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Six companies named San Diego's Entrepreneurs of the Year

Kathleen Sellick, president and CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, accepted the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for social responsibility on behalf of the hospital’s leadership team.

Tech start-ups thrive at Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange

Beaming, one of the flourishing tech startup companies at the Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange (TVE2), has been selected by the Plug and Play Tech Center, a high-profile accelerator in Silicon Valley, to receive $25,000 and attend their Startup Camp

EvoNexus adds 9 startups, 7 with digital health focus

EvoNexus, San Diego's only fully pro-bono startup incubator, is now housing 28 companies in its downtown and UTC offices.

Temecula breaks ground on joint educational facility

Representatives from California State University San Marcos, the city of Temecula and Mt. San Jacinto College celebrated a ground breaking event for their joint educational facility in downtown Temecula on April 30.

HouseCall nets $1.5M from Canter, KGC

HouseCall, an app connecting homeowners with vetted service professionals, announced that it has raised an additional $1.5 million in strategic funding.

EY announces finalists for 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year San Diego

Ernst & Young has announced its Entrepreneur of the Year finalists for the 2014 Awards in San Diego.

Fitn signs strategic partnership with AdBoom

Fitn, a San Diego fitness membership service where individuals can choose from various boutique studios whenever they want and at a fraction of the cost, announced its strategic partnership with AdBoom.

New investment platforms broaden options for entrepreneurs

In the brave new world of crowdfunding and alternative lending, uncertainty abounds about how to best create lending models that work for all parties involved and foster success.

Murrieta hosting Direct EB-5 Funding conference

Murrieta will be hosting a Direct EB-5 Funding conference on Wednesday, April 23, from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Murrieta City Hall, located on 1 Town Square.

Entrepreneur of the Year semifinalists announced

EY announced 27 semifinalist companies for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the San Diego region on Monday.

Tagg GPS pet tracker revolutionizes the pet industry

For many pet owners, our furry friend is a part of the family. What would you do if your beloved pet were to wander off and unable to find their way home? Many of us would search high and low, post flyers, drive aimlessly around the neighborhood and check at local rescue shelters. Those days are now over as technology allows us to immediately locate our pet via our mobile phone.

San Diego fitness startup Fitn launches; exceeds company expectations

San Diego fitness startup Fitn Inc., a company whose mission is to bring a diverse array of boutique fitness studios into one curated, network of specialized fitness studios, launched last week and company expectations were blown away.

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Murrieta promotes hub for entrepreneurs

San Diego’s reputation as a hub of innovation has been growing in recent years, with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development naming it the second most innovative city in the world in 2013 for patent intensity.

SD banks compete for borrowers, are ‘choked’ by regulations

Small businesses that need money can’t get a loan, and those that can get a loan are finding a way around it.

Young entrepreneurs beat recession

When times get tough, the tough get going. That sums up the mentality of local entrepreneurs who successfully jumpstarted businesses in a down economy. They shared their tales at The Daily Transcript's Young Influentials executive roundtable April 12 sponsored by the law firm Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth PC.

Lack of venture capital money hurting local start-ups, say business owners

The businesses that San Diego’s entrepreneurs have founded are as diverse as the backgrounds of the entrepreneurs themselves, and they are each facing a different set of challenges and triumphs in today’s market.

Lending environment improves, but many entrepreneurs still waiting on sidelines

Banks’ ability to lend has returned, however, demand for loans remains very weak, members of the industry said during a recent Daily Transcript Executive Roundtable.

Entrepreneurial state of mind: Local executives see challenges as opportunities

Five San Diego executives shared how they navigate in a tumultuous market and keep the spirit of entrepreneurship alive at a recent Daily Transcript roundtable.


Connect's new CEO takes on task of fostering new business

Seven months to the day after Connect CEO Duane Roth died from injuries sustained in a biking accident, Greg McKee took on the role as the organization’s fourth chief executive. Roth left big shoes to fill, but McKee said he plans to chart his own course.

Fitwall relies on data streams to gain business, results

In a world where sensor technology, iPads and working out are all the rage, one new fitness company has managed to effectively combine all three.

Parallel 6 has apps for racing, restaurants

Come race day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, turfside gamblers can place wagers and happily play videos of their horse winning by a nose — all through an app on their smartphones.

Florida-based Sloan's Ice Cream coming to San Diego

For the past two years, Sloan Kamenstein has been working to franchise his ice cream shops, which have been described by some as a mix of FAO Schwarz and Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.

Chefs Press carves publishing niche

In the past 10 to 15 years, the dining and craft beer scenes in San Diego have exploded, marking the city as a new culinary destination.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 semifinalist: Kathleen Sellick

May 13, 2014 -- George Chamberlin talks to Kathleen Sellick, former president/CEO of Rady Children's Hospital, about participating in the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Awards program and her work at running a hospital.

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