850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine August-September 2011

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

There is no doubt that the number of venture and angel investors in an area is directly proportional to the number of successful start-up companies. Areas like Silicon Valley, Boston, San Francisco, Austin and Seattle are flush with investors willing…

Going Global

International trade is considered the healthiest sector of the Florida economy, growing by double digits even during the Great Recession. So where does Northwest Florida fit in the picture? About 4.5 percent of the exports leaving the U.S. come from…