St. Pete Downtown Partnership CEO sees new chapter ahead

“The way St. Petersburg grows over the next decade will set a trajectory for our future as a city,” Mathis said. “The public sector will do a really good job of trying to manage that. The private sector will try to maximize profit. But having an advocacy group like the Partnership who can help to improve that development process — that’s really important.”

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SPx Episode 46: Marc Blumenthal - Florida Funders, Synapse

Marc Blumenthal talks Synapse origins, the recipe for a successful startup ecosystem and changing the conversation around capital.

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Business briefs: Investors bet $10M on Aspen and Atmos, and more

Two Tampa technology companies have fresh capital after wrapping up funding rounds.

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Sculptor Mark Aeling to receive Arts Alliance MUSE award

Mark G. Aeling, 51, is the sculptor, the studio owner and the watchful eye of this hurricane of artistic activity. “Everything that happens here, I direct,” he observes. “All the processes come through my intent, so technically these guys are all extensions of my hands.”

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The Hustle

St. Pete Salt Works

Highschool sweethearts and long-term 'Burgers Amy Anderson and her husband Mark are pioneering the practice of floatation therapy in our city. They established St. Pete Salt Works earlier this year.

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Prospera is the largest statewide nonprofit in Florida specializing in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs who are trying to establish or expand their businesses.

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The Shuffle

Tara Semb
Bovie Medical

Susan Haldeman
freeFall Theatre


Erik Smith
Inclusivity LLC

Focus: Dendrochronology

A New Way of Seeing 200 Years of American Immigration [CityLab]

To depict how waves of immigrants shaped the United States, a team of designers looked to nature as a model.

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ACUMEN: Leadership

Leadership is about coaching. Here’s how to do it well. [Fast Company]

You can start with one simple behavior change that will bring a massive impact.

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