Sunday, May 26, 2019

Maria Sachs, former senator, named to lead Innovation Florida

Former State Senator Maria Sachs has been named executive director of Innovation Florida, a venture co-founded by law firm Greenspoon Marder and The South Florida Accelerator. Sachs, one of the founding...

UF’s Startup Incubator, Innovation Hub to Double in Size

The Innovation Hub at the University of Florida, which houses 19 of Gainesville’s local startup businesses, will be doubling in size within the next few years after construction is completed. The University...

FAU Tech Runway Graduates ‘Venture Class III’ Entrepreneurs

Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway® recently celebrated the graduation of “Venture Class III”, a special ceremony to commemorate the third class of companies to complete the FAU Tech Runway® program. The founders of the...

FAU Tech Runway announces 5th entrepreneurial class

Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway, a business accelerator, announced its fifth entrepreneurial “Venture” class this week. The four companies selected include: a video services company, smart-device technology for gated communities; security system...

Miami FinTech Forum launches with pitch contest

In another new program for accelerating entrepreneurship, Citi Community Development, Village Capital and Florida International University on Thursday night kicked off a Miami Fintech Forum. About 15 financial technology startups were selected...

For health start-ups, a new innovation space opens in Lake Nona

On a recent morning Chris Hillier sat in a brightly-lit room in the new offices of GuideWell Innovation CoRE, remembering when he had to pitch his first start-up company 42 times...

WIN Lab accepting applications for Cohort 2

WIN Lab Miami is looking for female entrepreneurs ready to think big and scale their businesses. Created by the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College, Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab...

Multi-campus StartUP FIU gets ready for takeoff

In the culinary kitchens of Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Michael Cheng smelled opportunity. The commercial facilities were only being used about half time; as the...

TEC Garage Takes Tech Companies To The Next Level

Across the Florida High Tech Corridor, dozens of new, high tech startups launch every year with an innovative idea and aspirations to take that idea to market.  But with any startup...

Prescription for economy: Healthcare startup energy

South Florida’s history of healthcare entrepreneurship has received a shot of new startup energy, and some business leaders see it as the prescription for a healthier local economy. Consider these developments: ▪ Startupbootcamp, Europe’s...
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