Synapse Summit grows with the Tampa Bay startups it champions


    Just five minutes into this week’s Synapse Summit, an expert on cryptocurrencies wanted to gauge how knowledgeable the crowd was about the topic.

    “How many people here own some sort of cryptocurrency? Bitcoin or something else?” Washington D.C. attorney Carol Van Cleef asked the 100 or so people listening to the panel. Happy to see about half the hands go up, she said, “these audiences are getting better all the time.”