Saturday, August 19, 2017

Startup Spotlight: Caribé Exotic Juice offers taste of the tropics

COMPANY NAME: Caribé Exotic Juice Headquarters: Miami and Washington, D.C. Concept: Build lasting supply chains to connect Caribbean and Latin American producers to the U.S. market. Right now, the company is focusing on helping small...

How millennial tastes shape a new generation of food startups

The craft movement has moved beyond beer. Today’s new food and beverage products are likely to be handmade, creative and adventuresome. The eats and drinks are local, fresh and healthy too —...

Wellington inventor leaves ‘Shark Tank’ with $200,000 for baby-bottle holder

If you feel you need three hands to feed the baby, inventor Martin Hill has something for you. The Wellington father came up with The Beebo, an over-the-shoulder baby-bottle holder that leaves...

New AngelSummit Americas coming to Miami

Startup Angels, a global platform that provides services to new angel investors, will host the AngelSummit Americas conference April 14-15 in the lead up to the eMerge Americas technology conference. AngelSummit Americas aims to...

FAU names new director for Adams Center for Entrepreneurship

Florida Atlantic University plans to add faculty in its entrepreneur center and expand research into family businesses under a new director. The Adams Center for Entrepreneurship outlined those plans in announcing that Roland...

Here’s when a former Tampa tech CEO will face a jury

A federal judge in Tampa set an April 17 trial date for Timothy Roberts, the former CEO who faces fraud charges in connection with defunct Tampa tech firm Savtira Corp. Terrance Taylor, who...

UF/IFAS termite pioneer to be inducted into inventors hall of fame

Nan-Yao Su, the University of Florida scientist who invented the Sentricon® system for termite colony elimination, is scheduled to be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Oct. 2 in...

UCF grad creates BlurtBox app, a new sounding board with bite

There you are enjoying your pumpkin latte at the local coffeehouse — everything is fine from the scone to the specialty drink — but, oh, that annoying server. Or maybe the...

Apopka’s Flame Boss, maker of smokers that text cooks when meat is done, outgrows...

Business has been heating up for Apopka-based Flame Boss, and that means it’s time to move. The company has outgrown its office space, its leaders say, at University of Central Florida’s business...

Entrepreneurs of color showcased in docu-conversation series

Overtown’s Lyric Theater in Miami will on Nov. 19 be the setting for the growing diversity of South Florida’s entrepreneurial community. With support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation,...
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