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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Hire Velocity Acquires TSC Services

HireVelocity-Logo200TAMPA - Hire Velocity, a national, technology enabled recruiting company recently completed the acquisition of TSC Services, LLC. TSC Services, a Vienna, Virginia-based business focuses on placing top contract recruiters in the Government sector, one of the strongest growth verticals for recruiting services. Hire Velocity now owns a majority interest in TSC. The companies began working together almost a year ago as sales channel partners. Over time, the relationship strengthened as a strong breadth of synergies emerged relative to sourcing capabilities, technology and client needs.

Digital Domain Lands Investment from Palm Beach Capital

Digital_Domain-logoWEST PALM BEACH - Palm Beach Capital announced today that it has made an investment into Digital Domain Holdings. This transaction is the first equity investment by Palm Beach Capital from Palm Beach Capital Fund III, L.P. Macquarie Investment Management Limited served as a co-investor in this transaction. No financial terms were disclosed.

GrowFL Creates 400+ Jobs, Helps Fuel Statewide Economic Growth

growfl_logoORLANDO – Through targeted business assistance, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute and its program GrowFL helped entrepreneurial growth companies create at least 418 jobs throughout the state in just its first year. Based on proven business support strategies referred to as economic gardening, the State of Florida-funded program targets companies in the second stage of growth that have passed the start-up phase and are most likely to create jobs.

E-commerce firm Savtira Opens Ybor Headquarters, Hiring 65 Employees

Savtira_gifTAMPA - Savtira Corporation has announced it is bringing 65 new jobs to the historic Ybor City district of Tampa. Savtira, a new provider of outsourced e-commerce solutions, will be moving into its new 8,000 square foot Ybor City headquarters on January. The company designs and manages online businesses for publishers, software and game developers, aggregators, distributors, streaming companies, netcasters, retailers and e-tailers.

Celebrated StartupCamp Returns to ITEXPO East in Miami

startupcamplogo-8bNORWALK, CT - TMC and EMBRASE Business Consulting announced that StartupCamp, collocated with ITEXPO East, February 3, 2011 in the Miami Beach Convention Center—will return to Miami and feature a keynote address from DialPad, GrandCentral Founder Craig Walker. StartupCamp is a forum for early-stage entrepreneurs to pitch their communications offerings to a discriminating audience of potential investors, media, bloggers and industry influencers, who gather for an evening of rich networking.

High Tech Firms Lead Florida's Inaugural Companies To Watch List

growfl_logoORLANDO - Fifty companies from 18 Florida counties have earned a place in Florida’s inaugural class of Companies to Watch. The accolade, presented by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida and ACG Florida, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation and funding support from The Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development, recognizes the state’s privately held businesses that employ up to 99 employees and have between $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or capital.

Online Holiday Spending Approaches $22 Billion, Up 12 Percent

comScore_IncRESTON, VA - Digital measurement firm comScore, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 40 days of the November – December 2010 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, more than $21.95 billion has been spent online, marking a 12-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year. The most recent week reached $5.15 billion in spending, an increase of 11 percent versus the corresponding week last year, as two individual days each surpassed $900 million.