ORLANDO - Starter Studio, a Orlando-based mentor-driven accelerator program for startup tech companies is gearing up for its second annual showcase of startups who participated in the three month program. Starter Studio Demo Day 2014 will be held on August 6 at the Cheyenne Saloon in downtown Orlando.
ORLANDO - EA Tiburon Vice President and General Manager Daryl Holt quieted rumors about the company moving from its Maitland office to downtown Orlando in an exclusive interview with Orlando Business Journal.
Holt said that while the video game studio — famous for making sports titles such as Madden NFL — has looked at a lot of different space options recently, EA has renewed the lease for its office at 1950 Summit Park Drive in Maitland. But a few changes will be made.
WEST PALM BEACH - Startup Palm Beach, a startup resource organization is planning a week of events to celebrate and showcase Palm Beach startups. Activities include; Startup Weekend, Barcamp and a Demo Day. All events will be held July 18-25.
FORT LAUDERDALE - Always pushing the boundaries of leading edge trading technology, Ft. Lauderdale-based EZ Trading Computer unveils the World's Smallest Trading Computer. Named the Ultra Nano, this new trading computer model is 70% smaller, as measured in cubic inches, than a typical 17.3 inch laptop. Based on Intel's i7 desktop processor technology, this model is also 25% faster than standard i7 laptops.
WINTER PARK - venVelo, an early-stage venture fund and business accelerator based in Winter Park announced today that its nine current portfolio companies now employ over 100 people full time in Florida.
MIAMI - Net Element, a Miami-based company specializing in mobile payment solutions has completed the closing of a $10 Million credit facility from RBL Capital Group. The closing represents the second funding in the $30 million financing round that was announced in April.
MIAMI - Wyncode's first ever Pitch Day attracted more than 150 people to The LAB Miami. The 14 members of the first cohort of the coding school bootcamp learned programming skills – many starting at ground zero. In the last two weeks of the nine-week program, they created projects and showcased them at the pitch day event.