May 25, 2020

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/19/2020

› Amelia Island Concours turns 25
Florida is lucky to be home to one of the world’s greatest automotive events for a quarter-century. The annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance celebrated its 25th anniversary by continuing to deliver a field full of surprises.

› Simplicity Esports and Gaming company announces investment by Triton Funds, the largest student-run fund in the U.S.
Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company (OTCQB: WINR) (“Simplicity Esports”), an established brand within the esports industry, owner and manager of multiple esports teams, including Flamengo Esports, and an operator of Esports Gaming Centers, announced today that it has secured a $500,000 investment from TRITON FUNDS (“Triton”).

› Tech investment firm shuffles leadership team
Wire Experts Group, in an effort to unify its corporate management structure, has promoted executives Brinson White, Mike Skorupa and Kevin Clements. Naples-based Wire Experts Group, which invests in wire and cable manufacturers, is the parent company of Pelican Wire and Rubadue Wire.

› Report: Lightning, NCAA, Tampa lose millions in March
The cancellation of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament due to the coronavirus scare cost the NCAA nearly $12 million in ticket revenue at Amalie Arena alone, a national ticket search engine estimates.

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