Community

Meet Your Neighbor: Midori Bikinis

Meet Rachel Midori, owner and founder of Midori Bikinis -- where flattering, high quality, competitively priced bikinis are made with a commitment to focus on the natural beauty of women & cultivate a body positive community, everywhere. This idea came about...

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Featured Member: HOMMA

Meet HOMMA, an AI based software and service company for connected homes. About the Founder: Takeshi TED Homma // Founder & CEO Ted is both entrepreneur and corporate executive, with more than 20 years experience. Founding his first internet startup in 1995 and...

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Featured Member: Plasso

Meet Plasso, a payments platform to easily set up a membership / subscription business founded by Drew Wilson. About The Founder: Drew Wilson A self-taught designer-developer who’s built and bootstrapped over 30 products by himself since 2007. The past ten years of...

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Coming Fall 2017: CommonGrounds San Marcos

We are excited to share that 20,000 square feet of creative office space is on its way to shake up the San Marcos scene. A mixed use space, CommonGrounds San Marcos is designed to help grow ideas and cultivate culture for your business. Consider it a platform to build...

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First Ever Shape Meet-Up: Success

Drew Wilson of Plasso hosted the first ever Shape meet-up at CommonGrounds Carlsbad. Shape was started to build and grow the tech / startup community in North County San Diego. It was time. The purpose of the meet-up is to help each other build better businesses and...

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Wake Up To InVita Café

CommonGrounds welcomes InVita Café. Invita is a play on the Italian word invitare, meaning to “invite”. In Italian culture, all socialization and collaboration happens over a cup of coffee. Proper collaboration is most effective when amidst organic, artisan pastries...

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7CTOs, Brant Cooper: Who is Responsible for Innovation?

ARTICLE Carlsbad, CA. Who Is Responsible For Innovation? Commongrounds unofficial fact; it's always a good idea to expand your network. So, who better to do it with than your tribe of tech-minded leaders who may have an understanding of what your day to day looks...

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Brad Feld & Techstars – Sports, Startups, and San Diego

CommonGrounds host Techstars co-founder and Foundry Group VC Brad Feld to talk about the startup communities, venture investing, and his investments in sports tech startups including Fitbit. Thank you to Brad, Ryan and Techstars for making this event happen for the...

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VILLAGE BY THE SEA

ARTICLE Carlsbad, CA. The Village by the Sea. You can begin your day sipping freshly roasted coffee in an open-concept coffee shop just below your apartment, and only blocks from the ocean. After a few hours of work, it’s time to walk down the street to pick up...

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WHY SOFTWARE COMPANIES LOVE SAN DIEGO

ARTICLE There’s a great environment for seed and venture funding here, which is a huge draw for start-ups, so the commercial real estate industry shouldn’t be shy about welcoming them, GoPro’s software architect Kris Skrinak tells GlobeSt.com. Skrinak recently spoke...

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CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE

ARTICLE With year-round sunshine, seven miles of Pacific coastline, three lagoons, and 46 miles of hiking trails, Carlsbad is an athlete's playground, home to pros like runner Steve Scott and surfer Taylor Knox. And with one of the world's highest concentrations of...

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