Saturday, December 15, 2018

Harris Corp. is tapping into the growing small satellite market with its first smallsat

Harris Corporation’s pivot to the growing small satellite market is paying off. The Melbourne-based company has successfully launched and communicated with its first small satellite — called HSAT for Harris small satellite...

Orlando’s Riptide Software wins $103.2M U.S. Army simulation contract

A local fast-growing, top-earning software company won a deal to update a simulation program for the U.S. Army. The U.S. Army awarded Riptide Software Inc. a $103.2 million contract, according to the...

St. Pete 10 years after the recession: Entrepreneurial energy ignites

In the summer of 2011, a half-dozen young tech companies embarked on an adventure that was relatively new in Tampa Bay at that time. They were part of the first Gazelle Lab...

Survey: Miami entrepreneurs expect more revenue, hiring in 2019

Miami small-business owners are confident about their prospects in 2019. More than 80 percent of local entrepreneurs believe their revenue will grow in the coming year, according to the fall 2018 Bank...

VR attraction to debut “Mission: Impossible” game at Pointe Orlando early next year

A new virtual reality attraction on I-Drive has announced a second, Hollywood-centric scenario that will be available to visitors even as the first one has yet to debut. Nomadic VR, which plans...

Tampa software company ConnectWise makes cybersecurity acquisition

ConnectWise, a Tampa software company, has acquired the Sienna Group, a managed security services provider that will allow it to form a cybersecurity center. “The acquisition of Sienna Group will enable us...

Heavy hitters join Synapse inaugural board

Representatives from BayCare Health System, Publix Super Markets, University of South Florida and a retired major general are all part of the inaugural board of advisors and directors for Synapse, a...

Layoffs and stalled projects plagued space start-up Moon Express. Then NASA stepped in.

The call came in the middle of a hectic week, between flights to Canada and meetings. It had been a fraught year defined by setbacks. “How are you doing today?” said one...

Biotech to add local jobs to after FDA approval

After getting the green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals said it will add 28 full-time employees to sell and market its newest drug. About half of those...

Fattmerchant expands office, now occupies 3 floors in historic downtown building

It has been a good year for Orlando financial tech company Fattmerchant. Once looked at as one of the darlings of the city’s startup scene, the firm has more than doubled its...
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