Alex: Self Discovery while Working from Home

Alex Jeannite is 2020 Tech Fellows majoring in computer science and interned at Tampa Bay Wave. The take-aways from my internship with Tampa Bay Wave are actually quite interesting. It has been a journey of internal struggle and professional development, honestly. I have learned quite a bit about myself and from a professional stand point.Continue reading “Alex: Self Discovery while Working from Home”

Chris: A Summer of Improving My Business

Chris Lormeus is a 2020 Tech Fellow who is interning at Tallahassee’s Domi Station. My biggest takeaways from Domi Station was surrounding myself with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to accomplishing the goals they set out for themselves. I also learned when generating a team, it is key that you have a specialist in eachContinue reading “Chris: A Summer of Improving My Business”

Nohemi: The End of the Summer and Next Steps

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my last week at StarterStudio is coming to an end, I cannot help but realize the great experiences and individuals I have virtually encountered during the past 10 weeks. Throughout my time with StarterStudio, I have experienced many challenging and wonderful momentsContinue reading “Nohemi: The End of the Summer and Next Steps”

Nohemi: Creating a Stronger Community Virtually

Nohemi Soza is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow and is interning with Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my internship with StarterStudio is nearly coming to an end, it has been clear that building an entrepreneurial community is one of StarterStudio’s main priorities, especially during the unforeseen circumstances we face today. Through the use of daily educational programming,Continue reading “Nohemi: Creating a Stronger Community Virtually”

Alexander: The reason why a (good) incubator fosters a community

General life advice is to surround yourself with a good community regardless of what you’re doing. This is because a good community gives you and others unique opportunities to achieve success. Over the summer I have gotten to experience how StarterStudio does this mid-COVID-19. In my time as a marketing intern, I have worked onContinue reading “Alexander: The reason why a (good) incubator fosters a community”

Chris: Building Inclusive Communities at Domi

Domi Station has always had a hand in building new communities to interact with one another to help stimulate networking and relationships. These communities have made a positive impact in Leon county by generating new businesses, ideas, and relationships that have developed in collaborations. Women Wednesdays was founded to foster a diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial cultureContinue reading “Chris: Building Inclusive Communities at Domi”

Looking Forward: My plans for graduation and after

Alexander Blanchette is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at StarterStudio in Orlando, FL. With the summer coming to an end and fall rapidly approaching, I have been revisiting my goals before graduation. With only two semesters left, I want to make sure I spend my time as efficiently as possible. To that end, IContinue reading “Looking Forward: My plans for graduation and after”

Alex: Needs in the Tallahassee Economic Ecosystem

Alex Jeannite is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellows who is interning at Tampa Bay Wave. This week I was asked to look at the needs of the Tallahassee economic ecosystem. I am originally from West Palm Beach, so Tallahassee’s economic ecosystem was a new experience for me. My initials thoughts are about building a strongContinue reading “Alex: Needs in the Tallahassee Economic Ecosystem”

Chris: Researching Early Struggles for E-commerce Businesses

Chris Lormeus is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow who is interning with Tallahassee’s Domi Station. In this past week, I have been working on my project which focuses on E-commerce based businesses. My research question examines the hindrances that entrepreneurs face when they start in e-commerce. So far, the interviewees reported mostly with issues aroundContinue reading “Chris: Researching Early Struggles for E-commerce Businesses”

Alexander: Facing the Difficulty of Participant Recruitment

Alexander Blanchette is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at StarterStudio in Orlando, FL. I have some more things to talk about since my last research post. At this stage, I have all the groundwork done to conduct interviews. For starters, I have been meeting lots of founders and serial entrepreneurs as a part ofContinue reading “Alexander: Facing the Difficulty of Participant Recruitment”