Saturday, December 15, 2018

French tech companies to visit Southwest Florida

At least 12 tech-related companies located in France that are interested in bringing their businesses to the United States are planning to visit Southwest Floridanext month, Marshall Goodman, director of Naples Accelerator, said...

New owners take control of Church Street district

With the sale Tuesday of the Church Street Exchange building and the north half of Church Street Station, the downtown entertainment district has its best shot in years of recapturing its...

Taking a bike in South Florida could be as easy as grabbing an Uber...

Could the Miami area someday become a bicycle-commuting mecca? A Silicon Valley startup is among those betting on it. While Citi Bikes have become prevalent in Miami’s downtown areas and Miami Beach,...

OrlandoiX announces dates for fourth annual tech conference

Organizers behind an annual tech conference in Orlando have announced the dates for its two-day event. OrlandoiX, which brings in speakers from the industry while highlighting the city’s tech sector, will take...

Ryder acquires e-commerce logistics company for $120M

Ryder System Inc. has acquired an e-commerce logistics company, positioning the Miami-based Fortune 500 company to become the second-largest last-mile delivery provider of bulky goods in the U.S. and Canada. The $120...

Biotech company relocates HQ, creates 51 jobs

CTD Holdings has expanded beyond Alachua County, where the University of Florida is based, to Jupiter, adding to the push to create a biotech hub around the Scripps Research Institute. Gov. Rick Scott announced last week...

Lyft launches employer-provided commuter program

Lyft launched today an employer-provided program for companies that use certain human resources services and employee benefit providers. Under the new program, employees of Miami companies that use HR software platforms Zenefits,...

Owners of well-known innovation campus plan apartment building

The owners of the Boca Raton Innovation Campus, a 1.8 million-square-foot office center where IBM created the personal computer, want to build its first apartment building. The project would be part of...

Tampa lab benefits manager gets fresh capital to grow

A Tampa company that is working to make health care laboratory solutions more consumer friendly has raised additional financial backing. Three investors — Mosaic Health Solutions, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and Francisco Partners — took...

“Shark Tank” challenge motivates young entrepreneurs

When you think about high school students starting a business, you probably imagine something simple, like a car wash. But Brevard County high school students participating in the annual "Be Entrepreneurial" Business Plan Challenge held Thursday at...
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