The number of visitors to this region surpassed 33 million in 2103, the San Diego Tourism Authority reported, reversing a downward trend over the past three years due to the recession.
Move over Silicon Valley, there’s a new champ in town. Forbes magazine ranks San Diego as the best place to launch a new startup out of the 50 largest metro areas nationwide.
Members of the MIT Enterprise Forum San Diego will examine the impact of the big data phenomenon when they gather March 12 at the University of California, San Diego.
Selma Hepp, a senior economist with the California Association of Realtors, will offer an outlook on housing for 2014 at the San Diego-area trade group Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors’ next meeting March 6 in Chula Vista.
The lack of frigid conditions locally — while more than 80 percent of the U.S. was covered in snow and ice in late January — might be one reason why organizers are holding the Climate Leadership Conference here Feb. 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay.
Come this spring, the “above-average Joe” investor will be able to invest modest sums through equity crowdfunding and online Web portals, just like VC firms, thanks to the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups, or JOBS, Act.
For the past couple of weeks, the Insider has been following the exploits of former Navy SEAL Phil Black, the entrepreneur behind FitDeck, a brand of exercise cards sold at his website.
Last summer, the Insider wrote about Phil Black, founder and CEO of Coronado garage-based startup FitDeck, which sells exercise playing cards to fitness buffs via its website.
San Diego-based franchise operator The UPS Store teams with the nonprofit counselors at SCORE to offer guidance to small business customers about finding a mentor. The campaign at UPS’s 4,300 stores is part of National Mentoring Month.
2013 proved to be a boon year for professional investors as the value of initial public offerings on Wall Street hit $11.25 billion, the highest total since 2007.