Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Success stories from the Synapse Innovation Summit

Organizers preparing for the 2019 Synapse Innovation Summit have some concrete examples of how the inaugural event earlier this year made a difference in the Tampa Bay tech community. Two startups —...

CEO of Embarc Collective is passionate about risk-takers

Here’s one thing you should know about Lakshmi Shenoy, the CEO of Embarc Collective, the Jeff Vinik-backed space for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academic resources. Shenoy, a veteran of the startup scene,...

Parker Solar Probe ready to launch milestone research from Space Coast

Eugene Parker cannot say definitively whether the Parker Solar Probe launch scheduled for early Saturday morning will be a success. But the 91-year-old physicist isn’t hedging his bets. Read more here.

Cancer claims the life of Lansing Island businessman and philanthropist Harry Brandon, 85

Harry Ellis Brandon, a devoted husband and father, astute businessman, generous philanthropist and arts supporter, died Thursday of prostate cancer. He was 85. "He always wanted to help others," said Wendy Brandon,...

Painful sex? Boca company’s new treatment for menopausal women on its way to pharmacies

For menopausal women who experience painful sex, a new treatment is on its way to pharmacies. Boca Raton-based TherapeuticsMD began distributing its new product, Imvexxy, to stores this week. It will be available at...

Medical Device Firm Gains Investor

Adrenaline Venture Fund I, LP, organizer of VenturePitch SWFL, invested $25,000 in Stabilized Steps, the winner of the Shark Tank-style event held at Babcock Ranch in the spring. Stabilized Steps developed...

Veterans Florida announces new entrepreneurship program partners

Veterans Florida has selected the newest group of Network Partner Organizations to participate in their Entrepreneurship Program. The program offers online and in-person instruction to provide veterans with the knowledge necessary to...

This Orlando software firm that works for military clients is diversifying its work —...

Joe Swinski is excited about opportunity to compete for work on a nearly $1 billion U.S. Navy services contract, but he knows that these types of agreements don't come around very...

Defense ripple effect: Big Army services contract prompts firm to open C. Fla. Research...

To paraphrase a well-known movie quote, apparently if you award it, they will come. In this case, “it” was a multibillion-dollar U.S. Army contract secured by Tampa-based Visual Awareness Technologies & Consulting...

Jeremy Ring: Setting the record straight on business background

Appointed Chief Financial Officer and seafood restaurateur Jimmy Patronis lied about using taxpayer resources for his campaign — POLITICO even caught him red-handed — and now he’s lying about my business...
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