Photos: Inside Orlando's New Startup Hub

Canvs, a new non-profit tech startup hub in downtown Orlando will open on August 11. The 15,000 square …

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PHOTOS: Starter Studio Demo Day 2014

Starter Studio, a Orlando-based mentor driven tech accelrator program held demo day for its second class on Wednesday, …

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One Spark Announces 2015 Dates

One Spark Co-Founder and CEO Elton Rivas and One Spark Executive Director and COO Joe Sampson announced One …

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Canvs announces partnerships with UCF, Rollins

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ORLANDO - Canvs, a 17,000 square foot co-working and tech startup hub that will open this August has announced it will partner with the University of Central Florida and Rollins College on educational programming, mentorship opportunities, and a internship program for companies working in the space.

Miami's Posto7 raises $925K

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MIAMI - Posto7, a Miami-based startup has raised $925,000 in convertible notes from NXTP Labs and several other investors in New York City, San Francisco, Brazil and Miami.

Posto7 is a mobile application that helps you share your favorite restaurants, hotels, and nightlife venues with your fiends.

Catalyst; 7,000 square foot shared tech space to open in downtown Orlando

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ORLANDO - Catalyst, a new 7,000 square foot collaborative workspace for tech entrepreneurs, startups and creative professionals will open this fall in downtown Orlando.

Catalyst’s interior renderings show its open floor plan with a lounge setting in the entrance area that can be converted to event space. Beyond the entry is more open workspace with table seating for coworkers and a craft coffee bar. Beyond the coffee bar is additional open workspace with dedicated desks as well as glass enclosed office spaces. Both in front and to the side of the coffee bar are glass enclosed conference rooms with video conferencing capability.

Zynga signs lease for Orlando gaming studio

zynga-logo1ORLANDO - Zynga, the company behind such games as Farmville and Words With Friends, has signed a lease for office space in Maitland.

Real estate development company Emerson International confirmed the lease for Zynga, of 5,203 square feet at 2600 Maitland Center Parkway. That’s only about one block east of Central Florida’s video game giant, EA Sports.

Revamped Orlando tech awards seeks nominations

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ORLANDO – Each year, the Orlando Economic Development Commission honors companies and individuals for bright ideas, creative solutions, pioneering research and support for the tech community with an awards program. This year, the EDC is adding new partners, new categories and changing the format of the event.

Orlando Tech Association planning Orlando Tech Week

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ORLANDO - The Orlando Tech Association, along with over a dozen community partners, has begun planning for Tech Week, a collection of events hosted by organizations and businesses from across Orlando’s technology industry from September 27 - October 3. Partners range from the Orlando Science Center to local grassroots Meetup groups, and topics include programming; big data; space technology; gaming; laser and photonics; STEM education; medical technology; simulation; and tech business development, among others.  

OrlandoiX adds to production team, names associate producer

Jill-Healey orlandoixORLANDO – OrlandoiX, the organization driving the five-day technology and digital arts festival of the same name, has announced the appointment of Jill Healey to the position of Associate Producer. In her role as associate producer of OrlandoiX, Healey will lead festival sponsorships, partnerships, exhibitor sales, marketing, and communications.

“We are excited to bring an Associate Producer on board to propel us forward as we focus on developing partnerships, generating a buzz about OrlandoiX and creating unique sponsorship opportunities for our partners. Jill’s experience and strategic approach are an asset to both our partners and our organization”, said David Glass, Executive Producer of OrlandoiX and publisher of the Florida Technology Journal.