St. Pete 10 years after the recession: A city with confidence

A decade after the Great Recession, the St. Petersburg business community is thriving. Over the next several days, the St. Pete Catalyst will examine several sectors in the city that have changed since the recession, beginning with the overall corporate climate.

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Coming soon: The Big Catch at Salt Creek

Five St. Petersburg restaurateurs have joined forces, pooling their time, talents and other resources into a new waterfront dining venture. Next month, the Big Catch at Salt Creek will open at the southeast St. Pete site of the recently-closed Fish Tales Seafood House.

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Business briefs: USF St. Pete honors local philanthropists, poverty rates and more

Two business leaders and philanthropists will be in the spotlight during University of South Florida St. Petersburg’s fall commencement ceremonies on Dec. 9. USF St. Pete will honor Kate Tiedemann and Bill Edwards at the Sunday ceremonies at the Mahaffey Theater. Nearly 500 students are expected to receive degrees.

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Episode 316 with Brian Kornfeld of Synapse Florida [Building The Future]

Interviewing CEO's, investors, founders, and anyone else that is helping to make our world a better place.

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The Hustle

Matthew Parks (Sunshine Straw Co.)

Matthew Parks is the co-founder and CEO of Sunshine Straw Co., a metal straw manufacturer based out of St. Pete.

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Pinellas Community Foundation

Founded in 1969, Pinellas Community Foundation helps residents launch community projects with generous support from locals.

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The Shuffle

Bobby Eagle
Tech Data

Dave Campbell


Benjamin Smet

Focus: Venture Capital

Mainframe organizer plans $10M venture capital fund for early-stage black tech entrepreneurs

A leader in Tampa Bay’s black tech community is in the preliminary stages of organizing a $10 million venture capital fund to support black entrepreneurs with early-stage tech companies.

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ACUMEN: Hiring

HIRING IS HARD. [Embarc Collective]

We’re collecting data on startup job opportunities, and we’re sharing it with the community.

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