Tuesday, July 23, 2019

‘Aero-Space Coast’ should think big for 2025

Steven Covey’s book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People says “Begin with the End in Mind.” Now is an appropriate time for we the people of Brevard to instruct our political and civic...

More than 15 tech firms on the hunt to fill 100 job openings

Jason Wade remembers the time well when he attended job fairs, and it was not a fun experience for him. He recalled that he would arrive to a location filled with dozens of...

Biotech company relocates HQ, creates 51 jobs

CTD Holdings has expanded beyond Alachua County, where the University of Florida is based, to Jupiter, adding to the push to create a biotech hub around the Scripps Research Institute. Gov. Rick Scott announced last week...

Access to capital top issue for Florida small businesses, Florida Chamber says

The top issue facing Florida small businesses is access to capital, according to the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index survey, released Monday. Twenty-three percent of small businesses said the top issue they...

Why Volusia County wants to turn its UCF incubator into a tech hub

Volusia County's University of Central Florida Business Incubator is paying closer attention to the rapid growth of technology companies in Central Florida, but noticed that there may not be enough talent to fill...

Why this medical tech firm hasn’t created the jobs it promised yet

Orlando city commissioners will vote Sept. 21 on whether or not to revise an agreement with a pharmaceutical tech firm to create dozens of jobs. SMRxT Inc., a company that was based in...

White House taps Miami-Dade for program to create tech jobs

The White House named Miami-Dade County a TechHire community, making it part of an initiative to train people for technology jobs. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez; CareerSource South Florida; Arnie Girnun, co-chair of the...

Florida organizations engage minorities with tech initiative

Ahead of this year’s Blacktech Weekend, two organizations are working to integrate South Florida’s minority community into the region’s growing startup ecosystem. Florida Vocational Institute, a U.S. Department of Education-approved coding bootcamp,...

Digital studio gets $1.25M incentive deal for move to Orlando

Arrow Sky Media, a digital media studio that works on animated film and live production projects, has secured $1.25 million in incentives to move its headquarters and dozens of tech and...

Incentives make it back into the Florida governor’s budget

Despite a stinging rebuke by the Florida Legislature of a business incentives package earlier this year, Gov. Rick Scott once again will try to persuade lawmakers to approve funding to attract companies to...
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