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EvoNexus opens spring '15 applications

EvoNexus’ three locations are preparing to expand, as the incubator is now accepting applications for its spring class.

Farmers, investors connect through Slow Money gatherings

Luke Girling was not expecting a famous musician to drive a tractor on his Oceanside farm last weekend -- and then to be thanked for the experience.

Murrieta hosts 'Creating a Local Angel Investor Group'

The city of Murrieta and InSoCal Connect will be hosting a reception at the Murrieta Innovation Center, 26442 Beckman Court, Murrieta starting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 14.

Seven startups earn $25K, spot at Plug and Play Expo

Seven local startups joined the ranks of 14 past San Diego Plug and Play pitch winners Tuesday, each earning $25,000, three months of mentoring and coaching at Plug and Play’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, and a spot at the incubator’s expo.

TVE2 hosts anniversary event

The city of Temecula is preparing to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange, business resource center and tech incubator, on Nov. 6.

InSoCal CONNECT selects three startups for Springboard

InSoCal Connect, a Riverside County nonprofit dedicated to the growth of the local innovation economy, has announced the selection of its first slate of Springboard companies.

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange Events -- September 2014

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

NZN Labs showcases LIT Pro at Mammoth Motocross event

LIT Pro by NZN Labs has the power to unleash an athlete's potential through sports tech.

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange events -- August 2014

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

SD second in SBA 504 loans

San Diego checked in with the second largest volume of commercial Small Business Administration 504 loans at $40 million through May of this year.

San Diego TCA renames Quick Pitch after late John Watson

The San Diego network of Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel investing organization in the United States, announced that its annual Quick Pitch event in which startup companies pitch for venture funds, has been renamed The John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition in honor of the late angel investor.

Foodie experts dish on bringing a concept to the table

Taking an idea from concept to the consumer’s mouth takes more than good taste buds. Local food and beverage industry professionals discussed topics ranging from product development to exit strategy at an event Tuesday hosted by Connect at Pirch in UTC.

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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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