Thursday, June 20, 2019

North Tampa company wins BioPitch competition

As Medical Director for Personalized Medicine at Moffitt Cancer Center, Howard McLeod became frustrated at the lack of tools to help individualize treatments for cancer patients. “If no company is going...

American Entrepreneurship Award, with $125K in prizes, opens for entries

The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a program created and funded by the Libra Group, has begun accepting submissions for its second annual award. The AEA focuses on identifying promising entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade...

Miami-based CareAngel wins AARP’s national $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation has announced CareAngel as the winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with solutions to help low-income adults age 50-plus live safely, independently...

Endeavor Miami to honor Gilt, Square co-founders

Endeavor Miami will honor technology entrepreneurs Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square and founder of LaunchCode, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt and co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, at its 2nd annual Endeavor...

Linda Landman Gonzalez named Downtowner of the Year at Golden Brick Awards

The Orlando Magic’s Linda Landman Gonzalez was named Downtowner of the Year at the Downtown Orlando Partnership’s annual Golden Brick Awards luncheon on March 2 at the Ballroom at Church Street. This awards program...

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame 2016 inductees include 2 from C. Fla.

Jacqueline Quinn, an environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, and the University of Central Florida's M.J. Soileau are among the seven inventors announced March 15 as the 2016 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of...

South Florida startup wins Silicon Valley competition

A South Florida startup took the top prize in a Silicon Valley competition this weekend, one week ahead of the company's next fundraising round. Kristina Jones, co-founder of legal help service CourtBuddy,...

Jacksonville parking entrepreneur honored by governor

A Jacksonville businessman was honored Thursday by Gov. Rick Scott. Dane Grey, founder of Elite Parking Service, received the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award along with seven people from Gainesville in a...

Gov. Scott Recognizes Jacksonville and Gainesville Entrepreneurs with Young Entrepreneur Award

Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized students and business leaders in Jacksonville and Gainesville with the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award. The Governor highlighted job creation at Elite Parking Services in Jacksonville earlier...

Miami, Fort Lauderdale startups win statewide competition

Fort Lauderdale valet service and a Miami video-playlist company were named winners this week of a statewide startup competition. Enterprise Development Corp., which operates start-up incubators in South Florida, held its Emerging...
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