Category: St. Petersburg

Jabil Circuit Inc. is building out a research and development lab in St. Petersburg that will house engineers working on wearable technology Read More
With funding from the state in the amount of $2.5 million, St. Petersburg College (SPC) is building a new learning center for students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. Read More
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing to open a consignment retail store attached to our Visitors Center.  Our goal is to highlight locally made goods and help our visitors and residents discover our community artists and makers. This store is scheduled to open late October. Items will… Read More
Director Freddie Wong worked his way into multi-millionaire status by age 30. If he hasn’t yet achieved the fame of others in his income bracket, it’s because of his platform — a YouTube channel that boasts 7.6 million subscribers, viewership of more than a billion, and a web series called… Read More
Virtual reality on the Gulf Coast recently received a real-life million-dollar boost. It comes from Marxent Labs, which raised $1.2 million in venture capital funding in the third quarter. St. Petersburg-based Marxent specializes in augmented and virtual reality. Augmented reality is the ability to project digital content into a physical… Read More
When we heard that a new site in the Warehouse Arts District, the one with the giant Nikola Tesla mural plastered on the exterior, was hosting a media event, we jumped at the chance to take a field trip. What we didn't know was what GeniusCentral, whose moniker adorns the building, actually… Read More
The inaugural list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women by Fortune includes a St. Petersburg company in the No. 2 spot. Squaremouth, which operates a travel insurance comparison website, is one of just five Florida companies to make the list and the only firm from the Tampa Bay area. Women… Read More
An Oakland, California clean energy finance company has set its sights on expansion in Florida. The company, Renew Financial, expects the acquisition of EcoCity Partners in St. Petersburg will help it replicate the success it has had in California. EcoCity Partners administers the Florida Green Energy Works program, which is a… Read More