What the Rise of the Rest means for talent in Tampa Bay

If Steve Case, Jeff Vinik, eight startup founders and the hundreds of startup enthusiasts that packed ConnectWise’s Tampa office on Wednesday evening have anything to say about it, the days of Tampa Bay brain drain are numbered.

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St. Pete City Council backs office, hotel projects

Plans by United Insurance Holdings Corp. to build a $50 million office building in downtown St. Petersburg moved forward when the City Council approved the sale of vacant city-owned land to the property insurance company for $5 million.

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KnowBe4: Hackers love social media

Do you have an email in your inbox with LinkedIn in the subject line?

Clicking on it could increase the risk of a phishing attack, ransomware breach or other social engineering-related threat, warns Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4, a Clearwater cybersecurity firm.

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7 memorable quotes — and one unforgettable picture — from Rise of the Rest

Final days of Session with Dean Cannon; 'Biden for America' with Steve Schale; Anniversary of Charlie Crist's Independent Run; Disney cruising, Avengers & Game of Thrones

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Explosive orchestral percussion: Your weekend arts forecast

The Florida Orchestra’s Saturday concert at the Mahaffey Theater features a guest soloist whose reputation precedes him; indeed, in the field of contemporary classical music, the Scottish percussionist Colin Currie is pretty much a rock star.

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The Shuffle

Owen Lafave
The Bank of Tampa


The Hustle

Robert Blacklidge (Startup Cruise)

Robert Blacklidge knows what makes Florida great: great beaches and great companies. After starting nine companies and leading an expedition with StartUp Bus, Blacklidge is creating an experience that teaches entrepreneurship while exploring the world.

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The Bank of Tampa

The Bank of Tampa started out in 1984 as a local, regional bank. Since then, it has blossomed into a resourceful community bank, offering not only the personal touch that one would expect from a smaller bank, but also the advanced resources of larger banks.

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Roy Peter Clark

Focus: Inclusion

Dementia-Friendly Cities Prepare for an Aging Populace [CityLab]

Soon, baby boomers, the country’s largest generation, will be the oldest. A new movement is helping communities prepare by learning to be dementia-friendly.

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PitchLyst Startup Report #16: Tampa Bay Wave

Joe is joined in the studio by our friends at Tampa Bay Wave, Rich Heruska & Lerah Harris.

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