Monday, September 16, 2019

South Florida tech leaders recognized

Techweek has announced the 100 most influencial tech leaders in South Florida, including four companies from Broward County, one from Palm Beach County, and about 25 from Miami-Dade, as well as university leaders and...

Tech employees in demand

More than a third of local technology companies are hiring, and another third are considering it, a new survey has found. The results of the IT Palooza survey indicate that competition for...

Brazilian travel tech startup Biz Airlines relocates to downtown Orlando

A Brazilian startup developing airline routing technology that helps frequent-traveling business executives find the least expensive, but top-of-the-line flight seats, is relocating to Orlando. Biz Airlines, a company that is venture-backed by...

A health system bets big on Miami’s future in health-tech

Daniel Silberman runs Miami-based startup Mediconecta, the largest telemedicine provider in Latin America. It is also eying the U.S. Hispanic marketplace. Juan Pablo Segura founded Babyscripts to provide a new way of...

KSC, Groundswell group aim to pave way for start-ups

What it will take for the Space Coast to launch more business ventures based on licensed space technologies? An event early Tuesday evening, investors, space officials and entrepreneurs attempted to lay out a road...

South Florida augmented reality firm raises $800 million

A South Florida tech company announced Tuesday morning that it had raised nearly $800 million from investors to develop its augmented reality platform. Previously, Orlando-area tech experts had said that Magic Leap's...

Tampa’s tech community makes connections during Startup Week

If the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Startup Week is any indication, it appears the region’s emerging tech community is starting to grow its footprint. More than 1,200 are expected to participate in...

3 local firms that appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2015

ABC's hit show Shark Tank has featured several Orlando-based companies, and whether those firms landed an investment deal with a celebrity business professional or not, the show helped spike sales and...

Unicorn startup bulks up creative efforts with new executive

"Unicorn" startup JetSmarter (valued at over $1 billion) has hired advertising veteran Matthew Atkatz as VP, executive creative director. Atkatz previously worked in creative functions, from advertising and marketing, at established agencies such as 72andSunny, Wieden...

Florida TaxWatch endorses Osceola’s high-tech center

A well-known taxpayer research institute and government watchdog endorsed a major high-tech project in Osceola — a move that may solidify it as a game changer for Central Florida's economy. Florida TaxWatch...
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