Burnout Game Ventures plans to increase Central Florida's role as an active area for game development by taking in gaming firms and working with them to churn out a marketable video game product in six months or less. The company functions as an incubator for video game developers, training them on what they need to know in order for their idea to succeed.
collaboration is at the heart of the model, we wanted a central location where one, you had the convergence of a lot of health care players, prominent players in health care,” said Renee Finley, vice president of innovation and market intelligence for Florida Blue.
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Fancy Kiwi - Provides a very easy to use subscription service for intimate feminine hygiene products with the future intention of becoming the one-stop-shop for all related monthly products.
IN2F - Is working on creating a geo-location platform on which geo-centric apps can be easily created for differing products. Their first app release will be called "I Gotta Pee" and will be focused on providing the easiest way to quickly and conveniently find clean restrooms.
Orlando just had the right mix of founders, investors, and partners that we could plug our support, mentors and application pipeline into.”
The Orlando program will be led by Allen Kupetz, executive-in-residence, Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College ; Richard Licursi, chairman, Spectrum Bridge Inc.; Pete McAlindon, chief executive officer, Blue Orb Inc.; and Pat McNair, interim chief financial officer, RowShamBow.