Kobie’s new president has a passion for consumer experiences

For Marti Beller, the new president at Kobie, the key to keeping and growing a customer base is eliminating the pain points consumers run into when they are dealing with a retailer, a bank or a hotel, and amplifying the special experiences those consumers have when they dealing with those institutions.

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University of South Florida names four finalists for new president

The University of South Florida is one step closer to naming its new president. Four finalists were announced Monday during a lightly-attended Search Committee Meeting held at Sam Gibbons Traditions Hall, on USF’s Tampa campus. It is the latest in the continued search for the next president of USF, the successor to Judy Genshaft, who is set to retire July 1.

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Why the CEO of Regions Financial visited Tampa-St. Pete

Regions Financial Inc., one of the largest banking companies in the United States, wants to play a role in the growth of the Tampa Bay area.

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Away: Jen Rubio [How I Built This with Guy Raz]

In less than a year, Jen and her co-founder Steph Korey raised $2.5 million to build their dream travel brand: a line of sleek, direct-to-consumer suitcases simply called Away.

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The Florida Bjorkestra: Eccentric music by fans, for fans

At any given moment, there’s an average of 20 people in the Florida Bjorkestra, the St. Petersburg phenomenon that regularly defies expectations of what a pop band can, and cannot, do.

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The Shuffle

Ian Barkin
Sykes Enterprises Inc.


The Hustle

James Silver

James Silver is a real estate agent at Price Group Realtors. In 2016, Silver was named to Coldwell Banker’s annual 30 under 30 list, in recognition of his accomplishments in sales, leadership and philanthropy.

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Peerfit is revolutionizing corporate wellness programs by bridging the gaps between employers, employees and fitness studios.

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Sridhar Sundaram

Focus: Luck

How Designers Engineer Luck Into Video Games

The responsibilities and challenges of programmed luck.

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Startup Report Episode 005: PikMyKid

Pat Bhava, Founder of Pik My Kid joins us for a fun episode.

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