Florida Tech & Science

Blake Lively Highlights Support for Nonprofit, Child Rescue Coalition, in Fight Against Child Pornography

01 01 1970

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 1, 2017 -- Child Rescue Coalition's vital work tracking and arresting thousands of child predators across the globe has captured the attention of actress and mother, Blake Lively. The talented mother of two is lending her voice to raise awareness on the global crisis of childhood sexual abuse and exploitation, just introducing Child Rescue Coalition as Lively's charity of honor during Variety's Power of Women luncheon held on Friday, April 21, 2017 in New York City. The nonprofit's advanced Child Protection System (CPS) technology enables law enforcement to track, arrest, and ultimately convict offenders creating and distributing child pornography online. "Child pornography has reached an epidemic level and we are committed to training law enforcement officers around the world to find the worst offenders. We are thrilled that Blake shares our commitment of rescuing children from online predators," shared Carly Asher Yoost, Child...

Black Book's 750% Revenue Growth Earns the #601 Spot on Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

01 01 1970

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017 () -- Inc. Magazine today announced Black Book Research, recognized for its impartial polling of healthcare consumers, executives, technology users, payers, insurers, investors, physicians, hospitals and ancillary organizations, has been ranked No. 601 on the 36th Annual 2017 Inc. 5000; the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. "We seized the opportunity to improve the quality and value of healthcare delivery systems by addressing the way the industry was measuring and benchmarking the competitive performance of suppliers," said Doug Brown, CEO of Black Book. "We are very proud of our meteoric rise and the successes we make on behalf of all stakeholders, particularly consumers." Black Book™ took the industry by storm in 2011 by introducing several novel survey methods to a segment of the industry that...

Black Book's 750% Revenue Growth Earns the #601 Spot on Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

01 01 1970

The healthcare industry's competitive research and survey innovation firm debuts at #601 with an astounding three-year sales growth of 750% Press Release - updated: Oct 12, 2017 15:00 EDT Palm Springs, CA, October 12, 2017 - Inc. Magazine today announced Black Book Research, recognized for its impartial polling of healthcare consumers, executives, technology users, payers, insurers, investors, physicians, hospitals and ancillary organizations, has been ranked No. 601 on the 36th Annual 2017 Inc. 5000; the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.  "We seized the opportunity to improve the quality and value of healthcare delivery systems by addressing the way the industry was measuring and benchmarking the competitive performance of suppliers," said Doug Brown, CEO of Black Book. "We are very proud of our meteoric rise and the successes we make on behalf of all stakeholders, particularly consumers." Black Book™ took the industry...

BitJob Announces Partnerships with Leading Academic Institutions

01 01 1970

The project is designed to connect university students with employment opportunities within the digital currency sector, and will shortly be holding its crowd fund. However, even before the formal launch it has garnered significant interest from a series of universities and student groups, signalling a promising future. Like digital currencies themselves, the greater the network effect the more valuable the project becomes for its users – and if the collection of participants to date is anything to go by, BitJob will become one of the primary hubs for recruitment in the blockchain sector. One of the first participating groups is the University of Florida Bitcoin Club, which was founded in September 2016 by developer and entrepreneur Aaron Schwartz. 'BitJob allows students that are currently in school to be gain real-world experience by working for blockchain...

Biscayne Readies Phase 1b Trial for Novel Antiepileptic Agent BIS-001 and Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Dravet Syndrome

01 01 1970

MIAMI, May 9, 2017 -- Biscayne Neurotherapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel treatments for neurological disorders, today announced that lead compound BIS-001 has received an Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Dravet syndrome, a severe form of childhood epilepsy that has no approved therapies. Separately, the company reported that the Australian regulatory authorities have cleared Biscayne to begin a Phase 1b trial of BIS-001 at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Enrollment is expected to commence in the coming weeks. BIS-001 is in clinical development as a novel treatment for adults with refractory complex partial seizures. "Dravet syndrome is a devastating, poorly-treated condition that afflicts young children with high rates of disability and mortality, so we are especially pleased that BIS-001 has been designated to receive R&D and commercialization incentives under the Orphan Drug program," noted Stephen...

