Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tampa Bay Tech’s poweredUP promises inspiration, challenge

A presentation by the developer credited with building the first web browser highlights this year’s poweredUP, Tampa Bay Tech’s technology festival. Spence Murray, whose work as the lead developer at Netscape in...

Tampa-St. Pete firms score big on Q1 MoneyTree report

Technology companies in the Tampa-St. Pete area are coming off a strong first quarter for funding. Six local firms, including digital health company Peerfit and Bond-Pro, which develops insurance software products, raised...

BRINGING ON THE HIP-HOP, NEARPOD ACQUIRES FLOCABULARY

Educational-technology company Nearpod already serves 60 percent of U.S. school districts. Teachers use Nearpod’s thousands of  lessons filled with  360-degree photos, video and virtual reality because they have been proven to...

See inside downtown Orlando’s latest co-working space

An international co-working space officially opened in downtown Orlando this month, adding to a handful of similar office space for local small businesses. West Palm Beach-based Venture X added the finishing touches...

SpaceX to launch 1st batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX plans to officially kick off its ambitious goal of sending thousands of satellites from Florida to low Earth orbit this year. The Hawthorne, California-based company said it will begin its Starlink...

Tampa-St. Pete’s innovation culture draws praise

The Tampa-St. Pete area has plenty of reasons to brag about its innovation culture. Workforce, access to experts, a culture that is open to taking risks and a fun vibe were among...

Seedfunders’ new Catalyst Fund aims to strengthen local tech ecosystem

Seedfunders is launching the Catalyst Fund, a $5 million fund that will co-invest in deals with the St. Petersburg-based investment group. The new fund is a signal that the Tampa Bay technology...

MAGIC LEAP AND DAN MARINO FOUNDATION TEAM UP TO TACKLE KEY AUTISM CHALLENGE

Magic Leap One is not only about fun and Game of Thrones. While Magic Leap has always said its disruptive spatial computing and mixed-reality technologies would find all kinds of use cases,...

Small rocket firm lands satellite giant as client for Florida launches

Los Angeles-based rocket startup Relativity Space Inc. landed its first client — a well-known satellite firm. Relativity announced April 5 that it inked a contract with Canada-based Telesat — one of the...

Meet the new investors at MyArea Network

Two Tampa Bay business heavyweights are now members of the board of directors of MyArea Network. Tony DiBenedetto, co-founder and former CEO of Tribridge, and Jamie Egasti, former CEO of Catalina, joined...
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