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Number of new companies fell with unemployment

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fewer people are starting small businesses now that the job market is looking better.

Senate committee head looks out for small business

NEW YORK (AP) -- When a witness at a March Senate hearing on small business accused state and local governments of not doing enough to prepare for disasters, he got a sharp retort from the committee chair.

Startup founders spill fundraising secrets

When Darrius Thompson went to raise Series A funding for his startup, he made sure to go with the investor who put him on the spot.

Domestic drones rise under 3D Robotics

San Diego-based 3D Robotics Inc. created a game changer for the drone industry: military-grade technology at toy prices.

VCs to rock out in San Diego on Friday

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is getting ready to play host to a different breed of rich rock stars: venture capitalists.

Deal Current helps businesses online

Deal Current Network, a private-label daily-deal software company, is giving away valuable tech tips through a campaign called Take Back Local.

New year brings new start-ups to TVE2

Year 2013 is well under way and exciting new things have been happening at the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange. TVE2 is the City of Temecula's Business Incubator and Regional Resource Center. The goal of TVE2 is to foster business growth and economic vitality for entrepreneurs and innovative early stage companies, by providing access to technology and high quality resources, and leveraging a strong network of community partners.

Free workshops offered at Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange Resource Center

The Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange is offering several free workshops throughout the month of March.

UCSD's Rady School of Management ranks in top 20 for research, entrepreneurship

The Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego was ranked 19th in faculty research in the Financial Times' Global MBA Rankings 2013.

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange Workshop Series

The city of Temecula is offering classes that will provide a basic overview of patents, copyrights and trademarks, while also answering questions about preparing patent applications and how to file for a patent.

CyberHive welcomes a pot of startups

As the sun set on a downtown party Wednesday night, pink mixed drinks swam down an ice luge into attendees' cocktail glasses and parting gifts came in the form of honey jars.

SDSU to start offering entrepreneurship minor

San Diego State University will begin offering a minor in entrepreneurship starting in the fall of 2013, the school announced Thursday.

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Roundtables

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.

Profiles

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.

Newsmaker videos

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange is a business incubator and regional resource center that fosters business growth and economic vitality for entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneur Videos

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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