Sunday, May 26, 2019

Grading Tampa Bay’s tech industry: The big letter and the brand

Entrepreneur support: B-, Patents: C-, Number of tech workers: B-, Startup activity: B-, Average salaries: B-, Venture capital activity: C-, Overall grade: B-

Trigaux: Florida, Tampa Bay lagging in growth of their startups

The annual assessment of how entrepreneurs are doing across the country is out from the Kauffman Foundation — among the best watchers of the nation's startup scene. How do Florida and...

Miami is bursting with startups. Problem is they aren’t growing, new study shows

Good news, bad news: Miami is exploding with startups, but they are not scaling up. That was again the conclusion of an annual Kauffman Foundation study released Thursday that showed that the...

NFTE among organizations receiving new Knight funding

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced more than $590,000 in new funding for three projects aimed at fostering community among entrepreneurs and tech innovators while advancing the city...

HUEY: Sarasota area’s reputation for entrepreneurship spreading

The Sarasota County area has long been known for tourism, real estate and retirees as economic strengths. But it is increasingly growing an organic entrepreneurial ecosystem that is getting noticed nationally...

‘Startup Capital’ podcast: Coding talent, a look at tech workforce development

Tallahassee has a vibrant, diverse and growing population, so shouldn't its workforce look roughly the same? Unfortunately, for the growing number of technology companies and startups, talent – especially in IT –...

Church Street Station complex is being sold

Most of downtown Orlando’s Church Street Station entertainment district — from Ceviche Restaurant and Cheyenne Saloon to the railroad tracks — is being sold to new owners. A spokesman for Mayor Buddy...

Google partner to help Tavistock boost Lake Nona tech for retailers

More retail shops, restaurants and hotels may flock to the $780 million, 3.8 million-square-foot Lake Nona Town Center now that the development plans to fuse technology with brick-and-mortar tenants. And it's...

See where Tampa lands among ‘most enterprising cities’

Tampa ranks No. 2 nationwide in a new survey of “most enterprising cities.” The survey, which looks at online sales by small to medium-sized businesses, found that San Diego, Tampa and Irvine,...

Orlando’s Tech Report Card: Venture capital activity

Grade: D+ Why this matters: Startups need money to keep business afloat until they can snag enough customers to be self-sufficient. That’s where venture capital comes in. Investors give money to an...
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