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Tampa technology company relocating to downtown, adding jobs

Nitro Mobile Solutions, a software, technology and consulting firm, is moving from New Tampa to downtown Tampa, tripling its space and adding 35 new jobs by 2018. Nitro will add jobs...

Business leaders outline keys to growing Northwest Florida’s economy at symposium

Although job creation may never boil down to an easy-to-follow recipe with all but guaranteed results, a handful of Florida Panhandle business professionals offered their essentials to propelling Northwest Florida's economy...

Six French companies visit SW Florida seeking investors

The French are here. Representatives with six French companies are visiting Southwest Florida this week for a three-day inbound trade mission. Their first stop Monday was the Naples Accelerator. As the group arrived...

Gov. Scott calls for new $250M incentive fund

Gov. Rick Scott called for reform of Florida’s incentive program for economic development to attract businesses to the state on Thursday, including a new $250 million fund. “I will ask the Legislature...

Power partnership: How SUNY Poly will bring big investments to local 500-acre tech campus

Osceola County's smart sensor group BRIDG is courting dozens of potential partners to fill out its portfolio, and a New York research institute is the latest to join the team. BRIDG on...

Florida’s high-tech economy matures

Usually when we think of technology, the mind turns toward California’s Silicon Valley, the Research Triangle in North Carolina, Route 128 around Boston and Austin, Texas. It’s now time to add Florida’s High...

Miami Finance Forum, Knight plan half-day entrepreneur event Feb. 24

The Miami Finance Forum and the Knight Foundation are hosting "Mapping Miami’s Financial Future 2017: Key South Florida Leaders Driving Entrepreneurial and Business Success" at the Four Seasons Hotel at 1435...

Incentive cuts could stymie Orlando’s hunt for higher-paid jobs, officials say

Alan Horne was worried last year about finding a job in manufacturing when he moved back to Orlando where he had gone to high school. He’d spent 20 years working as...

No incentives, lack of space: Challenges hindering Central Florida’s economic development

Central Florida may have a number of things going for it as far as new developments and job creation. But the region has plenty of obstacles ahead if it wants to...

Businessman Bob Rommel files for state House seat

Naples entrepreneur Bob Rommel has announced he is running for Florida House District 106, a seat currently held by Kathleen Passidomo who announced she is running for state Senate. Rommel, president of...
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