Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of July 16, 2018
BANKS At J.P. Morgan Chase: Fernando Ruiz has been promoted to lead the bank’s Consumer Banking and Wealth Management businesses in South Florida. Based in Miami, he oversees Chase’s network … Click to Continue »
Community banks offer relationship banking, personal service
On the crazy quilt of South Florida financial institutions, community banks occupy a prominent space among the scores of domestic and foreign-owned commercial banks, credit unions, online banks, savings and … Click to Continue »
Despite airline woes, CEOs are not changing traveling habits
This week’s question to South Florida CEOs who are on the Miami Herald CEO Roundtable: In the wake of numerous customer service complaints and several accidents aboard airplanes in the … Click to Continue »
It seems somehow appropriate that a startup whose app helps people deal with these stressful times is the hottest Bay Area startup from the second quarter.
The valuation of Calm.com Inc., a San Francisco company with a meditation app, jumped nearly 43-fold to $277 million when it raised a Series A round last month, according to PitchBook Data.
“The period after the election was an anxiety-inducing time and we saw an uptick in the use of the app,” co-founder Alex Tew recently told the Business…
These 15 San Francisco tech employers hired the most in the past year
San Francisco tech companies have gone on quite a hiring spree in the past year.
The San Francisco Business Times recently published its annual ranking of the city’s 100 largest tech employers. Among companies on the List, several have hired hundreds in the city over the course of 12 months — some more than 1,000.
Click on the gallery for a closer look at the 15 San Francisco tech employers who hired the most and how their employee counts have grown over 12 months.
All together, the 15 tech…
Comply365, one of Wisconsin's most innovative tech companies, names new CEO
One of the most innovative tech companies in Wisconsin is making changes to its C-suite.
Comply365, the Beloit-based mobile documentation company founded by married couple Kerry and Dude Frank, has named a new CEO.
The company’s board of directors has appointed Tom Samuel as CEO, Comply365 announced Wednesday. Kerry Frank is stepping down from her role as CEO.
“It has been a tremendous honor to serve as the CEO of Comply365 since founding the company, and I am incredibly proud of everything…
Oakland fintech Even raises $40 million, plans hiring and new headquarters
Even, the Oakland-based fintech that’s working with Walmart and other major employers to help employees improve their finances, said Thursday that it raised $40 million in a second round of financing led by Khosla Ventures.
Khosla also invested in Even’s $1.5 million seed round in January 2015. Even has raised a total of $50.5 million from an investor base that includes Valar Ventures, Allen & Co., Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) Ventures and Henry Kravis, a co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &…
July 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Jul 19, 2018, 6:00 PM Nova Southeastern University3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building Davie, FL 6 Members Attending Please join us for our July 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova.Details to come soon. Check out this Meetup →
June 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Jun 21, 2018, 6:00 PM Florida International University, University Park, FLFlorida International University, University Park, FL University Park, Fl 30 Members Attending Please join us for our June 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at FIU, in te Graham Center rm CC204. Details […]
May 2018 Monthly Meetup @ Campus Mgmt. in Boca Raton
May 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:00 PM Campus Management Corporation5201 Congress Avenue Boca Raton, fl 23 Members Attending Please join us for our May 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Campus Management Corporation, near FAU (address: 5201 Congress Ave, #220A, Boca Raton, FL 33487), […]
April 2018 Monthly Meetup is THIS THURSDAY @ Nova SE Univ.
April 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Apr 19, 2018, 6:00 PM Nova Southeastern University3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building Davie, FL 25 Members Attending Please join us for our April 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova, and will follow at Falcon Pub. Speaker 1:Todd Berger, Sr. Director […]
February Monthly Meetup is at Palm Beach State College – THIS THURSDAY !!!
February 2018 Monthly Meeting Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, 6:00 PM Palm Beach State College4200 South Congress Avenue Lake Worth, FL 10 Members Attending Please join us for our February 2018 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Palm Beach State College.Details to come soon. Check out this Meetup → […]
Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries
The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the … Click to Continue »
___ Trump heightens China tariff threat with no deal in sight WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with U.S. trading partners, economists are growing more doubtful … Click to Continue »
Tesla to donate a total of $37.5M for education in Nevada
Tesla officials say a $1.5 million grant is only the beginning of their investment in K-12 education in Nevada. The Nevada Appeal reports Tesla officials announced at a state Board … Click to Continue »
Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid
Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men. Getting … Click to Continue »
Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported quarterly profit of $8.9 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses. … Click to Continue »
Zuckerberg’s Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot
Denying the Holocaust happened is probably OK on Facebook. Calling for a mob to kill Jews is not. Mark Zuckerberg's awkward and eyebrow-raising attempt this week to explain where Facebook … Click to Continue »
Florida OKs $19M for election security after hack attempts
Florida lawmakers on Thursday approved the use of a $19 million federal grant to improve election security, a week after a federal indictment alleged Russian hackers targeted county offices before … Click to Continue »