February, 2024

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Wow! Are your relationships important!

Berkonomics

Forming business relationships at the highest level As you follow these insights from ignition to liquidity event, you’ll detect a continuing theme, emphasizing the need for deep and wide relationships that the CEO and senior staff can call upon for advice and guidance. This is the time to elevate those insights to the level of highest value for the corporation, one that cannot be listed on a balance sheet nor included in an appraisal of corporate worth.

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11 Small Business Grants and Loans to Apply For in 2024

Tech.Co

There's no denying that 2024 is a challenging year to run a business. As inflation rates spiral and consumer demand takes a hit, business owners are forced to be more mindful of their bottom lines than ever. But whether you're grappling with debt, or looking to expand, accessing third-party financing may be easier than you think. While free money may sound too good to be true, there are hundreds of grants available to small businesses in 2024 designed to make financing more accessible to busines

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Startup San Diego Quarterly Tech Report: #CES2024, SD Startups, Cutting-Edge AI & XR Breakthroughs

Startup San Diego

The Startup San Diego quarterly tech report featured a conversation between Cheryl Goodman, Vice Chair of Startup San Diego, and Vishal Shah, GM of XR & Metaverse at Lenovo. They […] The post Startup San Diego Quarterly Tech Report: #CES2024, SD Startups, Cutting-Edge AI & XR Breakthroughs appeared first on Startup San Diego.

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Interview with Brad Zions: Investor and Tech Veteran from Los Angeles

StartUp Beat

Los Angeles has long been renowned for the prowess of its entertainment industry, with Hollywood being a larger-than-life symbol known across the world. Yet the growth of its tech sector has also increasingly been receiving attention. We spoke to serial investor Brad Zions from Los Angeles to get a better perspective on tech trends in […] The post Interview with Brad Zions: Investor and Tech Veteran from Los Angeles appeared first on StartUp Beat.

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Can You Ask for Office Rent Relief? How to Manage Your Lease During COVID-19

Office leases are one of companies’ largest expenses, and if your whole team is working from home with no clear end in sight, you may be wondering what to do about your lease.

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What if you see juicy competitor information?

Berkonomics

Has this happened to you? Many of us belong to industry associations and find ourselves at conferences and trade shows with time to spend with competitors. Some of these are old friends, some even former associates. It is natural to want to associate with these people for many reasons, certainly socially. Most CEOs want to obtain information about their competitors in the most subtle and non-obvious ways.

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What are the costs of taking investor money?

Berkonomics

Let’s talk about the reality of taking money from professional investors. It is not the first time we’ve covered this general subject nor the last. But this time, we concentrate upon governance changes. After friends and family… Once a company founder has tapped the funds available from his or her resources and from friends and family, if the company needs more cash for growth, the most obvious next step is to look for money from angel investors and venture capitalists, typically in the $300,00

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Can your lawyer destroy a good business deal?

Berkonomics

Let’s talk about lawyers… Over the years in business and as a member of over forty boards, I have received good advice from corporate attorneys and on occasion bad advice as well. There is a line that should be drawn in a relationship between corporate attorney and CEO or board. Attorneys are paid to protect the corporation, not to give business advice.

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Official Announcement: 1st Mondays International Women’s Month Panelists

Startup San Diego

Our 1st Mondays – Networking and Expert Panel event is happening in a few weeks on Monday, March 4th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the heart of Downtown San […] The post Official Announcement: 1st Mondays International Women’s Month Panelists appeared first on Startup San Diego.

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Startup San Diego 2023 Impact Report is Here!

Startup San Diego

The 2023 Startup San Diego Impact Report is here! 2023 was a celebratory and monumental year for Startup San Diego. We welcomed Lisa Barnhouse as the 3rd Executive Director for […] The post Startup San Diego 2023 Impact Report is Here! appeared first on Startup San Diego.

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New Board Members Bring 20+ Years of Experience in Tech & Banking

Startup San Diego

The Startup San Diego team is growing! This month, we welcomed two new board members, David Loseke, Executive Director in Startup Banking at JPMorgan, and Eric Weiss, CEO and Founder […] The post New Board Members Bring 20+ Years of Experience in Tech & Banking appeared first on Startup San Diego.