Innovation + Job News
An upgraded and enhanced website created by CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas connects employers with interns. Tampa Bay Intern, originally launched in 2014, now offers a more user-friendly experience.
Get plugged into the Tampa Bay technology community with this list of tech-centric events.
USF Professor Dr. Janice Zgibor leads a medical study that shows when patients choose method of intervention, they are more likely to succeed and lower their chances of getting diabetes.
Looking for a new job? Spruce up your resume and head out to these summer 2016 career fairs to apply for available jobs.
Storedby, a peer-to-peer platform similar to Uber and AirBnB, is the brainchild of University of Tampa graduate John Publicover. The platform connects people who want to rent out space in their homes, or parking on their property to those seeking storage or places to park.
Tampa Bay WaVE, a local nonprofit that helps nurture startups, is now offering over 100 workshops thanks to a grant from Bank of America.
Ever wanted to be a brand ambassador? Or have a platform to promote your favorite brands and retailers? With MeSpoke, you can do just that, as a member or "Speaker" with the new social media platform, you can upload content on your page showcasing your preferred brands/retailers. In turn, consumers can see your content and purchase what you have showcased directly off your page.
The Lab in Hyde Park gives guests the opportunity to not only try rare blends of coffee, but create their own unique blend by roasting beans themselves. This innovative concept was co-founded by Roberto Torres, who also founded the co-working space Blind Tiger Cafe.
USF Health researchers will study and analyze how worksite exercise can prevent lower back injuries in firefighters. If effective, the targeted exercise program can be shared with the general public leading to less back aches.
Zipcar, a car sharing network now available in downtown Tampa, offers 14 vehicles for residents and visitors to pick up and get around the urban scene.
Inside Sales Solutions, a technology company that provides technology firms with sales consulting, training, recruitment and lead generation services, has established its national headquarters in St. Petersburg. The announcement of the new headquarters was accompanied with news that the company is projected to create 50 new jobs over the next two years.
Upcoming technology meetups and coding events in Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg in Spring 2016 include events from the Tampa Bay Technology Forum and FUN Tampa Bay.
Tampa startup makes doing laundry coinless! Washlava raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round to bring smart laundromats to Tampa Bay; meanwhile, TAO Connect, Inc, a startup from University of Florida students earned $1.1 million from Florida Funders.
“The Music Box: Tampa Bay” is an interactive public artwork and performance space that allows visitors to participate in creating sound and music through a temporary village of musical structures.
Fashion entrepreneur Kelly Burton, creator of women's innerwear line BODYOLOGY, will speak at the Centre for Women innovateHER Sip, Tip, Talk reception in Tampa on March 10.