Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Feds order Lockheed Martin to pay $325,000 in back wages

The U.S. Department of Labor ordered Lockheed Martin to pay more than $325,000 in back wages to 20 employees working in a Florida Panhandle plant after the agency said the defense...

Tampa tech company raises $15M

Homee, a Tampa company that uses technology to match skilled service providers with home owners and property managers, has closed a Series B funding round. The $15 million round, led by Forte...

SOFTBANK’S IMPACT ALREADY BEING FELT IN MIAMI – IN $$$ AND JOBS

SoftBank Group, the Tokyo-based technology giant with operations in Miami, has already invested about one-fifth of the $5 billion fund it launched in March for new technology companies in Latin America....

Smart sensor group Bridg to move into new $25M tech district building

Osceola County's 500-acre NeoCity tech district still has a lot of undeveloped space, and now it has more than one building — something the smart sensor group Bridg can appreciate. About 80...

FSU entrepreneurship students win top awards in global competition

A Florida State University student has emerged as the winner of a statewide competition for student-entrepreneurs and will represent Florida at the national finals of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)...

This app will pay you every time you pump gas — if you’re loyal...

In a land where driving reigns, filling up is never far from Miamians’ minds. Now, the tech world is descending on South Florida to help ease the burden, bringing apps that make...

How this 3-decade-old pest control firm plans to stay relevant in today’s high-tech world

It's been a banner year for Massey Services Inc. — and the company's founder plans to keep that momentum going. Orlando-based Massey Services is the fifth largest pest prevention firm in the...

EA, Landing owner likely to be targets of impending lawsuit, experts say

Two days after a gunman opened fire during a Madden gaming event at the Landing, an Orlando-based law firm is planning to file suit on behalf of several victims. Attorneys Matt Morgan,...

Tampa female business leaders get national focus at upcoming conference

The Tampa Bay Women’s Business Centre will be in the spotlight in September, when leaders of similar centers nationwide converge on Tampa for their annual conference. More than 250 entrepreneurial experts will...

Meet the Founder Who’s Taking Street Food to the ‘Burbs

As an undergraduate at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Camille Baker noticed three things that would inspire her to start a business. The first: Using social media, her fellow students would...
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