Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Florida reaps benefits of commercial drones: National Perspective

More than 700,000 unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, are forecast to be sold in 2015. With the holiday shopping season upon us, more people than ever will be accessing...

Local tech firm Izea prepares for jump to Nasdaq

Winter Park tech firm Izea Inc. is making plans to be part a much bigger stock exchange platform in 2016, and that move could land the company major investor money. Izea announced on Dec....

Wyncode Academy to launch 3rd location in Miami Beach

Wyncode Academy, Florida’s first bricks and mortar coding bootcamp, is expanding in South Florida. Wyncode, which teaches computer programming in nine weeks, will be offering its bootcamp at a third location: WeWork...

Orlando’s Snapshots showcasing at Google’s Startup Grind conference

An Orlando-based startup that helps events better gather photos from smartphone-wielding guests will be featured at a global conference geared toward empowering entrepreneurs — a spot reserved for only 40 companies. Snapshots...

How this Orlando tech firm got “Fatt” fast in 2015

Orlando businesswoman Suneera Madhani has come a long way in a short time with her financial tech firm Fattmerchant. The company, which was founded in 2014, now has nearly 20 employees, hundreds of customers for...

Urban.Us public benefit update: Portfolio startups are reimagining cities, making them better

Cities today create 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions and urban populations are set to double by 2050, making climate change a city problem. At the same time, policy, technology, and...

Wyncode to launch its third campus: WeWork in Miami Beach

  Wyncode Academy, Florida’s first bricks and mortar coding bootcamp, is expanding in South Florida. Wyncode, which teaches computer programming in nine weeks, will be offering its bootcamp at a third location: WeWork in Miami Beach. That’s in addition...

Orlando sunglasses startup sees bright future on Kickstarte

Two Orlando entrepreneurs have scored a Kickstarter home run by raising pledges of more than $144,000 in two weeks for their subscription sunglasses startup, shadesclub. Shadesclub offers monthly delivery of sunglasses, for...

Initiative to open Florida solar market unlikely on ballot

A ballot initiative seeking to increase the amount of solar power generated in Florida by allowing businesses to sell sun power directly to consumers is unlikely to qualify for the 2016...

Year in Review: 4 Orlando startups that landed a spot with high-class tech accelerators

Orlando's startup community got some major attention this year, thanks to a number of local startups that landed s spot with well-known tech accelerators. While Orlando has its own tech accelerator programs...
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