Thursday, June 20, 2019

National Academy of Inventors honors UF professors

Two University of Florida scientists are among the 168 new Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, which recognizes the contributions of researchers from universities and nonprofit organizations who are named...

Gov. Scott Recognizes Jacksonville and Gainesville Entrepreneurs with Young Entrepreneur Award

Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized students and business leaders in Jacksonville and Gainesville with the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award. The Governor highlighted job creation at Elite Parking Services in Jacksonville earlier...

Crummer hands out $50,000 to Rollins graduate-led firms

A “Shark Tank”-like competition put area startups in front of investors on Thursday at Rollins College in Winter Park. In the end, Crummer Graduate School of Business’s Venture Plan competition awarded $25,000...

Jacksonville parking entrepreneur honored by governor

A Jacksonville businessman was honored Thursday by Gov. Rick Scott. Dane Grey, founder of Elite Parking Service, received the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award along with seven people from Gainesville in a...

15 C. Fla. companies you should be watching and why

Being successful sometimes may come with a lot of baggage. While it can result in revenue gains, job creation and contributing to the economy, it also leads to the pressure of...

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

Nobel Laureate Andrew Schally and Jacqueline Quinn, environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, are among the seven inventors announced today as the 2016 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. This year's...

2 Central Floridians take home EY Florida Entrepreneur of the Year honors

Thirteen Florida entrepreneurs were named award recipients of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award, including two from Central Florida. The Florida winners included:

Miami, Fort Lauderdale startups win statewide competition

Fort Lauderdale valet service and a Miami video-playlist company were named winners this week of a statewide startup competition. Enterprise Development Corp., which operates start-up incubators in South Florida, held its Emerging...

Wyncode, Knight name Future Leaders of Tech scholarship winners

The Knight Foundation’s Future Leaders of Tech Scholarship Program today announced two of nine Wyncode students who will receive a full scholarship to attend Wyncode’s Web Immersive coding program. The recipients are: Arielle Dickey...

First Starter Studio grad still winning awards

It has been a good holiday season for an Orlando event software company. Shoflo, which designed a software platform for event planners and event production teams, recently won a tech and innovation...
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