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SBAM parent to sell to TIAA-CREF

By   /  Monday, April 14th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Top Stories  /  No Comments

New York-based TIAA-CREF is buying Nuveen Investments, the debt-saddled parent company of Santa Barbara Asset Management, for $6.3 billion.

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Neurovision wins $30M jury verdict in trademark suit against NuVasive

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Law, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The Neurovision case was unusual in that the jury agreed that the registration of the trademark was fraudulent. In order to prevent lawsuits over simple mistakes in trademark filings, the courts have set a high bar for finding fraud in registering a trademark. Errors or even negligence are not enough.

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Minicucci masterminds public listing for SMS

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

Alex Minicucci, CEO of San Luis Obispo-based SMS Masterminds. (Business Times file photo)

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Cappello lends his clout to reshaping Santa Barbara politics

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Invoca snags Salesforce.com investment, launches new products

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Employees of the call technology firm Invoca pose on the lawn of the Santa Barbara courthouse. The company recently added Silicon Valley giant Salesforce.com to its investment roster and is rolling out new products. (courtesy photo)

The company has raised more than $30.8 million to date, with the most recent round a $20 million infusion from Accel Partners.

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Artisan food vendors flock to Santa Barbara Public Market

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism  /  No Comments

Frederic and Dana Blaudeau, managers of  The Culture Counter in their soon-to-open space in the Santa Barbara Public Market. Their shop sells cheese, charcuterie and other artisan foods from around the world. (Nik Blaskovich / Business Times photo)

Vendors will offer sustainably and humanely-raised meat and poultry; vegetable and fruit juices pressed on site; fresh seafood; cheeses and salumi; cupcakes and cakes; olive oils and vinegars; and a wine and beer tasting bar.

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20 years of honoring innovation: Business & Technology honorees announced

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Features, Nonprofits, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Victor Schaff founded S&S Seeds, the only commercial grower of drought-resistant plants native to California. (Nik Blaskovich / Business Times photo)

The South Coast Business and Technology Awards, the largest business networking and educational fundraising event in the region, will honor a green packaging company, a drought-resistant seed company and a rescue equipment maker, among others, as it celebrates its 20th year.

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