Entertainment Supply Chain Software guru Ray Young launched RightsIn, a revolutionary global online marketplace that simplifies the ability to obtain licensing rights for all forms of intellectual property, including video and music.
BY RICK WEINBERGFor the second time in 15 years, Ray Young has revolutionized an
Smaller can be better in the architectural world. Just ask Chris Coonan of Oculus Architecture.
BY RICK WEINBERGTHERE IS A NEW TREND EVOLVING IN THE ARCHITECTURAL SPACE -- and one of the companies at the forefront of this movement is Oculus Architecture, one of the most
If you want a ‘yes man’ to come in to assess your business, don’t hire Chris Steely. His mantra and methodology is to tell CEOs exactly like it is – good or bad.
BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNALALL YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHRIS
Gary Takacs built CEO University, which is now one of the most innovative, vibrant and thriving business peer groups in Southern California.
By Rick Weinberg, California Business JournalWHEN GARY TAKACS WAS CEO AT A LEADING MANUFACTURING FIRM IN HOUSTON, people in the close-knit business community often
Performing magic tricks helped Steve Pinkus overcome his shy personality. Today, he’s President of one of Southern California’s leading roofing companies.
BY RICK WEINBERG Without magic, who knows where Steve Pinkus would be today.We can safely assume he likely would not be at the helm of a
Gene Heino possesses personal and professional attributes that make him a superior insurance and finance specialist.
BY RICK WEINBERGWhen Gene Heino was in high school in the small Wisconsin town of Manitowoc on picturesque Lake Michigan, he experienced the heartache of seeing one of his close
California’s legal marijuana market is on the verge of exploding
By Ben Gilbert, businessinsider.comCalifornia is the world's sixth largest economy, only outpaced by the US as a whole, China, Japan, Germany, and the UK. The Golden State's economic output for 2015 came in at $2.46 trillion.Let's be clear:
Los Angeles is far behind at No. 19; San Francisco is No. 16.
FROM THE CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL NEWSWIREHomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm based in Irvine, Calif., released its first Power Rankings of the top investment housing markets in the United States.For the
From the California Business Journal newswireFor the 15th year in a row, U.C. Berkeley held onto the No. 1 spot in U.S. News & World Report's list of top public universities, which was released today.Princeton remained the top university in the country and Harvard No. 2, while
New Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit research tool reveals startling statistics about labor violations in the Golden State.
BY RICK WEINBERG
California is one of the worst-hit states when it comes to Department of Labor prosecutions, according to a new Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit research tool released
From the California Business Journal newswireCalifornia has a whopping 17 voter initiatives that will be put before voters on November 8, the day of the presidential election.Initiatives include a proposition to legalize marijuana statewide and two measures addressing the death penalty – one proposes repealing it, while
Firm will remain based in Pasadena; No plans to lay off any of its 3,000 employees
World-renowned pretzel chain Wetzel's Pretzel LLC, which is headquartered in Pasadena, has been sold to Dallas private equity firm CenterOak Partners.Los Angeles private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, which owned
California in Top 3 in U.S. as Business Startups Rise in Nearly Two-Thirds of States
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. states had an increase in new businesses last year, as did a majority of the metropolitan areas studied by the Kauffman Foundation.
BY JULIA LIMITONE, FOX BUSINESSA California sheriff’s office has invited San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to attend the police academy and have a taste of the job he’s been critical of.“He was speaking… in kind of general terms about the training of law enforcement
California nearing 5-year low in rate of small business job growth.
By Kevin Truong, San Francisco Business Times.The rate of California's small business job growth has dropped even further from last month and is now nearing a five-year low for the state, according to a report from payroll