Catching up with Bridgette Bello – Tampa Bay Business & Wealth [Audio 19:11]

In late 2017, Bello announced that she would be resigning her post of more than 20 years at Tampa Bay Business Journal. In 2018, the “godmother of business news” launched her very own C-suite-only magazine, Tampa Bay Business & Wealth (TBBW). This week, she sat down with Catalyst Publisher Joe Hamilton to talk about the process of launching TBBW and the lessons learned from her decades at the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

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Notes from Margie Manning's desk: 3 takeaways from Synapse Summit Day 1

The Synapse Summit is like an all-you-can-eat buffet, with hundreds of choices of sessions to attend, speakers to listen to, exhibitors to visit and connections to make.

It’s easy to stuff yourself with information, and that’s what I did on Wednesday, running from the mainstage presentations to the breakout sessions to the St. Pete Catalyst and PitchLyst tables on the Club level of Amalie Arena, where I met old and new friends and news sources.

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Rays challenge: What to do with Al Lang Field

The Tampa Bay Rays are looking for your ideas on what to do with Al Lang Field when the Tampa Bay Rowdies aren’t playing soccer in the historic stadium.

There’s a $3,500 prize for the person who comes up with the best idea, said Brian Kornfeld, co-founder and president of Synapse, the Tampa-based nonprofit that connects entrepreneurs, talent, investors, corporations, schools and other stakeholders to accelerate success.

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Innovation in the 'Burg: Mya Breitbart and Tee Grizzard

Dr. Mya Breitbart and Tee Grizzard talk marine biology in laymen's terms, share science puns, and geek out over Science Day.

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St. Pete’s weekend arts forecast: Music, with a chance of delight

As our friends across the bay are celebrating all things piratical with the annual Gasparilla Festival, life isn’t quite as … well, crazy here in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County. If that’s to your liking, read on – it’s another culturally-rich weekend, with a wide variety of impressive performance events in the offing.

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The Shuffle

Michael Clifton


The Hustle

Crystal Hochmuller (Chat City Podcast)

If there's one thing we love in this city, it's a podcast. Especially those that elevate our city and the people who make it great. Crystal Hochmuller's Chat City podcast is doing just that. From artists to entrepreneurs to nonprofits, Hochmuller is leaving no stone unturned, no story untold.

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Alexander Orthopaedic Associates

Since 2002, Alexander Orthopaedic Associates has provided orthopaedic care in Tampa Bay.

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Jenny Miller & Katelyn Grady
The Body Electric Yoga Co.

Focus: Mixed Reality

Apple’s finger-controller patent is a glimpse at mixed reality’s future [Fast Company]

For mixed-reality experiences to take off, input will be as crucial as output. An Apple patent suggests that the company is already at work on that challenge.

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What one of Tampa Bay’s best-known entrepreneurs looks for in an investment

Steve MacDonald made his mark in healthcare technology as an entrepreneur, but he generally avoids the healthcare sector as an investor.

“I don’t invest a lot in healthcare because I came from the space, and I know how complicated and hard it is,” MacDonald said at the Synapse Summit.

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