Monday, July 22, 2019

Exclusive: How this Orlando software firm landed venture capital and thousands of clients

BlurtBox, a local data analytics software firm, may be called a startup due to its size, but its client and user numbers say otherwise. The CEO of BlurtBox, a mobile app that...

Two Florida companies win Venture Tech Showcase

Fourteen companies were selected to participate in the VentureTech Showcase — an event hosted by Florida Venture Forum and Space Florida — and only one of them were from North Florida: OnPay...

Solodev helps sites handle traffic surges

Partially because of the aftermath of the June 12 Pulse shootings that left 49 people dead in Orlando, website traffic for the blood donation group OneBlood more than tripled from May to...

Study: State investment in tech companies worth it

Florida is getting back way more than it is spending from the economic impact of investing in technology companies and that return is accelerating as the companies mature, according to an...

Why this mobile app firm shifted its business to consulting

Mobile app development firms are in big demand these days, as more companies seek to attract a larger customer base by being in the palm of their hands. But one firm plans...

Google Fiber pulls the plug on Tampa

Google Fiber is stepping back from plans to bring its superfast internet service to a handful of cities, including Tampa. Google announced about one year ago that Tampa was a finalist to compete...

Uber teams up with hospital network to tackle $150B problem

Uber has another South Florida partnership on the books — this time beyond the realm of professional sports. The San Francisco-based ride-share giant has announced that it will team up with Memorial...

NEW STUDY UNVEILS ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF INSTITUTE FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF PUBLIC RESEARCH

The Institute for Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc.® (WEG), a boutique economic consulting firm led by nationally recognized business economist...

Fort Lauderdale Alliance nearly doubles job growth during year

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance announced Thursday that it helped companies create 2,646 jobs in Broward County during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. That's nearly double the 1,432 new jobs from a year earlier.

eMerge fuses tech and real estate through partnership with German firm

As eMerge Americas makes it way through Latin countries such as Colombia, Mexico and Brazil, recruiting entrepreneurs from abroad, it is forging for the first time a strategic partnership aimed at...
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