Knetik Media closes $1 Million financing

Written by Abraham Aboraya, Orlando Business Journal.

knetik-media-identity-mainORLANDO - Knetik Media has raised $1 million in financing, the company announced August 11.

Knetik, which offers the Knetik Platform to monetize and distribute content in the video, broadcast, magazine and game publishing industry, raised $800,000 in capital and $200,000 in debt conversion in a deal that formally closed June 30.

Canvs opens its doors to tech startups, coworking

Written by David Glass.

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ORLANDO - This morning the Canvs downtown coworking space officially opened its doors to coworkers. The nonprofit coworking community accommodates 164 coworkers, with a specific focus on technology startups. The mission of Canvs is to make it easier for anyone to start and grow a company in Orlando. The organization will accomplish that goal by providing startup companies with flexible workspace options, mentorship, programming, and regular events.

Zynga's Orlando studio to develop Tiger Woods, NFL games

Written by David Glass.

zynga-logo1ORLANDO - Zynga has announced a new division called Zynga Sports 365. The company is developing mobile games for football and golf and has signed former Tiger Woods for a game to be released later this year. Tiger Woods was the brand name for Electronic Arts' PGA Tour golf games from 1998 through to 2013, when he was dropped by the publisher.

National Business Incubation Association to move HQ to Orlando

Written by David Glass.

nbiawtaglineORLANDO – The National Business Incubation Association, a international membership-based organization with a focus on advancing business and entrepreneurship, announced it will relocate its headquarters and the formation of the Global Training Center for Business Incubation & Innovation to Orlando from Athens, Ohio, to service more than 2,200 members worldwide.

Inside Canvs, Orlando's New Tech Startup Hub

Written by David Glass.

ORLANDO - Canvs, a new non-profit tech startup hub in downtown Orlando will open on Monday.

The 15,000 square foot space will open with 114 desks and expand to 164 desks with an additional 3,500 square foot expansion that will come online in October.

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