TECHSOFT began as a one-man operation in Gulf Breeze, but now provides IT services worldwide from its downtown Pensacola offices. President Bob David talks about TECHSOFT's success, future plans and what makes the Gulf Coast a great place for tech businesses.
Cognitive Big Data Systems joins Venture Hive Accelerator: Cognitive Big Data Systems of Pensacola has been named to the inaugural class of veteran-owned companies by the Venture Hive Accelerator in Fort Walton Beach. The software company builds sensor-based neural memories of various objects, images, people, and data in the form of computer code. Its founding members are Lloyd Reshard, Formerly of the Air Force Research Lab; Dr. Stephen Thaler; and Vercell Vance. Read More »
Center for Entrepreneurship coming to downtown Pensacola: The University of West Florida is partnering with Quint Studer to establish a Center for Entrepreneurship in downtown Pensacola. The center's home will be a new, $10 million, 55,000-square-foot building in the Community Maritime Park. Quint and Rishy Studer have made a $1 million gift in seed money to UWF for the center. Read More »
UWF, Space Florida collaborate on cybersecurity: Space Florida, the state’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the University of West Florida Center for Research and Economic Opportunity to further develop Florida’s cybersecurity technologies. Go To Link »
AppRiver Expands Executive Team to Accelerate Momentum, Growth: AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of email messaging and Web protection solutions announced it has expanded its executive team, adding a new executive appointment and three promotions to round out its world-class management team. Read More »
UWF announces Center for Research and Economic Opportunity: The University of West Florida announces the creation of the Center for Research and Economic Opportunity. CREO is the result of a merger of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the Office of Economic Development and Engagement. Go To Link »
About Innovation Coast
Innovation Coast provides the opportunity to converse and collaborate with other industry members about the issues and challenges facing individual organizations and the technology and knowledge based industry sectors as a whole.
Innovation Coast is a link to technology and knowledge-based careers in Northwest Florida, recruiting talent for member companies and organizations and working to attract the critically needed workforce for the sector.
Innovation Coast offers the opportunity to collaborative with educators to shape the programs that will train tomorrow's technology and knowledge based workforce.
Northwest Florida enjoys the friendly business environment and ample resources necessary for its establishment and growth as a hub of innovation and advancement in the technology and knowledge based industry sectors.