Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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...

Why Kiran Patel is backing a Tampa company developing cancer treatments

Morphogenesis Inc., a Tampa immunotherapy company, has raised $16 million in an investment round led by entrepreneur Dr. Kiran Patel and his investment firm, KP Biotech Group. Patel also was elected chairman...

Weston-based Ultimate Software named No. 1 tech workplace for third year

Ultimate Software has been ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s “Best Workplaces in Technology” list for 2018. It is the third consecutive year it has topped the list. The Weston-based company, which...
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