September 17, 2014

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C1 Bank files to go public

The St. Petersburg-based parent of fast-growing C1 Bank has filed plans to go public, seeking to raise up to $50 million for continued expansion, according to a statement filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The bank intends to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BNK. C1 Bank CEO Trevor Burgess declined comment Friday, citing the quiet period during a public offering. More at Tampa Bay Times.

Earlier, from Florida Trend:
» Viewpoints video with Trevor Burgess, CEO of C1 Bank
» Affording it: C1 Bank's 'living wage' pays off


Male vs. female entrepreneurs: How are they different?

Female entrepreneurs might be outdoing men when it comes to running successful businesses this year. About 40 percent of women surveyed started running their business within the last five years, and nearly 70 percent of them expect their revenue to increase this year. More at Business News Daily.

See also:
» 7 female entrepreneurs share their biggest challenges
» 5 industries where women-owned businesses survive longer


Executive Lifestyle

Maintaining peak performance at Florida health centers

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Florida’s executive health centers make sure business leaders have the tools to maintain peak physical performance. Some profiles of these executive health centers.

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World Cup defeat can hurt domestic stock market

With markets driven by sentiment as well as fundamental factors such as growth, dividend payments and inflation, a big sporting defeat can depress the mood of traders and cause the stock market to underperform. More at the AP.


Liberty IT acquires Warrior Technology of Melbourne

Liberty IT Solutions LLC, Reston, Va., has announced its acquisition of the Melbourne-based Warrior Technology LLC, a fast-growing federal information technology business specializing in work with key federal agencies. More at Florida Today.


Deliver Lean prepares for national expansion

Deliver Lean wants a bite of the Big Apple — and the rest of the nation. In just a few years, Deliver Lean has built a $10 million business in South Florida delivering healthy meals to consumers' doorsteps and offices. More at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Out of the Box
Everything old is new again

vinyl lp The equation facing the music business is now well understood: Sales of CDs and digital music downloads are in what looks like a death spiral, while streaming music services are adding subscribers and increasing revenues but not yet profits. + But another corner of the music business is experiencing rapid growth: old-fashioned vinyl records.

» Read the full story from Quartz

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