Education

MBA Program Adds Online Courses

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Master of Business Administration program is gradually adding online courses to its curriculum.

12/22/2016 By staff

Talk

Five Questions for Allen Carlson

Talking with the regional director, UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

12/05/2016 By Kathy Walker Van Citters

Tech Tools

7 Great Finance Apps

Money management at your fingertips.

12/02/2016 By Kevin Allen

Game Changer

Mote Raises $52 Million in 21 Months

Its biggest-ever fund raiser will greatly expand Mote Marine Laboratory.

11/30/2016 By Susan Burns

Tech

Search Engine Optimization Talk Happens Thursday

Scott Gonnello, the owner of Gonnello SEO, will share info on how to improve search engine optimization and avoid common mistakes on Thursday, Dec. 1.

11/29/2016 By staff

Tech

New College Students, Faculty Participate in Student Coding Event

New College of Florida students and faculty are helping students at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus learn computer programming skills.

11/29/2016 By staff

Tech

New Downtown Coworking Space Opens

The communications firm MagnifyGood recently worked with UTC Venture Group to open CoworkSRQ, a shared workspace.

11/14/2016 By staff

New hires

Workforce Development Group Names New Director of Education

CareerSource Suncoast recently hired Chris Laney as its new director of education and community investment.

11/08/2016 Research by staff

Marketing

PR Association to Hear Presentation on How to Handle Viral Videos

Ben Tobias, creator of a viral Gainesville Police Department video that featured an officer playing basketball with kids, will deliver a presentation titled "You Went Viral! Now What Do You Do?" on Nov. 16.

11/07/2016 Research by staff

Design

Sarasota 23-Year-Old Wins 'Young Entrepreneur Award'

Nick O’Donnell, a member of Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab since 2015, recently won the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award.

11/01/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Business Development Leader Joins International Investment Organizations

Sara Hand, the CEO of Bradenton's Spark Growth, recently joined Scaale Group and Cross Border Angels & Investors as a regional development partner.

11/01/2016 Research by staff

Tech

All Sarasota Buses Now Equipped with Wi-Fi

Sarasota County Area Transit today announced that free Wi-Fi is now available on all buses and bus routes.

10/28/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Microsoft Recognizes Amish Furniture Manufacturer for Smart Product Recommendation System

Microsoft earlier this month highlighted DutchCrafters, a Sarasota-based online retailer for handmade Amish furniture, for its use of Recommendations API, Microsoft's product recommendation software.

10/24/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Cyber Security Panel Set for Oct. 20

Panelists will discuss cyber attack trends and enterprise risk mitigation strategies, as well as local and national resources available to businesses.

10/12/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Hackathon Begins Friday

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County will present #SRQHacks Oct. 14-16 at New College of Florida.

10/10/2016 Research by staff

Food

Mote Scientist to Receive White House Honor

On Friday, Oct. 7, the White House will recognize Kevan Main, a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, as one of 12 “White House Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood.”

10/06/2016 Research by staff

Technology

Copy, Print Company Unveils New Name

Sarasota's Laser Rite Document Solutions, a copy, print and document management technology company, recently unveiled a new name: Rite Technology.

10/05/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Medical Visualization Company Acquired By Atlanta Tech Company

Sharecare, a digital health management company, announced Thursday that it is acquiring Sarasota's BioLucid.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

Talk

Alok Sharma's MobileNerd Helps Computers Process Data-Heavy Software

Sharma, who splits his time between Sarasota and San Francisco, says MobileNerd’s virtual desktop app works for everyone, everywhere.

09/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Honors

Ringling College Animators Win Student Academy Award

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences this week held its 43rd Student Academy Award Ceremony, honoring Ringling College of Art and Design computer animation students Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu.

09/23/2016 Research by staff