Tag: entrepreneurship

By now, most people have heard of the “gig economy” and have heard it’s changing certain aspects of the way businesses are run. That said, not everyone has a full understanding of this new phenomenon and how exactly it relates to them. As a business owner or community leader, it’s important that you educate yourself…

Mentor Sven Hanson selected the bloodless glucose testing UCF technology Startup Quest® team Glucalm wants to take the pain out of glucose testing. The team placed first in the Startup Quest® investor pitch for its business plan and pitch presentation on a revolutionary, non-invasive, low-cost and portable glucose monitoring system. Startup Quest® mentor and Patent…

Startup Quest® teams pitch business plans, compete for awards at May 12 Investor Pitch Keynote speaker Mayor Ed Braddy to announce winners GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Startup Quest® teams will unveil technologies from NASA, University of Florida and Florida International University as they pitch business plans and compete for awards Tuesday, May 12. CareerSource North Central…

National Small Business Week events can help you start and grow your legacy. SBA is hosting multiple webinar and in-person events during the week throughout Florida. Most webinars are scheduled for one hour. Webinars Friday, May 1, 10 AM.  Elements of a Business Plan. This one-hour webinar covers the basics of preparing a buisness plan….

Letter from the Board Chair North Central Florida, we need to talk. Inspired minds are growing in our backyard, and we can’t afford to lose them. With 10+ incubators in Alachua and Bradford counties and University of Florida’s INSPIREation Hall – the nation’s first entrepreneurship-based academic residential community – our entrepreneur ecosystem grows larger each…

According to recent studies, 50% of the workforce is expected to be self-employed in the next five to 10 years. CareerSource North Central Florida is fostering entrepreneurship and advancing the traditional model of workforce through Startup Quest®, an entrepreneurial training program. Startup Quest® is a unique training program as it pairs teams of participants with…

Startup Quest® is now taking applications for participants in the next round of entrepreneurial training. Startup Quest® gives highly educated participants the tools and training they need to create new businesses and stimulate job creation. To learn more about the program and eligibility requirements attend the Introductory Workshop Tuesday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m. at…

Turn your professional experience and higher education into a better job opportunity with Startup Quest®! This entrepreneurship training program gives participants the tools and training they need to create new businesses and stimulate job creation. RSVP for the Introductory Workshop to learn more about this exciting program, offered at no cost to selected participants. Tuesday,…

Turn your professional experience and higher education into a better job opportunity with Startup Quest®! This entrepreneurship training program gives participants the tools and training they need to create new businesses and stimulate job creation. RSVP for the Introductory Workshop to learn more about this exciting program, offered at no cost to selected participants. Tuesday,…

Startup Quest® Co-Founder and OwnForce Executive Chair Angela Pate spoke on the entrepreneurship panel with other job-creation focused leaders JPMorgan Chase Executive Director Helen Stewart; Mike Tomas, President and CEO of Bioheart Inc. and Chairman of the Florida International University Global Entrepreneurship Center; Sherry Sacino, Founder and President, Youth Empowerment Alliance, Inc.; and Tony McGee,…