Author: Local Business Scoop

San Diego Start-Up We Buy Fugly Houses Seeks Fixers All Over San Diego County

We Buy Fugly Houses Breaks into San Diego Fix and Flip Real Estate Market We Buy Fugly Houses (online at, a San Diego-based real estate start-up, is building out a nationwide real estate investors network, beginning with a focus on buying, remodeling and flipping houses, condos and apartment buildings all

2017 Product of the Year Awards

Spoiler Alert: Winners of the 2017 Product of the Year Award

Almost every day Virtually Famous Marketing and Local Business Scoop receives news and announcements – sometimes they are sent by PR companies who don’t bother to read Submission Guidelines for Local Business Scoop.  Today we were sent information on the 28 winners of the 2017 Product Award – but they

Costco, Target and Walmart Partner with Google to Go to War Against Amazon

by Sridhar Ramaswamy, Senior Vice President of Ads & Commerce at Google Shopping isn’t always as easy as it should be. When was the last time you needed to pick up something from the store but didn’t have the time to make the trip? Or you went to the store

EvoNexus Tech Incubator Welcomes New Class of Startups – to Receive Mentorship from Google, Qualcomm, ViaSat, ResMed and More

EvoNexus, the non-profit Southern California technology incubator and hub, has added 16 companies to its portfolio of promising startups. Among other benefits, the startups will benefit from Class A office and lab space in San Diego and Irvine provided by The Irvine Company, California’s leading real estate developer. EvoNexus specializes

Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Program Announces Finalists, InteliSys Health Recognized

InteliSys Health, pioneer of the first real-time prescription transparency platform, just announced that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. InteliSys Health was recognized as a finalist in the category of Clinical Information

Stern Pinball Returns to San Diego For Comic-Con International with New Titles, Popup Arcade and Exciting Tournament Opportunities

Comic-Con and Stern Pinball team up for the first time to bring fans the Pinball Lounge for both casual and tournament play Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today it will be returning to San Diego Comic-Con International as both an

Trumark’s Wallis Ranch Named “Master Planned Community Of The Year” At PCBC 2017 Gold Nugget Awards

Trumark Communities recently announced that Wallis Ranch, the 184-acre master planned community in Dublin, CA, was named “Master Planned Community of the Year” at the 54th Annual Gold Nugget Awards presented by PCBC, the largest annual homebuilding trade show in the Western United States.  The awards gala, held on Thursday, June

Qualcomm, EE, and Sony Mobile Showcase Europe’s First Commercial Gigabit LTE Mobile Device and Network at Wembley Stadium

San Diego – based Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, EE and Sony Mobile Communications today showcased Europe’s first commercial Gigabit LTE/4G mobile device and network. During the event, the companies showcased the benefits of Gigabit LTE in four real-life use cases: 1) streaming 4K HDR10 content from

Petco and Dan + Shay Team Up to Celebrate Pet Adoption with New Video

Petco today released a new “Celebrating Adoption” video featuring platinum selling country music artists Dan + Shay. The pair are experts on the positive impact of the pet and pet parent bond and credit their adopted pups, Chief and Joy, for making their lives on the road feel a little

You Are a Powerhouse – Now Put It to Good Use

By Samantha DeBianachi  What do you do once you have broken the glass ceiling? Women everywhere are achieving far beyond what was thought possible not too long ago. For women, there is some work yet to be done, but in the business arena women are making names for themselves as