Bill Creelman graduated from college in 1996 with a business plan — to sell smoked fish from Nantucket. But over time, that idea morphed unpredictably into a brand that sold cocktail seasonings and supplies.
After selling that company to liquor giant Diageo, Bill wanted to stay in the beverage industry.
Is Jeremy Douglass growing up? Don’t hold him to it, but yeah, it kind of looks that way.
“In four or five years, I’m going to be 50,” says the piano-playing, composing-and-arranging St. Pete wunderkind. “And there’s something inherently wrong about a 50-year-old man loading gear into a club.”
Nory Pouncil is done with excuses. She's tired of brands not taking women of color seriously, and through her business, she's doing something about it. The young entrepreneur - an Afro-Latina from Honduras - started Wellness In Color help brands effectively reach and represent women of color in the wellness space.
There’s a widening economic gap in the Tampa Bay region, according to a new report from the Tampa Bay Partnership and other organizations.
While the eight-county Tampa Bay region is a leader in net migration of people into the area, new business creation, rising home values and export growth, the area lags in household income and average wages, among other factors.
Kango is just one of the startups vying to be “Uber for kids,” building an optimized, app-based twist on the neighborhood carpool by contracting part-time drivers who transport the youths in their personal cars. To succeed, these companies must not only overcome the struggles faced by powerhouses like Uber and Lyft, but also ace the more difficult test of taking solo minors along for the ride.