Portraits by Paul Body (unless noted)
San Diego entrepreneurs have been launching everything from cold-pressed juices to biomedical research products, transforming this military mega-plex into a startup capital.
No longer just a vacation destination, San Diego has a business scene that's brewing... and producing a lot more than just beer. These days, the "app for that" may well have been born here, and the mind(s) behind it may have been born not so long ago.
Here are a few dozen local folks who are going for glory, many of whom have traded their jobs to pursue new trades - not to mention to end up in good company.