Technology

Local Companies Named 'Companies to Watch' Finalists

Sarasota's Rite Technology and Entech, which has offices in Fort Myers and Bradenton, were both recently named finalists in the 2017 Florida Companies to Watch awards given by the state's GrowFL program.

06/01/2017 By staff

Design

Technology Company Leases, Overhauls North Sarasota Space

SRQ Cyber Command Center recently leased and overhauled the Sarasota Waterworks Building, 1005 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota.

05/31/2017 By staff

Marketing

Online Marketing, Social Media Discussed at Upcoming Luncheon

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce is holding a luncheon event that will cover online marketing and social media on Thursday, June 8.

05/31/2017 By staff

Openings

Cable, Internet Company Hiring

The cable television and internet service provider Spectrum is currently hiring customer service representatives, with an open interview period scheduled for Thursday, June 1.

05/26/2017 By staff

Retail

Mall Begins Offering Text-Ahead Valet Service

The Mall at University Town Center recently began offering a text message valet parking service that allows shoppers to send a message to have their valeted vehicle ready before they exit the mall.

05/26/2017 By staff

Technology

Software and Marketing Company Moving to Sarasota

The software and digital marketing company FloorForce is relocating from Boca Raton to downtown Sarasota and has announced plans to hire 72 full-time employees over the next five years.

05/23/2017 By staff

Technology

Sarasota Tech Company Helps Launch New Social Media Site

The Sarasota web development company Web Jarvis recently helped launch Fanoptic, a new social media platform intended to bring together sports fans, players, coaches, sponsors and teams.

05/22/2017 By staff

Technology

Hospital Launches New Geomagnetic Way-Finding App

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System this week became the first hospital in the United States to offer an indoor way-finding app that uses geomagnetic positioning technology.

05/19/2017 By staff

Technology

Coding Competition Hiring Event Set for July 12

The cybersecurity company CopyStrong is holding a coding competition hiring event that will be limited to the 40 most qualified applicants.

05/19/2017 By staff

Tourism

Bradenton Nonprofit Launches New Interactive Exploration Site

Realize Bradenton recently launched WalkBradenton.com, a new website that highlights places in Bradenton to eat, shop, visit and more.

05/08/2017 By staff

Technology

New Website Created to Connect Florida Entrepreneurs

The Florida High Tech Corridor Council recently created a new website where entrepreneurs can learn about and connect with fellow entrepreneurs for advice on starting, growing or expanding a business.

05/05/2017 By staff

Technology

Innovation Showcase Takes Place Saturday

DaVinci’s Faire and BarCamp takes place 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. this Saturday, April 29, at Manatee Technical College.

04/27/2017 By staff

Follow the Money

Here's How Our Region Has Spent $21 Million in EPA Grants

President Trump's proposed budget would cut EPA funding by one-third.

04/26/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Made in SRQ

PGT Makes Storm-Resistant Windows

The company can manufacture some of the biggest windows in the industry without sacrificing strength and stability.

04/26/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Time Bombs

The Clock is Ticking on Florida's Mountains of Hazardous Phosphate Waste

Phosphate has also seeded Florida with the environmental equivalent of ticking time bombs.

04/26/2017 By Craig Pittman

Better Mousetraps

These Five Local Innovators Are Changing Our World

They turned “Aha!” ideas into real-life products.

04/25/2017 By Sylvia Whitman

Technology

Mobile Device Repair Company Opens Third Location

The space will provide repair services for iPhones, iPads and other devices such as laptops and computers.

04/24/2017 By staff

Marketing

Video Platform Manager Offers Free Workshop

The Sarasota HubSpot User Group will present a free workshop, "Video Marketing: Lead Generation and Nurturing in 2017," with Wistia manager Margot da Cunha.

04/18/2017 By staff

Get Smart

Five Wi-Fi Devices for a Better Workplace

Here are a few tools you can incorporate today that will set you on the path to innovation.

04/12/2017 By Kevin Allen

Environment

Sea Turtle Patrols Begin Again This Week

A group of scientists, interns and volunteers will soon begin monitoring 35 miles of beaches from Longboat Key to Venice.

04/11/2017 By staff