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Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange Resource Center events for July 2013

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange Resource Center offers the following events in July.

Startup Weekend starts Friday in San Diego

San Diego will host its seventh Startup Weekend starting June 21, an event bringing together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup enthusiasts to participate in 54 hours of taking innovative business ideas from concept to launch.

E&Y names six winners of the Entrepreneur of the Year award

Ice chips flew when chainsaw-wielding women in heels opened Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 awards Thursday in San Diego with the sculpting of the E&Y logo out of ice blocks.

Startups line up to meet with SK Telecom

Promising tech startups from around the county — and around the world — are swinging through Mintz Levin’s doors in San Diego this week to have a once-in-a-lifetime meeting with representatives of South Korean wireless giant SK Telecom.

Biotech saves sharks, aging faces

A new biotech in San Diego has a unique two-fold goal: to help people look younger and save sharks from being killed.

Foley creates fund to invest in clients

The law firm Foley & Lardner has discovered a new way to inspire confidence in its clients — by investing in them.

Crowdfunding may be more bust than windfall

NEW YORK — Small businesses looking for a windfall of investor money from crowdfunding may find that it's more of a bust.

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.

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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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