NEWS

LaunchCode Celebrates Ladies’ Code Camp Graduates

On January 14th 28 women were honored at a ceremony held at Tampa’s SoftWerx commemorating their graduation from an immersive ladies’ coding boot camp. The  fourteen-week full-time coding course was hosted at the Tampa Innovation Partnership’s office in University Mall from September through December. Students and instructors worked full days and often stayed into the evening perfecting their final projects.

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Uptown Chamber of Commerce brand unveiled

The former Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce formally announced its renaming to the Uptown Chamber of Commerce and unveiled a new logo, web site address, and social media handles and tags at the organization's December 18th luncheon. Uptown Chamber President...

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CEL makes grant to AMRoC Fab Lab

We are proud to announce that the Community Enrichment Lab (CEL) has made a $25,000 donation to FCDI’s Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center (AMRoC) Fab Lab. The announcement was made at the Innovation Gathering at the University of South Florida on October...

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Sharpe Bytes: Halt and Catch Fire

I am writing this Sharpe Byte while sitting at the San Francisco Airport waiting for my flight home after a week of visiting wineries, hiking the backwoods, and staying one step ahead of the ravaging wildfires. California is a fascinating state. Its economy is the 5th...

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