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 …

SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival Captivates International Arts Community

For the fourth consecutive year, the SHINE Mural Festival returned to St. Pete, featuring six international, five national and 26 local artists, including nine wall artists, six “Coast Bike Wraps” and …

St. Petersburg-based LumaStream Defines the Future of Lighting

St. Petersburg-based, LumaStream, Inc. is defining the future of the lighting industry with the first low-voltage power solution to lengthen LED lifespans, increase efficiency, and achieve new levels of performance …

Burgess Returns to St. Pete with Disruptive InsurTech Enterprise

Former CEO of C1 Bank, Trevor Burgess, has returned to St. Pete to embark on his next successful venture. Trevor Burgess is best known in the greater Tampa-St. Pete region …

New Medical Research & Education Building Strengthens St. Pete’s Innovation District

83 Degrees Media  By: Janan Talafer October 1, 2018 The doll-like mannequin in the incubator was surprisingly life-like — warm to the touch with a small chest that expanded and …

EDC & Community Partners Host Pinellas Development Forum

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2018)-  The Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) partnered with the City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Economic Development, RE/MAX Metro, and Pilot …

Sunshine City Brews & Beyond

CC: Visit St. Pete-Clearwater The increasing popularity of the modern craft beer industry in communities across the U.S. is no secret.  According to IBISWorld, craft beer industry revenue has grown …

Opportunity Zones, Opportunity Funds, St Pete, FL

Opportunity Zones: The Benefits in St. Pete

Background: Signed into law in late 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 serves to incentivize investment in distressed communities by allowing the re-investment of assets, otherwise subject …

New All Children’s Building Opens Door to Discovery

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Online By: Mike Stephenson Sept. 20, 2018  From certain angles, the windows of the new Johns Hopkins All Children’s Research and Education Building reflect both the hospital and …

University of South Florida-led Team Deploys Tsunami Buoy Test in Tampa Bay

St. Petersburg is characterized by 260 miles of waterfront and is home to the largest marine and environmental sciences community in the Southeast. The city’s marine science hub is situated …