Sunday, August 18, 2019

Lawmakers could leave film incentives on cutting-room floor

Movie and television industry advocates are hoping this year's effort to renew a tax incentive program is a classic underdog story like "Rocky," "Rudy" or "Hoosiers." But political tensions, budget constraints and...

Why this Jax Chamber leader thinks the local entrepreneurial ecosystem needs tweaking

Entrepreneurs, by nature, have to be nimble and agile, ready to respond to changes in the market at all times. The resources available to help those entrepreneurs launch and grow their business,...

Tech employees in demand

More than a third of local technology companies are hiring, and another third are considering it, a new survey has found. The results of the IT Palooza survey indicate that competition for...

ITPalooza to return with hiring fair, expo, talks

Looking for tech talent for your business? Want to find out who is hiring or learn more about the tech community? It will all be in one place. More than 2,500 IT...

Citrix layoff to affect 50 people in Fort Lauderdale

Citrix Systems said 50 people are losing their jobs in Fort Lauderdale as part of a reduction of 1,000 workers that the software maker announced on Tuesday. Workers are being notified this...

Florida Biologix spins off from University of Florida

Florida Biologix, a contract development and manufacturing organization focused on complex biological products, has been spun off from the University of Florida to FB2 Services Inc., a newly formed entity that...

In plan legalizing Uber, Miami-Dade mayor wants taxi apps, too

Uber upended the taxi industry by letting passengers hail cars with an app, and Miami-Dade might require cabs to adopt the same technology. A draft proposal by Mayor Carlos Gimenez would mandate...

WeVenture unveils 3 initiatives to make Orlando No. 1 for women entrepreneurs

Orlando's women's entrepreneur center on Thursday unveiled three ways to boost Central Florida as the top spot for women to start and grow their companies — and a lot of it...

Start small, be realistic as well as optimistic, Hotels.com founder says

To succeed as an entrepreneur, do your homework, limit your spending, start small, and be willing to give back. Bob Diener, founder of Hotels.com and getaroom.com, offered that advice to students,...

Health care innovators compete for Florida Hospital

There was game show music, a guest host with a microphone, and a panel of judges – all the makings for a good talent competition. "You are in for really quite a...
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