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Lessons from a Tech Startup


Four Tips for Growing and Scaling Having started and grown a technology company from one person to over 400, I can tell you firsthand that the word that comes to mind when considering the scalability of a technology company is…

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Funding + Acceleration


venVelo Helps Startups Go the Distance It is a common cliché that “their name says it all,”  but in the case of Winter Park-based venVelo, the cliché couldn’t be truer. Venture and velocity are the key components in their strategy…

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Innovation and Incentives


VMG Takes Hands-On Approach to Turnarounds Most venture firms aim to create significant financial returns for their investment partners, within a relatively short period of time, by providing capital to start or to scale their business. H.W. “Skip” Hauser crafted…

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Software Developer Turned Serial Entrepreneur


Jonathan Taylor Eyes New Technologies for Investment Software developer Jonathan Taylor believes Central Florida’s shortage of angel investors might be ending. When Taylor sold his highly successful software company, Voxeo, in July, he ended up with $150 million that he…

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Breaking Down the Startup Barriers


LaunchPad40 Accelerates New Business Countdown For anyone who understands the drive and motivating factors that once spurred our community to pull together and explore our galaxy, the potential for technically talented individuals to re-invent themselves as business owners should come…