Sunday, February 23, 2020

HOW AN ROTR INVESTMENT CHANGED EVERYTHING FOR CARIBU: TAKE THE CHANCE AND APPLY

The stats for funding are sobering for female-founded companies in Miami. Less than 2% of VC funding comes to companies in Miami and less than 1% goes to women of color...

Florida-Israel Business Accelerator snags another Israeli company relocation for Tampa

The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator has wooed yet another Israeli company to open its headquarters in Tampa. The latest is UC-Care, an Israeli company that was in the Florida-Israeli Business Accelerator 2018 cohort. While its founder Tomer Schatzberger was...

After Google snub, Tampa’s getting another chance at fiber network

Three years after Google dangled the carrot of fiber connectivity in Tampa then later took it away, the city will be getting a second chance. Colorado-based Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced...

City of St. Pete will start funding local startups under new plan

St. Petersburg City Council will now be giving loans to local startups and small businesses in an effort to help them grow and stay in the city. The city previously approved the...

This Orlando startup is making it easier to find work-from-home jobs

Magdalena Boron travels a lot, and through those travels she's seen firsthand the talent of people all over the world who do not have jobs due to the lack of opportunity. "I've...

The $2.5 million ask: Seven tech startups in the Wave accelerator make their pitch

Seven entrepreneurs with tech companies that could change the healthcare, business services and fashion industries pitched their ideas to about 200 potential investors and community supporters at Tampa Bay Wave’s Pitch...

ConnectWise beefs up C-suite

ConnectWise, a managed IT services provider and software developer in Tampa, has added four C-level executives to its leadership team. The revamped leadership team will help ConnectWise execute its strategy to become...

Tampa cybersecurity firm receives $4.8 million local investment

Abacode, a cybersecurity and compliance firm, has received $4.85 million from a local growth equity investor firm. The Tampa-based company received the Series A investment from Ballast Point Ventures, according to a Thursday announcement. The...

How Tech Data stays ahead of the IT curve

If there’s one thing that keeps Tech Data Corp. CEO Rich Hume up at night, it’s making sure the Clearwater-based IT distributor’s strategy is on the right track. Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD)...

Florida Gov. DeSantis calls on Trump to base Space Force at Kennedy Space Center

In the midst of a day dedicated to the space industry in Tallahassee, Gov. Ron DeSantiscalled on President Donald Trump to put at least part of his new military branch, Space Force,...
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