Sarah de Crescenzo
DEVICES: Thermo Fisher Exec Finds Infrastructure And Talent for Expansion
Maritza Diaz oversees operations at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s office in Tijuana. She splits her time between that office and the company’s campus in Carlsbad, her hometown.
ECONOMY: City’s Talent, Location and Collaborative Style Should Link It to S.D.
A San Diego entrepreneur’s day may go something like this: Commute to a local coworking space; for lunch, track down those grilled octopus tacos you’ve been hearing about; meet with a potential hire across town at coworking space; and post interview, stop at a local brewery for a craft beer or two.
Its new, 7,600-square-foot office is in the historic Wonder Bread building near Petco Park.
Groups aim to increase investor interest in Southern California region.
The inaugural cohort of the new San Diego accelerator program for women-led startups is nearing the end of the 12-week program.
TECH: Highly Touted in 2016, KnuEdge Cites Lack of Funds
A San Diego company that emerged from stealth mode with $100 million nearly two years ago after a decade of developing artificial intelligence technologies may be forced to close due to a lack of funds.
The investment pushed its Series A round, which was led by Revolution Ventures, to about $8 million.
Hamilton recently announced the launch of a $36 million fund to invest in black female founders' companies. A San Diego-based company is among those in which she has previously invested.
While commiserating with Qualcomm workers left jobless in the wake of the company’s decision to cut roughly 9 percent of its local headcount, the region’s tech community is also eyeing the tech giant’s talented castoffs as a potential source of fuel for local innovation.
As trade talks continue, it's unclear whether regulators in China have resumed reviewing Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors.