Full Sail University recently celebrated its second anniversary of its partnership with ESPN and the opening of the new on campus Sports Media Lab powered by ESPN. Full Sail University president, Garry Jones; Josh Mora, Director of Sports Marketing and Media Degree Program, and David Saphirstein, Director of Creative Technology at ESPN share their thoughts on the benefits of the program.
Mark Schaub of the Orlando Science Center gives FTJ a recap of Otronicon 2013, a showcase of interactive technologies developed in Orlando.
Otronicon is the Science Center’s largest annual event with an average of 2,500 visitors each day – more than 10,000 guests for all four days. Children experience science and tech careers through the appeal of video games, interactive technology and virtual reality.
ORLANDO - IFM Ventures announced that it has invested $200,000 in venVelo, a venture fund and business accelerator headquartered in Winter Park. IFM’s investment in venVelo follows that of Oakstone Holdings.
venVelo focuses on early-stage investments, it invested in flexReceipts in late 2012.
Richard Licursi, CEO and co-founder of venVelo says “venVelo welcomes this investment from IFM. It will offer IFM access to our deal flow and gives us additional funding as we move ahead in building out our portfolio,” said Licursi.
NEW YORK, NY - Deloitte released its 4th Annual Tech Trends Report "Elements of Postdigital," highlighting the top 10 enabling and disrupting technology trends that are expected to be drivers for businesses as they move toward achieving the potential of the postdigital enterprise. At the core of achieving this vision, the report examines the convergence and controlled collision of five forces: analytics, mobile, social, cloud and cyber, where all five forces are mature, implemented, integrated and baked-in instead of bolted on.
JACKSONVILLE - Shad Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and automobile parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate, will partner with One Spark, the world's first crowdfunding festival, to offer the potential of up to $1 million in capital investment focused on creators who participate in the April event taking place in Jacksonville.
ORLANDO - For the eighth consecutive year, multiple industry partners join Orlando Science Center to celebrate the role interactive technology plays in the way we live, learn, work and play during Otronicon hosted on January 18–21.
This year, partners including EA SPORTS, University of Central Florida and Florida Hospital for Children demonstrate Orlando’s impact on the world of entertainment, simulation, education, training, health care and more.