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Steve Case, former CEO of AOL, commits $100k for Orlando’s most promising startup

Orlando’s startup community received a boost Friday in its effort to shift the city’s business image from one that highlights tourism into one known more for technology.   Former America Online CEO and Chairman Steve Case announced that he had chosen Orlando as the kickoff location for the latest version…
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Capacitech Energy One of Three U.S. Companies Selected for Elite International Competition

Capacitech Energy One of Three U.S. Companies Selected for Elite International Competition - University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program - Orlando, Apopka, Kissimmee, Central Florida, Winter Springs, Daytona Beach
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Orlando reaches INC’s Top 10 List of Best Places in America to Start a Business

Where should you go to start your next business, expand your company, or find the best job candidates? Here's your guidebook to the most dynamic cities in the U.S.
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Polyblox Totems launches innovative teaching toy. Partners with local tech firm Leap with Alice.

Learning how to read and write can sometimes be a tough challenge for children, especially those who have some form of disability, like not being able to see or hear. 
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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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