Florida under public health emergency

Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order, directing the state health officer to declare a public health emergency following reports that two people in the Tampa Bay area tested presumptively positive for COVID-19, or coronavirus.

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Software firm Mize gets equity investment

Mize, a Tampa company with a Software-as-a-Service platform that keeps manufacturers connected with their customers, has new financial backing from M33 Growth, a Boston-based venture and growth-stage investment firm.

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St. Pete 2.0 Results: St. Pete still has a long way to go in efforts toward racial equity, inclusion

On average, St. Pete Catalyst readers gave St. Petersburg a 4/10 for racial equity. The most common reasons they cited were segregation, including the effects of redlining and segregated public education.

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PitchLyst Startup Report #057: Hyperponic

Art Fyvolent & Dan Heckman join Joe Hamilton in the studio.

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Roy Peter Clark award: St. Petersburg Press is looking for 2020’s literary hero

A literary honor has been established by St. Petersburg Press, and named for writer, editor and teacher Roy Peter Clark.

The public is invited to nominate potential honorees for the inaugural Roy Peter Clark St. Pete Literary Prize...

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The Shuffle

Kathy Bryan
Digital Media Solutions


The Hustle

James Silver (Price Group Realtors)

James Silver is a real estate agent at Price Group Realtors. In 2016, Silver was named to Coldwell Banker’s annual 30 under 30 list, in recognition of his accomplishments in sales, leadership and philanthropy.

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Real Estate

Downtown St. Pete office owner expands to Sarasota

A joint venture between Feldman Equities, Tower Realty Partners and Equity Street acquired a marquee property in downtown Sarasota.

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Chad Loar
PNC Bank

Focus: March Arts

Looking ahead: The month of March in the Arts

That Paul Wilborn, he’s a crafty one. Slowly but surely, the executive director of St. Petersburg College’s Palladium Theater has been building a cabaret series in the Side Door, the venue’s intimate lower-level club.

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ICYMI: St. Pete genetics firm gets $10M debt financing, hires C-level executive

InformedDNA, a genetics testing firm in St. Petersburg, has struck a $10 million deal with CIBC Innovation Banking.

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