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UF panel to discuss alternative funding sources for startups

Published: Mar 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Alternative sources of funding for early-stage startup companies will be the topic of conversation for a panel discussion at the University of Florida’s eighth annual technology showcase, “A Celebration of Innovation,” March 13.

Program encourages women to become technology entrepreneurs

Published: Nov 7th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The second session of Empowering Women in Technology Startups, known as eWiTS, a breakthrough program seeking to educate and encourage women in technology entrepreneurship, concludes Nov. 12 with an investor pitch competition at the Florida Innovation Hub.

Prominent Florida business leader to work with UF students as first Knight Fellow

Prominent Florida business leader to work with UF students as first Knight Fellow

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The founder and chairman of the largest privately held construction company in Florida will share his expertise and experiences with University of Florida students for the next month as the first Knight Fellow in-Residence.

Documentary about teacher’s success to be screened at middle school

Published: Sep 20th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Directed and produced by award-winning University of Florida documentary filmmaker Boaz Dvir, “Discovering Gloria” tells the story of former Gainesville Duval Elementary School teacher Gloria Jean Merriex’s transformation into a trailblazing innovator and a national model.

UF: Innovation Hub spawns 250 jobs in just 20 months

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at the University of Florida has contributed to the creation of 250 jobs in just its first 20 months, new figures show, and the three-story incubator already has more than two dozen tenants.

Applications open for UF program empowering women in tech startups

Published: Aug 19th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Applications are now available for a new session of the groundbreaking University of Florida program called Empowering Women in Technology Startups, starting in September.

University of Florida engineering professor recognized with ‘Oscar of Innovation’

Published: Jul 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kelly Jordan, assistant professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Florida, has been recognized for his role in developing one of the top 100 technology products of […]