San Diego Entrepreneur spotlights San Diego’s enterprising people and their ventures. The Daily Transcript is also teaming up for this year's Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. Find out who made the cut inside.
Recently, a young San Diegan was selected by Forbes magazine as one of nine All-Star Student Entrepreneurs, setting up a feature of the recent San Diego State University graduate in the magazine’s online and print editions in August.
For more than 25 years, Ernst & Young has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of men and women pursuing innovation and entrepreneurial excellence in their businesses, their teams and their communities.
What is the real difference between good and great when it comes to an entrepreneur? Why do some people choose to start a business, take on new challenges, evolve and thrive, while others accept the status quo?
Silvergate Bank, which recently reported its highest annual earnings (2011) in its 24-year history, is a San Diego-based business bank that specializes in helping businesses grow through the provision of innovative, customized banking programs and products tailored specifically to each company’s needs. The bank has assembled a carefully selected team of small-business banking experts, all of whom are committed to providing customers with a fresh and approachable banking experience.
Growing up in San Diego with a stepfather who was a general contractor, Bob Noble remembers reading The Daily Transcript at a young age and learning about construction, even before he understood what the word “architect” meant. When he did become an architect, stepping into construction and design-build projects was a natural transition.
May 7, 2013 -- George Chamberlin talks with Tom Tullie, chairman/president/CEO of ecoATM, about how the company's service works and Tullie's plans to grow it. Tullie is a semifinalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 San Diego awards.
May 7, 2013 -- George Chamberlin speaks with John Yi, founder/chairman/CEO of Koam Engineering Systems Inc. (KES), about his road to starting and operating his business. Yi is a semifinalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 San Diego awards.
May 7, 2013 -- George Chamberlin talks to Andrew Zanelli, CEO of Visual Communications Company LLC, a Poway-based company that has developed and manufactured LED, incandescent, neon and specialty indicator lights since 1976. Zanelli is a semifinalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 San Diego awards.