LoanHero Brings Big Win to San Diego, EvoNexus: Raises $21.7M

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm

This past May, the second annual Fintech Global Expo came to San Diego to give people a deep and formative look at the innovations inside the financial tech market segment. A huge part of the draw was that it was in San Diego, for…


What’s the True Value Universities Offer Their Student Entrepreneurs?

By | Jun 9, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The true value that an entrepreneurial program offers students at a college or university shouldn’t be measured in capital raised, by the number of employees they have, or how many mentors they have signed on. Granted all of those are great things and also shouldn’t…


Does the 5-Hour Workday Really Work?

By | Feb 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm

One of the fastest-growing companies hailed by the San Diego Business Journal as San Diego’s #1 Fastest Growing Private company in San Diego is no other than Tower Paddle Boards. With already $17 million in sales, it is Number 239 on INC Magazine’s Top 500…


Finding the New Flavor of San Diego’s Business Community

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

Whether I’m talking to friends, colleagues or strangers, I’ve noticed that San Diego is characterized by many stereotypes — the most common of which is that San Diego is a prime tourist destination and retirement oasis with great beaches, tasty Mexican cuisine, and tons…


Chicago Transit Authority, Cubic, Ventra Partner for Big Award

By | Jun 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm

They’ve won some big time awards abroad, and now Cubic Transportation Systems is bringing it home. Alongside the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Cubic was awarded the ‘Best New Innovative Practice-Partnership Deployment’ for Ventra, their joint contactless bankcard payment system. The award, given at the…


Pittsburgh Welcomes Transportation Technology Innovators

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Every year Pittsburgh, PA host the Annual Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Annual Meeting and Expo. In its twenty fifth year of operation, the event expects to see more than 2,000 industry business leaders, manufacturers, investors, researchers, elected officials, engineers, and public sector participants…


Qualcomm, Techstars Welcome 10 Companies to Their Robotics Accelerator

By | May 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Back in January Techstars partnered up with Qualcomm to power a joint accelerator program focused specifically on robotics. The Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator yesterday announced to the world the 10 robotics companies that will be participating in the four month, mentorship driven program. All 10…

Tips & How To’s

10 Quick Tips On Search Engine Optimization

By | Jan 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Google has created programmed calculations that determine the ranking of a certain site. They convey spiders in crawling a specific site and check it based on more than hundred markers, which figure out if your site is important or futile. These markers usually incorporate…


How Secure is Your Hardware, Actually?

By | May 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Having a connected home is super cool, and it’s absolutely the way our society is trending these days. Before we know it the home will be filled with devices that fuel your personal Internet of Things (IoT), down to your refrigerator. There are some…


Cubic Transportation Systems Heads Down Under, Mate

By | May 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Deputy Premier and Queensland Minister for Transport Jackie Thad recently launched a new system down under (read: in Australia) that enables NextBus to go live on thousands of bus and ferry services. And given the recent news surrounding foreign public transportation, it’s no surprise…

Startups & Apps

Cubic Transportation Systems Wins Major International Bid

By | May 8, 2015 at 11:00 am

There’s been an incredible amount of hype surrounding Cubic Transportation Systems recently, which comes as no surprise. At the beginning of March, they partnered with MasterCard, and then, only a week ago, they won the Gamechanger category at the Contactless and Mobile Awards in London….


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…