San Diego Business Journal


It's Coding and Coffee by the Gallon: Programmers Hack All Night

Who would stay up all night writing computer code?

By Brad Graves June 23, 2017 2:46 p.m. share »
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For San Diego’s Startup Week, Imitation Is Sincerest Form of Flattery

San Diego’s grassroots startup event, San Diego Startup Week, has apparently inspired another major city to organize a startup week of its own.

By Brittany Meiling June 23, 2017 2:30 p.m. share »

Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc. Raises $20M in Private Placement

Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc., a spinout from San Diego-based Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc., has raised $20 million in a private placement of preferred stock.

By Brittany Meiling June 23, 2017 2:05 p.m. share »

Cannabis-Ancillary Company Accelerator to Hold Demo Day

Canopy San Diego, an accelerator for startups in the legal cannabis ancillary space – those are businesses that don’t work directly with marijuana, but support those who do – will show off its portfolio companies at a demo day on Wednesday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 23, 2017 1:48 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of June 26, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of June 26, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek June 23, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Local Hotels Post 6.4 Percent Revenue Gain in First 5 Months of 2017

San Diego County hotels saw total revenue rise 6.4 percent from a year ago in the first five months of 2017, topping $1.08 billion, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.

By Lou Hirsh June 23, 2017 11:53 a.m. share »

Southwest Starting Direct Local Flights to Tampa in 2018

Southwest Airlines Co. plans to begin nonstop service between San Diego and Tampa, Fla., starting on Jan. 8, 2018, the Dallas-based carrier announced.

By Lou Hirsh June 23, 2017 11:29 a.m. share »
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San Diego Apartment Property Sells for $73 Million

Affiliates of Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential have acquired a 169-unit Mira Mesa apartment property for approximately $73 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

By Lou Hirsh June 23, 2017 11:20 a.m. share »

Palomar Display Products Awarded $9.3 Million Army Contract

The U.S. Army awarded Palomar Display Products a $9.3 million contract modification, letting the Army buy more of the Carlsbad company’s binocular image control units. T

By Brad Graves June 23, 2017 10:03 a.m. share »

Does Fiduciary Rule Give RIAs Competitive Edge?

As the independent segment of the investment advisory business continues to grow, the U.S. Department of Labor’s recently implemented retirement-savings regulation, known as the fiduciary rule, may increase those advisers’ competitive advantage over traditional broker-dealers.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 22, 2017 6:10 p.m. share »
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S.D. Startups Chasing a Good Cause

Ever since the success of TOMS shoes — and the rise of "social impact ventures" — startups have been leveraging social and environmental causes to drive sales.

By Brittany Meiling June 22, 2017 5:48 p.m. share »
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General Dynamics Says It's No. 1 in Ouput

General Dynamics NASSCO has claimed the greatest output from a single U.S. shipyard since World War II.

By Brad Graves June 22, 2017 5:38 p.m. share »
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San Diego Medical Office Building Sells for $28.5 Million

A joint-venture affiliate of San Diego-based Coast Income Properties Inc. has acquired a medical office building in Carmel Valley for $28.5 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

By Lou Hirsh June 22, 2017 1:41 p.m. share »

Survey: S.D. CIOs Looking to Hire in Second Half of 2017

Twenty-one percent of chief information officers in the San Diego area plan to hire full-time technology professionals in the second half of 2017, according to a forecast from Robert Half Technology, a division of Menlo Park-based recruitment firm Robert Half.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 22, 2017 1:34 p.m. share »

Software Startup Cloudbeds Raises $9 Million

San Diego software startup Cloudbeds has raised $9 million in new funding, setting the company up to boost its headcount and possibly acquire other companies, the startup said.

By Brittany Meiling June 22, 2017 1:25 p.m. share »

CUSO Financial Services Adds 3 Credit Unions

San Diego's CUSO Financial Services LP recently announced it has added three Washington state-based credit unions to its roster.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 22, 2017 11:51 a.m. share »

New Grocery Outlet in Fallbrook Is 14th Store in Local Market

Emoryville-based discount retailer Grocery Outlet Bargain Market has opened a new store in Fallbrook, its 14th location in San Diego County.

By Lou Hirsh June 22, 2017 11:48 a.m. share »

Former Vibra Bank Exec Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Dan Schon, a former executive at Vibra Bank, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to wire fraud, according to a statement from the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 21, 2017 5:25 p.m. share »
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Donnie Dee to Lead San Diego Rescue Mission

Donnie Dee is the San Diego Rescue Mission’s new president and CEO.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 21, 2017 4:56 p.m. share »
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Rock My World’s Chatbot Is Ready To Pump You Up or Slim You Down

Local app startup Rock My World is entering the booming ‘chatbot economy’ this month, launching an artificially intelligent software bot that acts like a personal trainer.

By Brittany Meiling June 21, 2017 4:41 p.m. share »