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eMerge Americas takes over Miami in June 2017

What: eMerge Americas When: June 12-13, 2017 Where: Miami, FL eMerge Americas, the B2B tech event of the Americas is an action-packed conference—where ideas flow freely and innovation rules. Discover the latest technology trends right on the EXPO floor. Be inspired by global thought leaders. Engage with buyers, entrepreneurs and investors from across the Americas and […]

Tallahassee Innovation Partnership promotes entrepreneurial growth

The Tallahassee Innovation Partnership, or TIP for short, is facilitating collaboration between startups, nonprofits, government, universities, and more to promote entrepreneurial growth in Tallahassee. The overall goal of the initiative is to “facilitate business relationships between local institutions and local entrepreneurs; build a forum for decision-makers to provide useful feedback on local products and services directly […]

Tech ecosystem development and job creation in Miami

Tech pioneer Manny Medina will lead a new multinational data center and cybersecurity company based in Miami. Medina Capital, a Miami-based private equity firm led by Medina, and global private equity firm BC Partners are forming a new venture in a $2.8 billion transaction combining a worldwide network of data centers with cybersecurity and data […]

Startup Week takes Tampa Bay

What: A weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation. When: February 13-17, 2017 Where: Tampa Bay, FL Startup Week™ brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together over five days to build momentum and opportunity around your community’s unique entrepreneurial identity. Join in a celebration led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the entrepreneurial spaces you love. Learn […]

Northern Florida collaboration helps tech startups

Domi Station in Tallahassee and TechFarms in Panama City Beach have partnered up to bridge the gaps faced by startups. Going forward, TechFarms and Domi Station will be collaborating to better connect the resources and ecosystems of Panama City and Tallahassee and will be looking for ways to assist entrepreneurs. One obstacle limiting nearly all startups in […]

Innovation Coast Presents 2017 Innovation Awards

When: April 12 and 13, 2017 Where: Pensacola Beach, FL Take your business invention from inception to commercialization by participating in the Innovation Awards contest – the most lucrative business plan competition and capital acceleration opportunity in Florida. If your company has a product or service that can demonstrate leverage opportunities and create pathways to […]

Fort Lauderdale Presents SUP-X: The StartUp Expo 2017

When: March 6-7, 2017 Where: Fort Lauderdale, FL What: A two day international conference and expo that attracts 1500+ startup and early-stage entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors and related service providers from throughout North America. Intensive workshops taught by successful entrepreneurs and investors on practical topics to help you launch and scale your startup Over […]

Hurricane Matthew pounded NASA and SpaceX buildings in Florida — here’s what some of the damage looks like

Here’s some commentary on why this is relevant! When asked about the storm’s damage and impact to its already delayed launch schedule, a SpaceX representative told Business Insider in an email: “Hurricane Matthew caused some damage to the exterior of SpaceX’s payload processing facility at Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The […]

Fly me to the moon: New space firm expands to Cape Canaveral

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter A California-based commercial space company is helping refurbish a couple of old, inactive launch complexes in Cape Canaveral to prepare space missions to the moon. Moon Express Inc. announced July 12 that it reached an agreement with U.S. Air Force 45th Wing — known as Cape Canaveral Air Force […]