Crowdfunding starts to change the face of downtown St. Pete commercial real estate

An ongoing effort by Feldman Equities to raise money from small and mid-size investors who want to own part of the Morgan Stanley Tower is not the first time a commercial real estate company has turned to crowdfunding for a downtown St. Petersburg property.

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St. Pete tech company steps into hospital safety

A St. Petersburg company is putting its foot down on hospital-acquired infections.

Green Earth Medical Solutions developed technology that kills germs on the bottom of shoes, which often are overlooked as a source for bacteria, virus and other disease-causing microorganisms.

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Insight: The Catalyst for Good initiative brings for-profit thinking to nonprofit startups

The St Petersburg Group crafted Catalyst for Good to innovate the traditional grant and education model by bringing its for-profit practices to a few special, innovative nonprofits.

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Interview with Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe from Dr. BBQ The Restaurant – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 25

Our featured interview today is with Ray Lampe a.k.a. Dr. BBQ. We'll find out how the truck driver from Chicago became a multi-award winning BBQ competitor, celebrity pitmaster, and TV food show judge and competitor living in St. Pete. We will start the show off with Kevin & Lori discussing the different types and regions of American barbecue. Our featured local music is from Danny & Alex. We feature the song 'Breakup Haircut' from the EP, 'Grand Slam, Thank You Ma'am'.

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Florida-centric St. Pete Jazz Festival begins Wednesday

Trombonist David Manson is the man behind the curtain for the Helios Jazz Orchestra, Glorious Brass and other jazz ensembles in the bay area; as the founder of the progressive arts series EMIT, he’s responsible for delivering a plethora of wide-ranging music here, from world to electronic to experimental jazz and beyond. And EMIT – well, David Manson – invented the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival in 2008.

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The Shuffle

Grant Newmyer


The Hustle

Julie Peck (Eden)

Incorporating her love of travel, family background, and environmental conscience into one entity, she now focuses on creating unique wine carriers and cheese boards, filling a niche she found herself looking for.

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Bay Tech Label

UPC Insurance was founded in Florida in 1999, and has paid nearly $2.5 billion in total claims over time while still growing financially.

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Scott Gault
Bank of Tampa

Focus: Reckoning

It’s Time for Pharmaceutical Companies to Have Their Tobacco Moment [NY Times]

Elected officials have made a lot of noise about the cost of prescription drugs. Now they must demand answers from pharmaceutical companies.

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PitchLyst company: OpticSurg

The Power of Mixed Reality in the Operating Room. Created for surgeons by surgeons to improve patient care. Our mission is to help improve patient care in the operating room. As surgeons, we know that using technology to seamlessly provide us with information in the operating room will improve patient care and surgical outcomes.

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