Thursday, June 20, 2019

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...

After 17 years, Breedlove helped change technology incubator’s culture

The University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was three years old when Patti Breedlove was hired on as program coordinator in September 1998. “We had a lot of little baby companies...

University leaders share plans, challenges in closing the engineering talent gap

Central Florida is facing a good problem to have. While the region’s high-tech industry is brimming with jobs in the area and more to come from satellite, rocket and airplane manufacturers, defense...

Endeavor taps EveryMundo, Yandiki to join global network

EveryMundo is a marketing technology company serving the travel and hospitality industry. Yandiki leverages the cloud to connect enterprises with on-demand talent. The founders of these two young Miami companies were...

Harris Corp. signs as partner at Osceola high-tech center

Melbourne-based Harris Corp. signed a letter of intent to be the first formal industry member of the Osceola high-tech center being developed by ICAMR, or International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research. Harris,...

FIU looks to bring entrepreneurship to journalism with appointment

FIU's school of journalism has picked a notable serial entrepreneur with various media ventures under his belt as its first "entrepreneur in residence," a somewhat unique appointment for a communications program. Jeff...

Venture for America adding 2nd class in Miami, with Knight support

Venture for America, a national nonprofit that recruits, trains and places top college graduates with startups, will send its second class of Fellows to Miami in August with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The eight new Fellows will join six current Fellows for a two-year program working for Miami-based startups. The Fellows, who will undergo a  five-week training boot camp at Brown University before joining the startups as core team members, are recent graduates of Columbia University, University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Notre Dame and Morehouse College. They will be working at local firms Rokk3r Labs, AdMobilize, Kairos and Venture Hive.
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