Sunday, December 17, 2017

Billionaire biotech executive invests in competing firm

Opko Health CEO Phillip Frost participated in a recent fundraising round for Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in creating treatments for a rare segment of genetic diseases. Frost participated in the $38 million...

Wynwood Yard receives Knight funding to expand entrepreneurial programs

The Wynwood Yard, an outdoor community gathering space that draws a crowd even in the dead of summer, will receive $100,000 in Knight Foundation funding to support the Yard’s mission of...

App to help divorced parents manage everyday life featured on ‘Planet of the Apps’

Weston resident Michael Daniels and his new iTunes app, Fayr, were featured on  Apple Music’s “Planet of the Apps” this week. Daniels, a divorced dad with two young children, created Fayr to help...

Orlando businessman cites Fifth Amendment in bankruptcy case

An Orlando businessman, Ishrat Rehmetullah, is citing the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination while arguing in federal bankruptcy court that he shouldn’t have to disclose all of his assets. Remetullah and his wife,...

American Entrepreneurship Awards: And the winners are …

The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a program created to support startup businesses and entrepreneurs, has announced the winners of its second annual contest. The panel of judges selected winners on the basis...

Guess where Florida ranks in a new list of best states to start a...

Real estate professionals of all stripes will tell you success is about location, location, location. Apparently, so will startup founders. One of about every 10 new ventures fail because they launch in...

O’Dang Hummus ‘to get some serious shelf space’ in Wal-Mart

Jesse Wolfe is still a bit stunned about a deal he landed with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. late last month, but the University of Central Florida graduate and entrepreneur can't afford to...

South Florida entrepreneurs dominate Ernst & Young’s awards program

Five South Florida entrepreneurs were among winners of global accounting firm Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Florida program. The program recognizes business leaders whose ventures “demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success” in innovation,...

5 Miami business leaders win EY Entrepreneur of the Year honors

EY named five business leaders in South Florida winners of its annual Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for Florida. This group of winning entrepreneurs were part of a group of nine selected...

Israeli entrepreneur talks about innovations to community

Daniel Gradus – the founder and chief executive officer of a Tel Aviv-based organized called Homrun – was recently in Miami where he spoke about Israeli innovation and how to embrace...
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