Sarah de Crescenzo

Staff Reporter

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Recent Stories

Biotech Co. Finds Tijuana a Good Fit for Its Operations

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.

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Tijuana Arriving On Startup Scene

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.

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Grandesign Relocates Headquarters to Historic Wonder Bread Building

Its new, 7,600-square-foot office is in the historic Wonder Bread building near Petco Park.

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San Diego Venture Group Partners With OC, LA to Create New Regional Entity

Groups aim to increase investor interest in Southern California region.

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Ad Astra Accelerator Has 3 in First Grad Class

The inaugural cohort of the new San Diego accelerator program for women-led startups is nearing the end of the 12-week program.

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$100 Million Later, AI Startup May Close

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.

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eSUB Adds $3M in Series A Financing Including New Autodesk Investment

The investment pushed its Series A round, which was led by Revolution Ventures, to about $8 million.

Pioneering VC Arlan Hamilton, Founder of Backstage Capital, to Keynote San Diego Startup Week

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.

Impact of Qualcomm's Pain: Talent Will Be In Demand

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.

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Qualcomm Stock Rises, Falls on Contradictory Reports of Acquisition Review

As trade talks continue, it's unclear whether regulators in China have resumed reviewing Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors.

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