Monday, February 18, 2019

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

StartUP FIU, an initiative aimed at supporting innovation among students, faculty, alumni and community members, encompasses three new incubators and an accelerator program that is accepting applications for the first cohort...

UCF Ends Fiscal Year with $133.4 Million in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida received $133.4 million in research funds during the past fiscal year. The funding totals reflect a rise in federal funding over the previous year, from...

Miami tech startups can now get free legal help from UM

A new program of the University of Miami School of Law will provide free legal services to startup entrepreneurs, that university said Wednesday. As part of a "practicum" named after local law giant Greenberg Traurig,...

FIEA, Full Sail land on Princeton Review video game school list

New rankings from Princeton Review indicate that there are few places better to learn how to build a video game than Central Florida. The publication released its yearly look at the industry and...

Gift from Naples entrepreneurs could help next generation of innovators

A $2.9 million gift from Naples entrepreneurs will help the University of South Florida launch a statewide effort to educate the next generation of startup leaders. With the gift, the university's Muma...

FIEA gives Orlando video-game development students ‘hands-on’ experience

When the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy opened its doors, Ben Noel said the general public had a misconception about video game developers. But 10 years later, the school's executive director says it...

New Sid Martin biotech incubator chief has lighter side

A life-sized cutout of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley in a gold lamé suit stands out among the Elvis lunch boxes, figurines and other collectibles in Mark Long’s office. Next to that is...

Gainesville Dev Academy graduates first group of coders

- Chad McGinnis was the first student of the Gainesville Dev Academy to receive his certificate of completion Tuesday evening, one of the first seven graduates of the three-month web development...

New report finds big bucks in taking great ideas from the classroom to the...

A new study released by a technology promotion institute found helping universities commercialize technology over the past four years had led to 1,144 new jobs and 39 new companies in Florida. The...

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

A wise man recently said that F-I-U stands for the Future Is Us. Nowhere was that more evident than at the 2016 edition of eMerge Americas. The powerhouse conference on Miami Beach...
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