Monthly Archives: September 2015

The TiEcon Florida 2015 agenda is set and the program is rich. The annual entrepreneurship conference hosted by TiE Tampa Bay is set for Oct. 3 at the Westin Harbour Island Hotel. This year’s scheduled speakers exemplify a broad cross-section of successful and pioneering entrepreneurs and investors, including: 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
As an increasing number of cable and satellite TV subscribers are cutting the cord – or never signing up for television in the first place – the traditional pay TV industry is scrambling to figure out how to compete in this new age of over-the-top services, on-demand streaming, and viewing that… 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
Renewable energy industry thought leaders in the Tampa Bay region and beyond are enthusiastic about developing biofuels because doing so represents a relatively affordable, accessible solution toward cleaner and potentially cheaper domestic energy. Biofuels derive from biomass — living plants and animal byproducts that can be readily replaced. While some… Read More
To Jeff Vinik's list of big ambitions for what he now describes as a $2 billion project near downtown Tampa, add this: To create the world's first city district designed to make those who live and work there more healthy. Vinik on Tuesday unveiled a partnership to do that with… Read More
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik's plans for downtown Tampa have grown significantly since the preliminary vision was unveiled in late 2014. Originally pegged as a $1 billion development, the project is now estimated at $2 billion, Vinik said Tuesday. The first phase alone will be more than $1 billion… Read More
IntelliChief, LLC, a provider of enterprise-class automated document management and workflow solutions for manufacturers, announces the celebration and support of National Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY) October 2nd, by planning a company-wide Bring Your Child to Work Day, to educate and acknowledge the contributions those in manufacturing make for economies, and… Read More
Three years ago, Jabil executive David Wahl began to pitch an idea: He wanted to build a center for the giant supply chain and innovative electronic manufacturer to show off its chops. According to Wahl, a central facility was needed for a few reasons. Most importantly, Jabil had expanded its… Read More
One of the latest corporate relocations to town didn't land in a tall office building with marble floors, a glass elevator or concierge services. And the employees aren't toiling away in cubicles or corner offices with views of Tampa Bay. The 50 people working at GeniusCentral software developer sit at… Read More