Monday, September 16, 2019

American Entrepreneurship Award, with $125K in prizes, opens for entries

The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a program created and funded by the Libra Group, has begun accepting submissions for its second annual award. The AEA focuses on identifying promising entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade...

South Florida entrepreneurs dominate Ernst & Young’s awards program

Five South Florida entrepreneurs were among winners of global accounting firm Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Florida program. The program recognizes business leaders whose ventures “demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success” in innovation,...

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...

You be the judge: Vote in the Business Plan Challenge People’s Pick

A way to combat restaurant food waste, an online platform for dental prosthetics, or a line of toys for boys of color? Or maybe it’s the sharing economy for trucking, the...

Miami-based CareAngel wins AARP’s national $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation has announced CareAngel as the winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with solutions to help low-income adults age 50-plus live safely, independently...

Endeavor Miami to honor Gilt, Square co-founders

Endeavor Miami will honor technology entrepreneurs Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square and founder of LaunchCode, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt and co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, at its 2nd annual Endeavor...

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...

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...

UF/IFAS termite pioneer to be inducted into inventors hall of fame

Nan-Yao Su, the University of Florida scientist who invented the Sentricon® system for termite colony elimination, is scheduled to be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Oct. 2 in...

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...
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