EDUCATION: Internships Connect Teens to Career-Building Opportunities
Looking toward a career of helping her peers and her community, Diana Garcia recently completed a paid internship through a program sponsored by Bank of America at Just in Time for Foster Youth.
MEDTECH: Deal Boosts Sleep Portfolio
ResMed has acquired mementor, a Leipzig, Germany-based private firm that’s developed a digital therapy for insomnia delivered via an app.
BANKS: Employee-Giving Campaign Supports 92 Organizations
California Bank & Trust (CB&T), one of California’s leading banks with over 80 branches across the state, has raised nearly $80,000 for its 2022 California Bank & Trust Giving Campaign.
FINANCE: Realty Income Just Keeps Paying Investors
Last month, San Diego-based Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) announced that its board of directors had declared the 625th consecutive common stock monthly dividend in the company’s history.
SaaS: Firm Growing B2C Platform
Cordial is preparing to disrupt the business-to-consumer marketing industry – but, as their name suggests, in a nice way.
FINANCE: Assets Up 22%; Loans Grow by 7%
San Diego’s Endeavor Bancorp, the holding company for Endeavor Bank, reported continued strong growth during the second quarter of 2022, including record levels of core loans and deposits.
STARTUPS: Techstars a ‘Trajectory Changing’ Program
The Techstars Anywhere accelerator kicked off in San Diego on July 18 for the program’s first of three in-person meetups. The program then switches to five weeks of remote sessions, followed by a meetup in Austin, Texas, another five weeks of remote and concludes in Miami in October.
PHARMA: $265M Deal to Fund neffy Launch
ARS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is ramped up and ready to go for its expected commercial launch of neffy – an epinephrine nasal device for treating severe allergic reactions.
EDUCATION: Merger Boosts Enrollment, Post-Graduate Programs
San Diego-based National University is merging with Northcentral University, a fully online university based in Point Loma that specializes in advanced degrees.
NONPROFITS: HomeAid Program Focuses on Construction
People who were homeless or at risk of becoming homeless are finding jobs through a two-week training program operated by the nonprofit HomeAid San Diego.
NONPROFITS: Rick Vaccari Takes Over for Sammy Totah
Rick Vaccari, a retired executive at Sempra Energy, is taking over the board chair on an interim basis at San Diego Workforce Partnership.
FINANCE: Bank of America Gives $825K to Local Nonprofits
Local nonprofit Kitchens For Good, which works to break the cycle of food waste, poverty and hunger through workforce training, healthy food production and social enterprise, was one of 29 local nonprofits that have been granted more than $825,000 from Bank of America.
STARTUPS: Program Fills Need for Small Businesses of All Types
Felena Hanson has dedicated much of her professional career helping businesses get started. She taught entrepreneurship at the college level for 10 years and is herself a long-time entrepreneur.
FINANCE: New Firm Provides Funding for Cannabis SMBs
Adam Stettner knows a lot about the funding needs of small- and medium-sized businesses. As founder and CEO of San Diego-based Reliant Funding, he oversaw over $2 billion in loans to over 60,000 small businesses in his 14-year tenure.
PHARMA: SCOTUS Ruling Triggers Stock Surge
The Supreme Court ruling to end federal abortion protections in the U.S. has sent San Diego-based Evofem Bioscience’s stock on a rocket ride in recent weeks.