Startup Spotlight: Jax-based SmartBox is revolutionizing vending

  (Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Brandon Stallings, founder of SmartBox, is on a mission to modernize the vending industry. "There is so much being left on the table in the vending business," said Stallings. "It's nowhere near where it could be." His company offers vending machines complete with cloud-based inventory tracking, touch screens and … Continue reading Startup Spotlight: Jax-based SmartBox is revolutionizing vending

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Local drone company lands military contract

(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Jacksonville-based Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTC: DRNE) was awarded Tuesday a more than $800,000 contract for its tethered drones. An unnamed U.S. Department of Defense customer ordered the Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP), a blimp-like drone that can carry equipment for surveillance, reconnaissance and communications. The drone is tethered, ensuring … Continue reading Local drone company lands military contract

Why smart financial professionals are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies

(Courtesy of  Jacksonville Business Journal) Blockchain is a game-changer for professionals in financial services. Ignoring it would be like clinging tenaciously to your abacus in the face of computers armed with electronic spreadsheets in the early ’80s. This smart, decentralized, trusted and highly-encrypted network is already changing the face of business for financial professionals. Now … Continue reading Why smart financial professionals are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies

Jacksonville named a top tech job creator

(Courtesy of JaxBizJournal.com) Jacksonville stands out as a tech job creator and gender diverse tech market, according to a report by CBRE, a Fortune 500 real estate service and investment firm. Jacksonville has produced 4,000 more tech jobs than graduates in the last five years. With a growth rate of 41 percent from 2011 to … Continue reading Jacksonville named a top tech job creator

Jax-based company among top 100 fastest-growing in America

(Courtesy of JaxBizJournal.com) Ponte Vedra-based E-file.com is the 79th fastest-growing private company in America, according to Inc. Magazine's annual list released Wednesday. Since its founding in 2013, the tax prep software company has grown by 4,642 percent. The company grossed $5.1 million in revenue last year with just two employees, according to Inc. Magazine. E-file.com … Continue reading Jax-based company among top 100 fastest-growing in America