Saturday, March 23, 2019

UCF Joust competition names four Orlando tech firms as finalists

Orlando has dozens of small tech firms, each working on an innovative product or service. While some of them fizzle out due to an idea that won't work or a lack...

U.S. News & World Report: UCF only Florida school among nation’s ‘most innovative’

The University of Central Florida was ranked the No. 25 most innovative university in the nation, alongside Harvard, Stanford and Duke universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report's guide,...

Webster University to move downtown, open coworking space

Webster University, which has two satellite campuses in Orlando, is moving to an office building downtown and opening a new coworking space. “We want to better serve the needs of students but...

Local artists learn business skills at TEC Garage

Creative Pinellas and TEC Garage are collaborating on a program to help artists and creative professionals learn the entrepreneurial skills needed to be successful in today’s marketplace. Thanks to funding from Creative...

USF Center for Entrepreneurship ranks alongside Harvard for graduate program

A University of South Florida business program is the No. 1 graduate program in the Southeast United States, according to an industry magazine. Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review also ranked USF’s Center for Entrepreneurship...

Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs accelerates businesses with ‘Exceleration’ program

It’s starting up the startups, literally. The Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs — an organization designed to help startup businesses — was created within the past year as a response to Jacksonville’s...

Wyncode to expand in Miami

Upon entering The LAB Miami, nestled among the restaurants and colorful murals of the Wynwood Arts District, coding bootcamp Wyncode is in your immediate line of sight. It’s been a mainstay of...

FSU partners with top startup accelerator to increase diversity in technology sector

James Turner, a business major, is one of four FSU students taking part in TechStars this summer. Florida State University has partnered with Techstars, one of the world’s leading startup accelerators, to promote...

Clothes that soak up sun could power phones, UCF professor hopes

A University of Central Florida professor says his research could lead to the day when you can charge your phone by slipping it into your shirt pocket. Jayan Thomas, an associate professor...

University of Florida climbs to 14th among public universities with $791 million in research...

A new report from the National Science Foundation shows the University of Florida’s record $791 million in research expenditures in 2016 pushed it from 16th to 14th among public universities in a national ranking...
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