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Mobiquity expands to Gainesville, creating 260 jobs

Published: Apr 24th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mobiquity, a leading professional services firm, has selected Gainesville as the site for its expansion and will add 260 jobs over the next three years. Driven by significant company growth and industry demand for its mobile app development expertise, Mobiquity selected Gainesville as the perfect location to expand, leveraging the engineering talent at the University of Florida and in the broader community.

UF incubator takes international honor

Published: Apr 10th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator took top honors worldwide this week when it was named the 2013 Incubator of the Year by the National Business Incubation Association.

UF panel to talk about startups that sold for more than $100 million

Published: Mar 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fourteen early-stage technology companies will present Thursday at “A Celebration of Innovation,” the University of Florida’s seventh annual technology showcase.

UF connects to Internet2 at 100 Gbps, expanding computer power 10-fold

Published: Feb 6th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has activated an ultra-high-speed connection to the Internet2 Innovation Platform, expanding computing power 10-fold and offering a computing network found in only three other places in the United States.

New Innovation Hub program assists hopeful entrepreneurs

Published: Nov 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at UF has launched “The Hatchery,” a new incubator program to help aspiring entrepreneurs fine-tune concepts for technology-based businesses and turn these ideas into startup companies.

New program empowers women in tech startups

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

VILLE, Fla. — The hot new field of technology startups faces a distressing problem: Women are so underrepresented in these companies’ leadership ranks that less than 10 percent of venture-backed startups are headed by women.

University of Florida chemists pioneer new technique for nanostructure assembly

Published: Oct 18th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers from the University of Florida department of chemistry has developed a new technique for growing new materials from nanorods.

Innovation Hub reports 85 jobs and $7.2 million in private investment in 10 months

Published: Oct 12th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at UF, a business super incubator located halfway between the University of Florida campus and downtown Gainesville, created 85 jobs and secured $7.2 million in private investment after less than a year in operation, figures show.

Fast-growing startup graduates from Florida Innovation Hub at UF, moves to downtown Gainesville

Published: Aug 1st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Shadow Health Inc., a virtual education and training company based on University of Florida computer-programming technology, will graduate from the Florida Innovation Hub at UF at 4:30 p.m. Thursday with an informal ceremony in the lobby.

UF Tech Connect program awarded grant for starting technology companies

Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is the only university in the state and among only 10 universities in the region to receive a federal five-year grant this month to promote the formation of technology startup companies based on university research discoveries.