Grant money available for Orlando Tech community

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The Orlando Economic Partnership (Website) is currently accepting applications for their new pilot, the Orlando Technology Community Support Pilot Program.

The program, in partnership with the City of Orlando, will provide matching grants up to $10,000 to help develop tech-focused events that combine community and the local “tech workforce.”

The available pool of funds is $65,000 for this first year.

Qualifying pitches must include the four key goals of the initiative:

  • Building the tech talent pipeline
  • Catalyzing private capital investments
  • Increasing connection and collaboration among start-up and existing tech companies
  • Increasing Orlando’s reputation as a tech hub

A panel of judges will include Tom Carbone, FIEA and Iron Galaxy, Katrina Deleon, Gravitational Marketing, Tomas Diaz, flexReceipts, and Phil Dumas, Unikey.

Click HERE for more information. All applications must be submitted by Friday, June 29, 2018.

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