Thriving Economies

Mixed messages at economic outlook events
150 150 Michele Nash-Hoff

To maintain its level of prosperity in the future, it is critical that San Diego maintain a strong manufacturing base.

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Makerspaces, or “Kinkos for geeks,” making jobs in California
150 150 Bill Britt

Entrepreneurs can take advantage of these manufacturing spaces for small businesses and which advocates call “critical pieces of a jobs, innovation, and education infrastructure.”

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Give Local! Buy Local! Eat Local! What about Invest Local?
150 150 Lauryn Agnew

If you could invest where you live, to help it retain its strengths, remedy its weaknesses and recycle some of the wealth this region has created for you and your mission, achieving both strong financial returns and positive local impact, would you?

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VIDEO: Impact summit harnessed California’s innovation economy to tackle big challenges
150 150 John Guenther

Wrap-up of gathering that brought together problem solvers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to take on the state’s most intractable social and environmental problems.

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Commentary: Top four reasons to be investing in Latina startups
150 150 Deldelp Medina

Latina entrepreneurs are starting businesses at a faster rate than other demographic and need increased access to capital to make an even bigger impact on the California economy.

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