Community Voices: What are those crazy preservationists from Preserve the ‘Burg thinking?

"We understand that some of you probably wonder this when you read the latest news story on a contentious application for historic landmark designation. So as we introduce ourselves on the Catalyst site, a platform for business news, let us start by pointing out the under-appreciated economic rationale for historic preservation. You might find we are less crazy than you think."

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Washlava raises $1 million, lays groundwork for bigger deal

Washlava, a Tampa company that brought technology to laundry experiences, has raised $1.05 million in what founder and CEO Todd Belveal described as a bridge financing.

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KnowBe4 grows its cybersecurity toolbox with latest acquisition

KnowBe4, a Clearwater-based cybersecurity training company, has acquired CLTRe, a Norwegian business focused on working with organizations to beef up their culture around online security.

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St. Pete’s #StopTheBan protest echoes national movement [Photo Gallery]

In St. Petersburg, a crowd of hundreds gathered in front of the downtown Judicial Building along 1st Avenue North between 5th and 6th streets. The local protest was organized by Progress Florida, Fired Up Pinellas, League of Women Voters and Women’s March Florida Chapter – Pinellas.

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‘No Exit’ is back, with a new entrance to hell

The three self-absorbed characters who make up the cast of Jean-Paul Sartre’s exploration of hell, No Exit – and they’re a real basket of deplorables – are back in St. Pete, for the second time in a month.

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The Shuffle

Jeremy Metzger


The Hustle

Theo Harvey (SynsorMed)

Theo Harvey and his co-founder Amin Holmes founded SynsorMed in 2014, after Holmes' mother was diagnosed with COPD. They knew there had to be a better way to manage chronic disease than the constant cycle of hospital readmission.

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Preserve The 'Burg

True to its name, Preserve the ‘Burg works tirelessly to maintain the history, charm and beauty of the Sunshine City.

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Wayne Atherholt
City of St. Pete

Focus: St. Pete

Affordable housing dominates St. Pete budget hearing

Mayor Rick Kriseman and three members of the St. Petersburg City Council affirmed their plans to fund affordable housing initiatives during an open house for the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Maisie Williams’ talent discovery startup Daisie raises $2.5 million, hits 100K members [Tech Crunch]

Maisie Williams’ time on Game of Thrones may have come to an end, but her talent discovery app Daisie is just getting started.

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