Veterans at UCF Hone Skills, Experience to Become Entrepreneurs

Veterans at UCF Hone Skills, Experience to Become Entrepreneurs

Take a military daughter, add degrees in psychology, management and human-resource development, mix in more than 20 years in the Air Force and eight years of company ownership and you’ve got a candidate poised to succeed as an entrepreneur. Except for one thing – the needed expertise to scale from the startup stage to a […]

UCF Business Incubation Program Named Veterans Florida Network Partner

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program will offer up to 40 veterans free training in how to start and run a business, thanks to funding and network partner status from the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program. The program will reimburse UCF up to $85,000 to provide the four-month-long training module. “We are fully committed […]

Business Incubation Program Aims to Increase Entrepreneurship Among Veterans

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is looking to help combat unemployment/underemployment among U.S. military veterans, while simultaneously diversifying the Central Florida economy through its FastTrac NewVenture for the Veteran Entrepreneur program, which will run from Jan. 13 – March 24, 2014. Licensed through the Kauffman Foundation, this 30-hour workshop is specifically designed […]

UCF Business Incubation Program Graduates 100th Client

A major milestone has been reached by Central Florida’s largest network of business incubators. The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program, which for over a decade has been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow their startup into successful enterprises, recently celebrated the graduation of its 100th client, edgefactory. “In the past 14 years, many up-and-coming […]

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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.