Sunday, September 27, 2020

Jabil expects strong growth as Covid impact lessens

Jabil, the largest company headquartered in St. Petersburg, ended its fiscal year with better-than-expected revenue, and sees positive momentum as it heads into FY 2021. In...

Janet Echelman on her work at the St. Pete Pier, and other takeaways from...

Aerial sculptor Janet Echelman wanted to create art for the St. Pete Pier that would reflect a movement towards justice at the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront location.

Miami startup providing visits to elderly gets major investment from Comcast

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, many older Americans struggled with loneliness. Now, amid a global outbreak that has left many of these individuals largely confined to...

Florida-Israel Business Accelerator gets another relocation win with Israeli health care company

The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, which aims to bring Israeli companies to the Sunshine State, has accomplished its goal yet again. FIBA hosts yearly cohorts, bringing in...

Tampa Bay’s Inno Under 25 2020

From the hallways at University of South Florida and University of Tampa, to the walls of the accelerator programs throughout the region, Tampa Bay is proof age is just...

4GEEKS ACADEMY OPENS LOCATION IN COSTA RICA THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH GOVERNMENT AND IDB

Since the beginning of the year, 4Geeks Academy has been working with the government of Costa Rica and the Inter-Development Bank. The goal of the partnership is now realized:  A coding...

22 STARTUPS TO PRESENT AT FLORIDA EARLY STAGE CAPITAL CONFERENCE

The Florida Venture Forum has selected 22 companies to present Oct. 14-15 at its 13th annual Florida Early Stage Capital Conference, which will be hosted for the first time virtually. Four...

St. Pete manufacturer plans expansion, more jobs

Halkey-Roberts Corp. expects to nearly double the size of its manufacturing plant in north St. Petersburg and add jobs. The company would add 116,578 square feet...

Tampa nonprofit works to bring AI to underprivileged students

Ora Tanner didn't set out to have a career in education — she was a physics major who happened to land at Ferrell Middle School in Tampa when it was...

LATAM-focused fintech Marco Financial raises $26M

Marco Financial, a Miami-based tech-enabled financing platform built to support small business exporters in Latin America, has closed on $26 million in funding. The funding includes...
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