Friday, October 19, 2018

Central Florida Social Enterprise Accelerator Announces First Cohort

Central Florida Social Enterprise Accelerator today announces the nine finalists of its inaugural cohort. The nine companies include: The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, SnapGood, Outcome Funding, Omni, Hebni Nutrition Consultants,...

Suffolk Construction to establish tech incubator in South Florida

Suffolk Construction wants to revolutionize its industry. To that end, the Boston-based company, which operates South Florida headquarters in West Palm Beach, will launch incubators in six cities, including Miami. Dubbed Smart Labs, the...

UF startup company a pitch-contest finalist

A University of Florida Innovation Hub-based startup company has been chosen as a finalist in a health technology pitch competition. BLUEWAVE, company that produces a “Rapid Disinfection Device,” was chosen by GuideWell...

11 South Florida leaders selected for cohort 4 of Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

What are some of the most pressing issues facing our region, and how can we solve them? Ask the alumni and new cohort of Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, an accelerator program for social-impact...

These startups will be part of Dreamit, the Vinik-backed urban tech accelerator in Tampa

Nine startup companies tackling everything from quick-folding electric bicycles to urban wind turbines will participate in an urban tech accelerator backed by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik. Vinik has partnered with...

Vinik-backed Dreamit Ventures unveils first urban tech startups at Water Street Tampa

Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner and now partner in the joint venture real estate development known as Water Street Tampa, may one day become best known as the man who...

Tampa philanthropists put a unique spin on ‘Shark Tank’ for nonprofits

The Tampa Bay chapter of a national philanthropic organization is bringing a staple of the venture capital world — a quick pitch for funding to a room full of investors —...

How to apply for next cohort of 10,000 Small Businesses program

Miami Dade College is accepting applications for Cohort 13 of the 10,000 Small Businesses program scheduled to begin Jan. 24, 2018 at the Wolfson Campus. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is a classroom-based practical business education program that gives entrepreneurs several benefits...

How to apply for next cohort of 10,000 Small Businesses program

Miami Dade College is accepting applications for Cohort 13 of the 10,000 Small Businesses program scheduled to begin Jan. 24, 2018 at the Wolfson Campus. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is a classroom-based practical business education program that gives entrepreneurs several benefits...

Accelerate Orlando’s role as a hub for social enterprise

There’s great discussion in our community about how we must diversify our job base, increase higher-wage skills and move historically disadvantaged populations up the economic ladder. It’s important we continue to lure...
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