Saturday, June 24, 2017

#Miamitech on immigration: ‘Now is not the time to shut the door.”

Everymundo, a fast-growing Miami tech company, was and continues to be built by immigrant talent. That’s even reflected in its company name. Recently the Everymundo team proclaimed its message from the windows...

Do entrepreneurs make good politicians? CEOs discuss the pros and cons of the issue

This week’s question: Do you think business people make good politicians? Why or why not? ========== When business issues such as budgeting, debt, economic development, and trade agreements are to be addressed, there are...

Bilbow: Programs like EEP keep Tallahassee moving forward

By now I think we all have heard that in 2016 Tallahassee was ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the Top 50 cities in the country for entrepreneurs. Only two...

Statewide coalition Launch Florida introduces itself today in Tampa to help propel startup economy

In the spirit of boosting Florida's still-juvenile support system for entrepreneurs and innovation, a new statewide group called Launch Florida has been launched to encourage better coordination and more networking opportunities. The...

Domi director part of Launch Florida

Domi Station Executive Director Lucas Lindsey is serving on Launch Florida, a new state initiative that's designed to bridge the needs and ideas of entrepreneurs with policy makers, venture capitalists, business...

Meet an entrepreneur competing at TechCrunch’s first SoFla pitch-off

Jordan Shidlofsky is a sarcastic person and it often gets him in trouble via text message, where words can easily be misinterpreted. The conundrum inspired the 28-year-old to create ContextIsKey, a mobile...

Gator entrepreneurs return to Gainesville

For years, Gainesville was often perceived as the launching point for people shaped by the University of Florida, but now more entrepreneurial-minded alumni are returning to launch their global businesses from...

“Shark Tank’s” Daymond John: Barrier of entry low for entrepreneurs

Daymond John is a self-made entrepreneur, having started the clothing line FUBU in the early 1990s. Today, he’s one of the more-recognizable faces in tech entrepreneurship, thanks to his recurring role and...

Blacktech Week receives $1.2 million in Knight funding to expand entrepreneurship programs

This month’s Blacktech Weekend will bring the CEO of Y-Combinator and other tech leaders to Miami, and it is just a slice of what’s to come. The John S. and James L. Knight...

Here’s what’s driving growth — and 150 new jobs — at this Tampa IT...

ReliaQuest, a Tampa company that provides IT security for its clients, is adding at least 150 jobs in 2017. The new jobs are in addition to the more than 100 jobs the...
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