FINANCE: Demand for Smart Mobile Device Services Grows, But Brick-and-Mortar Banking Will Remain
During a challenging business climate brought by the pandemic, many banks were forced to shift services to online platforms, restricted access to their branch lobbies and required customers use drive-up methods or make appointments.
13 Businesses Sign Up for Free Program
The first business accelerator program in southeast San Diego, has selected 13 businesses for its fourth cohort.
More Than $500,000 Invested in Third Year
San Diego Angel Conference, which pairs investors with early-stage startups seeking capital, has awarded over $500,000 in funding to five companies.
SERVICE: Intrusive Sports Agency Launches Industry Initiative
Intrusive Sports Agency, a Black-owned full-service sports agency, has launched a university-focused initiative that helps more students land opportunities in the sports industry.
Co. Will Enter Commercial Market Later This Year
San Diego-based CommSafe AI, a technology company which specializes in conflict and violence prevention, has closed a $1.8 million pre-seed round, adding new investors Blu Venture Investors and City Light Capital.
Co. Grows Stronger Despite COVID-19 Headwinds
San Diego-based Wrapify, an advertising startup helping some of the nation’s largest brands, is seeing significant growth this year after overcoming severe tailwinds caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
ClickUp, the all-in-one workplace productivity platform, has partnered with the San Diego Padres.
CONSTRUCTION: From Industrial to Biotech, Co. Makes Magic Happen
In recent years, San Diego has seen big increases in venture capital investment, and booming construction of new lab spaces around the region. Burger Construction has made a name for itself as one of the leading construction firms for the life science industry — having recently completed projects for Cue Health and GenMark.