September 2021 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Florida is becoming a center for the cryptocurrency industry — but does anybody really understand bitcoin and its kin?
Florida's Cryptocurrency Expert
Bitcoin is on the way to becoming the 'lingua franca' of commerce, says Andrea O'Sullivan.
Alt Currency or Something Else?
Florida courts have differing views on whether cryptocurrency is money.
Ray Aria is trying to build a better bitcoin - based on block lattice technology.
Testing, Testing ...
OUC experiments with ways of generating and storing electricity from renewable sources.
Tallahassee makes plans to rely on 100% renewable energy.
UF researchers hope to make solar more useful during long power outages.
Coral Gables initiates talks about burying power lines.
A hedge fund is seeking to split Duke Energy into three companies.
Duke takes the first step in dismantlin its 'backbone' power plant.
In the coming weeks, subscibers will receive the fourth-annual Florida 500.
"Fame is kind of a little bit intimidating."
In Florida's business world, the real standouts are those who go about business with some sense of higher purpose.
From creating better forecasts for farmers and traders to responding to health concerns in real time, innovations developed here extend worldwide.
A Knack for Learning
A tweak in his approach sends Tampa entrepreneur's tutoring business soaring.
After years of efforts — boosted by eMerge Americas — Miami is making a name for itself as a tech hub.
Entrepreneur Felice Gorordo is trying to reverse Miami's brain drain and lure skilled young Miamians back to the city.
In a 2013 report, the World Economic Forum identified what it called the "eight pillars of an entrepreneurial ecosystem."
Around the State
A Dream Venture
Eight Sleep makes mattresses designed to improve sleep through theromoregulation.
Bags? Passports? Special Forces?
Vero Beach and Treasure Coast are known for service businesses catering to ultra high-net-worth families.
Better Nose Jobs
A Florida Poly researcher is using digital tech to help plastic surgeons.
Incisionless Brain Surgery
UCF Lake Nona Medical Center to offer incisionless brain surgery to treat patients with essential tremor.
Ocala Wetland Recharge Park reduces pollutants in stormwater and residual treated wastewater.
Yamaha Marine execs believe Pensacola technical college can serve as a model for schools nationwide.
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