Orlando cybersecurity startup makes top 100 list

Orlando cybersecurity startup makes top 100 list

An Orlando cybersecurity startup has been recognized as one of the top young companies in the space. Fortress Information Security, which protects supply chains from attacks, landed on Cyber Defense Magazine’s Top 100. The company has more than 100 employees...
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UCF research receives $1M grant to study AI, cyber attacks

UCF research receives $1M grant to study AI, cyber attacks

A UCF researcher has landed a $1 million DoD award to develop a defense against cyber attacks on AI-based systems. The money will provide engineering professor Mubarak Shah resources to study cyber defense strategies. Shah and a team has been...
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JourneyLabs in Lake Mary names former GE leader CEO

JourneyLabs in Lake Mary names former GE leader CEO

A Lake Mary medical tech firm named a former GE official to be its new CEO last month. Tim Bush took over the leadership role of JourneyLabs in Lake Mary last month. Bush helped GE launch its virtual hospital platform...
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10 Orlando tech firms hit annual Inc. 5000 list, which measures growth

10 Orlando tech firms hit annual Inc. 5000 list, which measures growth

A Winter Garden ad agency that runs Facebook campaigns for law firms broke the top 200 on the Inc. 5000. The list is the business publication Inc. Magazine’s annual recognition of the 5,000 companies that showed the most growth in...
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Daytona Beach medical firm secures Orlando fund’s first investment

Daytona Beach medical firm secures Orlando fund’s first investment

When Mike Geldart crashed into a concrete barrier during a sanctioned race as a teenager, little did he know that it would become part of his entrepreneurial origin story. Now 26, he suffered damaged knee ligaments and had to undergo...
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Event spotlight: Full Sail University’s Tech Tuesday

Event spotlight: Full Sail University’s Tech Tuesday

Full Sail University recently launched a tech discussion series to highlight its alumni network to share career and industry information. Tech Tuesday brings together alumni working in specific sectors for an hourlong chat for a virtual roundtable. “I ap...
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Orlando’s Engineering & Computer Simulations lands work with Morocco’s military

Orlando’s Engineering & Computer Simulations lands work with Morocco’s military

The Royal Armed Forces in Morocco hired an Orlando defense firm to provide training software and support last month. The business Engineering & Computer Simulations near UCF landed the work under the Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation deal. The deal...
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Paperstac lands $25K for ‘eBay for mortgage notes’

Paperstac lands $25K for ‘eBay for mortgage notes’

As Rick Allen sat in his mortgage notes company Paperstac’s downtown Orlando office, talking last month about the company’s growth, he received a text message. A $25,000 cash injection he had been waiting for was a go. Welcome to the...
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Talon Simulations CEO jams his way through coronavirus pandemic

Talon Simulations CEO jams his way through coronavirus pandemic

Talon Simulations CEO Brandon Naids plucks his Fender, carefully sequencing notes, as he performs original instrumental music. The 29-year-old entrepreneur sits in the den of his Altamonte Springs home. On the other side of a webcam: students. Naids has return...
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Lake Nona, hospital system create cluster of high-tech medical community

Lake Nona, hospital system create cluster of high-tech medical community

Medical technology could emerge as one of the region’s most important industries. Central Florida’s hospitals and medical research operations form a powerful duo that could establish the region’s strength. But it’s not just hospitals he...
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