Sunday, July 12, 2020

Jeff Bezos offers a glimpse of Blue Origin rocket plant

You could drive right past the building, surrounded by a green chain link fence and next to a railroad track, without realizing that a big part of Brevard County's high-tech future is inside. There is not...

Gallup ranks Orlando No. 1 for 2015 job creation

Gallup has ranked the Orlando metro area No. 1 in the nation for highest rate of job creation in 2015. Orlando has been in the top five for Gallup’s ranking, but this...

2016 Coolest Office Spaces: Catalyst Spaces

Honoree Catalyst Spaces’ new office in downtown Orlando, which it moved into 10 months ago, is 7,000 square feet and houses 80 workers. Catalyst is a co-working space, giving local startups a...

Q&A with Melissa Krinzman: Homegrown venture fund gets running start

A number of early-stage investors are just beginning to dip their toes in the Miami startup market, meeting entrepreneurs and mulling over a few deals. But in just two years, one...

Tech firm Augment lands $3M VC deal, creating jobs in Orlando

A Paris-based augmented reality company is in growth mode, thanks to a multimillion-dollar venture capital deal, and many of the jobs are being created in Orlando. Augment, which created a mobile application...

Linda Landman Gonzalez named Downtowner of the Year at Golden Brick Awards

The Orlando Magic’s Linda Landman Gonzalez was named Downtowner of the Year at the Downtown Orlando Partnership’s annual Golden Brick Awards luncheon on March 2 at the Ballroom at Church Street. This awards program...

One Spark 2016 draws 190 applications for April event, that number will be reduced...

Barely a month away from the planned crowdfunding event and after reopening the application process with two extensions, One Spark officials said they received more applications to become creators at this...

Startup Spotlight: Ironhack coding school

Ironhack is an international coding boot camp that believes the best way to learn is by doing it. This ideology is reflected in its teaching practices, which consist of eight-week immersive...

Pitch competitions give tech companies practice

It’s no secret: tech startups need money. But some experts say helping them find it, whether through competitions or support services, will keep them in Orlando as they grow, leading to what...

Rick Weddle leaves Orlando EDC for Norfolk area

Rick Weddle has stepped down as president and CEO of the Orlando Economic Development Commission after five years in the position, to become president and CEO of the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance. Hampton...
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