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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 […]

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$5 Million+ Renovation Underway at Oldest Incubator in the UCF Business Incubation Program in Central Fla. Research Park

ORLANDO, Fla. (July 2, 2015) – Construction is underway on a $5 Million plus renovation project of the 50,000 square feet UCF Business Incubator in the Central Florida Research Park. Carol Ann Dykes, site manager for the Research Park incubator said the facility, established in 1999, is getting a major upgrade and has undergone six […]

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Fairsail, one of Fastest Growing Tech Companies in U.K. opens new Orlando Office

ORLANDO, Fla. — Fairsail, which helps mid-sized, multinational companies acquire, engage, manage and develop their people through global, easy-to-use cloud-based HR software, has established their North American subsidiary at the University of Central Florida’s Business Incubator in the Central Florida Research Park. Fairsail recently joined the incubation program’s Soft Landing program, which provides flexible office space, […]

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Beacon tech powers hyper local emergency notification app

A local entrepreneur says he wants to extend the highly recognizable motto that emerged from the Sept. 11 terror attacks, “If you see something, say something,” to mobile phones.

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President of Candace Crowe Design to Make Presentations at a Major International Conference in India

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 26, 2015) — Candace Crowe, president of Candace Crowe Design, technology-based firm that specializes in marketing services for plastic and reconstructive surgery practices throughout the U.S., was honored with an invitation to participate as a faculty member in a major international aesthetic surgery conference in New Delhi India. Ms. Crowe, who is regularly […]

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Life Skills Institute President to Present at Florida Dispute Resolution Center’s Annual Conference

Kissimmee, Fla. (June 24, 2015) — Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot (“DrW”), president of the DrW® Life Skills Institute in Kissimmee and Supreme Court certified Family Mediator, will present at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Florida Dispute Resolution Center July 30-Aug. 1 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando. This is the first time Dr.W will […]

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Local Tech Firm to Create 28 High-Wage Jobs

Looks like a startup affiliated with the University of Central Florida’s business incubator is outgrowing its space and may find a bigger workspace in downtown Orlando.

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Learn to Train Executives

Total Alignment Partners [TAP], an Orlando-based executive coaching firm, will present a certified training course for trainers July 14-15 and again Sept. 8-9 at the University of Central Florida Business Incubator in Winter Springs.

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UCF Business Incubation Program Promotes Michael Weiss to Site Manager of Orlando Incubator

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 15, 2015)  — The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program has promoted Michael Weiss to site manager of the UCF Business Incubator located at 3218 E. Colonial Drive in Orlando. Gordon Hogan, director of the UCF Business Incubation Program, said Weiss joined the organization two years ago as program development manager […]

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Daytona Beach-based Technology Company IQ Onsite to Exhibit Campus Security App Silent Button at National Safety Forum in Washington June 25-26

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 15, 2015) – IQ Onsite, a Daytona Beach-based technology company, will present its “Campus Ping” security app to safety leaders at the Campus Safety National Forum June 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. The annual conference – aimed at security, emergency management, law enforcement and school and hospital administrators – will […]

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StratEx Awarded Chicago’s 2015 “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®”

Chicago, IL., June 11, 2015 – StratEx, a Chicago-based provider of human resource services and software, was honored as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Chicago” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). “It is an honor to be recognized amongst some of the top organizations in the Chicagoland […]

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Orlando-based Coaching Company to present Human Sciences-based Training Course

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla.  (June 12, 2015) – Total Alignment Partners [TAP], an Orlando-based executive coaching firm, will present a certified training course for trainers July 14-15 and again Sept. 8-9 at the University of Central Florida Business Incubator in Winter Springs. Debbie Forcier-Lynn, an awareness leadership expert and partner in Total Alignment Partners, said the […]