Monday, April 12, 2021

Orlando software firm Ease expands office, adds jobs and more after acquisition

When Patrick de la Roza, CEO of Orlando startup Ease Applications, last year got an invite from an executive at Vocera Communications Inc. for a Zoom call, de la Roza...

Grandson of Conrad Hilton to oversee new tech system for Orlando lender

Roughly four decades ago, J. Bradley Hilton could be found at Radio Shack learning how to create video games. Hilton, the grandson of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. founder Conrad...

Orlando startup Capacitech to double its manufacturing and add jobs

Capacitech Energy Inc. started in 2016 when University of Central Florida student and budding entrepreneur Joe Sleppy was introduced to UCF professor Jayan Thomas, who theorized the idea of a wire-shaped capacitor.

Expert: Schools, real estate and more may draw secret manufacturer and jobs to Space...

Housing, education and economics will be key in landing the $300 million aerospace manufacturing project known only as "Project Kraken," and Florida's Space Coast checks all those boxes, according...

Partnerships with Orlando Magic and others lead to fast growth for startup Violet Defense

In two years, startup Violet Defense LLC has secured deals to outfit the Orlando Magic's facilities at the Amway Center and the planned AdventHealth Training Center with its germ-killing...

City of Orlando funds minority entrepreneurship and high-demand jobs program

There are many people in Central Florida in need of a new career, and city-funded programs may be able to help. Metro Orlando shed 132,000 jobs...

Blue Origin to expand rocket manufacturing facility at Kennedy Space Center

A major expansion of Blue Origin LLC's Space Coast manufacturing site is in the works that likely would create new high-wage jobs. The rocket company started...

VICTOIRE COGEVINA RAISES $3M SEED ROUND, LED BY ALEXIS OHANIAN, FOR SOCCER STARTUP GLORIA

A couple of months ago, we reported that Victoire Cogevina, the CEO of a soccer social media startup, had moved back to Miami – “the best American city for...

These 3 Central Florida startups to add jobs, seek investors and more

Three Central Florida startups will grow their innovative solutions in the fields of space, college sports and video editing after finishing as finalists in one of the region’s top...

Game on: Pandemic pivot will lead to new jobs at esports startup Player Epic

Five years ago was the first time Johnny Williams heard about college scholarships for esports players. That jumpstarted the former University of Kentucky football player’s interest in the...
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