Friday, October 20, 2017

Vinik-backed Dreamit Ventures unveils first urban tech startups at Water Street Tampa

Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner and now partner in the joint venture real estate development known as Water Street Tampa, may one day become best known as the man who...

Tampa philanthropists put a unique spin on ‘Shark Tank’ for nonprofits

The Tampa Bay chapter of a national philanthropic organization is bringing a staple of the venture capital world — a quick pitch for funding to a room full of investors —...

Apply now for second cohort of Startupbootcamp Digital Health

Applications for Startupbootcamp's Digital Health innovation program in Miami are now open. Submit your application and you could be one of the companies selected to gain access to a national network of healthcare providers, insurers and...

How to apply for next cohort of 10,000 Small Businesses program

Miami Dade College is accepting applications for Cohort 13 of the 10,000 Small Businesses program scheduled to begin Jan. 24, 2018 at the Wolfson Campus. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is a classroom-based practical business education program that gives entrepreneurs several benefits...

How to apply for next cohort of 10,000 Small Businesses program

Miami Dade College is accepting applications for Cohort 13 of the 10,000 Small Businesses program scheduled to begin Jan. 24, 2018 at the Wolfson Campus. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is a classroom-based practical business education program that gives entrepreneurs several benefits...

Accelerate Orlando’s role as a hub for social enterprise

There’s great discussion in our community about how we must diversify our job base, increase higher-wage skills and move historically disadvantaged populations up the economic ladder. It’s important we continue to lure...

New Lake Nona accelerator and pitch competition for entrepreneurs focused on aging

GuideWell Innovation has launched an accelerator program and pitch competition aimed at ventures focusing on aging well. Health+Accel is a one-week, intensive workshop for entrepreneurs with innovations that help individuals age with...

St. Petersburg-based startup accelerator expands into Jax, Orlando

Caregiver Accelerator, a St. Petersburg-based nonprofit that coaches entrepreneurs on how to grow caregiving-focused businesses, is expanding to Jacksonville in partnership with ElderSource Institute. Approximately 54 percent of Jacksonville residents have been...

Alumnus ignites social entrepreneurism

Startup fever is in the air and growing in Miami. The 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity named it the top city in the country for new companies, outpacing hotbeds such...

Social Enterprise Accelerator In Central Florida: The Lynch Pin Of A New Hub?

Central Florida’s economy depends a lot on tourism. But a growing number of movers and shakers in the region are trying to diversify by turning the area into a social entrepreneurship...
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