New business accelerator comes to Orlando — here’s what its leaders want


Rob Panepinto knows there’s a handful of accelerator and incubator programs in Central Florida, but he felt like something was missing.

Being on the board for co-working space Canvs and FireSpring Fund, he sees entrepreneurs all the time coming up with an innovative device or service in the region, but felt that a niche group of social enterprise entrepreneurs — leaders who create organizations that improve environmental well-being — was left to fend for themselves.