October 20, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 5/7/2014

› Entrepreneurs, tech moguls gather at Miami’s inaugural eMerge technology conference
From the Miami Beach Convention Center expo hall to well-attended “summit” panels, a food truck lunch tent and an evening celebration at the New World Center featuring the Spam Allstars, eMerge Americas Techweek, Miami’s first homegrown mega-tech expo, opened its main conference Monday with one clear message: South Florida’s got tech.

› Sikorsky introduces new 'King Stallion' helicopter
Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled its most powerful, technologically advanced and biggest-load helicopter on Monday in Palm Beach County. The CH-53K was crowned "King Stallion" by the Marine Corps at an event at Sikorky's Development Flight Center in northwestern Palm Beach County.

› 2015 Starbucks conference coming to Orange County Convention Center
Starbucks has chosen Orlando as the site of its 2015 "Leadership Experience," a company conference that will bring more than 10,000 of its managers and executives to the Orange County Convention Center.

› Florida had seven ‘undercapitalized’ banks in Q1
While most Florida banks are getting stronger and churning out more loans, the state still had seven banks in “undercapitalized” or worse condition as of March 31.

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