The St. Pete Catalyst and arts coverage in 2020

For close to two years, we’ve kept a fine, focused lens on the city’s business community, the engine that drives growth and prominence in St. Pete. As an innovative new journalistic model, the Catalyst is extremely community-driven, combining the work of vigilant, professional journalists with the written words of community members, the very people who have a stake in what happens in our fair city.

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Catalyze 2020: Gina Driscoll

Gina Driscoll writes about the power of moving from "Not In My Back Yard" to "Yes In My Back Yard"

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State of the Bay: What will 2020 look like for the Tampa Bay region?

The concept of regionalism has dominated the conversation around economic development and growth in Tampa Bay in recent months. After years of work toward building trust and cooperation in the Tampa Bay region, 2019 was a year marked by tumult.

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Episode 64: Interview with Matt Bonano of Brooklyn South [St. Pete Foodies Podcast]

Our featured interview today is with Matt Bonano from Brooklyn South. Brooklyn South is known for their great selection of meats and cheeses, and for their great sandwiches. Matt himself is a Cheesemonger, and has some great tales that are literally cheesy.

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Your weekend (and New Year’s Eve) arts forecast

Let us not forget First Night St. Petersburg, an evening-long series of musical performances – and more – all over downtown, a local tradition since 1993. It takes place on New Year’s Eve, which is technically Last Night, when you think about it, but let’s not quibble.

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The Shuffle

Jennifer Gudenkauf
Welbilt Inc.


The Hustle

Karen Rowe (Front Rowe Seat)

Ready to write that book you've been mulling over in your head for the last decade? Karen Rowe can help. The enterprising ghostwriter, collaborative author and publisher has made it her business to see that her clients' books get into readers' hands.

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Regulation, elections, diversity in tech

IT executives and business leaders will be vigilant about the 2020 U.S. presidential election and what the outcome will mean for industry regulation, according to a new report from CompTIA.

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Ingrid Harb
Women Ambassador's Forum

Focus: Catalyze

#Catalyze2020: Share your catalyzing idea

Now, dear reader, it’s your turn. We want to hear your catalyzing idea for making St. Pete a better place to live.

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Remmbering the startups we lost in 2019 [Tech Crunch]

All manner of startups fail for all manner of reasons. But there’s one constant: this is an incredibly difficult business. Launching a successful company isn’t just a matter of drive and finding the right people (though both, clearly, are important). Doing well in this business requires the stars to align perfectly on a billion different things.

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