News & Event


Pitches, cookies and deals highlight TiEcon Florida
  • At TiEcon Florida USF Alumni Center
  • Feb 16th 2019

An entrepreneur who grew an $8,000 investment into the largest cookie store franchise in the United States will give one of two keynote addresses at TiEcon Florida in February.

The speech by Michael Coles, co-founder of the Great American Cookie Co., will cap a full day of activities at TiEcon on Feb. 16.


  • At Melbourne
  • March 22nd 2018

MELBOURNE : Manav Mandir will present its 22nd annual Indiafest 2018 on Saturday, March 10, and Sunday, March 11, at a new location – Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne. There will be cultural and fashion shows, henna, arts and crafts, Indian cooking demo, food, raffle drawings, etc.

The theme is “Divine South India” to be highlighted at the Discover India booth. Timings are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 12 and under and kids younger than 5 years are free.


Tech Bytes: TiE recognizes area business leaders
  • At USF Sam & Martha Gibbons Alumni Center
  • April 30th 2018

At its annual TiECON Florida, the nonprofit TiE Tampa Bay did what it does best: It connected businesses and investors to help them achieve success. The result was raising awareness about some of the region’s successful companies.

Three “Present Your Startup” competitors, culled from 42 submissions, were recognized. Five other companies were chosen for special awards.