Sunday, July 5, 2020

On a Mission To Turn Florida Retirees Into Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are rightly celebrated for their innovations that change the rhythms of everyday life. For example, some members of widely dispersed families that came together for the holidays may have stayed...

2017 resolutions every entrepreneur should consider

In preparation for a brand new year, I have compiled a list of New Year’s resolutions every entrepreneur should consider adding to their 2017 goals. At the top of my list is...

SBA expands microloan program in Florida

The South Florida District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the agency’s Microloan Program is now available to qualifying small businesses throughout the state. The expansion comes because the...

The Sunshine State has a stormy showing in Bloomberg Innovation Index

By at least one measure, Florida has a lot of work to do if it wants to join the ranks of innovation powerhouse states. The Sunshine State ranked 34th out of...

The year in business: my top picks among many for best local stories in...

South Florida was spared Hurricane Matthew’s wrath, but Zika season never seemed to end. Meanwhile, another year in South Florida business brought other sea changes, including international cooperation (Cuba) and corruption...

Magic Leap executive addresses rumors: ‘We’re on track’

As an executive of one of the most talked about — and most mysterious — technology companies in the world, Brenda Freeman faces unique challenges. The new chief marketing officer of Magic Leap must market a...

‘Terrific asset’ Mark McCombs wants to make Jacksonville a robotics hub

Dolf James, the man behind the CoRK Arts District, calls Mark McCombs “a great arm waver.” Drew Hunter, vice president, creative, at Sally Corp., says McCombs’ “energy level is off the charts.” Gary...

Startup Spotlight: Condition Culture goes all-in on hair — and fur

Company: Condition Culture Headquarters: Miami Concept: Five beauty brands for people and their pets — as the company’s tagline says, “beauty for your best friend.” Condition Culture creates products that aim to enhance confidence and freedom...

First Starter Studio grad still winning awards

It has been a good holiday season for an Orlando event software company. Shoflo, which designed a software platform for event planners and event production teams, recently won a tech and innovation...

SFTA’s 5th annual ITPalooza attracts 1,700 tech leaders and IT professionals

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) hosted its 5th annual ITPalooza (ITP) earlier this month at a new venue, the Signature Grand. “What a great event,” said Connie Cabrera, ITPalooza planning committee...
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