Covian Consulting Selected to Participate in the Annie E. Casey Foundation Database of Research and Evaluation Professionals

ORLANDO, Fla.,  (June 5, 2015) — Covian Consulting, which assists agencies, community based organizations and small businesses develop effective research, evaluation, communication, policy and staff development programs, has been selected to join the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) database of research and evaluation professionals. Maritza Concha, Ph.D., a principal and founder of Covian Consulting, said the […]

Homeowner Activist and Founder of recent Guest on National Public Radio segment about Hurricane Preparedness

ORLANDO, Fla.  – Kia Ricchi, founder of Orlando-based, recently marked the beginning of hurricane season by being a guest on National Public Radio’s Topical Currents program June 1 in the station’s Miami studios. Ricchi, a contributor to NPR affiliate stations, as well as Remodeling Magazine, FineHomebuilding, The Street and Inman News, discussed improvements that […]

UCF Spinout firm Nano Discovery Wins 2015 TechConnect Innovation Award for New Cancer Detection Screening Using Gold Nano Particles

Orlando, Fla. (June 1, 2015) — Nano Discovery, Inc. has been named a 2015 TechConnect Innovation Award winner.  Only the top 20 percent of the hundreds of technologies submitted were selected to receive awards and be showcased at the TechConnect 2015 Innovation Summit this month in Washington, D.C. Dr. Treen Huo, CEO, will showcase Nano Discovery’s […]

DrW Life Skills Institute President to Speak at the Florida Massage Therapy Assn Convention and Trade Show

ORLANDO, Fla., (June 1, 2015) – Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot (“DrW”), founder and coaching program director at DrW Life Skills Institute in Kissimmee, will be a featured speaker at the 2015 Florida State Massage Convention and Trade Show June 25-28 in Orlando. DrW said her talk will focus on Emotional Intelligence for Healthcare Professionals at the […]

Alma Coronado Named President & Chief Executive Officer at RSS Logistics in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 27, 2015) — Alma J. Coronado has been named president and chief executive officer of RSS Logistics, the Orlando-based technology company that has grown from two principals to 10 employees since opening in 2011. Mrs. Coronado, majority owner of RSS Logistics, was co-founder of the firm with Richard Coronado, who serves as […]

New Hotel Sourcing Tool For Third-Party Planners

Hotel sourcing and strategic meetings management firm Zentila will announce a new technology platform aimed specifically at third-party and independent planners this week.

UCF Business Incubation Program Receives International Designation to Help Foreign Firms Expand to Central Florida

UCF’s Program Becomes First & Only Incubator in Florida to Hold the Distinction ORLANDO, Fla. (May 26, 2015) — The University of Central Florida (UCF) Business Incubation Program announced today that it has been designated as a Soft Landings International Incubator by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). The NBIA – the world’s leading organization advancing […]

UCF Graduate and Serial Entrepreneur Launches New Venture –

Orlando, Fla. (May 11, 2015) — UCF Rosen School graduate Julien Meyer has launched yet another online venture. provides restaurants and hospitality companies the opportunity to receive customer feedback via a “direct line” that is anonymous—something customers like—and private—something owners like even more. “Private” is important.  Sites such as Yelp, TripAdvisor, Urban Spoon and […]

Geocove Inc. graduates from UCF Business Incubation Program, Opens New Offices in Orlando and Buffalo

Orlando, Fla. / Buffalo, N.Y. (May 7, 2015) — Geocove, Inc., a leading provider of GIS-based technology that helps disaster management teams assess the magnitude of storm destruction and plan damage control and recovery operations, is opening new offices in Orlando and Buffalo. Karyn Tareen, chief executive officer of Geocove and a graduate of the […]

Nano Discovery to Showcase Newly Developed Early Cancer Test at TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Orlando, Fla. (May 5, 2015) — UCF researchers who discovered how to use gold nanoparticles to create an accurate, inexpensive early cancer test have been invited to showcase their invention at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference June 14-17 in Washington, D.C. Dr. Qun Huo, associate professor in the NanoScience Technology Center at the University of […]