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Carlsbad Checks All Boxes for Tech Companies

Feb 22, 2018

Home to tech giant Viasat Inc., it’s no surprise that other tech companies have followed suit and set roots in San Diego’s city of Carlsbad.  This North County coastal gem has established itself as a burgeoning tech hub for entrepreneurs and startups alike, with nearly 100 startups emerging from 2014...

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Defense Contractors Employ 62K San Diegans Locally

Feb 16, 2018

Last week, President Trump signed a two-year budget deal that included a hike in the debt ceiling and agreements to raise spending caps for domestic and defense programs. For San Diego, a community where 20 percent of our GRP is tied to the military, this bill provides some stability and...

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TEDxSD: Environments Where Entrepreneurs Flourish

Feb 09, 2018

University of California San Diego‘s Dr. Mary Walshok spoke at a TEDx event about what makes San Diego companies different. According to Dr. Walshok, our entrepreneurs are civic-minded and value-driven, meaning they don’t just want to be successful – they want to change the world. And they are able to...

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Millennials Stay for the Jobs

Feb 02, 2018

  It’s no secret that San Diego has a higher cost of living than many other regions in the country. Transplants and natives alike call it our “sunshine tax.”  And while we do have amazing weather year-round, not to mention insanely good food and beer, vibrant urban and beach scenes,...

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Imagine Your Career in San Diego

Jan 26, 2018

Life works here. Contrary to popular belief, San Diego is more than just a vacation destination – with its 300+ days of sunshine and miles of beautiful beaches for endless outdoor activities. San Diegans work, too. And we work really hard, for really cool companies whose mission-driven efforts are actually...

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San Diego at Work: Michael Hicks, HLI

Jan 19, 2018

Meet Michael Hicks, Research Scientist at Human Longevity, Inc (HLI). He grew up in North Carolina, studied at MIT in Boston and then moved to San Diego for his job at HLI. Michael absolutely loves the sense of community, lifestyle and entrepreneurship in San Diego, and he’s excited about San...

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Q&A with Matt Cole Pt. 2

Jan 12, 2018

Welcome to Part Two of our chat with Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) President, Matt Cole.  In Part One of the Q&A, Matt told us what brought him from the U.K. to sunny San Diego, his favorite part about his job, his morning routine and his weekend hobbies. Read on to...

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Businesses Need to Work Together to Attract Talent

Jan 11, 2018

With U.S. unemployment hitting a 17-year low late last year, competition for talent has become increasingly fierce for businesses across the country. Part of a company’s challenge in attracting talent, however, is working with the broader business community in its city, region or state to ensure that it is not only a place...

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