Monday, June 24, 2019

Tampa moves to pause permits for 5G wireless equipment to assess impact of new...

To business groups, the bill that Gov. Rick Scott signed Friday will clear the way for superfast 5G wireless communications and give Florida an edge in attracting high-tech companies. But city officials on both...

Launched or announced at eMerge Americas: mPower, ChallengeStar, Z9 Capital fund

mPower Solar Generator CEO Will Perego chose eMerge to launch his South Florida company and its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign; its first product is a portable solar generator. For every generator sold, the company...

Budding entrepreneurs can hop on Uber to make a pitch

Tampa’s drivers and its economic drivers are joining forces. Anyone with a business idea and the Uber app can request an audience with Tampa Bay area venture capitalists from 11a.m. to 2...

UCF patent to help grow local tech firm

A popular Orlando-based organization app for students plans to relaunch at University of Central Florida with a new feature. Schoolflow, a mobile app that helps students automatically organize their school assignments, now is licensed to...

Sighthound founder invests in space-related business

An Orlando tech entrepreneur has invested in his second space-related business in roughly three months. Jonathan Taylor, whose company Sighthound serves as the anchor to a Winter Park coworking office, announced on...

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson sees history repeating on Space Coast

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson sees history repeating itself here, with commercial companies playing what once was the role of government agencies in the push to build a bustling space economy. The region...

Here’s where the biz of medical marijuana may grow next

Another Central Florida area may join others planning for medical marijuana dispensaries. Brevard County Commissioners will discuss options for an ordinance to regulate the location of medical marijuana during its board meeting...

Man sold his company for $1.4B, now he’s starting over again

If it has happened to Miami, it has happened to Manny Medina. The resumé of one of the city's most storied entrepreneurs reads like a history of the city's last 40 years:...

Planner reveals next step, more details on Osceola County’s 500-acre NeoCity tech campus

Master planning for Osceola County’s NeoCity high-tech district is complete — but now, the real work starts for the 500-acre campus. NeoCity will be an incubator for the study and development of...

Accelerator program to host crowdfunding workshop

When it comes to raising capital, startups have a few options, from angel investment to private equity. However, crowdfunding — the newest vehicle to financing — has also proven lucrative, enabling...
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