August 21, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 9/10/2013

› Deer decline in South Florida
The white-tailed deer, an all-too-abundant consumer of gardens and hazard to drivers in much of the United States, faces an uncertain future in South Florida.

› Startup NEXT comes to Jacksonville
Aspiring entrepreneurs who brainstormed creative and clever business ideas at Jacksonville’s Startup Weekend may have wondered what came next. Event founders are responding with Startup NEXT, a pre- business accelerator course to help re-engineer startup ideas to be more responsive to market needs.

› SIME MIA, a European tech conference, coming to Miami area
A two-day conference that aims to bring together leading technologists, media innovators and investors to explore new ideas for the digital space is coming to South Florida in December.

› Miami Dolphins name Tom Garfinkel President and CEO
Tom Garfinkel was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium on Monday. Garfinkel replaces Mike Dee, who ironically replaced Garfinkel in July as president and CEO of the Padres.

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