Blog Archives: Savanna Blackerby

Cohesion, an IT consulting and staffing firm, will relocate its national headquarters to Tampa. The company will bring new jobs with its relocation, the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. said. Gov. Rick Scott will be at the EDC on Monday afternoon to announce details. Read More
Clearwater marketing firm Digital Media Solutions is dramatically expanding its revenue and scope of services with an acquisition. The addition of Sparkroom in Paramus, New Jersey will make DMS one of the largest ad agencies in the United States, said Joe Marinucci, CEO of DMS. Read More
When it comes to science, girls rule. That was the theme this weekend at the Girls Underwater Robot Camp at MOSI and the Florida Aquarium. Twenty girls, ages 10-15, constructed remotely operated vehicles--or ROVs--and piloted them through Tampa Bay waters. “It was pretty amazing to have that opportunity to build… Read More
Imagine being able to watch all 22 players at the snap with video that expands from your living room television set to the entire wall. Curious about how big Terrence "Pot Roast" Knighton really is, or how 5-foot-11 quarterback Russell Wilson is able to use his high release point to… Read More
If a half-hour comedy is too long, how about a 15-second thriller? A group of independent filmmakers from Britain are rolling out a daily, 28-episode series on Instagram. "Shield 5" is about the hunt for John Swift, who after three episodes appears to be a security worker who ends up… Read More
Anthony Comer walked in to Amalie Arena on Tuesday morning hoping for a fun way to skip class. He walked out with a potential new job. Comer, a 19-year-old senior at Tampa Bay Tech High School, made the most of the first ever Build Tampa Bay technical career fair, pairing… Read More
There are more opportunities today than ever before for entrepreneurs who are willing to match technology to the needs of potential customers. Entrepreneurs and smart business leaders who embrace the enormous opportunities will profit. To find out about some of the excitement and how you can tap into it, I… Read More
A cloud is a cloud is a cloud, right? Wrong. Although by now most people are aware of the different types of cloud computing, they still think that all cloud providers will lift their IT burden both literally (no more physical servers!) and figuratively (no more worrying about backup and… Read More
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater has teamed up with Uber Technologies Inc., in a first ever marketing campaign that uses free rides on Wednesdays in February in an effort to lure winter weary Chicagoans down to the region’s beaches and sunny climate. The “Warm Up Wednesdays” campaign, which can be found on… Read More
Tampa Bay Startup Week offers entrepreneurs the one thing they need they most — and might not realize they need it. That one thing is connections with others who also are working to start and grow their own businesses, said Gracie Stemmer, lead organizer. Read More