Saturday, June 24, 2017

Young Miami entrepreneur Andres Cardona honored by Gov. Scott

On Tuesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Gov. Rick Scott recognized Andres Cardona, 23, with the Young Entrepreneur Award. Cardona is the founder and CEO of Elite Basketball Academy,...

Local university to host entrepreneurship workshop for community

The Idea Center at Miami Dade College will host an introductory workshop in collaboration with a national nonprofit that supports startups and entrepreneurial initiatives. “Unlock the Block: An Ideation and Development Workshop” by the...

What it’s like to run a billion-dollar startup — at age 28

Sergey Petrossov, the 28-year-old founder of JetSmarter, says when you go all-in as an entrepreneur, you don’t look back. That may be, but 2016 must have provided quite a tailwind. In December, the...

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...

CO.STARTERS program targets creatives, health professionals, techies

TEC Garage will be offering a nine-week program to help aspiring entrepreneurs in the creative arts, healthcare and technology industries beginning March 28. Called CO.STARTERS, the program will help prospective entrepreneurs...

Roofing entrepreneur invests as angel to bring new solar products to market

Advanced Roofing entrepreneur Rob Kornahrens has finally found a way to bring more solar energy to the world. The South Florida entrepreneur has been on a quest for more than 30 years...

CareCloud brings chief revenue officer onboard amid robust growth

CareCloud brought a chief revenue officer onboard this week, signaling the health care-tech company’s steady transition from early-stage startup to established firm. Based in Miami, CareCloud is a provider of cloud-based software aimed...

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 Tampa online learning firm Bisk dies

Nathan Bisk, the founder and chairman of Bisk in Tampa, died Monday. He was 76 years old and had suffered from cancer, an obituary from Segal Funeral Home said.

Ex-JetSmarter president arrested, faces extradition to California on grand theft charges

Former JetSmarter president Edward Gennady Barsky, 38, of Sunny Isles, has been arrested in Fort Lauderdale and faces extradition to California where he is wanted on grand theft charges, according to Broward County...
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