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Steven Fage, 5 Nines Automation, LLC

Steven Fage, 5 Nines Automation, LLC

on Nov 6, 2013 in Our FL Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

Growing up in Rhode Island, Steven Fage could typically be found tinkering with all sorts of electronics – from stereos and cameras to computers and cell phones – so it’s no surprise that his first job out of college was programming industrial robots as an engineer at Yushin America and later as an electrical controls engineer with the Canon Corporation. “I loved...

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Rob Brady remembers – “How can this be?”

on Oct 23, 2013 in Our FL Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

When ROBRADY designed, built and launched the Vectrix Superbike concept it opened to a crowd of cheers and rave reviews in Milan. Ducati’s lead designer at the time, Pierre Terblanche, told me that “the best new motorcycle design in the show belongs to an electric scooter company – how can this be ???” I enjoyed several conversations in Milan with...

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“Why here? Why now?”

on Oct 4, 2013 in Our FL Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

The misnomer in press coverage of Florida is that people move here to retire, and this area is just about tourism and construction. The truth is that with no state income tax, a great climate, and booming entrepreneurial ecosystem – people are moving here not to retire, but to grow their companies and raise their families. We’re in an environment that...

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