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Embark Safety Receives State of Florida Minority Business Enterprise Certification

ORLANDO, Fla. – Embark Safety, a leading provider of driver monitoring and fleet risk management services across North America, recently received the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certification from the State of Florida’s Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD). The MBE certification is the most widely recognized certification for minority-owned businesses in the United States. To receive […]

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Foreign Entrepreneurs Find Success in the U.S.

Launching a new business is tough, ask any entrepreneur.  Launching a new business in a foreign country requires even more courage and drive.  Some say it is much riskier, and is not for the faint of heart. The UCF Business Incubator – Kissimmee recently hosted a successful meeting with four businesses with Brazilian connections: SOLVIS […]

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DiCapta Studios Moving to Winter Springs

Winter Springs, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2015) — Dicapta, the award-winning U.S. provider of accessible digital media to serve people with visual or hearing limitations and Spanish speaking community, is relocating its office and studios from Longwood to the UCF Business Incubation facilities in Winter Springs. Maria Diaz, chief executive officer of Dicapta, said the company’s new […]

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Flame Boss Introduces New BBQ Smoker Accessory with Internet Capability

Orlando, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) – Flame Boss™ an Orlando company that’s been manufacturing and selling remote controllers for BBQ smokers since late 2013, introduced a new “Flame Boss 200” earlier this summer that’s WiFi enabled. Michael Collins, President, said Flame Boss 200 comes with exactly the same kit sold with his Flame Boss 100—a […]

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Winter Springs Based Med-Bill Inc. Launches New Website to Help Doctors Lower Billing Costs

Winter Springs, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) — Med-Bill Inc., based in Winter Springs, has launched a new web site designed to help medical practices incorporate new ICD-10-CM standards, or the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification. Louie B. Hilal, chief executive officer at Med-Bill, said doctors offices are required to comply with the new […]

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Winter Springs CEO Appointed Technology Judge at Global Trillion-Dollar CTIA 2015 Wireless Industry Convention Sept. 9-11

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2015) — Bill Stueber, founder of Wireless Assets Holdings LLC in Winter Springs, has been appointed as a Technology Judge at the CTIA Super Mobility 2015 wireless industry convention in Las Vegas September 9-11. It’s the third straight year that Stueber, a 33-year veteran of the wireless industry, has been invited […]

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Winter Springs Company Seico Technology Earns Major Contract from Dominican Republic Air Force

Winter Springs, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2015) — Seico Technology in Winter Springs was recently awarded a major contract to provide sophisticated software and technical support to the Dominican Republic Air Force. Mauricio Orjuela, general manager at Seico Technology, said the contract is one of the first of many he expects from Latin America. “We opened our […]

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CEO of DRW Life Skills Institute Increasingly Popular Media Interview

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2015) — Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot, Ph.D., CEO of the DRW Life Skills Institute in Kissimmee, is becoming an increasingly active media consultant and interview subject on the topic of emotional intelligence and how increasing EI skills promotes happiness, well-being and self-confidence. Appearing as “Dr. W,” Dr. Bonet-Gascot has recently appeared on Telemundo […]

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Treasure Box Kids’ On-Line Children’s Clothing Boutique to be Featured at Florida Kids and Family Expo Aug 29-30

ORLANDO, Fla.  (Aug. 19, 2015) – Treasure Box Kids, an Orlando-based on-line boutique children’s clothing company, will be featured as the host of a fashion show touting the latest trends for babies, toddlers and kids at the first annual Florida Kids & Family Expo at the Orange County Convention Center Aug. 29-30. Carolyn Bailey, president […]

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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 […]