Category: Business

TransferWise, a London-based financial technology company, chose Tampa for its first location in the United States. With the opening of the office, at 4012 Gunn Highway, TransferWise plans to hire up to 250 employees within the next three years, according to a statement. It has already hired nearly 50 people,… Read More
The Tampa company that provides the technology for online auctions by Christie’s and other firms has a new majority owner. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. (NYSE: RBA) bought a 75 percent stake in Xcira LLC, a Tampa-based leader in simulcast auction technology. Ritchie Bros. paid $12.4 million in cash and will… Read More
Check out Tampa Bay Partnership's new video highlighting the region as a location for manufacturing. Read More
No question, Tampa getting picked as a likely city (and perhaps metro area) for Google to bring its super high-speed Internet service is terrific news. Google Fiber will bring a massive boost to the quality of Internet access here, competitively push down prices for both Internet and TV services in… Read More
Hunting for bear? There were none to be found in the bullish crowd of nearly 600 Tuesday evening inside the Amalie Arena gathered for the annual meeting of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. The theme? Job recruitment and business expansion is on more of a roll than ever in… Read More