CEO of Pinellas company says no to extra pay

Michael Benstock, CEO Of Superior Group of Companies, turned down more than $400,000 in cash incentive pay in 2018.

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Spectrum partnership fuels St. Pete Innovation District’s first Smart Cities projects

In January, the St. Pete Catalyst reported that St. Petersburg was named the 27th city in US Ignite Smart Cities Network. Today, US Ignite, a nonprofit working to accelerate the smart city movement, and Spectrum together officially announced St. Pete as the first Smart Gigabit Community in Florida.

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St. Pete private equity group makes a deal

The Anderson Group has acquired Fosbel Inc., a furnace refractory services business headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Compaq Computers: Rod Canion [How I Built This With Guy Raz]

In 1981, engineer Rod Canion left Texas Instruments and co-founded Compaq, which created the first IBM-compatible personal computer.

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It’s a string thing: Chris Thile, Punch Brothers in town this week

As a pre-teen mandolin prodigy, Chris Thile was always pretty sure he was destined for greatness. His trio, Nickel Creek, routinely dropped jaws at bluegrass festivals, and cut the first of six acclaimed albums when Chris was just 12 years old.

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The Shuffle

Steven Currall
University of South Florida


The Hustle

Nicole Slaughter Graham

Nicole Slaughter Graham loves to learn about people and she loves to write. She recognized a connection between these two passions and became a full-time freelance writer, working with big-time publications such as the New York Times and CNN.

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Florida Holocaust Museum

Established by a group of St. Pete community leaders, the Florida Holocaust Museum honors victims, celebrates survivors, and educates visitors.

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Lakshmi Shenoy
Embarc Collective

Focus: Traffic

Durham’s Plan to ‘Nudge’ Drivers Out of Cars [City Lab]

Behavioral science strategies like offering prizes are getting people into public transit.

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Startup Report #006 - Bob Buckhorn

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa joins us on this week's Startup Report.

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