St. Pete’s deputy mayor goes deep on infrastructure, health, jobs and diversity

A focus on culture in St. Petersburg has shifted to a focus on infrastructure.

The city is investing heavily in roads and bridges and pipes and other “invisible things” that make a city strong, said Deputy Mayor and City Administrator Kanika Tomalin.

Read more

Raymond James joins top-tier companies on an LGBTQ equality index

Raymond James Financial Inc. earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index.

It was the first perfect score for Raymond James (NYSE:RJF). The St. Petersburg-based financial services company scored 90 on the 2019 index and 85 in 2018.

Read more

Episode 61: Jonathan Daou, Eastman Equity [St. Pete X]

Return on experience: Jonathan Daou talks experiential retail, district-building and diversity

Read more


ICYMI: Innovation in The 'Burg: Episode 11

How one unexpected partnership is using data to keep families together...

Read more


‘Rigoletto’: High drama from St. Petersburg Opera Company

In Rigoletto, which St. Petersburg Opera Company is presenting Jan. 24, 26 and 28 at the Palladium, the libidinous and duplicitous Duke of Mantua is playing grab-ass with all the women in his court. It is 16th Century Italy.

Read more

The Shuffle

Noel Burkman
Morgan Hill Partners


The Hustle

Alex Gomez

Alex Gomez works as a bartender at Thirsty First, but on the side, he's building a name for himself as a photographer. His high-definition, vibrantly colorful photographs capture musicians, artists and the faces behind many local bars and restaurants.

Read more


Medtech startup Oracle raises capital, accepted into JLABS and Wave

Oracle Health, a Safety Harbor company that plans to use technology to prevent heart failure hospitalizations, has raised $107,000 in a capital offering.

The company plans to continue seeking financial backing and hopes to get as much as $1 million, said Jae Bang, founder and CEO.

Read more


Bob Buckhorn
Former Mayor of Tampa

Focus: Behavioral Economics

The flaws a Nobel Prize-winning economist wants you to know about yourself [Quartz]

Thaler explains the flaws and biases that influence our actions. This led to the theory that you can use subtle nudges to encourage people to make better decisions, particularly when planning for the long term, such as saving for retirement.

Read more


Jan. 28

Feb. 8

Feb. 13

PitchLyst Startup Report #051: RentIt

Founder David Rodriguez joins Joe Hamilton in the studio.

Read more

Share on Facebook | Share on Twitter

Click here to unsubscribe from our mailing list