Tuesday, February 25, 2020

No more ‘prick and stick:’ Alertgy working on noninvasive glucometer for diabetes patients

Wearing his company's clinical prototype wristband, Alertgy's director of engineering Ryan Bailey chugged a small bottle of "glucola" while relaxing in a brown recliner. The liquid — which contained 100 grams of glucose — induced a blood-sugar spike over...

Tampa Bay startups see promotions, partnerships and expansions in October

The start of Q4 brought promotions, partnerships and expansions for startups across Tampa Bay. We've got the roundup below. • Fourth and HotSchedules, the Tampa-based hospitality and restaurant tech providers, connected a new executive leadership...

After ‘seven minutes of terror,’ NASA’s InSight lander has touched down on Mars

The lander came in hot — at 12,300 mph — before it slowed to a stop on the surface of a large Martian plain, ending its six-month journey from Earth. When NASA’s...

Jeff Vinik bought the Lightning. Then his influence spread over Tampa Bay.

Since buying the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jeff Vinik has put his money into a vision for Tampa on a scale that’s been realized by only a few people in the city’s history. Henry B. Plant brought...

Chewy.com’s stock soars in initial public offering

Online pet supplier retailer Chewy came running out of its doggy cage Friday with an initial stock offering of $22 a share — higher than expected — which would give the company a...

Ironhack raises $4 million to continue training Miami software coders

Coding boot camp Ironhack has raised an additional $4 million to continue training software engineers in Miami and abroad, the company announced Monday. “This will be further fuel to continue what we’ve...

Tampa innovation company lowers healthcare costs for workers, employers

A Tampa company that’s disrupting the healthcare system is rebranding to reflect its latest innovation in the health insurance space. BeniComp Insurance Company is changing its name to BeniComp Health Solutions, said...

Award-winning Clearwater software company merges with Chicago firm

AutoLoop, a Clearwater company with marketing software for automotive dealers, has merged with a Chicago firm, Affinitiv Inc. The combined company, with about $200 million in revenue and more than 800 employees,...

Tech company once lauded for growth shutters Tampa office suddenly, leaves over 100 without...

Health care technology firm CareSync closed its doors on Thursday despite previously announced plans to hire 350 people by the end of 2017 and expand its Tampa headquarters. A manager with the...

THE FASTMIND WAS SELECTED TO JOIN ENDEAVOR’S GLOBAL NETWORK. LET’S LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS...

Entrepreneurs Jorge and Eddy Prado were advised to move to Silicon Valley several years ago to grow their business. Good thing the brothers didn’t listen. Their company, The Fastmind, a tech startup based...
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