SDBJ WEEKLY EDITION

SD 500 Special Edition

The Most Influential People in San Diego

Special Report: Finance

San Diego Credit Unions See Record Numbers in Deposits - Area Firms Grow Assets and Memberships

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40 Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 2021 - Winners Announced

The San Diego Business Journal will honor young professionals — leaders, change makers and innovators — who are making waves, creating impact and leaving a positive mark on the San Diego community. We’re looking for the next generation of key executives and entrepreneurs.

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Mitek Systems Q3 Revenue Up 25%

Mitek released its fiscal third quarter results.

Sony Electronics Increases Offerings

Innovative Product Releases to Help Increase Annual Sales

Sony Electronics Inc., the San Diego-based audio/video electronics and information technology products manufacturer, continues to increase its product line.

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BlueNalu Named Xprize Semifinalist

Co. Expects to Test Markets Next Year

BlueNalu, a food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, is among 28 semifinalists for the $15 million XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion, organizers of the competition announced.

Mission Fed Inks Deal with Padres

Mission Federal Credit Union has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with the San Diego Padres.

TCA Raises Largest Fund Since its Inception

FINANCE: Group Attracts More Than $5 Million For Latest Annual Fund

The San Diego chapter of the Tech Coast Angels, the region’s largest network of investors in early-stage companies, has raised over $5 million for its annual fund surpassing last year’s amount of $4.7 million.

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Stemson Therapeutics Closes $15M Series A

BIOTECH: Co. Working on Genetic Therapy for Hair Loss

Stemson Therapeutics, a biotech company working on a cure for hair loss, closed a $15 million Series A funding round on July 15.

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Omega 3 Co. Launches Pet Supplements

The Coromega Company Drops Pup Packets

The Coromega Company, Inc., the Vista-based maker of nutritional supplements, wants furry friends to get their nutriments, too.

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No Room at The Lab

Demand for Life Science Space Reaches Record Levels

Demand for life science space is reaching record levels as venture capital money pours into the region.

Two San Diego Cos. Make Walmart’s Open Call Competition

RETAIL: Both Expect Annual Revenues to Drastically Increase

Two San Diego companies have made it through Walmart’s Open Call.

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Fashion Week S.D. Takes to New York

First In-Person Event Hosted at Sotheby’s

Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) is taking New York. The organization is marking its return to in-person events with “The Art and Beauty Behind Fashion,” to be hosted in New York City on July 24.

Partners

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership along with help from the city of San Diego, is expanding three workforce training programs that help underrepresented communities secure quality jobs and help them start meaningful careers in both he public and private sector.

Navy Region Gets a New Commander

Former Coronado Base C.O. Takes ‘Navy Mayor’ Post; Bolivar Retires

San Diego has a new “Navy mayor.” Rear Adm. Stephen D. Barnett relieved Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar as commander, Navy Region Southwest during a change of command ceremony on July 16 at Naval Base Coronado.

New York Firm Buys Suja Life

BEVERAGES: Co. to Remain in San Diego

Suja Life, LLC, the Oceanside-based organic, cold-pressed juice company, has been sold.

Special Report: Cybersecurity

Understanding the Post-Pandemic Cyber Threat Landscape

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Special Report: Residential Real Estate

San Diego Seeing Tightest Housing Market in Years

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PureFish Now Available in Stores

Taking High Quality Seafood to Local Retailers

PureFish, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Bankers Hill, is taking its high-quality seafood to local retailers.

Apartment Complex Makes a Mark

Normal Heights Project Draws Both Design Praise, Criticism

A Normal Heights apartment project has drawn praise and criticism for its distinctive design and appearance.

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Hospitality Group Continues to Rebound

Weekend Bookings Beyond 2019 Numbers

R.A. Rauch and Associates, a San Diego-based hospitality company with three hotels in the county, is continuing to see business increase post COVID-19.

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Avidity Biosciences CEO Reflects on Going Public in 2020

BIOTECH: Sarah Boyce Speaks About Completely Virtual IPO Process

The past year has changed everything about what it means for a biotech company to go public, according to Avidity Biosciences President and CEO Sarah Boyce.

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San Diego Regional EDC: Increasing Optimism Despite Continued Challenges

Surveying the Changing Business Landscape in San Diego

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every facet of life, including how businesses operate.

On Board

SDBJ Insider

Endera, the San Diego-based all-electric commercial vehicle company is adding Joe Pritchard as a member of its board.

Executive Q&A: Dan Shea – CEO, Feeding San Diego

NONPROFIT: He Says It Is a Privilege to Serve Such a Reputable Organization

Dan Shea has been CEO of Feeding San Diego since November 2020, the county's leading hunger relief and food rescue organization. He served as interim CEO starting in July 2020.

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New Port of Entry Will Open in 2024

TRADE: 21st Century Border Crossing to Expand Capacity

A new port of entry at the U.S.-Mexico Border in Otay Mesa is scheduled to open in late 2024.

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BAE Receives $90M in Shipyard Work

USS San Diego Pauses for Maintenance, Modernization and Repair

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $90.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for shipyard work on the USS San Diego.

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Trust to Open Second Butcher Shop

The Wise Ox Launches in November in Carlsbad

Trust Restaurant Group, the Hillcrest-based hospitality group founded in 2016, is taking its butcher shop, food and beverage concept to North County.

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Seaside Equity Partners Sees Opportunity in San Diego

FINANCE: Firm Raised $160M Oversubscribed Debut Fund

Seaside Equity Partners has emerged with its debut fund closing $160 million from investors, becoming one of San Diego’s largest private equity firms.

San Diego Bar Wins Pitch Competition

Awarded $10,000 to Continue to Scale the Co.

San Diego Bar, a locally headquartered company that manufactures all natural, raw, vegan and gluten free bars, was recently named the winner of the Samuel Adams “Brewing the American Dream” San Diego Pitch Room Competition.

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