An equestrian pioneer, the leader of a medical technology company, an auto franchiser and the head of a kitchen and bath remodeling firm were honored Thursday as winners of the Sun Sentinel Co.'s 2013 Excalibur awards.
"Consumers can see the history of the price so they can decide, 'is it a good time for me to buy?'" said Greg Miller, co-founder of the website and app with John Ivarone, and chief executive of parent company Commerce Data Science.
“This project has the potential to revolutionize the accessibility of information for our customers across the country,” said Modernizing Medicine’s CEO Dan Cane. "It’s like having a skilled research assistant with access to a medical reference library and an expert advisor available at your fingertips."
“The need for a robust health care technology field in our region is driven by the number of retirees here,” Duffell said. “Health care is starting to modernize after being a laggard for so many years, and local entrepreneurs are bringing their skills to bear in this exciting industry. Startups can demonstrate revenue creation relatively quickly – and that is very attractive to investors – and new technology creates jobs in health care and in tech.”
To create and sustain the ideal environment for innovation and invention, maximizing the academic and entrepreneurial talent and regional resources in South Florida to accelerate economic development and prosperity.