2009 News

Five UCF Business Incubation Program Companies among 35 Tech Firms Invited to Participate in TechVenture 2009 Conference Nov. 16

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2009) >  --- Five University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program companies are among 35 outstanding new technology firms that have been invited to make formal presentations to investors and corporate CEOs during the Techventure 2009 Conference Nov. 16 at the Hyatt Regency conference center in Tampa.

 Dr. Tom O‘Neal, founder and executive director of the UCF Business Incubation Program, said the Techventure 2009 Conference includes venture capitalists, angel investors, corporate buyers, economic development agencies, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, successful entrepreneurs and premier service providers from throughout the southeast.

UCF Business Incubation Program companies invited to participate include Advanced Technologies, Inc. (ATI), which develops military and government software; Datanautix, Inc., which develops innovative analytical tools and data for call centers worldwide; ERP Consulting Exchange, an online community of professionals who consult with companies that use enterprise resource planning software; Eginity, the sensor networks company that developed the EON Platform, the first cost-effective, rapidly deployable sensor network technology on the market; and Plainvue Software, Inc., which develops online games to help late elementary and middle school students develop their math skills.

“Each of these companies rank as leaders in their specialty fields and are prime candidates for breakthrough relationships with investors and major corporations,” Dr. O’Neal said.

For more information about this release contact:
Gordon Hogan, Director of Operations, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-882-1577; bizdev@mail.ucf.edu;
Dr. Tom O’Neal, Executive Director, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407 882-1120, oneal@mail.ucf.edu;
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com .

About the UCF Incubation Program:
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 130 emerging companies (including nearly 80 current clients) create over $500 million in annual revenue and more than 1600 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With six facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, The City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information, please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.

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