SD FINANCE

Netradyne on Path to Gather 2.7M Miles Of U.S. Road Data

Specialist Looking for Insight on Trouble Spots

Netradyne has its eyes on the road.

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Startup Cos. Should Know the Perils of Plastic

FUNDING: Bootstrapping Recommended; Credit Cards Bring Additional Risks

Startups may turn to credit cards as a fast source of cash early on in their operations.

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ZeaKal Picks Up $10M In Funding; VC Firm To Get 8.7% Stake

Company to Expand Its Trials to Include Cannabis and Hemp

ZeaKal Inc., a startup developing technology to increase the photosynthetic capacity of crops, recently raised a little more green.

County to Negotiate On Hospital Solutions for New Psychiatric Care

$14 Million Proposal For Tri-City Facility Is Dropped

San Diego hospitals lose millions annually in psychiatric services. Against that backdrop, where do their financial obligations in behavioral health begin and end?

Sudberry Sees Need For Mixed-Use In Scripps Ranch

Sudberry Sees Need For Mixed-Use In Scripps Ranch

Sudberry Properties is doing something different in Scripps Ranch — building apartments.

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Aira Sees Time Is Right to Scale, Names New CEO

CEO Randall Has Experience Scaling Early-Stage Companies

Aira Tech Corp., a San Diego startup that uses agents to help blind and low-vision users navigate their surroundings, tapped a new CEO with a history at several big-name tech firms.

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VC Dollars Drive California IPOs

San Diego has seen three companies go public this year, according to a report by Ernst & Young.

Vera Bradley Acquires 75% Stake in Pura Vida

According to a news release, the purchase price is $75 million in cash and up to $22.5 million in incremental earnout.

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Cannabis VC Invests $10M in San Diego Startup Working to Increase Crop Yields

Canopy Rivers Inc. invested in ZeaKal, a San Diego startup developing technology to make plants more photosynthetic.

NTConsult Selects San Diego as U.S. HQ, Hiring for Senior Roles

Co. Sees Those Leaders as Better Suited for Pursuing Biotech, Fintech and Medtech

A Brazilian software firm opened a new headquarters in San Diego. NTConsult, which has roughly 200 full-time employees between Brazil, Peru, Uruguay and the U.S., is building an executive team out of its new offices in Sorrento Valley.

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Beaming Wellness Merges with San Francisco-Based Project Juice

According to a press release, while both restaurants will operate separately for now, the merger makes the combined businesses California’s largest organic and plant-based quick-serve company.

Jack in the Box Announces Refinancing Transactions

Jack in the Box Inc. announced on June 17 that some of its subsidiaries will complete a refinancing of its existing senior credit facility with a new, $1.45 billion securitized financing facility.

Startup Designs Car Alarm That Has a Sensitive Side

Plan Is to Out-Tech, Outprice Competition; Co. Taps Crowdfunding

One moment on a road trip inspired car enthusiast Marko Mandaric to found his startup, Bmmpr. He and his wife were driving to Seattle, and stopped briefly at a grocery store.

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Sempra Declares Dividends for Common, Preferred Stock

Sempra Energy, the San Diego energy services company, announced a dividend of 96.75 cents per share, payable July 15 to shareholders of record on July 5.

HFF Secures Financing for Apartment Deals

The San Diego offices of HFF secured financing for the sale and renovation of two Los Angeles apartment buildings for an undisclosed price.

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