The Togal.AI team won $420,000 at the 2022 eMerge Americas Startup Competition, with Shark Tank judge Kevin O’Leary singing the startup’s praises. Murphy, a former congressman, expressed his excitement about the win: “Getting validation from a Shark Tank judge is not only cool, but a sign that Togal is worth investing in.”
Benzinga: Black Billionaire Institute Hosts Part 2 of The Startup Workshop Series In Tampa Bay
Dina Davis and her team at Black Billionaire Institute have taken the pursuit of providing underserved minority communities and people of color with core business principles to another level as the business development platform announces plans for its Startup Workshop. Part 2 of the series, which is based on the book, The Billionaire Playbook – The Startup, will be held in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, May 14th, 2022, delivering resources that will help attendees create their startup.
Refresh Miami: Introducing Box Box: Miami racing, car culture + tech
With the first-ever Miami GP taking place in Miami this weekend, interest in racing and car culture has never been higher. While interest is at its peak, we realize that traditional car and racing clubs can be intimidating – not to mention expensive. Box Box is here to solve that problem. Think about us as an inclusive and accessible SoHo House membership club for car and race lovers.
Black Enterprise: FAMU’S LONGTIME TRADITION ‘SET FRIDAYS’ CREATES A HUB FOR BLACK ENTREPRENEURSHIP
BLACK ENTERPRISE visited the stunning Florida A&M University (FAMU) campus and experienced its one-of-a-kind tradition “Set Fridays,” on Friday, April 22, thanks to Visit Tallahassee and The Zimmerman Agency.
News Channel 8: Competitive salaries sweeping tech talent out of Tampa Bay
ConnectWise is a software and services company located in downtown Tampa. It’s been growing since 1982 and has 3,000 employees.
First Coast Inno: Intercontinental Exchange to buy housing finance analytics company Black Knight in $13.1B deal
Atlanta-based Intercontinental Exchange has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jacksonville-based Black Knight Inc. (NYSE: BKI), a housing finance industry software, data and analytics company with 6,500 employees.
Refresh Miami: In the startup spotlight: Slingr leads the low-code revolution, from Miami to Argentina and beyond
With the need for engineering talent at an all-time high, it is more important than ever for companies to develop software as efficiently as possible. Enter no-code and low-code platforms, which aim to either help developers work more quickly or enable non-technical employees to ship products themselves. The market for no-code and low-code software development platforms is large – upwards of $12 billion in 2020 – and growing at a rate of 24% annually.
Orlando Business Journal: Central Florida a finalist in Space Force search for training command center
STARCOM’s commander said it may grow to 1,500 personnel in less than five years.
First Coast Inno: After record-setting 2021, First Coast VC activity off to a strong start in 2022
The $14 million raised by Jacksonville-based Paywallet was the largest investment made on the First Coast in the first quarter of 2022, according to data from PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association
Afro Tech: Target Announces The Winners Of Its 2022 HBCU Technology & Future Leaders in Retail Challenge
As a part of its Black History Month celebration, Target highlighted Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students who designed the popular merch available to consumers each year. Compounding on that work, Target hosted the HBCU Technology and Future Leaders in Retail Challenge.