Funding

Cursive Labs gets $2.2M to Start and Scale Tech Ventures

By | May 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

San Diego, CA-based Cursive Labs was built on a founding principle to create better ways to start and scale valuable tech ventures. By incubating and growing several of their own ideas with a strong internal team of technology and marketing experts, Cursive has effectively…

Startups & Apps

It Shouldn’t Take a Master’s Degree to Become a Maker

By | May 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

“Who is a maker? What’s a maker persona? 97 percent of makers have a college degree, and 80 percent have a post graduate degree. They’re all engineers and software people who do this as a hobby. The people doing business around it aren’t really…

Startup

Compare Medical Out of Pocket Costs with Doctible

By | May 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

The transparent economy has gone to the new level – medical. These days it’s nearly impossible to shop around and compare the prices on medical procedures and checkups. Doctible, a new startup launched in San Diego, is about to change that with the power of…

Ecosystems

EvoNexus Rolls out the Red Carpet for 26 New Startups

By | May 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm

EvoNexus has long been established as the place to incubate if you’re in the San Diego area, and the recent expansion of their network to Irvine has brought that prestige to a community of all-new startups. Like many companies EvoNexus has worked to maintain a…

Travel

Contactless Payment System Wins Big at London Awards Show

By | Apr 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

This past March Cubic Transportation Systems announced a global partnership with MasterCard at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Together they promised to help solve problems for the millions of daily commuters around the world, effectively making their experience faster and more convenient…

Happiness

How to Find Passion in Your Business

By | Apr 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Are you passionate about your business? You are an entrepreneur. You must have super human abilities. You are running at 100 percent effort level on every cylinder 100 percent of the time, right? We hear left and right about passion. How important it is…

Ecosystems

V2 Pitch Competition: Helping Entrepreneurs on Both Sides of the Border

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Fact: having the benefit of strong colleges and universities in a startup ecosystem is always a good thing. Consider for a moment the benefits that universities can offer the ecosytem in terms of talent, and in return, the benefits the ecosystem offers these institutions: it’s a…

Data

Can GroupSolver Change the Nature of Online Surveys?

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Describing his company, Rasto Ivanic would say that GroupSolver is a smart way for companies to do customer research. That is, they help businesses understand their customers deeper quickly and succinctly, much like his description of his company. Alongside his team, Ivanic has been…

Ecommerce

How do you Share Your Passion and Story With Your Users?

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

When Praveen Ramineni went to UC Berkeley to study biochemistry and economics, his last thought was that he would end up in an entrepreneurial career. Throughout college he would make his own mead – which would send him on the journey of a lifetime…

Ecommerce

Online to Offline Commerce is the Holy Grail of the Internet

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 8:23 pm

For Jon Carder, founder and CEO of Mogl, driving online to offline commerce is like the Holy Grail of the internet. That’s because, as he explains, it’s difficult to track somebody who sees an online ad and then goes to purchase the offer in…

Events

EvoNexus’ Third Ever Demo Day a Roaring Success

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Last night EvoNexus held their third ever Demo Day to celebrate the ideas, companies, and entrepreneurs who have gone through a rigorous program during their initial four months at the incubator. While it’s the third Demo Day they’ve held, this marks the first time…

Mobile

Picture It On Canvas: Photo Retouching Right in Your Hands

By | Feb 25, 2015 at 9:15 pm

Picture It On Canvas is a San Diego based photo printing service that transforms users’ cherished photos into handcrafted works of art, and today they released their first ever mobile app. Pitcture It Retouched offers professional photo retouching services to users on both Android…

Reports & Rankings

9 Warm Startups Scenes to Visit

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

February is about that time when you get fed up with winter and want to peace out to someplace warm – sayonara, polar vortex! Luckily, many entrepreneurs can do just that, as long as you bring your laptop along with you. It’s easy to…

Productivity

Mammoth is a Dynamic Communication Tool Born of Frustration

By | Feb 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

What if one day all of your communication could be centralized? Karan Gupta, Amit Narayanan, and Ashish Krishna are the founders of Mammoth, a communication and publishing tool for groups. The Mammoth mission is to centralize communication. Gupta and Krishna have been friends for over 18…

Partnership

UCSD Opens New Center for Business Analytics

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Last week the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Rady School of Management announced the launch of a brand new center on campus. The Center for Business Analytics, as it’s been named, will serve as a platform for research and innovation in big data…

Ecosystems

This is How the EvoNexus Tech Incubator Changed San Diego

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact spot in time in which a city’s tech ecosystem begins to really boom, but a lot of people I’ve talked to around San Diego say that it’s happening here right now. True, America’s Greatest City has undergone some…

Breaking News

MakerBot Successfully 3D Prints Cartilage for Tracheal Repair

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

It was recently announced that investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have made a medical breakthrough using the MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer. Specifically they have created cartilage designed for tracheal repair. The results were reported at the 51st Annual Meeting…

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