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Logistics startup to deliver jobs after landing venture capital

An Orlando-based tech startup plans more local jobs to come down the track after closing a fundraising round.  OneRail...

Black Orlando Tech, VentureScaleUp land top awards in tech grant program

The Orlando Economic Partnership announced grants to 15 tech groups recently, with Black Orlando Tech and VentureScaleUp each landing the $10,000 max...

‘Only 1 flavor of cricket’: How experimenting with exhibits will show results for science...

The Orlando Science Center was created 65 years ago in the early days of the Space Race, at a time when public interest in...

Seedfunders-backed gunfire detection product gets ready to hit the streets

Safe Zone Technologies Inc. expects to ship its first gunfire detection units to customers Feb. 24. The products can...

Orlando Technology Community Support Program Awards 15 Recipients

Today, in collaboration with the Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership), the City of Orlando announced the Orlando Technology Community Support Program has...

Why this local sports tech accelerator is a slam dunk for the region

The region has scored a new startup business accelerator that Berlin-based Lead Sports plans to launch this summer in southeast Orlando’s Lake...

Tickets, tigers & tech, oh my: Why this former accesso CEO came back

When Steve Brown left accesso Technology Group PLC in April 2018, he started the Glass Knife restaurant in Winter Park. But...

Firm takes aim at $21M weapons deal with local work

A defense giant has scored a big local contract, and it’s hiring for more than 100 positions in Central Florida. 

Health briefing: Florida Cancer Specialists opens drug development facility in Lake Mary

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute is opening a drug development unit in collaboration with Sarah Cannon Research Institute in Lake Mary. The 25,000-square-foot facility...

UCF seeks to cut ties with struggling manufacturing facility BRIDG

UCF leaders will move to cut off funding to a struggling manufacturing facility that once promised to bring thousands of high-paying jobs...

UCF turns its back on Bridg. Here’s why.

The University of Central Florida has decided to end its long-term partnership with the financially struggling high-tech manufacturer Bridg amid several disputes...

Local companies join in on the International Space Station’s future

There’s something revolutionary about incoming students at the Florida Institute of Technology. That’s according to Dan Batcheldor, head of aerospace, physics...

This CEO raised $31M for small biz last year. Here’s what else she’s accomplished.

Inez Long has worked for some of the biggest names in banking, including First Union Corp. (now Wells Fargo & Co.) and SunTrust...

Here’s what the local tech scene can learn from Tampa

Orlando and Tampa are less than 90 minutes apart, but their tech communities have some big differences.  More than...

Forbes, U.S. News & World report recognize Orlando fintech firm Fattmerchant

It was a busy weekend for the Orlando financial technology company Fattmerchant. Forbes and U.S News & World Report...

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