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Kristi Hawley Taylor, founder and CEO of MonkeyWish, at the University of Florida's Innovation Hub.

Doug Finger
Published: Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:26 p.m.

We've profiled many of Gainesville's entrepreneurs in the pages of Gainesville Magazine recently. Here's a sampling of just some of those whose innovations are putting our area on the map, and where you can find their profiles:

Grooveshark's Sam Tarantino and Josh Greenberg: Their music streaming service boasts some 20 million users and 85 employees. Gainesville Magazine: April/May 2013 — tinyurl.com/pct2gck

Shadow Health's David Massias: His technology trains medical and nursing students how to conduct medical exams using a computerized, animated virtual patient. Gainesville Magazine: April/May 2013 — tinyurl.com/nw4ctxg

Trendy Entertainment and ToneRite's Augi Lye: Trendy's video game development studio created Dungeon Defenders, a high-selling app that led to an $18.2 million New York venture capital firm. Gainesville Magazine: April/May 2013 — tinyurl.com/nzz3kr7

For a look at how the high tech startups have helped transform downtown, see “Downtown Reborn.” Gainesville Magazine: April/May 2013 — tinyurl.com/owk63xv

MonkeyWish's Kristi Taylor: Her idea to create an app for a wish list for everyone is making dreams come true and has recently sparked a partnership with Evite.com. Gainesville

Magazine: August/September 2013 — tinyurl.com/nsa5ppx

With this issue, we launch a new series: The Makers will profile entrepreneurs whose products and innovations are making a mark here and beyond. See page 56.

Look for the profiles of some of Gainesville's most promising movers, shakers and makers in each issue of the magazine.

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