Seedfunders’ new Catalyst Fund aims to strengthen local tech ecosystem

Seedfunders is launching the Catalyst Fund, a $5 million fund that will co-invest in deals with the St. Petersburg-based investment group.

The new fund is a signal that the Tampa Bay technology ecosystem continues to mature. As additional local financing alternatives become available, more startups can create high-skill, high-wage jobs that are needed for a competitive economy.

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UPC Insurance execs get big pay hikes

Five executives at United Insurance Holdings Corp. in St. Petersburg saw their total compensation increase by double-digit percentages in 2018.

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Insight: #CarFreeStPete is about changing your mind as much as changing your habits

St. Pete Downtown Partnership CEO Jason Mathis talks #CarFreeStPete.

If you have ever struggled to find a place to park in front of your favorite restaurant, or been stuck behind someone else on Central Avenue trying to do the same thing, Congratulations! That’s a sign that our urban center is thriving.

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You Don't Have To Be A Famous Chef To Be A Food Star [Still Working]

The production and distribution of food in the U.S. is a lot of work. The industry employed more than one in 10 Americans in 2017, the most recent year for which data were available.

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Life, art, Ernestine Crump and freeFall’s ‘Table of Joy’

In playwright Lynn Nottage’s Crumbs From the Table of Joy, 17-year-old Ernestine Crump is about to graduate from high school, and she’s thinking – hard – about an uncertain future.

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The Shuffle

William "Jamie" Jamieson
Cott Corp.


The Hustle

Katie Toth (KTYoga LLC)

Yoga instructor Katie Toth understands the importance of practicing mindfulness in today's fast-paced, sometimes frenetic modern society.

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The Mahaffey Theater

Singers, bands, comedians and orchestras have been gracing the Mahaffey Theater stage since its opening in 1965.

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Chad Loar
PNC Bank

Focus: State

As 2020 nears, Puerto Rico statehood looms large in Florida [Politico Florida]

As President Donald Trump and his pack of would-be 2020 Democratic opponents trade fire over disaster relief for Puerto Rico, another issue — statehood — is looming large for the island’s diaspora.

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ICYMI: PitchLyst Startup Report Episode #009

Sheryl Hunter, founder of Hunter Law.

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