March 2023 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue



The Futurist

The Futurist

Cathie Wood became one of the financial world's most recognizable leaders for backing the technologies she thinks will drive global change in the coming years.

Economic Backbone

Global Florida

On the Front Lines

A Ukranian company shifts gears from laser tag to simulation training and opens a branch in Orlando.

Ripple Effect

FPL's deal with an Israeli drone company leads to a 100-employee base in Riviera Beach.

Cellphone CSI

Israeli digital forensics company Cellebrite provides tools for Florida detectives.

Icelandic Influence

Digital marketing firm Sahara takes a European approach to business in the U.S.

Pulling Rank

Jacksonville comes in at No. 8 in a ranking of foreign business-friendly cities.

Red Carpet for Foreign Companies

ST Engineering has two large maintenance hangers in Pensacola and is building two more.

A Piece of Uruguay in Florida

A family looks to the Sunshine State as a springboard for its northern expansion plans.

Wasting No Time

An Orlando startup wants to help restaurateurs and provide a social benefit at the same time.

Community Portrait

Regional Profile

Tallahassee Spotlight

Tallahassee has become an attractive choice for international companies and startups alike.


Up Front
Beacons of Hope

Access to trusted, quality health care is important to all of us; especially for our children.

Jenson Van Emburgh

"I hate to lose more than I love to win."

Editor's Page
A Really Big Deal

For Symphonic Distribution, creativity and artistry keeps flowing.

Legislature 2023

Play it Again

Play it Again

While the Legislature addressed property insurance during special sessions last year, work remains as premiums continue to rise and insurers bail out.

Health care: Lingering effects

A solar microgrid project in one neighborhood provides relieve when the power goes off.

2023 Legislative Priorities

Technology is helping to keep nearby waterways cleaner.

It Takes a Community

Once a dropout factory, Evans High School in Orlando has become a model for how to turn around poor-performing schools across the state.

Educational Upgrade

MBA programs across Florida are adapting to the changing needs of students and employers by developing niche studies to build deep expertise in a variety of sectors.

Around the State

Grapefruit Dreams

Spring training is the most optimistic time of the year, when even the unlikely seems likely.

Promoting Ownership

Small businesses are the "heartbeat" of South Florida's economy.

Bionic Hands

A FAU professor and his team picked up $1.2M to improve their prosthetic hand.

School of Fish

The Guy Harvey Academy of Arts & Science has opened near Bradenton.

Business in a Box

Apopka-based company has sold almost 1000 of its ice vending machines.

Marina Repairs

St. Augustine will receive $750K towards repairs to its municipal marina.

Skeleton Crew

Florida research scientists are making advancements in exoskeleton projects.

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Giant domino line of cereal boxes falls to celebrate Cereal for Summer Drive
Giant domino line of cereal boxes falls to celebrate Cereal for Summer Drive

About one thousand cereal boxes were lined up by Achieva Credit Union employees in honor of the donations.

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