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A startup turning old hotels and offices into housing for San Francisco's forgotten middle-class is expanding to LA

A startup turning old hotels and offices into housing for San Francisco's forgotten middle-class is expanding to LA

Starcity, a startup that develops communal living, or “co-living,” spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced it’s expanding to Los Angeles in September. 29 Navy Street will offer 31 units of housing in Venice Beach.  Starcity believes its unconventional housing stock could provide some relief from the Los Angeles housing crunch.   , a startup that buys old hotels, retail buildings, and parking garages and for San Francisco’s middle class, is opening its first residential building outside the Bay Area. And, no surprise, it’s planting […]

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San Francisco Dreamforce 2018 Event Offers Great ROI for Attendance

Dreamforce 2018 is going to deliver 2,700+ sessions to help you succeed by learning from thousands of trailblazers from around the world. This is a four-day event with hands-on opportunities to experience and be inspired by global leaders in their field. And the return on investment for attending Dreamforce has been spectacular. Past attendees have used what they learned from Dreamforce to get a 38% increase in sales productivity, a 20% increase in customer retention, a 32% increase in employee productivity, a 29% increase  in marketing campaign […]

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Growth & Success Con Gives Insights for the Entrepreneur’s Journey

If you want some sage advice from seasoned entrepreneurs and thought leaders, Growth & Success Con 2018 is the place to get it. The virtual conference for small businesses is taking place September 17 -18, 2018 online. These experts will share creative ideas and workable business solutions with actionable insights to help your business grow and move forward. They will offer advice on how to build your brand, manage and overcome fear, develop a mindset for growth and success, increase your confidence, productivity and leadership skills and […]

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'We're the only company without a cease and desist order': Why Skip thinks it can win the scooter war

'We're the only company without a cease and desist order': Why Skip thinks it can win the scooter war

Skip, a new e-scooter company, already has scooters in Washington D.C. and plans to expand into San Francisco. Unlike , Skip is the only scooter company that hasn’t been issued a Sanjay Dastoor, the company’s CEO, tells Business Insider he wants to work with cities, rather than “asking for forgiveness” Before hundreds of electric scooters appeared on San Francisco streets in April, a small startup named Waybots was experimenting with the idea in Washington D.C. Created by the founders of Boosted, a Silicon Valley-based electric skateboard company, […]

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San Francisco officials are outraged that scooter startups steered around them to try to pass a state law

San Francisco officials are outraged that scooter startups steered around them to try to pass a state law

San Francisco officials are opposing a state-level bill they say would be a detriment to public safety. The bill would allow scooters to be ridden on sidewalks unless local municipalities explicitly pass a law preventing it and only require riders under 18 to wear helmets. The lawmaker behind the state law is California leaders are in disagreement over how exactly to regulate the scores of San Francisco city officials have quickly opted for regulation, voting to require scooter companies to obtain a permit before operating in the […]

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San Francisco just voted to regulate the glut of shared electric scooters that startups are putting all over the city’s streets

San Francisco just voted to regulate the glut of shared electric scooters that startups are putting all over the city’s streets

San Francisco has voted to regulate electric scooters, requiring them to apply for a permit before operating on city streets. The legislation was passed unanimously.  The San Francisco MTA expects applications for permits to be ready in May. Just weeks after a raft of electric scooters have filled the streets of San Francisco — and drawn complaints from local residents — the city has voted to regulate them.  In a unanimous vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to require electronic scooter startups to […]

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