Vinik’s ‘remarkable’ investment could fuel corporate talent pipelines

Esports are big business, with the global esports industry expected to top $50 billion in revenue this year.

But esports and related video games can also be a pipeline to STEM education, said Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner and co-executive chairman of aXiomatic, a Los Angeles-based firm with a portfolio of holdings in the esports and video gaming industry.

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What the CEO of Nestlé USA, a USF grad, looks for in new hires

The University of South Florida graduate who heads the U.S. division of the world’s largest food company is more concerned about his workers’ EQ than their IQ.

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Top St. Pete entrepreneurs answer questions every founder needs to know about funding

Establishing a solid financial base is one of the toughest challenges a startup faces.

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Igniting the Texas Startup Ecoystem[Game Changers]

My guest is Jamie Rhodes, the Founder of the Central Texas Angel Network known as CTAN. The conversation provides the background of how CTAN was started and lessons learned in connecting both large cities as well as smaller communities to the Alliance of Texas Angel Networks.

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Your weekend arts forecast: Jazz legend Billy Cobham; Free Museum Day

Jazz fusion, an adventurous and powerful blend of styles hammered together to send something complex (and entirely new) out of your stereo speakers, arrived in the late 1960s.

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The Shuffle

Monica Kile
Preserve the 'Burg


The Hustle

Theo Harvey (Synsormed)

Theo Harvey and his co-founder Amin Holmes founded SynsorMed in 2014, after Holmes' mother was diagnosed with COPD.

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Bay News 9

Bay News 9 has become one of Tampa Bay’s most recognizable and trustworthy news stations.

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Jennifer Brackney
CareerSource Pinellas

Focus: Careers

ICYMI: USF St. Petersburg launches first of its kind Innovation Scholars Program

What if a major piece of what sets a successful college experience apart from any other isn’t what’s taught in the four walls of a classroom, but the experiences a university leverages outside of its own campus, into the community?

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Jack Conte, Patreon, and the Plight of the Creative Class [Wired]

The DIY musician's membership platform set out to provide a livelihood for artists on the internet. Is it more than just a band-aid for a broken system?

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