The Daily Transcript celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit with small business news and local success stories.

  • Jaime Partners: Little firm with a big portfolio

    While Jaime Partners is far from being the largest commercial construction management and contracting firm, it has found niches where it can shine. Jaime Partners, best known for its restaurant work, has also overseen the development of office, industrial, standard retail and hospitality spaces.

  • Forecast is sunny for weather anchor, pilates studio owner

    Meteorologist. Business owner. Pilates instructor. Janitor. CFO. It’s all in a day’s work for Kimi Evans, morning meteorologist and traffic reporter for San Diego 6, and owner of Pilates Plus Pacific Beach and PushHouse, a Pilates, pedal and barre studio in Encinitas.

  • Bees are swarming and looking for new homes

    Honey bees are one of the most important super-organisms on Earth. They are the pollinators of our flowering plants and food crops. Bees produce honey and beeswax. They help feed us and provide us with useful products. Therefore we, as pest professionals, are careful to respect their natural behaviors and only view them as pests when they present a danger to humans and our pets.

  • Five CFO tips for successful small-business owners

    The San Diego economy is now firing on all cylinders, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast, with job growth picking up, home prices increasing and incomes rising. Growth is projected for a wide range of sectors, including technology, tourism, construction and real estate.

  • CGS3 trying to create new way to practice law

    The legal industry is not exactly known for its innovation or experimentation.

  • From crunching numbers to running her own salon

    Elizabeth Morris shocked her parents and colleagues when she left her corporate job in pursuit of creative freedom as the owner of Va-Va Varnish Salon.

  • Serve your community by joining SCORE

    During our 50 years as a resource partner of the SBA, we were initially known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives. In recent decades, we have attracted increasing numbers of volunteers who are still in business. We are now truly there “For the Life of your Business.”

  • San Diego entertainment company celebrates its 30th year

    Picnic People, a San Diego-based outdoor events company specializing in picnics, tailgate parties and corporate team building activities, celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday. The company has thrown more than 20,000 picnics for a variety of clients, including families, corporations, schools and charities

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Bird Rock Systems' Jim Matteo on entrepreneurship

May 15, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Jim Matteo, CEO of Bird Rock Systems, about how the company offers technology solutions to enterprise businesses and Matteo's efforts to foster entrepreneurship.

Archived Reports

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2015

The Daily Transcript celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit with local success stories.

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2013

The Daily Transcript celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit with small business news and how-to articles.

Celebrating Small Business Month - August 2012

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the San Diego/Imperial Region of the Small Business Development Centers honor local small business owners.

Celebrating Small Business Month - May 2012

The Daily Transcript celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit with a look at some stand-out local small businesses, issues and trends, and information from the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2011

Join the Transcript, the Regional Chamber of Commerce and SBA in celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit. This annual issue also serves as the official program guide to the San Diego Small Business Awards Luncheon.

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2011

Read about the latest economic forecasts and marketing strategies for small businesses.

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2010

Join the Transcript, the Regional Chamber of Commerce and SBA in celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit. This annual issue also serves as the official program guide to the San Diego Small Business Awards Luncheon.

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2009

Celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit with this official program guide to the San Diego Small Business Awards Luncheon, hosted by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the San Diego chapter of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Celebrating Small Business Month - Aug 2008

Find out how small businesses can survive and thrive in a tough economy.

Celebrating Small Business Month - 2008

Celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit with this official program guide to the San Diego Small Business Awards Luncheon, hosted by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the San Diego chapter of the U.S. Small Business Administration.