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The San Diego Workforce Partnership on Thursday said it had received a $200,000 award to lay the groundwork for a system of attracting private investment in workforce development projects.
San Diego-based Illumina Inc., the world’s largest maker of DNA sequencing machines, announced Thursday it will invest $100 million in a new venture capital firm established by a former Illumina executive.
The Junior Seau Foundation presented a $250,000 check to the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) to launch the Junior Seau Foundation Adaptive Surf Program. Junior Seau was an avid surfer, and his legacy will live on through this life-changing program that will provide access to surfing for kids with physical challenges.
FINANCE: New Indexes Track Various Market Segments
Jane Edmondson has noticed an uptick in unsolicited advice since she started a new business designing new varieties of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The products, similar to mutual funds, track an underlying index that can mirror anything from the overall market leaders to a more trendy market niche.
San Diego business optimism rebounded in March from a disappointing February, with a local index rising above its historical average for the first time in nine months.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed legislation expanding the state’s paid family leave program, boosting the amount of money workers can receive when caring for sick family members or caring for newborn children.
Alternative lender National Funding on Monday said it had appointed Torrie Inouye as president after several years as executive vice president of data and analytics.
Construction employment in the region increased by 9 percent over a 12-month period, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.
St. Louis-based RiverVest Venture Partners, a life sciences investment firm, said Thursday it had opened an office in San Diego led by newly installed managing director Nancy Hong.
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy recently held its 30th Anniversary Wax & Wine event in partnership with the Knorr Candle Factory. The conservancy raised $5,500 and received a generous donation from the Knorr Candle Factory. Guitarist Bill Fleming serenaded guests as they toured the gardens of Knorr, and learned how to make their own beeswax candle.
FINANCE: Planning Is A Must for Their Own And Their Clients’ Sakes
For years, wealth managers Bob and Peg Eddy had a letter ready for their clients with important advice.
FINANCE: The View From Q1 2016 Shows Success Still an Option
These are dark days for biotech investors. The public and media criticism over high drug prices — and the uncertainty over whether drugmakers will face some kind of crackdown — has cast a cloud over those who invest in the pharmaceutical industry.
FINANCE: Life Science IPO Crawl Comes to Halt as Market Faces Uncertainties
San Diego biotech companies — normally trailblazers for local IPO activity — have been noticeably absent from the initial public offering deck since last spring.
West Partners, the investment arm of the Gary & Mary West Family Office, said Tuesday it had become a majority investor in Omaha-based Javlin Capital.
Alternative lender National Funding is the latest sponsor of the San Diego Padres, the financial technology company said Wednesday.