San Diego Business Journal

SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

San Diego Venture Group's Cool Companies Set to Show Their Tech Talents

San Diego Venture Group is giving dozens of local startups a stage to show off their tech at its yearly “Cool Companies” event in early June. Shortly after the event, the startups will get private meetings with over 30 venture capitalists visiting from Silicon Valley and Los Angeles.

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Stone Brewing Expanding to Wine Country with Napa Tap Room, Brewery

Stone Brewing Co. plans to open a new beer tap room and pilot brewery in downtown Napa, marking the latest expansion beyond San Diego County for the Escondido-based company.

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Avalon, GSK Launch Eighth Startup, Report Milestones

Avalon Ventures is launching an additional startup out of its VC incubator in La Jolla. The firm, called PDI Therapeutics Inc., is jointly backed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and San Diego’s Avalon as part of an ongoing partnership.

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San Diego Ranks Fifth on List of Top U.S. Meeting Destinations

San Diego ranks fifth among U.S. markets in an annual ranking of the top 50 destination cities for meetings and events, published by the event management services provider Cvent Inc.

Business Events Calendar for Week of May 23, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of May 23, 2016, and beyond.

New Grads Have We Got a Place for You: San Diego

San Diego ranked fourth in the western U.S. as a place for new grads and 19th nationally, in a recent study by Zumper, an apartment search site.

Vista-based Glacier Water Announces Q1 Results

Vista-based Glacier Water Services Inc. announced its first quarter results May 19 with 2.8 percent revenue growth to $31.8 million and a jump in operations income.

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Golden Hill Apartment Property Sells for $4.1 Million

Dadah Family Trust of Laguna Hills has purchased a 14-unit apartment property in San Diego’s Golden Hill neighborhood for $4.1 million, according to brokerage firm Apartment Realty Group Inc. (ARG).

Pulse Electronics Refinances $80M in Debt

Pulse Electronics Corp. — a San Diego company that makes electronic components — said on May 19 that it has refinanced $80 million in debt.

San Diego-based Impact Components Eligible to Vie for $9.5M in Navy Contracts

San Diego-based Impact Components is among four small businesses who recently received indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contracts to supply electrical components to the U.S. Navy.

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Golden Hill Apartment Property Sells for $4.1M

Dadah Family Trust of Laguna Hills has purchased a 14-unit apartment property in San Diego’s Golden Hill neighborhood for $4.1 million, according to brokerage firm Apartment Realty Group Inc. (ARG).

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S.D. Ranks Fifth on List of Top U.S. Meeting Destinations

San Diego ranks fifth among U.S. markets in an annual ranking of the top 50 destination cities for meetings and events, published by the event management services provider Cvent Inc.

Business Calendar for Week of May 23, 2016

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of May 23, 2016.

Glacier Water Reports Q1 Results

Vista-based Glacier Water Services Inc. announced its first quarter results May 19 with 2.8 percent revenue growth to $31.8 million and a jump in operations income.

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Stone Brewing Co. Expanding to Wine Country with Napa Tap Room, Brewery

Stone Brewing Co. plans to open a new beer tap room and pilot brewery in downtown Napa, marking the latest expansion beyond San Diego County for the Escondido-based company.

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Avalon and GSK Launch Eighth Startup, Report Milestones

Avalon Ventures is launching yet another startup out of its VC incubator in La Jolla. The firm, called PDI Therapeutics Inc., is jointly backed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and San Diego’s Avalon as part of an ongoing partnership.

Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings Announces Quarterly Dividend

San Diego-based Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings, the parent company of Seacoast Commerce Bank, announced the company’s first regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share.

Navy Awards Cypher Analytics Five-Year, $28.8 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded San Diego-based Cypher Analytics Inc. a contract that could be worth up to $28.8 million over five years.

Chamber Poll Finds Looming Minimum Wage Hike Dampening Business Optimism

San Diego County business owners are less optimistic about prospects ahead because of the planned increases in the minimum wage and their own doubts about future hiring, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce reported on May 19.

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Edico Genome Secures Patent, Strengthens IP Position

Bioinformatics firm Edico Genome Corp. has landed its third foundational patent, the company announced Thursday. The patent further secures the company’s core technology, and may ease the minds of collaborators considering new applications for the tech.