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 Diego’s leadership role in the […]Read More
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 changing the world. From breweries […]Read More
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, great surf and really friendly […]Read More
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 do this by living and […]Read More
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 relief from the constant threat […]Read More
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 to 2016 according to CONNECT. […]Read More
Featured as one of National Geographic’s World’s Smartest Cities, San Diego shines in more ways than one. Besides its breathtaking scenery, rich history, and diverse culture, this documentary also shares why San Diego is so unique – showcasing its biotech industry, military technology, local craft breweries, and much more. Here are some of the San […]Read More
Like most transplants in San Diego, Laney Hind and her husband moved here in search of a new, better lifestyle. In addition to the typical challenges of moving cross-country from Florida, Laney was also 7 months pregnant. Talk about determination. Sounds like it was well worth it, as the engineer has now expanded both […]Read More
Every year, more than 23,000 people in the U.S. die from antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The World Health Organization has called them a global pandemic, going so far as to caution that these superbugs pose an enormous threat to our well-being. Leave it to San Diego to find the solution. Forge Therapeutics is a San Diego-based startup […]Read More
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