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More innovative startups calling Florida home
It’s exciting to watch the entrepreneurial landscape grow not only in Silicon Valley but also elsewhere throughout the United States. Florida is just one of many states with a healthy entrepreneur eco-system. Florida’s startup landscape is vibrant, diverse and worth taking a look at. [Source: Small Business Trend]
Will $4 a gallon gas be the new normal?
Accustomed to seeing gas prices come down when vacations end and kids go back to school, Florida consumers are instead feeling another pinch as costs bubble upward. Even more ominously, experts contend typical post-Labor Day price dips may not occur anytime soon — perhaps even for the rest of 2012. [Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune]
Citrix named a top innovator
Fort Lauderdale’s Citrix made the new Forbes list of the world’s most innovative companies. Forbes said it bases the list on how investors measure each company’s “innovation premium” — essentially the gap between what a company is worth and the cash it’s generating at the moment. Read more from the Miami Herald and Forbes.
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