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Orlando tech groups could win up to $65,000 for local initiatives


The Orlando Economic Partnership (Website) is currently accepting applications for the second year of its 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 six volunteer judges will include Richard Milam, CEO Coach and consultant, Mike Felix, Partner at Digital Growth Consultant, Kathy Chiu, Managing Partner, DeepWork Capital, Stacie Ruth, CEO of Airehealth, Orrett Davis, Founder of Mighty Orbit, Matthew Broffman, Director of Innovation at the City of Orlando.

Click HERE for more information. All applications must be submitted by Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

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Brendan O'Connorhttps://www.brendanoconnor.me/
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