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August 14, 2019 - Inc. Magazine

The 10 Hottest Startup Cities in America

"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.

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August 9, 2019 - The Brookings Institution

Strengthening local firms by selling globally

FoxFury’s shift from a domestically-focused company to a global exporter is an evolution that is still relatively uncommon among U.S. firms. Closing this gap has been an increasing focus for local economic development leaders in cities around the country, including in San Diego, where FoxFury accelerated its exporting activity through a grant competition and support program administered by the World Trade Center San Diego, an affiliate of San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC).

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July 9, 2019 - Business Insider

From San Diego to Austin and Seattle, these are the 15 best US cities to launch a startup

To find out which cities were the best places to run a startup, software company Volusion analyzed the 2017 US Census Bureau Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE). They took into account factors like the percentage of workers employed by startups, startup density, and cost of living, among others. San Diego area ranked #11 on this list.

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July 8, 2019 -

It's Time to Take San Diego Seriously as a Startup Destination

The secret is out. Entrepreneur tells readers why San Diego is the place to be for startups, giving credit to mature companies like Illumina and Qualcomm while also recognizing up-and-coming stars like LunaDNA, Aira, and Brain Corp. 

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April 18, 2019 - MarketWatch

JPMorgan Chase Announces $15 million for AdvancingCities Challenge Winners

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.  

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