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Lighting an entrepreneurial fire in Jacksonville

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One Spark was founded by (from left) Varick Rosete (pink shirt), Elton Rivas and Dennis Eusebio.

Northeast Florida Roundup

Lighting an entrepreneurial fire in Jacksonville

Young partners set out to make Jacksonville an entrepreneurial hotbed.

Lilly Rockwell | 6/27/2014

Three young partners create the combination party/investor pitch One Spark festival. The event offers entrepreneurs, musicians and artists a chance to showcase their projects or business ideas while raising money through votes from festival attendees.

Other regional players and newsmakers mentioned in this roundup: Timothy Goldfarb, Edward Jiminez, Michelle Braun, Isabelle Rodriguez, Kirk Wendland, The Univeisty of Florida, Peter Rummell, Navy FCU, Victory Casino Cruises, Body Central, Lyft, Uber, LandMar Group, Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, Crowley Maritime, Accord Ship Management, Accord Marine Management, Ocala Breeders Sales' April Auction, Full Core, Alarion Bank and Defenshield

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