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San Diego Regional EDC: Message from Mark Cafferty – April 5

Originally published on April 5 in the San Diego Business Journal, this is the latest of EDC President and CEO Mark Cafferty’s weekly columns: Once again, I hope this message finds all of you healthy and safe. With each passing day, our team at San Diego Regional EDC is adjusting and repurposing our work to […]

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Good News of the Week – April 3, 2020

Every Friday, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. For the week of […]

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San Diego companies combat COVID-19 in creative ways

This piece is shared from San Diego: Life. Changing.’s blog: Amidst uncertain times, we’re grateful for the San Diego life sciences companies responding to COVID-19 in the biggest ways–developing tests, innovating vaccines, and more. But many San Diego companies are stepping up to help in less conventional ways. Here are five: 1. Seven Caves Distillery […]

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COVID-19 Survey Results: Immediate impacts are concentrated, severe, and hit small business & low wage workers hardest

More than 86% of businesses in San Diego expect to see revenue losses in the wake of COVID-19, according to an economic impact survey on the San Diego economy. In order to assess immediate economic impacts and understand the evolving business sentiment, we have deployed a survey with our partners at San Diego Regional Chamber […]

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San Diego Business Journal: Message from EDC President and CEO Mark Cafferty

Originally published on March 29 in the San Diego Business Journal, this is the first of EDC President and CEO Mark Cafferty’s weekly columns: As I write this, I can only hope for everyone reading that your families and loved ones are both healthy and safe. The impact of COVID-19 in all corners of our […]

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Good News of the Week – March 27, 2020

Every Friday, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. For the week of […]

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Positivity amidst pandemic: North County companies rise to the challenge

This piece is shared from Innovate78’s blog: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” – Mr. Rogers North County’s business and entrepreneurial community is banding together during this time to […]

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Good News of the Week – March 20, 2020

Every Friday, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. For the week of […]

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We need your help: understanding the impact of COVID-19 in San Diego

We need your help: understanding the impact of coronavirus in SD San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SDIVSBDC), San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and San Diego Regional EDC are working together to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on San Diego’s economy. We’re asking businesses to fill out the following survey so we […]

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Four SD companies on the forefront of the coronavirus battle

With a research institution named after the inventor of the polio vaccine, and the region’s contributions to fighting global health crises such as Ebola and HIV, San Diego has developed a reputation for bringing life-changing treatments to the world. As the coronavirus progresses to a global pandemic, the life sciences industry, governments and NGOs are racing to bring […]

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