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The 10 Hottest Startup Cities in America

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"With 24 incubators and accelerator programs, along with strong talent pipelines from the University of California, San Diego, and nearby military bases, the city is a sanctuary for startups." Inc. Magazine ranked 10 U.S. cities with the highest collection of three-year revenue growth rates based on results from the Inc. 5000, and San Diego was named no. 4.

JPMorgan Chase Announces $15 million for AdvancingCities Challenge Winners

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San Diego is one of five cities to receive a $3 million grant from JPMorgan Chase as part of its inaugural AdvancingCities Challenge, an annual competition to source innovative and sustainable solutions to address the most persistent problems facing communities.  

Just Say No to Winter

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NYT: "The campaign features a video, which opens by showing unrelenting snow and rain, which then gives way to a picturesque San Diego sunset. The campaign’s title? Just Say No to Winter.

 
Consider me baited."

San Diego Is Becoming Southern California’s Coolest City — And It Has Mexico to Thank

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"While San Diego and Tijuana are two distinct cities in two distinct nations, they function more like a single megalopolis that happens to have an international border running through it."

Apple announces major expansion in Austin, other U.S. cities

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Apple has announced it will be planting roots in San Diego, solidifying what we already knew about our region: San Diego is an innovative tech hub, home to some of the best and brightest talent in the world. While we're not a headquarters town, we continue to see an influx of local expansions from some of the world's largest companies.

The 5 Top Cities for Entrepreneurs, According to the Numbers

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San Diego is listed among the top five cities for entrepreneurs, with more entrepreneurs per capita than San Jose or San Francisco.

These 5 metro areas are attracting the most startups. Here's why.

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According to Kauffman's 2017 startup activity rankings, the San Diego metro area improved as an environment for startups more than anywhere else in the country. 

San Diego hopes to become largest "smart city" in the U.S.

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San Diego is leading the charge in smart city technology. 

San Diego matures as a tech hub

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An 85-minute flight from the traffic snarls and frenzied house prices of the Bay Area of Silicon Valley can land you in one of the sunniest and fastest growing cities in the U.S., increasingly eyed as an attractive alternative for engineers and VCs alike: San Diego

California Cities Lead the U.S. in Personal Income Growth

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San Diego experienced the fastest median household income growth among major metros in the nation (2016-17).