WEST PALM BEACH - Palm Beach Capital announced today that it has made an investment into Digital Domain Holdings. This transaction is the first equity investment by Palm Beach Capital from Palm Beach Capital Fund III, L.P. Macquarie Investment Management Limited served as a co-investor in this transaction. No financial terms were disclosed.
TAMPA -Syniverse Technologies, a provider of technology and business solutions for the global telecommunications industry, today announced that it has completed the process of being acquired by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, for approximately $2.6 billion.
ORLANDO – Through targeted business assistance, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute and its program GrowFL helped entrepreneurial growth companies create at least 418 jobs throughout the state in just its first year. Based on proven business support strategies referred to as economic gardening, the State of Florida-funded program targets companies in the second stage of growth that have passed the start-up phase and are most likely to create jobs.
TAMPA - Savtira Corporation has announced it is bringing 65 new jobs to the historic Ybor City district of Tampa. Savtira, a new provider of outsourced e-commerce solutions, will be moving into its new 8,000 square foot Ybor City headquarters on January. The company designs and manages online businesses for publishers, software and game developers, aggregators, distributors, streaming companies, netcasters, retailers and e-tailers.
NORWALK, CT - TMC and EMBRASE Business Consulting announced that StartupCamp, collocated with ITEXPO East, February 3, 2011 in the Miami Beach Convention Center—will return to Miami and feature a keynote address from DialPad, GrandCentral Founder Craig Walker. StartupCamp is a forum for early-stage entrepreneurs to pitch their communications offerings to a discriminating audience of potential investors, media, bloggers and industry influencers, who gather for an evening of rich networking.
ORLANDO - Fifty companies from 18 Florida counties have earned a place in Florida’s inaugural class of Companies to Watch. The accolade, presented by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida and ACG Florida, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation and funding support from The Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development, recognizes the state’s privately held businesses that employ up to 99 employees and have between $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or capital.
RESTON, VA - Digital measurement firm comScore, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 40 days of the November – December 2010 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, more than $21.95 billion has been spent online, marking a 12-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year. The most recent week reached $5.15 billion in spending, an increase of 11 percent versus the corresponding week last year, as two individual days each surpassed $900 million.
LARGO - The National Forensic Science Technology Center announced today that it received more than $12 million in Fiscal Year 2010 grants and cooperative agreements from the Department of Justice for new and continuing initiatives and programs in forensic science. The funding will expand training, technology assistance and the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System to improve forensic science across the country.