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Jacksonville’s Moran Institute seeking nonprofit organizational leaders for upcoming classes

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in Jacksonville is taking applications for its nonprofit executive program. The institute was opened in Jacksonville in the fall by the Florida State University College...

Here’s how Florida’s Space Coast plans to fills hundreds of high-tech jobs

While some companies may face trouble finding the right kind of technology and manufacturing talent in Central Florida, one Brevard County group is hoping to lessen the pressure by building on...

Film Florida chief says $1.1B industry vital for state

Weeks after “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture, the filmed-in-Florida movie is playing an outsized role back home as advocates battle to preserve funding for the state’s film and entertainment...

Exclusive: Arrow Sky Media CEO on creating ‘upward of 300 jobs’

In addition to creating the jobs, Arrow Sky Media will take up 45,000 to 60,000 square feet of space as an anchor tenant inside Creative Village's planned office building once it's...

Film Florida begs public for help to stop Legislators from shutting office

FilmFlorida.com sent the letter below to encourage citizens to undertake a letter-writing campaign on their behalf: As a strong supporter of the film, television and digital media industry in Florida, we need your...

Pensacola industrial park, The Bluffs, could hurt with no Enterprise Florida

A report released this month on The Bluffs, an advanced manufacturing park underway near Cantonment, details how the full buildout of the project could drastically enrich the economies of the Pensacola region and the state. But...

House votes to kill Gov. Rick Scott’s job program

The House voted to eliminate the state’s main economic development agency and impose strict oversight measures on its tourism marketing group Friday, a move that drew a strong rebuke from Gov. Rick...

Sanford Burnham scientific director leaving in August

Sanford Burnham’s founding scientific director Dr. Daniel Kelly has accepted a job at the University of Pennsylvania and will leave in August, the institute announced Friday. No immediate replacements for Kelly were announced, but the...

Increasing Florida’s high-tech footprint beneficial to state economy

A new report by Florida TaxWatch, the state’s independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute & government watchdog, finds that the growth of high-tech manufacturing is beneficial to Florida and that investing...

Enterprise Florida tabs Mike Grissom as interim chief

TALLAHASSEE — Florida's embattled business-recruitment agency Tuesday named its executive vice president as interim CEO --- a day after the top position was abruptly vacated by Chris Hart. Meanwhile, Gov. Rick Scott and House...
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