February 2020 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


Millenial Trends

Back to the Burbs

Back to the Burbs

It turns out that Millennials want a yard for the kids and suburban schools just as their parents and grandparents did.

Fast-Growing Companies

Software Success

Modernizing Medicine is on its way to $200 million in revenue from just $29,000 10 years ago.

Going with the Flow

Seven years ago, Richard and Lawrence Lamondin could have been forgen for wanting to quit...

A Vote of Confidence

Before founding Strategic Digital Services, Matt Farrar was a lobbyist; Joe Clements worked for the Republican party of Florida.

Locked and Loaded

Mike Vedder left USF after a year to work in a variety of jobs before co-founding Vedder Holsters.

Heavy Metal

Viv Helwigs's business specializes in hard-to-find alloys, grades and sizes.

Sweet Success

Pyure supplies organic stevia to some of the largest brands in the U.S.


Up Front
Hitting Our Stride

With the holidays over, focus again turns to business.

Herb Snitzer

“I'm pretty unassuming. Just a regular guy."   

Bumper Crop

Diners who want to eat local are going where the crops are.

Editor's Page
By the Numbers

Florida's economy is a lot more sophisticated than ag and tourism.

Economic Backbone - Cardiac Care

Cardiac Conundrum

Cardiac Conundrum

Heart disease deaths are rising among middle-aged Floridians. A close look at the data shows where - and why.

In the Zone

Collier County has seen the rate of heart disease deaths plummet.

Second Chances

After suffering a heart attack at age 37, Angel Vazquez got moving and completely revamped his diet.

A Good Beat

Bay Medical Center-Sacred Heart is giving cardiac patients new ways to treat common heart conditions.

Increasing Capacity

Orange Park Medical Center now has two electrophysiology labs.

Around the State

Creating Student Teachers

An entrepreneur's platform helps students teach each other.

Grain & Barrel Spirits

Matti Christian Anttila's company posted $4 million in sales last year.

Virtual Prep

A Moffitt doctor enlists Ringling students to help patients prepare for medical procedures.

Blood Analysis in Space

miDiagnostics prototype may be able to give astronauts instant results in space.

Breathing Easier

Mayo Clinic Florida expects to have three ex-vivo lung perfusion systems installed.

Camera-Guided Dogs

UWF researchers are developing tech to aid handlers' communication with military and law enforcement dogs.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Could Florida electric bills go up because of a fuel made from manure?
Could Florida electric bills go up because of a fuel made from manure?

A bill advancing through the Florida Legislature that would entice utility companies to invest in “renewable natural gas” could cost Florida residents if signed into law, according to energy watchdog groups.


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