Tuesday, April 7, 2020

With help from KnowBe4, Tech Data and Raymond James, St. Petersburg College launches first...

St. Petersburg College is launching a collegiate cybersecurity program, with a little help from some corporate friends. The online bachelor of applied science degree in cybersecurity was created after the college received an $83,450...

Roundup: Duke wants to cut electric bills, feds have dollars for St. Pete, Covid-19...

Today’s roundup includes news about Duke Energy Florida, University of South Florida, the U.S. Department of Justice, the city of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County and Startup Genome. Duke Energy Florida has asked...

Tampa Bay Wave to launch emergency loan program to help startups during coronavirus pandemic

The Tampa Bay Wave is creating a fund to help their startups stay afloat during a time when many industries are struggling. The Wave announced it is looking to launch an "emergency...

Health systems fighting Covid-19 can tap digital toolkits from Tampa startup

Edgility Cognitive Healthcare is offering free toolkits to help hospitals and health systems with the fight against Covid-19 coronavirus. The toolkits draw on the cloud-enabled, artificial intelligence-driven technology created by the Tampa...

MOZPER RAISES $770K TO LAUNCH DEBIT CARD FOR KIDS

A Miami-based financial technology startup is creating a debit card for children and managed by their parents in Latin America. To jumpstart its upcoming launch, Mozper announced today that it has raised $770,000...

Tampa analytics startup builds a predictive model to see which cities will get hit...

A Tampa-based analytics company has created a few solutions that could be used in not only tracking coronavirus cases but in predicting the spread. Lumina Analytics, founded in 2015, reconfigured its data-gathering...

Tampa startup Natural Nipple works to boost the medical supply pipeline to fight Covid-19

Since pitching for Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest tour in Tampa last year, Lauren Wright, CEO and founder of The Natural Nipple, has been pushing development of the company’s infant...

SOUTH FLORIDA’S 2019 WAS ONE FOR THE VC HISTORY BOOKS

But today, on what would have been the first day of eMerge Americas, the organization is unveiling its 2019 eMerge Americas Insights Report, with the support of the Knight Foundation and FIU,...

eMerge Americas: VC dollars invested in South Florida companies soar to $2.39B

Although the 2020 eMerge Americas conference was postponed due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, the Coral Gables company is still working to get the word out about South Florida's rise as a top spot to...

USF College of Engineering gets to work on 10,000 medical shields for Tampa General...

As medical supplies run low across the country, the University of South Florida engineering college wants to provide some relief. USF College of Engineering has donated 100 face shields to Tampa General Hospital, which can...
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