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Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford Donates $28M to National University System

South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford presented a $28 million gift to the National University System to fund three programs. It is the largest donation in the system’s history.

By Brad Graves April 18, 2017 4:11 p.m. share »

Bitcoin ATM Company Installs 3 More Machines in S.D. County

Texas-based bitcoin ATM company Coinsource is finding success in San Diego, according to CEO Sheffield Clark.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 18, 2017 2:38 p.m. share »

Fresh Out of College, a Future CEO Changed His Course

Steve Mitgang didn’t always see himself as a tech industry leader.

By Brad Graves April 18, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »
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La Jolla Retail Units Sell for $4.65 Million

The Cove Equity Group of San Diego has acquired a two-unit retail condominium in La Jolla for $4.65 million, according to brokerage firm Colliers International Group Inc.

By Lou Hirsh April 18, 2017 12:57 p.m. share »

CEOs Remain Upbeat About Economy, Survey Finds

Post-election optimism among top executives continued to rise in the first quarter of the year, according to a survey of CEOs by Vistage Worldwide LLC, the San Diego-based executive coaching company, but company leaders in San Diego weren’t quite as bullish as their nationwide counterparts.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 18, 2017 11:41 a.m. share »
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Vista Office Property Sold for $12.8 Million

An affiliate of Chino-based Gelardo Family Trust has purchased a Vista office building for $12.8 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

By Lou Hirsh April 18, 2017 11:06 a.m. share »
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Cooley Law Firm Recruits Partner From DLA Piper

An attorney specializing in venture debt finance has made the jump from DLA Piper, where he was partner, to Cooley LLP, where he also will be partner.

By Brad Graves April 17, 2017 5 p.m. share »
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Sharks to Evaluate Spill-Proof Wine Glass

The two local founders of Goverre, a maker of to-go wine cups, will pitch to celebrity investors this Friday on ABC’s hit TV show Shark Tank.

By Brittany Meiling April 17, 2017 4:40 p.m. share »

San Diego-Based Callan Capital Opens First Out-Of-State Office

La Jolla-based wealth management firm Callan Capital, which has operated in San Diego for about a decade, has opened a second office.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 17, 2017 4:28 p.m. share »

Hospitality Services Provider Luxpitality Relocates HQ to East Village

Hospitality services provider Luxpitality has relocated its headquarters from Scottsdale, Ariz., to downtown San Diego’s East Village, the company announced.

By Lou Hirsh April 17, 2017 3:31 p.m. share »

Spiritual Campus Planned After $2.8M Escondido Land Purchase

Shanti Nivasam Corp. of San Diego has acquired a 20-acre land parcel in Escondido for $2.8 million, with plans to develop a Hindu spiritual campus, according to brokerage and research firm xREIT.

By Lou Hirsh April 17, 2017 3:02 p.m. share »

EvoNexus Bringing Major Tech Firms to Meet Startups; Here’s Why

Local startup incubator EvoNexus is bringing East Coast mobile technology company InterDigital Inc. to San Diego to meet with local tech startups.

By Brittany Meiling April 17, 2017 2:10 p.m. share »
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Scott MacDonald Donates $400,000 to Endow USD Scholarship

Del Mar resident Scott MacDonald has donated $400,000 to endow a scholarship program at the University of San Diego.

By Brad Graves April 17, 2017 12:33 p.m. share »
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Solana Beach Mixed-Use Project Planned After $5.5 Million Land Purchase

RAF Pacifica Group of Encinitas has acquired a commercial land parcel in Solana Beach for $5.5 million, with plans for a $21 million mixed-use development.

By Lou Hirsh April 17, 2017 12:09 p.m. share »

How S.D.'s Angel Investors Missed Out on 2 Successful Startups

San Diego has a small pool of angel investors who supply tech startups with cash, so the same few groups get inundated with cash-poor founders asking for support.

By Brittany Meiling April 16, 2017 1:07 p.m. share »

Pentagon Funding 2 Projects at UCSD as Part of MURI Program

The Pentagon plans to fund two advanced research projects at UC San Diego.

By Brad Graves April 16, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »

Commercial Real Estate 2017: The Office Winners Are...

The stats gauging San Diego County’s commercial real estate performance in 2017’s first quarter are now arriving from local brokerage firms.

By Lou Hirsh April 16, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »
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Developers Obtain $49.7 Million in Financing for Downtown’s Carte Hotel

Developers have obtained approximately $49.7 million in financing for the Carte Hotel & Suites, now under construction in downtown San Diego, according to Peak Finance, which secured the financing.

By Lou Hirsh April 16, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

OneRoof Energy Group Settles Arbitration Claim; CEO Steps Down From All Positions at Company

San Diego solar company OneRoof Energy continues to wind down its operations, this time with the resignation of its CEO David Field and the settlement of an arbitration claim against the company.

By Brittany Meiling April 16, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

The Business Calendar for the Week of April 17, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of April 17, 2017.

By SDBJ Staff April 16, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »