Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Jacksonville parking entrepreneur honored by governor

A Jacksonville businessman was honored Thursday by Gov. Rick Scott. Dane Grey, founder of Elite Parking Service, received the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award along with seven people from Gainesville in a...

Gov. Scott Recognizes Jacksonville and Gainesville Entrepreneurs with Young Entrepreneur Award

Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized students and business leaders in Jacksonville and Gainesville with the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award. The Governor highlighted job creation at Elite Parking Services in Jacksonville earlier...

Businessman Bob Rommel files for state House seat

Naples entrepreneur Bob Rommel has announced he is running for Florida House District 106, a seat currently held by Kathleen Passidomo who announced she is running for state Senate. Rommel, president of...

Local startup lands appearance on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ season premiere

Central Florida entrepreneur Chris Gilpin still pinches himself when he thinks about next Friday’s episode of ABC’s Shark Tank. Gilpin, 34, of DeBary, was selected from about 30,000 original applicants to be...

Startup launches free home delivery for new car purchase

Miami businessman is launching an online car sales startup that will offer home delivery of new cars to Central Florida. Ali Ahmed, owner of Miami Lakes Auto Mall, says the delivery will...

Taylor: Canvs’ Winter Park location has potential to be as big as its downtown...

Don't expect to see a lot of community desk space inside Canvs' new Winter Park space when it opens in December. And if the new site takes off as expected, you might see...

5 of the Hottest Places for Startups

When you think of tech startups, you think of sprawling campuses in Silicon Valley fed by venture capitalists from across the bay. San Francisco is synonymous with fresh faced programmerswith a penchant...

At hi-tech Myolyn, UF-trained engineers bridge research, entrepreneurship

A Gainesville startup company that is developing bicycles to allow paralyzed people to exercise is an example of how the University of Florida can bridge academics, research and entrepreneurship to bring...

How this local tech firm is snapping up seed money at every turn

For Adam Pickett, getting offers from investors at pitch events is half the prize. He’s really after the exposure. Pickett is co-founder of My One Resource, a cloud-based system that lets users organize...

Tech startup secures naming rights to downtown St. Pete office tower

A new sign will be emblazoned on the St. Petersburg skyline in the coming weeks — one that a local technology CEO says will provide credibility for not only his company,...
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