Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Fund It: Get financing for your start-up

If you’ve been working the program so far — you’ve chosen a name and a location, you’ve begun applying for permits and licenses, you’re working on a business plan, etc., etc....

Alex Sink turned a statewide election defeat into a new career: startup sage.

The journey from high-level banker to one of the state’s top elected officials to budding tech entrepreneur and startup rainmaker, for Alex Sink, started out at a quiet moment at home. It...

Wynwood startup Rokk3r Labs launches blockchain division

Rokk3r Labs officially launched a global blockchain division this week, aiming to capitalize on the technology for uses far beyond cryptocurrency transactions – primarily, authentication. The Miami-based firm, which includes a startup...

Miami startup earns patent approval after 5 years in business

The U.S. Patent and Trademark office has awarded patents to MyPark, the Miami-based startup that offers a mobile app where users can reserve parking spots at shopping malls and other large...

Innovative Knee Brace Wins Launch Your Venture Competition

A unique new orthopedic knee brace took first-place honors at the second annual Launch Your Venture competition for Embry-Riddle student inventors and entrepreneurs. The Ascend™ knee brace, developed by undergraduate student and...

UCF programming team places 10th in international competition

A group of student programmers from University of Central Florida finished 10th worldwide in a competition that started with more than 3,000 schools and about 50,000 students. The team of computer science...

Top Midsize Workplace: Traveling nurse company RNnetwork lets workers be their best selves

Boca Raton-based RNnetwork has a prescription for success. The traveling nurse company aims to keep its more than 200 employees happy — providing special benefits and perks, and creating a culture where...

With $500M deal, another South Florida tech giant rises

Founded in 1995, software company e-Builder aimed to solve the pitfalls of large construction projects – namely, gaps in information among contractors and subcontractors – using technological advances ushered in by...

Tech Data names new CEO

Bob Dutkowsky, Tech Data chairman and CEO, will step down from the chief executive role on June 6. Rich Hume, who has been Tech Data’s executive vice president and chief operating officer...

Max Planck neuroscience institute in Jupiter to expand

he Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter is getting new funds from its Germany-based parent to expand. Max Planck, which employs 140 people, plans to boost staff by about 15...
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