JMI Equity Promotes Two to General Partner

San Diego-based private equity firm has promoted Suken Vakil and Randy Guttman to general partner.

Section 32 Adds A Key Player to its Roster

The venture capital firm in San Diego that was launched earlier this year by former Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris has added a big name in health care.

USD Receives $20M Gift to Support New Business School Home

Don Knauss, chairman of the University of San Diego Board of Directors, and his wife, Ellie Knauss, are donating $20 million to the university to launch the planning and construction of a new $67 million home for its business school.

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S.D.’s ‘Civic’ Startups Make Progress

The Innovation That Matters report, released in October, assessed the health of the startup communities in 25 U.S. cities based on economic data and an online survey of about 400 startup community leaders.

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Founders Gala Raises Record Amount For USD Scholarships

The University of San Diego announced that its Founders Gala held recently at the Jenny Craig Pavilion generated a record-setting $1.3 million for scholarships for deserving USD scholars and student who are veterans. Proceeds from the evening supported the Founders Endowed Scholarship Fund and established a new, endowed scholarship fund in the amount of $500,000 dedicated to USD student veterans.

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DiegoDev Invests in DonationMatch

Del Mar-based web development agency DiegoDev Group LLC recently announced it invested in Sorrento Valley-based DonationMatch Inc.

Economic Index: S.D. Economy Rises on National Outlook

A local index of leading economic indicators in San Diego County was up 0.6 percent in October.

Haskell & White LLP Exec Joins ACG's San Diego Chapter Board

Carlos Martinez, a senior manager at accounting, auditing and tax firm Haskell & White LLP, has joined the board of directors for the Association for Corporate Growth’s San Diego chapter.

New Investors at Table Mean Changes for Jack

DINING: Possible Qdoba Sale May Just Be First Step of Big Changes

Jack in the Box Inc. may emerge from 2017 as a slimmer version of itself.

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Bullish on Coworking, WeWork to Add UTC Location

WeWork, the coworking behemoth, has confirmed it plans to open a second location in San Diego with 1,000 new desks in 2018.

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Alumnus’s $30M Gift to UCSD to Go Toward Engineering

GIVING: Qualcomm’s Chief Scientist’s Action Likely to Inspire Others

It played a central role in the formation of Qualcomm Inc. Now the University of California, San Diego is reaping more rewards from that relationship.

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AT&T Supports Veterans and Their Families With Grant

In honor of Veterans Day and as part of AT&Ts Thank Our Heroes campaign, AT&T teamed up with nonprofit zero8hundred to recognize the serving active military families in the San Diego region with a contribution of $25,000.

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San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy Acquires Land in Encinitas

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy acquired 77 acres of land in upland Encinitas for $112,500.

Encore Capital Group Subsidiary Abandons IPO Plan

A subsidiary of Encore Capital Group has abandoned its plan for an initial public offering.

Guild Mortgage Expands Into the Midwest

Guild Mortgage, a mortgage lender based in San Diego, is expanding into the Midwest.