There are three common characteristics of good entrepreneurs, according to Susan Amat, founder and CEO of Venture Hive, a company focused on identifying, educating and facilitating the success of new business. Read More
On May 17, 2016, Florida Venture Forum and its partner, Space Florida, will be hosting the Ninth Annual Florida Early Stage Capital Conference and the Sixth Annual Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition. The Florida Venture Forum is a non-profit member organization established in 1984 who’s mission is to provide Florida-based entrepreneurs and… Read More
“Jia you!” I’d hear before a test, or when I was struggling to convey even simple messages in Mandarin. “gee-ah yo!” I’d mimic when my Chinese friends were despondent before exams. Read More
By nature, entrepreneurs are highly creative, intelligent and ambitious, so why is there such a drastic divide between the ones who go on to develop mega-successful brands and those who fail? After all, most entrepreneurs are acutely aware of the fact that the vast majority – about 80 percent according… Read More
Moterum LLC, a local USF startup company, was awarded funding from the University of South Florida Research Foundation’s Seed Capital Accelerator program. The beneficial funding was used to produce a clinical grade prototype of the company’s novel, simple, and highly effective MTip Crutch Tip for crutch walking assistance and control. Read More
Modelithics, Inc., the industry leader in simulation models for RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave devices, is very excited to announce and celebrate fifteen successful years in business! Since becoming the first company in a new University of South Florida Incubator in 2001, Modelithics® has delivered excellence and innovation in the field… Read More
A new co-working space with an interesting name is opening in Orlando this week, giving more local small companies options for affordable and flexible workspace. Backers of the new site, Sbrubbles, also plan to open three other locations throughout Florida, including in Tampa, giving members the option to use their… Read More
TEC Garage, the newest concept for accelerating entrepreneurial success from Tampa Bay Innovation Center, will be holding its second series of  CO.STARTERS, a nationally renowned business development platform that helps local communities grow their businesses.  TEC Garage is accepting applications now for the nine-week program, which begins Apr. 5, 2016. Read More
Sarasota County is on the verge of an agreement with the University of Florida that officials say will lure tech companies to the area and bolster the local economy. Read More
Given the abundance of new funding options and eager investors, the best time to begin a business startup is clearly right now. Below are the pros and cons of the different funding types available to new business startups along with some advice on how to get started. Read More