Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Wave work to unlock local capital for startups

More work needs to be done to get the word out about the startup technology community in the Tampa-St. Pete area.

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Inside Tech Data: What the CEO told workers about the $5.4B sale to a private equity group

Tech Data will be able more agile and will have a longer-term focus as a privately held company, while retaining its values and culture, CEO Rich Hume told workers at a town hall meeting.

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Meet the 7-year-old winner of $5,000 at St. Pete Pitch Night

What were you doing with your allowance at age 7? After watching Shark Week in the summer of 2018, Miles Fetherson-Resch wanted to spend his helping sharks – and oceans – and beaches – that he saw were under threat. But, as Miles soon found, “Thirteen dollars doesn’t do a whole lot.”

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Libby & Miles Fetherston-Resch [Creative Mornings]

In the fight to protect marine environments, individual actions can feel incredibly insignificant, and the vastness of the issues we’re facing can be overwhelming. In this talk, mother and son team Libby and Miles give us hope.

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Surviving in St. Partysburg: The story of the Mad Beach Band

This Saturday night, we’re gonna party like it’s 1979, as the Mad Beach Band – including most of the original guys – performs at the Palladium Theater’s Side Door.

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The Shuffle

Sheila Kinman
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay


The Hustle

Steven Kenny

Steven Kenny has been drawing since he was a young child, and found a love for painting while attending the Rhode Island School of Design...

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Johns Hopkins All Children’s agrees to pay $800K fine

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has agreed to pay $804,000 in administrative fines arising from past regulatory violations cited by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

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Chip Webster
Tiger 21

Focus: Community Voices

Darden Rice’s plan for complete neighborhoods – a movement towards affordability in more than just housing costs

"As I wrote in my op-ed last month, I am looking for the City of St. Petersburg to move towards Complete Neighborhoods. The idea behind Complete Neighborhoods is to plan our neighborhoods so that everything is walkable, generally within 10 minutes."

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Data Shows Boston’s Historical Progress In Funding Women [Crunchbase]

On a Monday morning in her office on Newbury Street, Sarah Fay of Glasswing Ventures said that for venture capitalists to invest in more diverse founders, “we have to drop the idea that a CEO needs to be a braveheart on a white horse.”

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