Posts Tagged:UT San Diego

Union Tribune San Diego: A Taste for Business

Pareto co-founder applies biotech expertise to potentially profitable field of synthetic flavor creation by Bradley J. Fikes · U-T 5:07 a.m. July 30, 2014 Biotechnology companies mostly concentrate on health care products such as drugs, which can be extremely profitable but are costly, time-consuming and risky to develop. Some work on creating biofuels, which can…

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UT San Diego: New Accelerator Bets on Hardware and Tijuana

By Roxana Popescu San Diego’s regional tech hardware scene just got a little more abarrotada — that’s “crowded” in Spanish. HardTech Labs, a new accelerator based in San Diego, follows a familiar concept in tech entrepreneurship: select promising young companies, ply them with mentorship, resources and funding, and hope to see your investment pay off.…

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UT San Diego: Real Estate Investors Target the Coast

By Jonathan Horn 6 a.m. May 3, 2014 With home values recovering from the Great Recession and the fix-and-flip market drying up, what’s a real-estate investor to do? In Southern California, American Coastal Properties is going for the high end. Instead of focusing on buying bank-owned homes from auction, fixing them and selling them for…

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UT San Diego: TakeLessons buys online marketplace rival

San Diego company aims to expand its online platform beyond music lessons by Mike Freeman San Diego-based TakeLessons, an online marketplace for connecting students with private teachers, said Tuesday it has purchased Chicago-based Betterfly for an undisclosed price. The move boosts TakeLessons’ base of customers, which stood at 500,000 students and teachers in 4,000 cities…

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