Influencer marketing continues to grow as brands see the demise of pop-up and banner ads. IZEA is one of the companies that have embraced influencer marketing and created a platform to make it easier for both brands and influencers to connect. IZEAFEST 2017 dove into IZEA’s latest updates, shared key data in regards to the creator economy, and showcased speakers on the latest trends for both marketers and creators. IZEA
Education technology has been flourishing in Orlando, from the excellent higher education institutions to the simulation industry to online course development companies to edtech startups. Come out to learn more about EdTech Orlando at one of these four upcoming events in the month of January and February. Four upcoming event reminders – Don’t forget to RSVP and get involved. If you are interested in speaking, volunteering, or being involved more please
Florida’s largest maker event, Maker Faire Orlando, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this week on October 22ndand 23rd at the Central Florida Fairgrounds with more than 300 exhibits, hands-on workshops, talks, races, and competitions. Get tickets: http://www.makerfaireorlando.com/attend/ A peak at Maker Faire Orlando 2015 The two-day, family-friendly celebration features hundreds of local makers, hands-on workshops and more that will entertain and inspire more than 20,000 members of the Central Florida community.
It’s back! Startup Weekend Education returns to Orlando, May 13-15, 2016 at Valencia College’s Collaborative Design Center. Are you wondering what Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU) is all about? Think about how you talk about getting around to implementing an idea to change education, you might finally start building or creating your idea, and finally six months later you decide to take some action. Pack all that into a single weekend
Remember that cuddly plush robot from Startup Weekend, Kickstarter, Starter Studio, and Orlando called TROBO? We’ll TROBO hits Shark Tank this Friday, April 8th at 9/8c PM on ABC. This is great new for entrepreneurs and fathers, Chris Harden and Jeremy Scheinbery, who invented the idea over a weekend at Startup Weekend Orlando. As a Startup Weekend organizer, TROBO Kickstarter backer, father, and educator, I’m proud to see these guys
OrlandoiX, an international digital festival to be held in Orlando, Fla. on October 2 – 6, 2015, is now six months away from its kickoff in downtown. OrlandoiX’s featured events include a speaker series, gaming arena in the Amway Center, a startup summit, and a digital expo that will showcase leading advancements in entertainment technology, interactive media, and digital arts. Two recent announcements from the team: OrlandoiX offers BOGO and Game Creator registration. BOGO