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Guild Mortgage Offers 1% Down Payment Plan

San Diego-based Guild Mortgage has launched a loan program that requires homebuyers to come up with only a 1 percent down payment to be eligible for a grant for an additional 2 percent from the independent mortgage lender.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 29, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »
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Culture and Creativity Bring Marketing Companies Together

An acronym sprang to mind shortly after Aaron Gaeir, CEO of Grandesign, met Hadley Media founder Patrick Hadley: PLU.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 25, 2017 2:16 p.m. share »
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A Lean Approach To News

Robert Herring Sr. is a man on a mission. “What’s the breaking news?” he asked on a recent weekday as he ushered guests into a cozy, darkened room adjacent to One America News Network’s television studio floor where a handful of young men sat monitoring a series of televised news feeds.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 25, 2017 1:32 p.m. share »

Is Your Company Named After a Fruit – Or a Person?

What’s in a name? For a startup, it can attract investors and customers – or repel both.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 24, 2017 5:41 p.m. share »

Zesty.io Raises $1.3M in Seed Round

San Diego-based web content management system Zesty.io has closed a second round of seed funding, raising $1.3 million less than a year after raising $1 million from angel investors.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 24, 2017 4:02 p.m. share »
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Shariq Hussain Steps Aside as CEO at MEPS Real-Time

Shariq Hussain, CEO of Carlsbad-based MEPS Real-Time Inc., is stepping down from his role to become the company's chief technology officer because of health issues, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 22, 2017 2:19 p.m. share »

MabVax Closes Public Stock Offering for $4.1 Million

San Diego's MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. has closed its public offering of common and preferred stocks for $4.1 million, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 22, 2017 11:08 a.m. share »

San Diegans Are Working Like It’s 2006

The rate of unemployed job seekers in San Diego has fallen below 4 percent for the first time in more than a decade, according to data released May 19 by the California Employment Development Department.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 21, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »

BofI Considers Offering Unsecured Consumer Loans

San Diego-based BofI Holdings Inc., parent company of BofI Federal Bank, is piloting a lending program to offer unsecured loans — no collateral required — to consumers this year.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 21, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

BofI Is Considering Offering Unsecured Consumer Loans

San Diego-based BofI Holdings Inc., parent company of BofI Federal Bank, is piloting a lending program to offer unsecured loans — no collateral required — to consumers this year.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 19, 2017 2:09 p.m. share »

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