Category: Top Companies

St. Pete Blockchain Companies Flourish in Tampa Bay’s Blockchain Startup Hub

St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay continue to grow as a hub for blockchain technology. A recent Crunchbase article highlights several blockchain companies that are located at the St. Pete-based Tampa Bay Innovation Center or have participated TBIC’s Innovation Accelerator program, which prepares tech ventures to scale their companies: For more, visit “Inside Tampa Bay’s Burgeoning… Read more »

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St. Pete 10 years after the recession: A city with confidence

A decade after the Great Recession, the St. Petersburg business community is thriving. The city’s three publicly traded companies — Jabil Inc., Raymond James Financial Inc. and United Insurance Holdings Corp. — are expanding, and United Insurance is poised to build the first new office building in the downtown core in nearly 30 years. Unemployment… Read more »

Inside the deal: St. Pete company lands seven-figure investment from one of the world’s biggest tech firms

St. Pete Catalyst By: Margie Manning November 27, 2018 Photo by Jared Brashier on Unsplash Japanese tech giant SoftBank started out as a customer before it became an investor in 5×5 Technologies Inc., a drone support company in St. Petersburg. SoftBank pumped $4.4 million into 5×5 in a funding round in August. While 5×5 disclosed… Read more »