TECH CLIP: Why San Diego missed the first wave of tech ‘unicorns,’ and what’s changing now
Lede: San Diego is a biotech town, a military town, and a tourism town. It’s not a software town, is it? After years of stagnation, San Diego is seeing a barrage of startup activity in the tech scene. In recent months, two tech startups earned billion-dollar valuations, making them the first software “unicorns” spotted locally…
TECH CLIP: Can S.D. Prosper Without a Unicorn?
Lede: “People in the local startup community like to talk about a few big topics on a regular basis: raising money, finding talent, and San Diego’s inhospitable habitat for breeding unicorns. The unicorn topic in particular repeatedly surfaces in interviews and startup events. When asked the question, “What does San Diego’s startup economy need to…
BREAKING NEWS CLIP: WeWork is Coming to San Diego
It can be tough to get the scoop at a weekly publication more focused on analysis than breaking news. However, by getting out of the office and plugged in to the right networks, I’m able to break stories before other news outlets. Here’s an example of when I followed a lead to discover the world’s…