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Why Entrepreneurs Are Flocking to South Florida Start Companies

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A good chunk of the companies on this year's list of fastest-growing businesses come from this corner of Florida.

SpaceX Rocket Carrying Facebook Satellite Crashes in Florida

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The company was testing its Falcon 9 rocket on a launch pad at Florida's Cape Canaveral

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Gonzeaux #8 — Florida

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I spent most of the past week in the great state of Florida. Florida is a nascent hotbed of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Marijuana Group Sues Florida County Over Missing Amendment on Ballots

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Amendment 2 would legalize medical marijuana and polls say it will get 70 percent of the vote

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How Marcus Lemonis Uncovered a Florida Ponzi Scheme

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

On Tuesday's episode of CNBC's The Profit , Lemonis met entrepreneur Erik Leander, founder of a Florida health-food delivery service.

Billionaire Casino Owner Bets Millions Against Legal Marijuana

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate, has donated money to oppose legalization in Arizona, Massachusetts, Nevada and Florida

The Flaming Lips and Economic Development

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Jobs and money follow on culture ( see Richard Florida ). Consider Attending the Creativity World Forum 2015. Scott Booker is CEO.

Baby Steps To Breakthrough In Regional Economic Development

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Creativity, Innovation, and Economic Development — Embracing the Challenge. It’s about Attitudes, Projects, and Baby Steps. Take heart.

Visiting Epcot in Orlando, Florida

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

One of the places we visited on our trip to Orlando, Florida was Disney’s Epcot theme park. It’s really more for older people.

In the Ultimate Coup, Uber Takes Over City's Mass Transit

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A Florida town turns to Uber for its mass transit needs - and could be the canary in the coal mine for government services

I’m Headed to Orlando, Florida

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

By this time tomorrow, I should arrive in Orlando, Florida. It is currently 11:40 P.M. as I’m writing this. after sleeping for only 4 hours).

Florida man pleads guilty in $4.8M gold truck heist in North Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MIAMI — One of three South Florida-based men accused of stealing $4.8 million in gold from a truck along a North Carolina interstate has pleaded guilty

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Rocket 6 Months After Accident

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It was the first time an unmanned rocket returned to land vertically at Cape Canaveral, Florida

Florida BioDatabase

Florida Venture Blog

A friend of mine, Mike Schmitt, has been collaborating with the University of Florida for some time on a database for Florida's biotech sector.

This Entrepreneur Showed the Power of Integrity in His Shocking Investment Pitch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Florida entrepreneur Johnny Georges won his Shark Tank investment deal, and also the hearts and minds of Americans

Women in Tech

Florida Venture Blog

A list of the Best Cities for Women in Tech just came out, and the showing for Florida cities was embarrassing. women in tech

FSU, Florida, Virginia, Maryland on upset alert in Orlando

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)

Strategy Roundtable: Spotlight On Jacksonville, Florida

ReadWriteStart

An additional 50 were on the wait-list, an evidence of the energy and enthusiasm that is bubbling in Florida right now. Today's roundtable was co-hosted with the Jacksonville Startup Weekend. For the uninitiated, Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where entrepreneurs come together to pitch ideas, form teams, and learn best practices. Ziffor.

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This Entrepreneur Also Paid All His Employees a Living Wage and It Worked (Even If He Didn’t Get a $500K Book Deal)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Trevor Burgess is the CEO of a small Florida bank who also decided to equalize worker pay.

Decision-Making Lessons From Gators QB Will Grier’s PED Problem

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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OwnLocal Acquires Print2Web

SiliconHills

Petersburg, Florida, was one of the first companies to digitize print ads for newspapers. Austin-based OwnLocal announced its acquisition of Print2Web, a digital service provider to the newspaper industry, on Monday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Print2Web, founded in 2001 in St. Austin

Elon handles South Florida 74-61

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Brian Dawkins and Steven Santa Ana scored 13 points apiece and Elon defeated South Florida 74-61 on Thursday night TAMPA, Fla. (AP)

Trayvon, George, Fear and Creativity

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

And it’s bigger than that Florida community, they are simply the unlucky ones to have had this incident occur in their front yard.

Florida Opportunity Fund

Florida Venture Blog

Despite my time off the grid for the holidays it was hard to miss some of the buzz around the recently announced Florida Opportunity Fund.

Florida Opportunity Fund

Florida Venture Blog

Despite my time off the grid for the holidays it was hard to miss some of the buzz around the recently announced Florida Opportunity Fund.

AP-BKC--South Florida-East Carolina Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SOUTH FLORIDA (8-20

Florida man on bike dies after hitting police car

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Police in Raleigh say a 55-year-old Florida man on a bicycle has been killed after he was hit by a North Carolina State University police officer's SUV RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Richard Florida on Start-Ups and American Exceptionalism

Campus Entrepreneurship

My good friend Richard Florida has an insightful piece on American Exceptionalism as a start-up nation. via How Startups Have Changed the Way American Business Thinks – Richard Florida – Technology – The Atlantic. American Exceptionalism Campus Eco-System

AP-BKC--North Florida-Elon Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NORTH FLORIDA (3-3

AP-BKC--South Florida-NC State Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SOUTH FLORIDA (3-1

Florida Growth Fund

Florida Venture Blog

A say "hybrid" because the fund has two missions: 1) invest into Florida-focused venture capital funds and 2) invest directly into Florida companies.

Florida Growth Fund

Florida Venture Blog

A say "hybrid" because the fund has two missions: 1) invest into Florida-focused venture capital funds and 2) invest directly into Florida companies.

Ball Hawk: Florida State's McFadden leads nation in INTs

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Florida State's Tarvarus McFadden possesses the most important thing successful cornerbacks must have — a short memory TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

Florida State's Fisher turns focus away from officials

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was more reserved on Monday in his opinions about officiating TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)

Florida Growth Fund

Florida Venture Blog

Earlier this week I attended a Florida Venture Forum welcome event for the Florida Growth Fund, a $250 million hybrid fund-of-funds managed by Hamilton Lane for the Florida State Board of Administration. david helgerson florida growth fund greg baty hamilton lane venture capital

No. 15 NORTH CAROLINA 78, FLORIDA ST. 74

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FLORIDA ST. 10-10

The Latest: South Carolina-Florida starts with clock trouble

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern

South Carolina beats Florida to reach Final Four

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

South Carolina has completed its surprise run to the Final Four

Virginia Tech's Fuente, Florida St's Francois get ACC awards

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)

No. 19 Florida State visits tough territory at NC State

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

19 Florida State (5-3, 2-3 ACC) at North Carolina State (4-4, 1-3), 7 p.m. ESPNU