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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…

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,…

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,…

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…