Thursday, January 28, 2021

UF awarded $8 million toward Phase II of Innovation Hub

The University of Florida will receive $8 million in federal funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration toward construction of Phase II of the Florida Innovation Hub, a 50,000-square-foot building adjoining...

Magic Leap files 97 patent applications in August

Magic Leap, the secretive Dania Beach-based company developing “mixed reality,” filed 97 new patent applications between Aug. 20 and Aug. 27,  including one for a contact lens. The company, which raised more than half a...

Why this Orlando tech firm may move to Silicon Valley

Orlando entrepreneur Darren Wendroff has created essentially an Uber-like service for caregivers, and while it has gained some popularity throughout Florida by helping more than 700 families find caregivers, getting funding for he company hasn't...

Innovation Hub to double with federal grant and UF match

The University of Florida will double the size of the Florida Innovation Hub with another $8 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, providing more space for technology companies to...

Entrepreneurship booms: Record number of Americans starting businesses

The percentage of Americans involved in starting or running a new business rose to 14 percent last year, the highest rate ever recorded by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. The report found that 24...

UF receives $706.8 million in funding this fiscal year

Research on new technology for prosthetics, eliminating citrus greening and curing hepatitis C is in the works thanks to the record amount of research funding UF received in the 2015 fiscal...

Tech Check: Orrett Davis, Orlando Tech Association

Orrett Davis has been the only executive director the Orlando Technology Association has known. During his tenure, the organization has expanded sponsorships, grown its memberships and held a number of events aimed...

UWF to disburse $5M in economic development funding

The University of West Florida’s Office of Economic Development has $5 million for companies relocating or expanding to the Gulf Coast and who create jobs while doing so. The money comes from...

Save the date: The free TigerDirect Tech Bash returns Nov. 6

Save the date:  The TigerDirect Tech Bash returns on Nov. 6 for an evening of innovation, emerging technology and interactive entertainment. Now in its fourth year, TigerDirect Tech Bash will take place at...

The Wynwood Yard to open a culinary incubator in Miami

The Wynwood Yard, a new community gathering space opening soon at 70 NW 29th St.in Miami, will be home to a culinary incubator that’s a little like Shark Tank meets The Great Food Truck Race with...
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