Florida Trend – Daily Pulse: Venture capital investing up in Florida

Florida Trend - Daily Pulse

Top Stories for Thursday, December 19, 2013

Venture capital investing up in Florida

In the past year, venture capital investments in Florida businesses increased by 45 percent, but the state still lags on a per capita basis.

Record numbers expected for holiday travel

Tourism officials expect this to be the busiest-ever end-of-the-year travel season in South Florida.

Florida is the most dangerous place for homeless

Florida ranks first in the nation, again, as the most dangerous place for the homeless to live, according to the latest annual report.

State lawmakers destroyed redistricting records

In new court filings, House and Senate Republican leaders are conceding they deleted records related to the 2012 re-drawing of congressional and legislative maps.

Rising sea levels torment coastal U.S. cities

The seas have risen and fallen before. What’s new is the enormity of coastal development that will need to be protected, moved or abandoned.


Also around Florida:
• Food freebies a winning recipe for businesses
• Florida among 13 states with minimum wage increases come Jan. 1
• Publix ups its game with prototype store 
• Amid controversy, SeaWorld starts using discounter Groupon | • More news … 

Who said that?

Chimneys — not just fireplaces — are what Santa needs.


Video Pick

Video Pick

Slogging through waist-deep swamp water might not be your idea of a good time, but the thousands of people who have gone on one of Clyde Butcher’s “muck-about tours,” feel differently. View video


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