| Aug 1, 2014
South Florida companies were the most active in attracting venture capital in the first half of the year — 13 of 25 in the state, according to a new report released by Internet Coast on Thursday.
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| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:59 AM
When President Barack Obama convenes nearly 50 African leaders in Washington next week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the grand scale of the event could fill television screens for days. The real action, however, will be the behind-the-scenes,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:21 PM
An investment bank based in downtown Orlando has been censured and fined for distributing misleading information about a high-risk investment, according to recent discipline actions from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Michael Maurice Ward...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The head of Gov. Rick Scott's business-recruitment efforts received a $120,000 bonus on Thursday.
The Enterprise Florida Board of Directors approved the bonus for Gray Swoope, president and chief executive officer. His base salary went up by $45,000...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Morgan Stanley’s investment management arm appears to have sold all of its shares of Potbelly Corp., according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Friday.
At the end of March, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. held more than 2.7 million...
| Apr 6, 2014
Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back.
He founded a small charity...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Orlando-based CNL Commercial Real Estate is moving ahead with a plan to make $300 milllion in acquisitions over the next 18 months.
In April, CNL closed on the first acquisition for its CCRE Sponsor Equity Fund I – a $45 million purchase of the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The CEO of a Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which has a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the U.S., was awarded $7.3 million in compensation for 2013, a year that the firm’s returns placed it among...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As a Glendale resident and GWP rate-paying customer, I have been very interested in the Forum letters about how revenues from GWP are distributed — for water and electricity purchases, repair and upgrading of infrastructure, operating expenses,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:54 AM
As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...