Tag: entrepreneurship

What does entrepreneurship mean to you? Responsibility. Freedom. Empowerment. Ambition. Creativity. CareerSource North Central Florida is holding a series of coffee break sessions that ask the question “What does entrepreneurship mean to you?” Each session will feature a successful Gainesville-area entrepreneur discussing entrepreneurship and the startup ecosystem. Attendees will meet other community and academic leaders,…

Nicole “Nikki” Cundiff, owner and founder of Slip Face Sandboards, is sparking an interest in sandboarding across the nation after opening less than a year ago. Recently the Anheuser-Busch brand Shock Top teamed up with Cundiff to make a future sandboarder’s dream come true as part of its “Live Your Dream” contest. The brewing company…

LifeNet Systems Co-Founder to Travel to Houston for Licensing Signing This Week Download PDF Gainesville, Fla. — Less than a year after the Startup Quest® entrepreneurship training program taught her to develop a business plan for a company using a cutting-edge NASA technology improving roadway safety, Mary Ohlfs is signing the licensing agreement to commercialize…

This is Davidson’s second time as a mentor for the Gainesville Startup Quest™ program The Startup Quest™ winners’ circle is a familiar sight for Dr. Mark Davidson, founder and president of The Tech Toybox. Davidson’s team Innovative Valves won first place at the June 3 Startup Quest™ Investor Pitch for its business plan and pitch…

Investor Pitch, Awards Presentation & Networking Reception on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Nine local Startup Quest™ teams will reveal their simulated businesses and chosen technologies to a panel of investor judges on Tuesday, June 3. CareerSource North Central Florida will host the Investor Pitch and Awards Presentation at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville,…

“Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” — Winston Churchill APPLY BY FEB 20th: warrington.ufl.edu/vep The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) provides…

To be eligible for tuition assistance in the Bradford County Incubator, an individual must be: 18+ years of age, and a U.S. citizen, or authorized to work in the U.S., and unemployed, or if employed earning less than $25 per hour, and males born on or after January 1, 1960, must be registered for selective…

Class of 2012 How many people in program How many graduated How many companies started 42 participants 32 graduates 5 companies started

Check out what our Bradford County Incubator Graduates are saying about the program! “I enjoyed participating in the Bradford County Incubator. It gave me the structure I needed to build my business.” Erma Sams, Chief Executive Officer – Essence Events “The Bradford County Incubator is an excellent program that I would certainly recommend to anyone…

TechQuest III students graduated during an event at Santa Fe College that featured the Ice House Entrepreneurship curriculum, a blended learning program supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, to empower and teach the students about the eight key areas of entrepreneurial success: The Power to Choose Recognizing Opportunity Ideas into Action Pursuit of Knowledge…