Bank OZK is preparing to launch an app that gives St. Petersburg restaurants and stores a chance to get their names in front of potential customers.
The app, OZK Rewards, will offer discounts from the local businesses, with a focus on retail trade and hospitality, said Pooja Pendharkar, product manager for the bank, speaking at startup showcase 1 Million Cups St. Petersburg on Wednesday.
Bree Swezey developed her love for graphic design in high school. She traded the North Star State's brutal winters for the Sunshine State's endless summers more than a decade ago, and began her work in the Tampa Bay area.
Sitting in the room with the CEOs of two multi-billion dollar companies and closing a $5 million round of series B funding for my superfood startup was a surreal experience. Kuli Kuli is a fraction of the size of these companies, and yet, here we are, partnering with a few of the largest food companies in the world.