Austin-based Cybersecurity Startup Threatcare is Acquired by Tampa-based ReliaQuest


Carey, has been acquired by Tampa-based ReliaQuest. The post Austin-based Cybersecurity Startup Threatcare is Acquired by Tampa-based ReliaQuest appeared first on SiliconHills. Threatcare, an Austin-based cybersecurity firm founded by Marcus J. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Under the deal, Carey will join ReliaQuest’s office of the Chief Technology Officer and the rest of the Threatcare team will join ReliaQuest in various roles.

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Workday Predict and Prepare for 2014

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Workday broadcast the Predict and Prepare 2014 event last week from the PBS Tampa station, WEDU. The replay video is embedded below. The feedback was excellent, and as we debriefed after the event, I had to marvel at the huge

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A record month

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Thanks to the bonus posts related to technology and innovation at the London Olympics and the Presidential Race/GOP convention in Tampa, the New Florence blog will have its most voluminous month ever – 80 entries in August. For the year

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S/4HANAthe anti R/3

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I recently heard from the Price Waterhouse partner who was instrumental in our moving to Tampa in 1990. It was nice to catch up and it took me down memory lane. In many ways, my group was at the epicenter. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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More New Renaissance

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On the innovation blog A grudging hat tip to O’Hare Field EcoATM: Kiosks to recycle your electronics The mother of all salvage operations You’ve got Nobel Kind of like fixing the Hubble telescope Apple in China Tampa Bay’s Image Uptick. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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What tech world can learn from Joe Maddon

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“Joe Maddon used so many pitchers, (the network) TBS ran out of commercials” was a smart comment I heard last night as the Tampa Bay Rays finally used up their nine lives in this year’s baseball season. The Rays played. Industry Commentary

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The perfect security storm

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I would love to write a case study on the security scenarios that are being played out in Tampa over the next few days a) The RNC convention was already making the city a focus of the Secret Service, Coast. Industry Commentary

Innovations from the Presidential Race

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On the eve of the Republicans coming to my hometown, Tampa a series of non-partisan posts from the New Florence blog on technology and innovations inspired by the Presidential Race Welcome to The Big Guava Tech-savvy Republicans Obama’s Video Legacy.

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3 Reasons Why An Online Presence Remains Vital To Your Business’ Success

The Startup Magazine

With booming entrepreneurial activity in areas like Tampa , working with a Tampa web design company to maximize your online presence can help you stand out from other small businesses.

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Best Locations In The US For A Tech Startup


Tampa. The cost of living and quality of life are quite high not just in Tampa but also in surrounding areas such as Saint Petersburg, Bradenton and Sarasota. percent rate of new entrepreneurship, Tampa is a thriving hub for agricultural and biotech research. Let’s say you have a great business idea that leverages the power of technology to meet a certain consumer or lifestyle need.

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Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze


The company has six employees and offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Tampa, Florida, according to its LinkedIn […] The post Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze appeared first on SiliconHills. Revionics, which makes price optimization software for retailers, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Marketyze, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Onn Manelson and Nave Ronen founded Marketyze in 2011.

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Binary Star Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

Tampa Bay – St Petersburg. I had dinner with Ian Hathaway a few weeks ago when I was in London. It was a delight to see him in person. While we’ve been collaborating on Startup Communities 2 (which we are now calling The Startup Community Way), which will come out at the “end-of-the-year-ish,” having dinner was a delight and reminded me how much I like him. A few months ago he wrote a post on Waterloo, and activity in Canada in general, titled The North Star.

The Importance Of Intellectual Property Protection In Entrepreneurship


The process to be approved for a patent or trademark is extremely rigorous to ensure that everyone gets a fair opportunity, which is why it’s no surprise that patent attorneys in Tampa are very in-demand for inventors. If you have ever come up with a unique invention, you may already realize how important it is to protect your intellectual property. Without this protection, any competitor can simply copy your work, put their own brand on it, and sell it as their own.

PitchU Through Online Video With VenCorps And Kauffman Foundation


You can check them out in New York, Boston, Tampa, Las Vegas, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Crowd-sourced, collaborative venture capitalist firm VenCorps , in conjunction with Kauffman Foundation , is currently running PitchU , an online elevator pitch competition that gives away US$5000 cash to the best video pitch every month.

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10 Tips To Create A Meaningful And Impressive Business Logo Design


For example, when someone searches for Tampa criminal attorney on Google, they are more inclined to interact with a site that has a meaningful and impressive logo. Businesses in 2019 depend a lot on effective communication. They have expert marketers who make complex strategies so that people can engage with the company in various ways. Therefore, a lot of businesses are spending money on creating visual content to attract people, and part of those visuals, a logo has become a must.

