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Catalyst member Ernest Rolfson, Finexio CEO, talks about how his company works, how it started and more.
“Catalyst is committed to providing the workspace, resources, and connections to enable Orlando entrepreneurs to grow and scale their businesses,” said Dennis Pape, Catalyst’s founder and managing director.
Catalyst cofounder Dennis R. Pape comments about collaboration and connecting startups with investors in the Orlando Sentinel's 2018 Central Florida Business Technology Forecast.
Catalyst member Ernest Rolfson, Finexio CEO, talks about innovation in the B2B payment space.
Catalyst startup Finexio mentioned as one of several tech firms relocating to fast growing STEM job city Orlando.
Catalyst startups Finexio raises $4M and Switchboard Live raises $1.6M in Q4 2017.
Catalyst startups Finexio and Switchboard Live are two of the five Orlando startups raising venture capital in 4Q 2017.
Catalyst startup Finexio, a smart B2B payment network that eliminates paper checks by embedding electronic payments into the corporate buying and selling experience, completed an oversubscribed $4M Series A round.
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.
Catalyst startup Switchboard Live livestreams former Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project.
Catalyst member Rudy Ellis, Switchboard Live CEO, talks about his recent $1.5M venture capital raise led New World Angels.
Catalyst members Steven Jones and Wagner Dos Santos talk to Senior Business Reporter Paul Brinkmann at the Orlando Sentinel about coworking in downtown Orlando.
Catalyst cofounder Dennis R. Pape leads organizing team that revives Orlando Startup Weekend at Catalyst in Orlando.
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.”
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.”
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.
Catalyst member Ernest Rolfson, Finexio CEO, talks about relocating to Orlando from Silicon Valley.
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."
Catalyst Spaces named as one of the best coworking places in the U.S. for entrepreneurs of color by Black Enterprise, a business media firm for African Americans.
Catalyst Spaces celebrates its first anniversary.
Catalyst Spaces cofounder Dennis R. Pape says "Co-working spaces have become the disruptive market for the traditional workspace. I am in favor of having more co-working spaces, and I think it will bring more people to the downtown area. I want to have a lot of non-tech startups in the space. I want to have marketers and other industries here. It creates a level of daily networking."
Catalyst Spaces cofounder Dennis R. Pape: "The Orlando startup community has way over-sold the importance of startups in the short term and spun a story that has not come true and will not come true. Scale up takes time and energy."
Catalyst Spaces awarded Orlando Business Journal 2016 Coolest Office Space
Catalyst Spaces crosses 100-member threshold.
Biz Airlines, a Brazilian travel startup, will call Catalyst its home this Spring while participating in a virtual travel, tourism, and hospitality program, Travel Startups Incubator.
Catalyst Spaces announces soft opening February 16.
Catalyst co-founder Dennis Pape said the region's history in modeling and simulation, along with schools including Full Sail University and the University of Central Florida, make Central Florida an ideal setting for notable tech growth. "It's the traditional leader and continues to be," he said.
Catalyst Spaces enters into strategic partnership with Florida Coworking Passport Program.