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Executive Q&A: Matt Ellis, Measurabl CEO

Matt Ellis founded Measurabl in 2013. A former director of sustainability solutions for commercial real estate company CBRE, he created Measurabl based on the challenges he encountered in getting accurate sustainability data. The company’s software is designed to generate accurate, easy-to-read reports for real estate companies, by automatically pulling in utility and waste data and other metrics.

Startup Lands $30M in Funding From Amazon and Samsung

A Rancho Bernardo startup’s idea for tiny, sticker-sized sensors caught the attention of three big investors.

Digital Real Estate Co. Raises $13.5M Series A

Home Bay Technologies, a San Diego-based digital real estate company, raised $13.5 million in a Series A round.

TuSimple Keeps on Truckin’ To Stay Ahead of Competitors

TuSimple, a San Diego-based company that makes self-driving trucks, will grow its fleet of autonomous haulers from 11 to 40.

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Realtor Association Builds Up Holiday House’s Resources

The Greater San Diego Association of Realtors Ambassadors Foundation announced that it donated $5,265 to Operation Homefront during its holiday fundraiser. Realtors from across San Diego County collected toys and gift cards for families of the men and women who serve our country to fill the “Holiday House.”

Holiday Party With a Purpose Focused On Helping At-Risk Young Women

The San Diego Women’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring women to engage in collective philanthropy, raised more than $2,000 for The AjA Project at the foundation’s annual “Holiday Party with a Purpose” celebration.

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Credit Union Joins the Teams At Cal State San Marcos

Mission Federal Credit Union is continuing its successful partnership with California State University San Marcos by announcing its collaboration with CSUSM Athletics.

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Tutors Can Help Change a Life Story With Their Efforts

The Walter J. and Betty C. Zable Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to San Diego Oasis to support its Intergenerational Literacy Tutoring Program for at-risk, elementary school students in Title One schools who have fallen behind in reading and comprehension.

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Co.’s Donations Go From Teddy Bears to Tech Support

Managed Solution, a technology solution company, announced that during the holiday season, its team gave back to the community working with several local nonprofits. This holiday season it supported: Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank that provides nutritious food to people in need, advocates for the hungry, and educates the public about hunger-related issues.

Saving Lives Is Good Reason To Celebrate for Foundation

Scripps Health Foundation continued a cherished holiday tradition Dec. 1, when it hosted the 89th Annual Candlelight Ball at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

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Online Lender Applied Data Finance Raises $17.8M in Follow-On Round

After raising $140 million last year, Applied Data Finance closed another $17.8 million in a follow-on round.

Western Lighting Goes Employee-Owned

Western Lighting and Energy Controls has become an employee owned company by changing its structure to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) trust.

Rancho Bernardo Startup Lands $30M in Funding from Amazon, Samsung

Wiliot, which is making sticker-sized Bluetooth sensors, raised $30 million in a series B round.

Several Tech Startups Land Big Funding Rounds in Dec., Jan.

After a record-breaking 2018 for venture capital, San Diego companies brought in one last present before the end of the holiday season, closing several substantial funding rounds.

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Cubic Gets $4.5M Contract

Foothill Transit has awarded Cubic Corp. a $4.5 million contract to make its bus fare collection system compatible with the regional TAP system — the smart card system used by transit providers in the greater Los Angeles area.