Thursday, January 12, 2017
Embry Riddle: Research Park Welcomes Flight Level Engineering to MicaPlex

Florida-based Flight Level Engineering has become the first company to join the Customized Business Acceleration Program at the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex) at Embry-Riddle Research Park in Daytona Beach. ..

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Friday, December 19, 2014
UCF's Tom O’Neal Honored for Economic Development Efforts

Tom O’Neal, Ph.D., associate vice president of research & commercialization at the University of Central Florida (UCF), was one of eight Central Florida leaders recognized for the forward-thinking vision and transformative impact they have on the area, nation and world. i4 Business magazine’s first annual “Entrepreneurs of the Year Awards” were celebrated by nearly 200 of Central Florida business' “Who’s Who” on December 4th at the Citrus Club. ..

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Monday, August 25, 2014
Gainesville-based SumTotal being bought by Ireland company

In a marriage of human resource service companies, Skillsoft Corporation announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gainesville-based SumTotal Systems.  ..

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Thursday, August 07, 2014
New NBIA Headquarters Announced

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), the world’s leading organization advancing business and entrepreneurship, announced today it will relocate its headquarters and the formation of the Global Training Center for Business Incubation & Innovation to Orlando from Athens, Ohio, to service more than 2,200 members worldwide. ..

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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Innovation Coast Awards

The Innovation Awards are a business plan competition presented by Innovation Coast, Space Florida, and the Florida SBDC Network. The Awards are a chance for high-tech entrepreneurs to win cash prizes, get expert coaching, and to get noticed by investors. ..

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Monday, May 26, 2014
ICSE Manufacturing & Safety Event Gathers Key Industry Stakeholders

Partnering to provide opportunities in the manufacturing and safety industries, the University of Central Florida (UCF), Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) and the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida will co-host this year’s Innovation Concourse of the Southeast (ICSE) in Orlando.  ..

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
New Florida Economic-Impact Study Credits GrowFL as Major Job Catalyst

Five years ago, the GrowFL Economic Gardening® (GrowFL) program was created at the University of Central Florida. Between the 2012 and 2013 fiscal years, it has helped create nearly 3,745 net new jobs in the state of Florida, which also equates to $587 million added to Florida’s economy and nearly $20 million more in state and local tax revenues.  ..

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
FSU: New business incubator ready to support FSU entrepreneurs

Reinforcing its status as an entrepreneurial-focused university, Florida State is celebrating its affiliation with Domi Station, a new Tallahassee-based business incubator designed to nurture and grow promising business ideas emanating from the university and surrounding communities.  ..

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Gainesville-based Optym adding 100 jobs, investing $4.8 million in area

A Gainesville software company will be adding 100 jobs and investing $4.8 million in capital as part of its expansion plans. ..

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Monday, November 25, 2013
UCF Incubation Program Sustains 3,350 Jobs

Small businesses are making a significant impact on the Central Florida economy generated by the tools, training and infrastructure provided to local entrepreneurs by the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program. A recent study reveals that more than 3,350 jobs and an estimated $620 million in economic output are the result of companies assisted directly and indirectly, by the non-profit community resource. ..

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