Bio-Solvents Market Estimated to Rise Profitably During the Foreseeable Future 2016-2026

01 01 1970

New York, NY -- 08/31/2017 -- Solvents are chemical substances that find commercial application across a diverse set of industries. Solvents are ubiquitous in that several million tons of these are used annually across industries ranging from paints & coatings, textiles, plastics & rubber, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, construction, chemical synthesis, among others. Global solvents market is characterized by dominance of conventional petroleum feedstock based solvents across aforementioned industries. Such wide-scale use of these petroleum based solvents is reported to have engendered significant environmental ill-effects. Thus, growing environmental concern, over the past decade, has prompted regulatory authorities to implement stringent regulations directed towards addressing the menace of such harmful chemical substances. Bio-based solvents or simply bio-solvents, unlike petroleum based solvents, are produced using green, environmentally friendly feedstock and hence are carbon...

Binary Tree Showcases Enterprise Solutions for Office 365 at Microsoft Ignite

01 01 1970

KENDALL PARK, N.J., Sept. 19, 2017 () -- Binary Tree, a leader in enterprise digital IT transformation, displays its latest solutions at Booth 839 during Microsoft Ignite, an annual IT professional and developer conference Sept. 25–29, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. Binary Tree is a Gold Sponsor of the Microsoft Ignite conference. Binary Tree's solution architects from around the globe will be on hand to talk about how to simplify and automate enterprise migrations. Attendees can get a personalized, one-on-one demo of solutions to merge or sync directories and email. A big focus this year is on organizations that are going through a merger or acquisition (M&A), and how best to plan, move and manage Office 365 tenants. "Our software and services help even the most complex enterprise transformations stay on schedule and on budget, without disruptive downtime," said Ryan Niemann,...

Betteridge Selects Mi9 Retail End-to-End Jewelry Suite

01 01 1970

Betteridge was established in 1897, making it one of the world's oldest jewelry and luxury watch businesses to be owned by the same family throughout its history.  The company has built a reputation for not only selecting the finest jewelry, watches, and antiques, but is also well-known for its exemplary customer service. Betteridge decided to migrate their existing system to the newest Mi9 Retail platform to take advantage of its mobile POS, CRM, and modern clienteling technology to foster increased sales and an even greater customer experience.  The addition of role-specific dashboards and the advanced analytics in Mi9 Intelligence will enable the company to be even more agile and responsive to market and customer needs.  This BI platform gives Betteridge access to data-driven insights that are typically only available to the largest retailers. ...

Betsy Robins is recognized by Continental Who's Who

01 01 1970

WEST GULF BREEZE, Fla., Aug. 30, 2017 -- Betsy Robins is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the Real Estate field. Robins currently works as a Real Estate Investor and Manager. Previously, she worked as both the Vice President and President of her family's business, Wildon Industries, Inc., from May, 1973 – October, 1988. She has retired from the business, and at present, devotes all of her time to various real estate endeavors. Robin became involved in real estate once the family business was sold to Formica Corp. She also works as a volunteer to the Florida Office of the Attorney General – a role she assumed in 2010. In this position, she serves as a case worker assisting senior citizens with various legal issues. Robins earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Law from Pennsylvania State University...

Best of the Best Award by Entrepreneur Magazine – America’s Swimming...

01 01 1970

ASP, the #1-ranked franchise in its category by Entrepreneur Franchise 500. From day one we have put the needs and satisfaction of our franchise owners at the forefront of everything we do, while also reinvesting in our brand. Macon, Ga. April 20, 2017 ASP - America’s Swimming Pool Company is the nation's largest pool cleaning, repair and renovation franchise system. This company began as a one-man operation and has quickly developed a reputation as the “best of the best� in the swimming pool service industry. Entrepreneur magazine recently named the top 100 companies that are worthy of the 2017 Best of the Best rankings, and ASP is proud to hold its recognition as the best in its industry. Their pool professionals have what it takes to be part of the number one swimming pool cleaning, repair and renovation franchise because of its proven system and successful business model created by Founder and CEO, Stewart C. Vernon. “Making...

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