Thursday, June 20, 2019

Florida TaxWatch endorses Osceola’s high-tech center

A well-known taxpayer research institute and government watchdog endorsed a major high-tech project in Osceola — a move that may solidify it as a game changer for Central Florida's economy. Florida TaxWatch...

Unicorn startup bulks up creative efforts with new executive

"Unicorn" startup JetSmarter (valued at over $1 billion) has hired advertising veteran Matthew Atkatz as VP, executive creative director. Atkatz previously worked in creative functions, from advertising and marketing, at established agencies such as 72andSunny, Wieden...

Brevard County companies compete for engineers

It's good time to be an engineer in Brevard County. Harris Corp. is looking to hire at least 300 workers at its Technology Center in Palm Bay. In Melbourne, Northrop Grumman is quickly ramping...

Magic Leap lands $793.5 million in mega-funding round led by Alibaba

Magic Leap’s future is coming into focus, as a historic mega-round of funding could sharply accelerate its path to commercialization. The secretive South Florida technology company working on a computing platform that simulates...

Why Volusia County wants to turn its UCF incubator into a tech hub

Volusia County's University of Central Florida Business Incubator is paying closer attention to the rapid growth of technology companies in Central Florida, but noticed that there may not be enough talent to fill...

1Q 16 VenturePitch SWFL announces judges

Tamiami Angel Fund II has announced the judges for the 2016 first quarter VenturePitch SWFL. Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples,...

Tech firm Thales confirms Orlando expansion, hundreds of new jobs to come

It's official: Thales USA Inc. is expanding its firm in Brevard and Orange counties‚ and it's creating many more jobs than originally anticipated. Thales will create 500 new jobs in Central Florida — 327...

Biotech company expands HQ, creates 160 jobs

KRS Global Biotechnology Inc. has expanded its Boca Raton headquarters by dozens of jobs and thousands of square feet, officials announced Wednesday. Executives from the pharmaceutical manufacturing and research company held a...

UM graduate and team win ‘Code for Hillary’ hackathon

Hillary Clinton’s campaign hosted the first ever hackathon for a presidential candidate Saturday at the Impact Hub San Francisco. “Code for Hillary” brought together top technology talent from around the country...

Orlando Tech Week bringing thousands to downtown Orlando

Hold on to your laptops, smart devices and geeky glasses, Orlando: The city's tech-focused extravaganza is coming back, and local businesses ought to be interested. Orlando Tech Week, created and hosted by Orlando...
- Advertisement -