Verapy, a Tampa company that builds virtual reality games for physical and occupational therapy, could get a chance to make a pitch to investors at one of the country’s largest and best-known technology gatherings.
The sixth time was the charm for Julia MacGregor-Peralta.
The Tampa entrepreneur started five other companies before she founded Global Safety Management, a Tampa tech company that aims to make the workplace safer.
Now, GSM is the winner of the Startup of the Year award from TiE Tampa Bay. The award honors a profitable young company launched in Florida and will be one of five awards handed out during TiEcon Florida on Feb. 16.
Twelve Israeli companies coming to Tampa this year to learn more about doing business in the United States will have a high-profile team of executive advisors.
Corporate leaders who helped grow companies such as Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Roche Diagnostics will work with the Israeli companies while they are part of the 2019 cohort in the Launch program at the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, a Tampa nonprofit that serves as a catalyst to bring new technologies and jobs to the U.S. and to Tampa Bay.
You may have heard of a few of Akeelah Kuraishi's former employers. The mother of two worked for global titans like Myspace, Univision and Buzzfeed before she left the corporate advertising world to launch Little Global Citizens with her husband, Tim Minnick.