Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Former Magic Leap executive sues company, alleges gender bias

Magic Leap’s former vice president of strategic marketing has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the company, asserting that management did not include females in top leadership jobs and ignored requests to discuss the...

Max Planck instrument company spin-off to locate at Jupiter institute

Abberior Instruments, a Max Planck spin-off that could eventually result in U.S. manufacturing jobs, will locate its headquarters at the institute’s Jupiter campus. The German company was co-founded by Stefan Hell, a...

Miami-based startup expands to Texas

Short-term rental startup YouRent broke into a new market this week, debuting in Austin, Texas. The Miami company rents luxury properties through its online platform, though unlike San Francisco’s Airbnb, YouRent accumulates...

On-demand food and alcohol delivery service launches in South Florida

Ranked among the Top 10 best U.S. cities for hermits in October, Miami can count on one more food and alcohol delivery service starting Wednesday. On-demand service DoorDash has launched in Miami, offering users...

Here’s what’s driving growth — and 150 new jobs — at this Tampa IT...

ReliaQuest, a Tampa company that provides IT security for its clients, is adding at least 150 jobs in 2017. The new jobs are in addition to the more than 100 jobs the...

Startup Week returns to Tampa, St. Pete in mid-February

Wondering how to raise $1 million for a startup in Tampa Bay? And why it’s different here than other places? You can get answers at Tampa Bay Startup Week Feb. 13...

Mobile app developer seeks workers for new downtown Orlando office

A fast-growing mobile app development firm is prepping to move into new downtown Orlando space and will create nearly a dozen jobs that pay almost $100,000 per year. Winter Park-based Teeps LLC...

Local indie studios seek to put Miami on the map of the video game...

A group of indie developers wants to put Miami on the map of the U.S. video game industry with an all-things-game culture event that seeks to foster a community of enthusiasts...

Exclusive: Here’s what’s next for O’Dang Hummus

Sometimes business growth comes with more than a few pains. Just ask O'Dang Hummus company founder Jesse Wolfe, who found major success after appearing on ABC's hit investment show "Shark Tank" during its...

Snappatizer foodie app aims to track best dishes in town

If you're one of those people who snaps pictures of restaurant meals, there's a new app for you. Two 30-somethings in Fort Lauderdale who consider themselves "foodies" have launched the Snappatizer app,...
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