Saturday, October 19, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Ironhack coding school

Ironhack is an international coding boot camp that believes the best way to learn is by doing it. This ideology is reflected in its teaching practices, which consist of eight-week immersive...

Pitch competitions give tech companies practice

It’s no secret: tech startups need money. But some experts say helping them find it, whether through competitions or support services, will keep them in Orlando as they grow, leading to what...

Rick Weddle leaves Orlando EDC for Norfolk area

Rick Weddle has stepped down as president and CEO of the Orlando Economic Development Commission after five years in the position, to become president and CEO of the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance. Hampton...

Four local companies in running for Cade Museum Prize for Innovation

Four Gainesville companies are among the Sweet 16 finalists for the seventh annual $50,000 Cade Museum Prize for Innovation named Tuesday night after two rounds of judging more than 100 entries...

Cut the red tape on ridesharing and give state’s economy a boost

Florida businesses are at the core of our state's success, fueling our economy and generating jobs for Floridians. As the voice of businesses across the state, Associated Industries of Florida understands...

Update: Canvs Winter Park owner confirms March opening

After two delays, Canvs' Winter Park location seems to be on track for a soft opening in early March and a grand opening in early April. Jonathan Taylor, a Central Florida-based tech entrepreneur and...

Pipeline Workspaces opening co-working space in downtown Fort Lauderdale

Pipeline Workspaces is opening its first Fort Lauderdale co-working space at One Financial Plaza at 100 SE Third Ave. The space, aimed at entrepreneurs and professionals who want flexible workspace, will occupy...

JM Family honors four as African-American Achievers

Four people — a teacher, an artist and two business mentors — will receive this year's African-American Achievers Awards. The awards are sponsored by JM Family Enterprises and its automobile distributorships Southeast...

The Fresh Diet sold back to founder

An investor group led by Fresh Diet founder Zalmi Duchman has acquired The Fresh Diet from the publicly traded Innovative Food Holdings that purchased the homegrown national gourmet meal delivery company...

Tech wages lag in Florida, study finds

Despite a growing number of tech jobs in Florida, the state comes up short on wages, a new report concludes Florida ranks fifth in the nation for the growth of tech jobs...
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