Innovation + Job News
The While House "Champion of Change" program shines a spotlight on Hillsborough Area Regional Transit; HART CEO Katharine Eagan has been nominated in the category "Beyond Traffic: Innovators in Transportation."
Save marine life by wearing environmentally friendly sunscreen and other skin care products. Stream2Sea, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based startup company, has developed an eco-friendly skin care line.
Sign up for a sales manager role with the St. Pete Chamber of Commerce; patrol the parks on behalf of Hillsborough County; stage school productions for Berkeley Prep; all of these and more are part of the 83 Degrees Media monthly Tampa Bay job hiring roundup.
Women interested in technology are invited to join the Tampa chapter of the Girls in Tech nonprofit organization at their 2015 kickoff "Girls in Tech Vino Night" at Cooper's Hawk winery and restaurant on August 13, 2015.
Tampa Bay-based information technology company Accusoft is expanding with 125 new high-wage jobs in Hillsborough County.
Tech-centric events in Tampa during summer 2015 include a night at a Ray's game, a fireside chat, a one-day code camp, networking opportunities with successful entrepreneurs and other Tampa techies, and many more.
Local startups can win up to $150,000 in a new capital acceleration competition. Tampa-based Florida Venture Forum cohosts the 2015 Emerging Technologies & Business Showcase in South Florida on Nov 4, 2015; deadline to apply is Sept 24.
Hillsborough County is getting more eco-friendly thanks to the hotel and motel industry, which has pledged to conserve 5 million gallons of water, beginning in 2016, for the EPA’s WaterSense H2O Challenge.
USF is one of only 18 universities across the United States to be named an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the APLU.
A cyber security firm in Clearwater, Threattrack is planning on hiring 30 people by the end of the year. Positions will be in sales, marketing, support and development. The company recently leased a 30,000-square-foot space to house the additional employees.
A popular website that offers resources to help entrepreneurs build their businesses, StartupBros, is hiring for several new positions in its Palm Harbor, Florida-based office.
Now hiring in Tampa Bay, July 2015: Catalina Marketing, MediaLab 3D Solutions, KAX Media, Laicos, Tampa Bay Times, and more.
A Kickstarter campaign for an ergonomic tablet holder for those who suffer from arthritis and/or have difficulty holding tablets or e-readers will end on Monday, June 22. The Pad Go Round was developed by a Tampa grandmother of two and business owner.
Local programmers and developers joined Hillsborough County in a national day for civic hacking event, won by a team who created a “Multi-Cultural Visitor's Guide.”
Verizon Enterprise Solutions' “Internet of Things: Smart Cities” seminar series will bring smart city experts to eight cities across the United States, including Tampa. Community leaders and tech enthusiasts are welcome to attend the free event.