Tag: training

  Once a popular way for young people to learn a skill or trade, apprenticeships have, until recently, seemingly been on the brink of extinction. However, apprenticeships are back and it’s definitely a good thing. That said, this sudden resurgence of something that was nearly lost can leave a person wondering about the reasons behind…

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…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2015 CONTACT: Victoria Langley Heller (850) 921-8766 vheller@careersourceflorida.com keepfloridaworking.com TALLAHASSEE – CareerSource Florida leaders today praised Governor Rick Scott’s 2015-2016 “Keep Florida Working” Budget and the Governor’s prioritization of state investments in workforce training and education. CareerSource Florida Board Chairman Dwayne Ingram, CEO of IT Capital Services, said, “Governor Rick…

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,…

BUILDING CAREERS FOR VETERANS The HBI program provides quality trades training for more than 170 windows of opportunity. Congratulations to our first graduating class! Home Builders Institute (HBI) offers full scholarship training Florida veterans. Participants earn a nationally recognized trade credential recognized by the Department of Labor and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Left…

When Rick Carlson was building SharpSpring in 2011, he connected with the local startup community – an innovative group of entrepreneurs changing Gainesville’s startup landscape. Three years later, the 25-person marketing automation company was acquired by email delivery service provider SMTP in a $5 million cash sale and $10 million earn-out based on reaching $5…

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In August 2014, Tina Jones made some unexpected friends. Tina, a 28-year-old diabetic woman, was joined by eight-year-old Danny Rivera suffering from persistent cough, 78-year-old Esther Park complaining of abdominal pain, and Brian Foster, a 58-year-old man recovering from routine surgery. What does Tina have in common with Danny, Esther and…

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…