Monday, March 25, 2019

Innovation drives biofuel industry investments in Tampa Bay region

Renewable energy industry thought leaders in the Tampa Bay region and beyond are enthusiastic about developing biofuels because doing so represents a relatively affordable, accessible solution toward cleaner and potentially cheaper...

Endeavor Miami to honor Gilt, Square co-founders

Endeavor Miami will honor technology entrepreneurs Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square and founder of LaunchCode, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt and co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, at its 2nd annual Endeavor...

Miami Beach’s Rokk3r Labs looking for $200 million in investment

A notable player in the local startup community is looking to grow exponentially in the next two years, soliciting $200 million from venture capitalists to fund a growing portfolio of companies. In...

Mayor Gimenez: Uber, Lyft will be legal in Miami-Dade by end of year

By Glenn Garvin Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft will be legal in Miami-Dade County by the end of the year, Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Monday, while “a substantial part” of the taxi industry will be deregulated. “Demand is too great” for the ride-sharing companies, Gimenez said. “You're not going...

Orlando Magic select VenueNext for app

VenueNext, the tech firm founded by the San Francisco 49ers, has landed the Orlando Magic as its first outside big league investor after signing a deal with the team to develop an all-inclusive...

Making a case for Enterprise Florida

I don't frequently dive into political waters, but I can't help myself this time. Gov. Rick Scott has made jobs the centerpiece of his administration, and it's no surprise that he wants to...

AT&T launches gigabit service in Orlando

If you're looking for super-fast Internet speed, you're in luck as AT&T Inc.on Sept. 28 launched its gigabit service in Orlando. The Dallas-based communications company's (NYSE: T) ultra-fast Internet service U-Verse with AT&T...

UF celebrates 50 years of Gatorade

The research question posed to University of Florida professor J. Robert Cade, M.D., and his research fellows in 1965 was a simple one: Why were so many Gator football players getting...

Rum Startup And Enrique Iglesias Aim To Make Miami Startup Scene Go Viral Using...

There might not be a more appropriate way to spend a weekend in Miami Beach than with a cocktail in your hand. Those of the rum persuasion, particularly in the form...

Central Florida startup wins big on ABC’s Shark Tank

Central Florida startup company Signal Vault won big on the season premiere of ABC TV’s Shark Tank Friday night. The anti-hacking company based in Seminole County landed key investments from sharks Lori...
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