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IT firm Liberty to accelerate local hiring after being bought by Booz Allen Hamilton

Herndon, Virginia-based Liberty IT Solutions LLC will accelerate growth at its Space Coast operations after it was bought by tech giant Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. for $725 million.  Liberty...

Expert: Thriving tech hubs have these 5 things. Here’s how Orlando compares.

The nation’s big tech magnets are getting weaker.  That’s according to Information Technology and Innovation Foundation President Robert Atkinson, who told Orlando Business Journal the powerful tech magnets such Boston, New York,...

Breaking: City of Orlando innovation director takes new job at air taxi startup Lilium

City of Orlando Director of Innovation Matt Broffman is flying off to a new role with air taxi maker Lilium. Broffman will lead public engagement efforts in Florida for the German...

Exclusive: Lime and Wheels to offer Orlando scooter and bike rentals on one app

Two companies that offer electric bike and scooter rentals will debut a partnership in Orlando that gives users easier access to more short-trip transportation options.  Riders in Orlando will...

Breaking: New York gun manufacturer to create jobs in Florida relocation

A firearms maker is leaving Long Island for Florida’s Space Coast, creating new jobs in the process.  Dark Storm Industries LLC will build a new manufacturing facility in Brevard...

South African tech firm to ‘build a biz from scratch’ in Orlando. Here’s how.

During his first trip to Orlando in 2016, Avin Mansookram contemplated making Central Florida the spot of his Johannesburg, South Africa-based tech firm’s expansion into the U.S. Mansookram reached out to...

Tech firm Healthe sued by its former landlord Tavistock for alleged unpaid rent

A Melbourne tech company — which sells ultraviolet disinfecting devices and saw a spike in interest during the pandemic — moved to a new Central Florida office. Meanwhile, its previous landlord alleges...

Breaking: Growing startup Tomahawk Robotics wins multimillion-dollar defense deal

Tomahawk Robotics Inc. is growing fast, and it just landed one of its biggest defense deals. The Melbourne-based maker of robotics operating systems landed a $4.1 million contract with...

Exclusive: DeepWork Capital launches new fund for startup investment

One of Florida’s top venture capital firms is working on a new fund to invest in companies in Orlando and beyond. Orlando-based DeepWork Capital LLC is raising money for...

Out-of-state firms power big Orlando VC deals in May

Two Orlando companies combined to raise more venture capital in May than all Central Florida startups raised in the first quarter combined, thanks to out-of-state investment firms.  Boston-based Elephant led a...