New foundation launches Jobs Catalyst, connects laid off workers with nonprofits in need [video]

On this episode of Chamber Coronavirus Impact Insights, Emilie Socash, CEO of St. Petersburg Foundation and Matt Spence, Chief Programs Officer at Feeding Tampa Bay join Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber and Joe Hamilton, publisher of St. Pete Catalyst. They talk about a new effort to help local workers and nonprofits impacted by coronavirus.

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Kriseman working with Pinellas, Tampa officials on a ‘stay at home’ order

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman is talking to officials in Pinellas County and the city of Tampa about a “stay at home” order to control the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus.

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Amid an almost certain recession, KnowBe4 CEO preps for growth

Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of Clearwater cybersecurity training business KnowBe4 — the first technology unicorn headquartered in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area — is starting to run the privately held company as if it were a publicly traded firm.

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1 Million Cups goes virtual, RayJay feels the Covid-19 pinch and other info you need to know

Raymond James Financial (NYSE: RJF) is giving an early signal about how the pandemic could impact its business.

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Tour the collected works of Frida Kahlo with these virtual exhibitions

Even before the life and controversial times of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo were celebrated in the 2002 docudrama Frida, in which a new generation discovered her (through a riveting performance by Salma Hayek), she was already history’s best-known Latin American painter.

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The Hustle

Nathan Van Coops

Nathan Van Coops was hustling before hustling was cool. He is author of the best-selling In Times Like These time travel adventure and 2017's Faster Than Falling. He fixes planes and is the man behind St. Petersburg's most popular baseball cap.

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Here’s how state, feds are helping small business and why one St. Pete business owner is calling for more

Mike Harting, CEO of 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg, is calling on elected officials to take quick action to help small business owners during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Chris Steinocher
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce

Focus: Arithmetic

The Promising Math Behind ‘Flattening the Curve’ [Wired]

Infectious diseases spread exponentially, yes, but only in the beginning. Thank God.

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KnowBe4, CyberFlorida warn malicious emails are on the rise amid Covid-19

The jump in employees working from home to stop the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus has created an unwanted side effect.

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