Category Archives: USF Polytechnic

An Option for Small Business Financing …

Raising Money from Angels … Is your small business in need of financing?  Have you considered Angel investing? This free workshop will teach you what you need to know about Angel Investing by a firm who represents entrepreneurs, emerging entities … Continue reading

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Haven Blue Sky Accelerator to Host Grant Seminar

The University of South Florida Polytechnic’s SFP Blue Sky Incubation Program will host a seminar on the Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s Matching Grants Research Program Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. at Blue Sky East, 199 Avenue B NW, Suite … Continue reading

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Winter Haven Forms Economic Development Council

Winter Haven Business Leaders and City Officials announced this week the formation of an Economic Development Council (EDC) for Winter Haven in response to a year-long study by economic development consultants. Angeleu Economics recommended an EDC to help create jobs, … Continue reading

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WiFi for 16,000? Haven Tech Delivers Just That …

Roberts Named Network Architect for International Technology Conference Once again a Winter Haven-based technology expert is delivering tech connections on a national scale. Ryan Roberts served as Network Architect for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference, June … Continue reading

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Second Grade Just Got More Awesome …

Second grade students from throughout Polk County are going to receive a free field trip to LEGOLAND® Florida next school year, compliments of University of South Florida Polytechnic. LEGOLAND Florida, Central Florida’s newest theme park opens on October 15, 2011 and … Continue reading

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Lakeland Commission Favors Clark Road HSR Stop …

The Ledger is reporting that six of seven Lakeland City Commissioners will approve a resolution on Monday, February 7, supporting Clark Road at the western terminus of the Polk Parkway as their preferred location. There had been much discussion regarding … Continue reading

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Let Your Thoughts Be Known on High Speed Rail Stop …

(Note: You can send an email to Lakeland City Commissioners (simultaneously) at the end of this post. Here is a brief recap of recent events.) On February 2, the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce became an early advocate of … Continue reading

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USF Polytechnic Blue Sky East Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, May 6 was a busy day for USF Polytechnic University as it held ribbon cutting ceremonies for both Blue Sky East and Blue Sky West business accelerator facilities. Blue Sky East festivities were held in Lakeland. Pictured above, dignitaries … Continue reading

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