Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Game developer strives to support Orlando tech circles

Rupert Meghnot created Burnout Game Ventures as an organization to support and invest in local independent video-game developers. In an effort to prop up the area's robust indie-game scene, Meghnot has...

For HEICO’s Victor Mendelson, Miami is a pro-business environment of optimists

As Co-President of HEICO – the world’s largest designer and maker of commercial aircraft replacement parts - Victor Mendelson likes to remind businesspeople here that Miami is “a town of small...

Founder of defunct Tampa tech firm pleads guilty to fraud

Timothy Roberts, who founded the now-defunct Savtira Corp. in Ybor City, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and faces up to 20 years in federal prison. Roberts, who was CEO and chairman...

Why this Jax Chamber leader thinks the local entrepreneurial ecosystem needs tweaking

Entrepreneurs, by nature, have to be nimble and agile, ready to respond to changes in the market at all times. The resources available to help those entrepreneurs launch and grow their business,...

South Florida’s consumer product makers are on the ball

“We kept hearing ‘you really have something here.’ If you hear that enough, you can’t give up,” said Joseph Signorile, who is part of a team developing an innovative fitness product. Signorile...

Susan Perry of SpeechMED honored by AARP for innovation helping older Americans

Susan Perry, founder and CEO of Miami-based SpeechMED, is one of AARP’s  50+ Innovation Leaders, an AARP initiative administered by MedCity News to recognize entrepreneurs, companies and ideas behind innovative new...

What former Voxeo owner has learned about company acquisitions

Former Voxeo Corp. founder and CEO Jonathan Taylor doesn't regret the big $150 million deal he made to sell his firm to Aspect Software Inc. in 2013, but the news yesterday...

Veterans can enroll in free UWF entrepreneurship program

After retiring from the Navy in 2013, Jason Szot followed through on a plan nearly two decades in the making: opening Szotski's Cheesecakes. "I would make cheesecakes a couple of times a year...

Digital tech firm CEO on being part of Creative Village, creating ‘upward of 300...

The digital technology company that late last year was rumored to be eyeing Orlando for relocation confirmed the news on March 14 — and it’s expected to have an even bigger-than-expected...

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...
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