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Why Florida Blue's new innovation center is in Orlando and not Jacksonville - Jacksonville Business Journal

Mon, 11/04/2013 - 08:53 -- rprice

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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President Barack Obama: Entrepreneurs will create new apps from government data - Orlando Business Journal

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:24 -- rprice

the president issued an executive order that requires that data generated by government agencies be made available to the public in open, machine-readable formats when information systems are replaced or modernized. The White House hopes that entrepreneurs will use this data for new applications, just like what happened decades ago when weather data and the Global Positioning System was made accessible to the public.

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Healthbox

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 11:23 -- rprice

With significant change on the horizon and stakeholders hungry for the solutions of tomorrow, there has never been a better time to be a healthcare entrepreneur. Healthbox was created to uncover and foster innovative solutions and to deliver a collaborative infrastructure to enable entrepreneurial success. The entrepreneurs selected to participate in one of our 16-week programs receive structured, customized support designed to address the challenges unique to starting a business in healthcare.

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Florida senator plants idea to grow fund for startups - Orlando Business Journal

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 09:13 -- rprice

A South Florida lawmaker wants the state to add $30 million to a dwindling seed fund to help startup companies grow to the next level by financing their product testing.

The fund is intended to commercialize research projects at universities and research institutions, like the one by nSolgel LLC, a company co-founded by Sudipta Seal, director of the University of Central Florida NanoScience Technology Center. Seal has been researching whether he could make building material from the ash collected from the burning of coal to generate power.

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Florida senator plants idea to grow fund for startups - Orlando Business Journal

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 09:13 -- rprice

A South Florida lawmaker wants the state to add $30 million to a dwindling seed fund to help startup companies grow to the next level by financing their product testing.

The fund is intended to commercialize research projects at universities and research institutions, like the one by nSolgel LLC, a company co-founded by Sudipta Seal, director of the University of Central Florida NanoScience Technology Center. Seal has been researching whether he could make building material from the ash collected from the burning of coal to generate power.

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floridacreatives
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The face behind Silicon Orange - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:25 -- rprice

“It gives us an identify and names the location,” said Steele, who is also co-founder of Doccaster (Gotootie Inc.), an Internet-based document hosting and distribution platform for events.

Silicon Orange is not only a play on the name Silicon Valley, it’s also gives the location of the downtown tech community – mostly along, and close to, Orange Avenue. Steele’s Tweets also talk about juicy news or events, a reference to the orange in Silicon Orange.

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The face behind Silicon Orange - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:25 -- rprice

“It gives us an identify and names the location,” said Steele, who is also co-founder of Doccaster (Gotootie Inc.), an Internet-based document hosting and distribution platform for events.

Silicon Orange is not only a play on the name Silicon Valley, it’s also gives the location of the downtown tech community – mostly along, and close to, Orange Avenue. Steele’s Tweets also talk about juicy news or events, a reference to the orange in Silicon Orange.

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startup
urbanrethink
floridacreatives

Face behind Silicon Orange heading west - Orlando Business Journal

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 20:22 -- rprice

The software consultant and co-founder of Orlando Tech Meetup believes he and his company eventually will return to Orlando because of the talent here and the fact that Doccaster is a convention-related product and Orlando is one of the top convention destinations in the world.

“I want to look back when I am 80 years old and hear Orlando mentioned in the same breath with Boston, Austin, Texas, and Boulder, Colo., when referring to technology communities,” Steele said.

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