Sunday, July 12, 2020


Software firm GCR opens Orlando office, creates dozens of jobs

Projecting to add 50 jobs a year during a pandemic may not seem like a conservative forecast, but that’s exactly what Tom Amburgey calls...

Central Florida transportation experts target last-mile transit needs

Mass transit is a go-to option for some local commuters, and the only option for many, but buses and trains go only...

Lockheed to revamp Florida museum into spacecraft facility

In her 32 years with Lockheed Martin Corp., Kelly DeFazio often would drive by the building at 6225 Vectorspace Blvd. in Titusville heading to...

Orlando’s tech firms have landed millions of dollars in PPP loans

At least 13 local high-tech firms received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans worth more than $1 million, according to U.S. Small Business...

Cubic’s Orlando business wins big Navy deal

A major defense firm will bring simulation work to Orlando after winning a $99 million defense contract.  The U.S....

Orlando startups partner with gaming firms Epic Games and Miniclip

Two Orlando startups entered multiplayer mode with recent gaming projects.  Mobile game developer HypGames Inc. launched Ultimate Golf in...

Business accelerates in Orlando for home sales tech firms

Michael Gerrity describes the real estate market in March — the onset of the pandemic in the U.S. — as an “abyss.” 

Orlando healthy snack startup raises capital

Orlando firm Summit Naturals Inc. has raised $9.5 million in capital, according to two filings submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Coronavirus to grow federal government contract dollars

Despite the ongoing economic disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic, federal contractors have the potential to see robust revenue returns before the fiscal...

Lockheed Martin plans to renovate Titusville museum into new facility

The building that once housed the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame is due for a makeover courtesy of Lockheed Martin. 

Digital health company PT Genie opens headquarters in Lake Nona

PT Genie, a national provider of home-based physical therapy, has relocated its headquarters from Cleveland, Ohio, to Lake Nona Medical City at GuideWell...

AT&T launches 5G in Orlando. Here’s how that will boost business.

AT&T Inc. launched its 5G network in Orlando on June 29, offering accelerated data transfer that stands to speed up local industries. 

L3Harris scores $900M local simulation deal

One of Central Florida’s biggest employers has landed a $900 million contract to overhaul the U.S. Air Force’s simulator arsenal. 

No trade shows, no problem: Sim tech powers virtual job fair

The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) hosted a virtual conference alongside its in-person Veterinary Meeting & Expo in Orlando from Jan. 18-22. 

Fund launches to give an early boost to black startups

Recent nationwide protests around racial inequality triggered a conversation at Florida early-stage investment group Seedfunders.  That’s because investors at...