December 7, 2023

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 7/28/2022

›Torchy’s Tacos opening in Florida is delayed.
Texas-based taco chain Torchy’s Tacos had planned to open its first Florida locations this summer, but those plans are getting pushed back.

› Coral Gables, Florida, deploys drones designed to respond to emergencies sooner than police
During an emergency call, security services company Bond deploys a drone to the scene to quickly assess the situation — be it a fire or potential criminal activity, for example — and help intervene or identify suspects if needed, Bond Founder and CEO Doron Kempel told Smart Cities Dive.

› Brian Breslin: At UM, serial entrepreneur is mentoring others to succeed
Brian Breslin, director of The Launch Pad at the University of Miami, began his entrepreneurial career at 15. Over two decades later, he has helped shape the tech ecosystem in South Florida. In 2006 he founded non-profit Refresh Miami, the largest networking and educational organization in Florida focused on technology and entrepreneurship, and he continues to be involved as chairman.

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