Rise of the Rest aftermath: Tech leaders say Orlando has the right ingredients, but needs more support

Sitting in his candy red charter bus with the words “Rise of the Rest Road Trip” written in big white letters, AOL founder Steve Case thought for a moment about his impression of Orlando. 

Having spent April 29 going to key tech locations in the city such as video game studio EA Tiburon in Maitland, Luminar Technologies’ factory in Central Florida Research Park and entrepreneur workspace StarterStudio in downtown Orlando, just to name a few, Case gave a quick evaluation of the local tech ecosystem: “The city is on the rise. But there’s still work to be done.” Read more here.