Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Local entrepreneurs get a month to shine

Events for budding entrepreneurs have proliferated in Gainesville in recent years and now local groups are organizing several longstanding events and some new ones under the banner of Gainesville Entrepreneur Month...

USF faculty member inducted into inventors Hall of Fame

Automotive pioneer Henry Ford, Nobel chemistry laureate Robert Grubbs and the University of South Florida’s Paul Sanberg, who has discovered novel approaches to drug and cell therapies to treat stroke and...

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...

Shark Tank winner sees sales spike for anti-hack device

The small office of Central Florida company SignalVault is stacked to the ceiling with envelopes, boxes and mailing labels. Its founder, Chris Gilpin, has stayed up all night more than once to...

TiEcon Florida 2015 brings innovators, investors to Tampa

Silicon Valley investors and serial entrepreneurs from Tampa Bay are among the speakers and attendees scheduled to appear at the Westin Harbour Island during TiEcon Florida 2015. TiE Tampa Bay President-elect and TiEcon...

Q&A on SBDC at FIU’s first 20 months: 900 entrepreneurs served, and counting …

Since early 2014, the Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida International University has helped more than 900 South Florida entrepreneurs. The SBDC’s services are free and available to the community. Jacqueline...

Tech Check Episode 7: David Glass

On Saturday, a project that David Glass has had on his mind for years will kick off. The first-ever OrlandoiX technology conference will debut in true startup form: with a kick off...

How Shark Tank spurred this C. Fla. firm to upgrade its website

What do you do when you know guests are coming to visit your home? You prepare by cleaning up. A local entrepreneur is sort of doing the same thing, only it's his...

Endeavor Miami to honor Gilt, Square co-founders

Endeavor Miami will honor technology entrepreneurs Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square and founder of LaunchCode, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt and co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, at its 2nd annual Endeavor...

Central Florida startup wins big on ABC’s Shark Tank

Central Florida startup company Signal Vault won big on the season premiere of ABC TV’s Shark Tank Friday night. The anti-hacking company based in Seminole County landed key investments from sharks Lori...
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