Yearly Archives: 2017

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Commentary: Orlando should make better use of its technology assets to boost wages

By |2018-02-09T15:11:32+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Orlando Sentinel|Tags: , |

Catalyst cofounder Dennis R. Pape writes it is past time we focus our economic development and entrepreneurship support efforts on high-growth entrepreneurs and become proactive in the creation of scaleups.

Orlando City Council to consider support for tech firms

By |2018-02-09T15:08:25+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Orlando Sentinel|Tags: , , |

Catalyst cofounder Dennis R. Pape encouraged by new developments in allocating $150,000 to encourage tech entrepreneurs to start companies. “There is demonstrated success in [the new plan],” he told the Sentinel last week. “Much more so than just funding a few entities, which the original plan was about.”

Orlando to speak with business leader opposing plan for Canvs money

By |2018-02-09T13:32:36+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst Spaces|Tags: , , |

Catalyst cofounder Dennis R. Pape addresses the Orlando City Council: “Nurturing an entrepreneurial environment with city funding is a worthwhile endeavor but this plan misses the mark.”

Downtown Business Experts Form Coalition To Help Startups Scale In Orlando

By |2018-02-09T15:07:15+00:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst Spaces|Tags: , , |

Catalyst Startup Coalition launches - a group of 10 seasoned early-stage business experts, with offices at Catalyst, offering free office hours to entrepreneurs and a variety of programs and events at Catalyst to help entrepreneurs scale.

Meetup-palooza: Orlando’s tech community to see more events in 2017

By |2018-02-09T13:31:53+00:00January 6th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst Spaces|Tags: , |

Catalyst cofounder Dennis R. Pape commented: "We are going to be having more business content-oriented events this year. There is a big need for business development and content for startups in the early stage.""There is a big need for business development and content for startups in the early stage."