Innovation + Job News
OMNA Inc., a St. Pete-based startup company, has launched a line of amphibious tourniquets to help protect surfers and others in the water against devastating consequences from bleeding injuries from shark attack or other enemies.
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.
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.
A free Job Readiness Workshop hosted by the Tampa Bay Community Advocacy Committee will take place on July 29 and give attendees the chance to review resumes and polish interview skills.
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.
Tampa coffee favorite Buddy Brew is expanding to Hyde Park Village with a coffee truck and a permanent location by winter 2015.
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.
Fitlife Foods gets ready to open its new state-of-the-art culinary center in Plant City in mid-August 2015. More than 100 positions are expected to be filled by the end of 2016.
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.
Ladies, mix and mingle with local business professionals during a special talk with "Queen of the Can" Suzy Batiz, a business Q&A followed by a Rays game, and a Professional Women’s Network luncheon.
St. Pete mainstay The Getaway unveils a new food menu featuring dishes from Tampa's Holy Hog BBQ, and Florida-inspired dishes created by chef Ted Dorsey.