GoFundMe Page Set Up After Groom-To-Be Brett Greenhill’s Pre-Wedding Party Accident

Friends and family of Brett Greenhill, who was paralyzed after a swimming accident, are asking for help through a GoFundMe page. Greenhill was with fiancée Meg Alexander, their friends and family for a party ahead of their wedding on February.

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Roofstock Raised $13.25 Million, Inaugurates Rentals Marketplace

Roofstock gets Series A funding of $13.25 million led by Bain Capital Ventures. The funds will be used in an online marketplace and will be launched on Thursday in Florida.

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Charge Injection Device Boosts Possibility of Finding Earth-like Planets

Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) have developed a new type of astronomical camera that can spot faint reflections of distant worlds near bright stars millions of times better than that possible with an ordinary telescope.

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Whole Foods Recalls Sold Specialty Cheese in Florida and New York

Whole Foods is calling back its specialty cheese, Pecorino Aged Cheese in Walnut Leaves, that have been sold from its New York and Florida stores. The product, which tested positive for the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, may have a fatal impact on the health of its consumers. The company has already notified its retailers and distributors and alerted its consumers of the same.

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U.S. foreclosure activity rises 5 percent in January: RealtyTrac

The number of U.S. properties in foreclosure upon rose 5 percent in January, driven by a jump in bank repossessions, real estate data firm RealtyTrac said on Thursday.

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Brookfield bids for Atlantic City's Revel Casino

An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management (BAMa.TO) (BAM.N) has topped Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub's $90 million bid for the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.

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Takata regional U.S. air bag recalls may include GM vehicles

The safety recall in parts of the United States of millions of vehicles with potentially defective air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp (7312.T) may expand to include General Motors Co (GM.N), according to documents filed this week with U.S. regulators.

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Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.

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Ventures compete for investors at Florida Early Stage Conference

The Florida Venture Forum will host its seventh annual Early Stage Conference May 15 together with the 4th Annual Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition in Florida attended by 20 choice ventures positioned for equity financing.

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Conference hopes to put Miami on America's tech startup map

Silicon Valley need have no fear, but look out for the latest upstart to enter the tech arena: Miami.

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Code.org Partners with 30 Public Schools bringing computer science to millions of American high school students

Code.org partners with 30 public schools as they run towards making computer science more accessible to high school students nation wide.

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Canadian firm Cannabis Rx purchases 9-acre property in Florida for $1.2M

Canadian real estate investment firm Cannabis Rx reportedly purchased a 9.26-acre property near the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport in Florida in a $1.2-million deal to turn it into a licensed grow facility or distribution center.

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Florida digital receipts firm FlexReceipts closes $1.4M in Series A funding

Windermere, US-based digital receipts provider FlexReceipts LLC closed $1.4 million in a Series A funding round led by early stage venture fund venVelo to fuel its sales and marketing expansion.

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy awards seed money to five startups of Alabama students

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an entrepreneurship program for middle and high school students, awarded seed money to five startups in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area after the student founders presented their business plans.

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Troubled American dietary supplements maker Star Scientific secures $9.3M from investors

Star Scientific Inc, a dietary supplements maker based in Henrico County, US, secured $9.3 million through equity and funding deals from its investors as it struggles to achieve profitability and conquer liquidity problems.

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