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News Articles with Topic: Business

Natural mosquito repellent startup wins seed funding

If you love the outdoors but hate mosquitoes, there is hope. A natural mosquito repellent that is as effective as stinky, solvent-based formulas is on the horizon. Sensorygen , a startup founded by UC Riverside molecular, cell and systems biology professor Anandasankar Ray based on his discovery of natural mosquito repellent compounds, won $50,000...
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Inland Empire tech industry should focus on local strengths

Growth efforts should link to logisitics, agriculture, and green tech
By Holly Ober | | Business

Retailers can manipulate consumer regret to beat competitors

Offering an everyday low price might not be the best strategy for retailers facing the threat of new competitors in their market
By Holly Ober | | Business

Why renting can be better than owning

Purchasing a skill-based product can be self-defeating
By Holly Ober | | Business

Inland Empire construction jobs and building activity increase

The latest Inland Empire Business Activity Index shows business activity in the region continuing its upward climb with the local construction industry making key contributions
By Holly Ober | | Business

Economic Forecast Conference delivers good news

A decade after the recession of 2008, the region is home to the fastest job growth in Southern California and is the most improved among the major surrounding metro areas
By Holly Ober | | Business

Disruption makes startup investors balance caution against fear of missing out

Disruptive startups attract investors quickly but receive less money than their more conventional counterparts
By Holly Ober | | Business

Riverside named a top city for entrepreneurs

Riverside outranks the better-known entrepreneurship hotspot of San Jose
By Holly Ober | | Business

Business activity in the Inland Empire expands again

Trade activity strong to date but future outlook cloudy
By Holly Ober | | Business

UCR School of Business awarded re-accreditation by distinguished AACSB international

The UCR School of Business is the premier public business research institution in Inland Southern California and provides insights and resources that impact the development of the region
By Holly Ober | | Business

Electronic nose startup gets whiff of success

Chromanose chosen for National Science Foundation Innovation Corps entrepreneurial support
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Pest-monitoring device enters into field trials

The technology invented by engineers at UC Riverside could reduce pesticide use and crop loss
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

UC Riverside startup receives National Science Foundation grant

Small Business Innovation Research Program provides seed funding for BEAM-CA, LLC
By Holly Ober | | Business, Science / Technology

Award-winning inventions improve electronics and renewable natural gas

Graphene thermal interface and steam hydrogasification receive TechConnect National Innovation Awards

Worker scarcity, rising home prices push up against an economy in growth mode

Building and construction spending, permitting rises as home demand intensifies
By Holly Ober | | Business

School of Business names executive fellows

Matt D. Lyons ’87, Byron Pollitt ’73, and William E. Thomas will serve for the 2018 -19 academic year
By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside and Chile boost entrepreneurship efforts through partnership

Office of Technology Partnerships collaborates with Know Hub Chile to accelerate technology commercialization, transfer, and growth
By Brittney Carolina | | Business

Will 2018 be a ‘sweet spot’ in the Inland Empire’s housing market cycle?

At the 10-year anniversary of the Great Recession a new analysis looks at where the market has been and where it’s headed next
By Holly Ober | | Business

Business activity in the Inland Empire growing at a steady clip

UCR School of Business report suggests eventually growth will be constrained by labor shortages caused by the state’s high cost of living
By Holly Ober | | Business

Researchers apply experimental economics to Mexican water scarcity

A test of three policy interventions seeks to address the problem of Mexico's severely depleted aquifers
By Tess Eyrich | | Science / Technology, Business
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