Sarah de Crescenzo

Staff Reporter

Email: sarahd@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-277-6359 Extension: 3120

Recent Stories

Startups Commit Equity Stake to EvoNexus

Four new startups have been accepted into the EvoNexus incubator program, and the founders of each have agreed to give the nonprofit organization a stake in their companies in exchange for participation.

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Startups Reporter's Notebook: UCSD Ranked 26 for Its Entrepreneurial Efforts

UC San Diego has again landed at No. 26 on Pitchbook’s annual list of the top 50 universities that are producing venture capital-backed entrepreneurs.

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Bots Bring Design, Data and New Possibilities To Role in Security

A former truck repair lot next to an unassuming three-bedroom on a backstreet in El Cajon has been transformed into a testing site for a two and a half foot tall, ATV-like robot that thanks to a pair of front-facing lights brings to mind the lovable Pixar character Wall-e.

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UCSD Ranked Among Top 50 Universities For VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

UCSD was the only local institution to make the list.

Competition Heats Up For Student Rideshare

School is back in session and another “Uber for kids” startup has entered the San Diego market.

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EvoNexus Adds Cubic As Corporate Sponsor

EvoNexus has diversified the ranks of its “strategic partners” – the corporations that pay the nonprofit organization’s bills plus contribute in other ways in exchange for early looks at the companies incubating there.

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Beauty Brand Reports Debt Financing

Kopari Beauty has raised $4.6 million in debt financing, according to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Koco Life LLC.

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Clinical Research Organization Prosciento Names New COO

Dr. Linda Morrow, COO since 2009, becomes Prosciento's chief medical officer.

Credit Karma Acquires Digital Mortgage Startup

San Diego digital mortgage startup Approved has been acquired by credit-checking company Credit Karma.

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Soci, Which Manages Brands' Social Media, Raises $10.5M Series B

Founded in 2012, Soci employs about 50 people in San Diego.

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