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Orlando Veteran Business Resources to Support your Entrepreneurial Mission

  Today is Veterans Day, and this particular Veterans Day marks 100 years since the end of World War I. Over the last 3 years I have been fortunate to get to know many Veterans in our community through my board position with Crossroads Corral – a Central Florida based 501(c)(3) organization…
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Lift Orlando’s West Lakes Food Business Accelerator Pitch Night – November 16th, 2018

Lift Orlando, the West Lakes Business Partnership and Rally invite you to the first West Lakes Food Business Accelerator Pitch Night at Credo Conduit. The 8 food businesses that are a part of the cohort are excited to showcase what they have been working on. The businesses include, The Union,…
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Orlando Children’s Business Fair

Don’t miss the Orlando Children’s Business Fair this upcoming Sunday (November 11th). Our areas finest young entrepreneurs will be showcasing their business at the Orlando Public Library from 2-5. Ignite Your Child’s Entrepreneurial Passions Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business! Kids develop a brand,…
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City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology

Amazon’s facial recognition software, called Rekognition, analyzes footage from video surveillance and works to identify the people in it by scanning their faces and searching databases.
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Orlando Startup Weekend 2018 is Approaching. (November 16th-18th)

Attend Techstars Startup Weekend Orlando on November 16th, 2018 in Orlando. Learn to build a startup by being an entrepreneur!
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StarterStudio Mentor Appreciation Night

This past Wednesday I attended the StarterStudio mentor appreciation night. During this event, a new class of StarterStudio companies pitched their business to mentors that can offer assistance with fundraising (refining their pitch deck & biz plan), better understanding their customers, product improvement, marketing, refining their business model, sales / business…
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Orlando’s 10 Best 2019 Tech Startups According to Tech Tribune.

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Orlando, Florida. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: Revenue potential Leadership team Brand/product traction Competitive landscape Additionally, all companies must be independent...
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From Shark Tank to over 1 million users – How Phil Dumas & team brought UniKey to market

When Phil Dumas was young, he knew there had to be a better way to open the front door to his family's home than a physical key. So in 2010, he took thousands of dollars he had saved and founded this Orlando business.
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Walmart showcase to include Orlando Shark Tank star O’Dang Hummus (founder Jesse Wolfe)

The Orlando company has signed distribution deals with multiple stores in the past few months.
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Orlando’s own Jerry Ross, President of the National Entrepreneur Center, shares his story on the Smart Hustle Podcast

Jerry Ross, president of the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC), is a serial entrepreneur who wants to help....everyone.Under his leadership, the Orlando, FL based …...
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