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Co-founder Engaging Florida’s Innovation Ecosystem


My side hustle just wasn’t taking off, so that’s when I started to look at the Tampa Bay innovation ecosystem as a reason as to why my business wasn’t flourishing like I expected it to. Cuban Sandwiches are native to Tampa, surprisingly.

Accountability, Frugality Driving Pay For Performance Trend In PR


Penny Carnathan is the Creative Director/Writer at EMSI Public Relations and a journalist with 30 years experience as a national award-winning editor, reporter and columnist at The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Fla. She is currently also a weekly columnist for the Tampa Bay Times in St. By Penny Carnathan, Creative Director/Writer at EMSI Public Relations. The recession has fueled a growing trend in the public relations industry – and not everyone’s happy about it.

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How Modern Business Tools Help Law Firms

The Startup Magazine

According to a firm practicing criminal law in Tampa, no business can operate without some type of accounting software. Take the aforementioned firm of a criminal lawyer in Tampa where a lot of clients may require some form of criminal defense. Becoming a lawyer is one of the most challenging goals that a newly graduated student could have. After all, it includes spending another three to four years in law school after getting a bachelor’s degree.

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10 Tips To Be A Better Public Speaker


Topher Morrison is author of “ The Book on Public Speaking “, a professor of practice at the University of Tampa and has been a professional speaker and speech coach for more than 30 years. by Topher Morrison, author of “ The Book on Public Speaking “ If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, chances are you have had to face the microphone and give a speech at one time or another. Maybe it was a keynote, or perhaps a more formal lecture.

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Gonzeaux #8 — Florida

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Fellow Tampa area innovation mavens Reuben Pressman and Hunter Payne popped over to support our talk — here are two young entrepreneurs that are in the process of setting up long and interesting careers. I get the sense that Nathan and friends are growing a supportive creative/entrepreneurial/innovation community in Tampa that will have long lasting positive impact. I spent most of the past week in the great state of Florida.

3 Ways To Brand Your Startup Using Social Media


DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. by DJ Miller. From 2010 to 2012, the percentage of Americans following brands on social media jumped from 16 percent to 33 percent. That’s a significant increase, but it also means two-thirds of local social networkers aren’t following brands. Start-up companies have much work to do to make meaningful social network connections.

5 ‘P’s” For Your Social Media Marketing Success


Jeremy Juhasz is a social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations and a panelist for the Tampa Bay Marketing Summit. By Jeremy Juhasz, social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations. Small businesses and nonprofits face a different set of circumstances when it comes to social media marketing than their larger for-profit counterparts, namely, smaller budgets, fewer employees and a greater priority on traditional forms of marketing.

SXSW Pitch: The 50 Finalists for 2020

Austin Startup

SXSW Pitch features 50 incredible startups from across the United States and around the world The Forrest Four-Cast: February 1, 2020 Scheduled March 14–15 at the Downtown Austin Hilton, SXSW Pitch brings together 50 of the world’s best startups.

The Best 2 Hours I Spent On My Business


” The following morning ended up being the most productive two hours I ever spent on my business, as I spent time with one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the Tampa Bay area. by Josh Ludin, founder of the subscription box Blind Surprise. Let me tell you a quick story. When the idea of my first internet business was conceived, I was stuck where many young entrepreneurs frequently get caught – getting past that idea stage.

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Entrepreneur Who Creates a New Kind of Social Family


He is a former businessman who left his job to begin this organization, which is based out of Tampa. Human beings are social beings. We endeavor to create relations and feel that we belong somewhere. Andrew Machota the founder and CEO of New Town Connections has an organization that gives adults the opportunity to attend social events and make friends; something that is hard to do after school is over.

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How I Got My First Customer: I Traded Free Work For Paid Work

Up and Running

The very first customer of WriteOne Creative Services was my daughter’s charter school, Tampa Charter, in 2005. This story is part of Bplans’ “How I Did It” series—true stories of real businesses getting started, solving problems and finding success. Read the previous story here. Deb at WriteOne Creative Services : . I had just learned web design and was seeking a company to test my newfound skills—to simply get feedback.

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How To Be A Reporter’s Favorite News Source


She is a panelist at the Tampa Bay Marketing Summit (#TBMS14), and joins experts in social media marketing, SEO, online videos, advertising and other specialty areas for a one-day conference aimed at providing professionals and business people with the newest marketing tools and strategies. By Ginny Grimsley, print campaign manager at EMSI Public Relations. Reporters love sources who understand their needs.

