Catalyst rising: Tech firms show jobs spark

Here’s an inside look at just a few of the breaking business news stories in the Feb. 11 print edition of the Tampa Bay Business Journal:

This week’s newspaper features a series of stories and content looking at the foundation of job growth sparked by the Bay area’s technology sector.
Birth of the idea came in November when we met here at our offices with a dozen CEOs who participate in an advisory group with members of the Tampa Bay Technology Forum. It was billed as a chance for us to widen our source base, help these executives understand what makes news and how to get into the newspaper, and gain more understanding.Read More >

Tech jobs: ‘Cowork’ spaces gaining exposure, popularity and potential

There might be a new home for nomadic tribes of tech entrepreneurs.

“Cowork” spaces — already successful in Baltimore, Orlando, and Austin, Texas, and many other cities — are shared working environments for freelancers, self-employed, road warriors and any of the work forces who do not normally work in offices. They offer a social gathering for collaboration and connectivity with value stemming from the informal, self-directed and self-filtering of the nomad-workers community.Read More >