that the San Diego region’s exports grew at a relatively fast clip during the past several years – because the company itself has been part of that growth.
TRADE: Product Exports Include Premium Goods, Technological Advances
When specialized lighting manufacturer FoxFury LLC goes to international trade shows, it never hurts to mention the company is based in San Diego County.
MEDICINE: New Approach Includes Preemptive Efforts, Changes in Treatments
San Diego health systems have sought to lessen opioid prescriptions, from emergency rooms to cancer care.
Opioid Crisis Has Cos. Looking to Develop Safer Treatments
Some San Diego pharma and biotechs are rushing to market with alternatives to opioids, dependence on which mushroomed into a national health epidemic.
As the economy reaches new highs, demand for higher education is climbing at San Diego’s major universities.
Pilot Programs Offering Job-Focused 4-Year Degrees at Junior Colleges Could Come to an End
Come May, as the first graduates of a California demonstration project receive four-year degrees from an otherwise two-year college, there’s a good chance state lawmakers will be deciding how many students should have the same opportunity.
Change in accounting rules brings about a new business to facilitate compliance.
The Event: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 7 to 10 a.m., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Local economist Lynn Reaser of Point Loma Nazarene University will deliver a local economic forecast, and a panel of five experts will discuss what to expect in their respective sectors. The panel offers a preview of their talking points here.
ECONOMY: Affordable Housing Problem Still Drag on Growth
Local economists say the year ahead looks strong for San Diego County, with expansion on par with the moderate growth seen in 2017.
Callaway Golf Co. seems to be hitting its stride after five years of Chip Brewer as CEO.
The lucky necktie must have done the trick. That and a whole lot of homework.
Tocagen brought on Martin “Marty” Duvall as CEO more than a year ago to commercialize its anti-cancer therapies. In 2017, the company marked several milestones on that front.
Robert Hemker, long an architect of Palomar Health District’s financial plans, retired in November.
Mike Krenn spent 2017 preaching the gospel of San Diego startups in town — and out.