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Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

28 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


My wife Kristina The Cake Girl and I are both entrepreneurs and own an Award Winning Cake and Cupcake Shop in Tampa, FL, Recently named The Sweetest Bakery in Florida in The Sweetest Bakery in America Contest. Being in love is great.

How To Use Social Media To Grow Your Business


DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. by DJ Miller. Social media sites are invaluable resources for connecting with customers from around the world. When used correctly, your social media accounts will help you form strong bonds of loyalty and reach out to new customers. A single mistake can destroy you, though, so it’s important to understand exactly how to use social media for the best results. Interact With Customers on a Personal Level.

4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dragon’s Den


DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. by DJ Miller. For rising and aspiring entrepreneurs alike, the BBC’s Dragon’s Den television series offers a multitude of learning experiences. After all, the show is essentially about pitching a burgeoning business in order to secure venture capital funding. Even if a concept is a viewer favourite, it’s held under microscope by the Dragons and dissected on the spot.

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5 Companies That Could Become The Next Apple


Same-day delivery has been so successful that Amazon decided to expand this program in other major cities, such as San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle-Tacoma, Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, Indianapolis, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Tampa Bay, and Atlanta. by Lewis Robinson.

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

22 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Major Accomplishments in 2020


Our personal injury law firm in Tampa, Hancock Injury Attorneys, felt the effects of the pandemic early on. The end of every year is the opportunity reflect on a 365-day journey. 2020 may have been a bad year for especially due to COVID-19 pandemic while to others, it was a great year.

The 50 Top Startups at SXSW 2019

Austin Startup

Read interview Alternates: myHouseby , Austin, TX Screen Door , Los Angeles, CA Verapy , Tampa, FL Blockchain 9:30 am Sunday, March 10 Finalists: Bext360 , Golden, CO Eggschain , Austin, TX?—? The Forrest Four-Cast: February 11, 2019 The 11th annual SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx brings together more than 50 of the world’s top startups who will present their emerging technologies before a panel of expert judges and a live audience on March 9–10.

Sympathy Racketeering: Why harassing people on the street is a bad strategy for a non-profit

This is going to be BIG.

So does my brother who lives in Tampa. If you live in New York City, one of the skills you hone over time is avoiding people who approach you on the street trying to hand you a flyer, distract you for a bump and run pickpocket scheme, or tell you their life story for some change.

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Parkour and Entrepreneurs

David Teten

In football, this might be different play calling (Bill Walsh and the West Coast Offense ) or traits of individual position players ( Lawrence Taylor , the Tampa 2 Defense ). Parkour is to entrepreneurs as golf is to (some) corporate executives. Previously posted at Forbes.). In the past few years, I’ve taught myself some of the basics of parkour , which is effectively skateboarding without the skateboard. The goal is to navigate your environment as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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Always Right: Five Risks You Must Take With Your Customers


As CEO of spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida, Tom headed a company that created the most effective lead-generation program in the financial services industry. by Tom Panaggio, author of “ The Risk Advantage: Embracing the Entrepreneur’s Unexpected Edge “ Here’s one of business’s dirty little secrets: Many business owners prefer to keep their customers at arm’s length. They’re very careful to keep every interaction strictly professional, never getting overly personal or friendly.

Millennial Entrepreneurs Leverage Appearance on Shark Tank to Grow Socially Conscious Franchise


Our World headquarters in Tampa, FL, employs over 100 people, including a call center which answers the client calls on behalf of our franchise owners. Building a business can be tough and sometimes entrepreneurs need a strong mission and vision to get through the difficult times. The founders of College HUNKS Hauling Junk, Omar Soliman and Nick Friedman have built a socially conscious franchise that generates revenue but also improves lives.

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The Very Best Digital Metrics For 15 Different Companies!

Occam's Razor

Newspapers: Tampa Bay Times. The very best analysts distill, rather than dilute. The very best analysts focus, when most will tend to gather. The very best analysts are display critical thinking, rather than giving into what’s asked. The very best analysts are comfortable operating with ambiguity and incompleteness, while all others chase perfection in implementation / processing / reports.

My Routine

This is going to be BIG.

I need to get better about setting regular times to get my brother in Tampa on the phone. I think routines are important. Routines help me conserve my mental bandwidth so that I can use it for more things that move the needle. Thinking about when to go to the gym isn't a good use of that bandwidth. Keeping a routine also allows me to optimize based on observation of my own performance.

Netflix's Advice on Moving to Amazon Web Services

Tampa Bay Water is a Florida agency that supplies water to nearly 2.5 million people in the Tampa Bay Area--the 19th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.