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Life Skills Institute President to Address Society of Emotional Intelligence Annual Conference in Tampa

Kissimmee, Fla. (Aug. 17, 2015) — Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot (“DrW”), founder and coaching program director at DrW Life Skills Institute in Kissimmee, will be a speaker at the 6th Annual Conference of the Society of Emotional Intelligence Oct. 23-24 in Tampa. The Society of Emotional Intelligence (SoEI) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) professional association. Established in […]

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Semplastics, LLC in Orlando a Winner in GE-Statoil Inaugural Open Innovation Challenge to Improve Fracking Efficiency

ORLANDO, Fla., (Aug. 13, 2015) — Semplastics, LLC, in Orlando was named one of five winners in the inaugural Open Innovation Challenge sponsored by GE and Statoil, the Norwegian-based energy company.  Semplastics, along with companies from Montreal, New Brunswick, South Carolina and North Dakota, was selected from a pool of 100 submissions from applicants in 30 […]

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Wireless Assets Targets Wall Street Analytics Market from new offices at UCF Business Incubator in Winter Springs

Winter Springs, Fla. — Wireless Assets Holdings LLC, a technology company in the financial services and analytics industry, has opened research and development offices in Winter Springs with plans to challenge mainstream approaches of satisfying Wall Street’s rapidly-growing appetite for deep-dive industry metrics in the mobile space. Rafael Caamano, associate director for the UCF Business […]

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Datanautix Helps Businesses Know and Understand What Their Customers Really Think

In today’s health care environment, it’s imperative for providers to know and understand as much as possible about a patient’s customer experience during their stay in a hospital or for other treatment and service. It’s a critical piece of information, especially in the current regulatory and payer framework, but obtaining it isn’t as easy as […]

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Flame Boss Unveils New Product

Flame Boss launches a Wi-Fi enabled new product that provides peace of mind and precision to the barbecue smoker experience. Although smoking and grilling meat may seem like a straightforward, uncomplicated affair, it is often a time-consuming, hands-on effort. The process, however, has recently become much smarter, precise and efficient thanks to a client company […]

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Researchers Use Gold Particles to Detect Cancer; Set to Present at Global Conference

A Florida nanotechnology company is working to make its procedure the gold standard for early cancer detection. Nano Discovery, Inc. is developing a process using gold nanoparticles that can help detect abnormal immune activities in the body – often telltale signs of cancer. This cancer test, which involves only $1 worth of gold particles and […]

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Recreating Reality

Imagine being able to create a surfing effect for a particular weather condition, time, location and wave condition. Or, picture having the ability to mimic a particular cloud formation, altitude and wind speed. One Central Florida company is doing just this and more. Sundog Software, LLC, a client of the UCF Business Incubator – Central […]

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Client Profile: Wireless Assets

UCFBI – Winter Springs Innovative Platform Transforms the Management of Telecom Investments Wireless Assets is a financial industry research and analysis company providing highly intuitive visualization dashboards for Wall Street investment banking clients looking to better understand how the massive technology shifts — particularly in the wireless space — will impact the companies in which […]

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Helping the Event and Floral Industries Bloom

Managing an event is an enormous task requiring much work and attention to detail. Anyone who has ever planned a party, wedding, conference or major event understands the magnitude of labor involved with ensuring its success. A Daytona Beach company is helping ease planning stress by developing customer relationship management software for the floral and […]

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Guiding Clients Toward Success

Wilson Giovanni Villanueva, M.A., Ed.S., LMHC, spent several years gaining firsthand knowledge of the needs of the community as a Department of Children and Families child protective investigator, school guidance counselor and private therapist. Understanding the unique challenges people from different viewpoints face became the driving force of his business, North Star Counseling of Central […]

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Client Profile: World Preview Center

UCFBI – Kissimmee Connecting the World to Central Florida Quickly becoming an internationally recognized hub for business and innovation, Central Florida is an open canvas for investors and new ventures. The World Preview Center (WPC), a client of the UCF Business Incubator – Kissimmee, will help connect domestic and international companies with Central Florida new […]

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Annual Innovation Challenge Draws Students to Pitch Ideas for Commercialization

The winning team was from Stetson University The Cairns Foundation held its second Innovation Challenge on April 12th at the UCF Business Incubator – Daytona Beach International Airport. The challenge allowed student teams from local colleges and universities to pitch creative ideas with market potential. This year, the winning team, who won a $10,000 cash […]

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Strength in Numbers – UCFBIP Collaborates with Disaster Awareness and Preparedness Initiative

The devastating images captured during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina still haunt the minds of many, especially those who live in areas prone to storms. The reality is any disaster can spawn panic and turmoil, which is why careful planning and preparation is crucial. Entrepreneur and wellness advocate Al Zow Sr., founder and president of […]

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First Response Disaster Team Earns Top “Small Business” Award in Bright House Networks First Annual Regional Business Awards in Greater Orlando Area

Volusia County-based First Response Disaster Team earned first place honors in the inaugural Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in the Greater Orlando area. The 10-person company, a recent graduate of the UCF Business Incubation Program, earned the recognition in the “small business” category.   The awards program honors the companies, organizations and people whose products, […]

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Writing Code that Changes the World

Modeling and simulation development tackles many difficult problems, including processing complex data sets, rendering these into various graphics engines, and making this data available on a wide range of devices, with a focus on Web and mobile platforms. From small-scale software development efforts to designing and building end-to-end solutions, AgileSrc, LLC blends the right combination […]

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Candace Crowe Design Featured in British Plastic Surgery Journal

Orlando, Fla. (July 31, 2015) — Candace Crowe Design, one of the leading U.S. providers of web-based marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for aesthetic and plastic surgery practices, was recently featured in Aesthetic, the leading plastic and cosmetic surgery trade journal in the U.K. Candace Crowe earned her spot in the magazine by advising practitioners […]

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RSS Logistics Earns First Contract from Defense Logistics Agency

Orlando, Fla. (July 30, 2015) — RSS Logistics, the Orlando firm that provides full-spectrum of integrated product support and manufacturing services, recently earned its first prime contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation division. Alma J. Coronado, president and chief executive officer of RSS Logistics, said DLA is the U.S. military’s integrated materials manager for […]

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Exam Plus in Winter Springs Earns Major Contract with Puerto Rico-based Lufthansa Technik

Winter Springs, Fla. (July 27, 2015) — Exam Plus, a Winter Springs company that provides comprehensive substance abuse programs for a wide range of corporate and government employers, recently earned a major contract to serve Lufthansa Technik in Puerto Rico, a leading manufacturer and provider of maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification services for civil aircraft. José […]

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Coaching Firm Total Alignment Partners Offers “Awareness Boost” as Currency in Personal-Development Courses

Winter Springs, Fla. (July 7, 2015) – Total Alignment Partners or TAP, a global executive coaching and consulting firm, is making it easier than ever for corporate clients and others to achieve alignment and perform at their highest levels through what they call a customized “Awareness Boost” currency program. But, instead of spending hundreds of […]