Incubator client companies well represented on OBJ and GrowFL lists

Orlando, Fla. (February 29, 2024) – The first two months of 2024 have seen tremendous recognition for a select group of client companies of the UCF Business Incubation Program.

More than a half dozen businesses have been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal and GrowFL, who are clients of UCF Incubators in Orange and Seminole counties.

“For any company, being recognized by organizations like these two can truly help them gain traction as they look to enter their markets or build their business,” says Rob Panepinto, director, of Innovation Districts strategy and partnerships and senior strategic advisor, Partnerships and Innovation, University of Central Florida. “We’re immensely proud of these companies’ success and accomplishments that allowed them to be recognized in this fashion.”

The winning companies are:

GrowFL’s Companies to Watch

  • Tech Rage IT (Winter Springs Incubator)

Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

  • Jessica King, Flowintell (Lake Nona Incubator)

Orlando Business Journal’s Fire Awards:

  • Globalfy (Downtown Incubator)
  • Skiftech (Research Park Incubator)
  • Tech Rage IT (Winter Springs Incubator)
  • X-Batt (Research Park Incubator)

Orlando Business Journal’s Startups to Watch:

  • Flowintell (Lake Nona Incubator)
  • Spot (Orlando Incubator)
  • Timeplast (Winter Springs Incubator)



For more information, please contact:

UCF Business Incubation Program: Carol Ann Dykes Logue, 407-635-9882, or Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470,

About the UCF Business Incubation Program: The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has provided vital business development resources resulting in over 300 local startup companies reaching their potential faster and graduating into the community where they continue to grow and positively impact the local economy.

With nine facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Eustis, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. In 2022, current incubator clients supported over 1200 employees and generated over $120 million in revenue.  Nineteen companies graduated from the program and remained in the local community. For more information, visit