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”

Nohemi: Growing within My Internship

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my 8th week interning for StarterStudio has come to an end, I can reflect back and acknowledge that I have indeed enhanced and gained many valuable skills thus far. For instance, two skills that I have developed throughout this experience is definitely writing and socialContinue reading “Nohemi: Growing within My Internship”

Alexander: Orlando, the Capital, and Horse Country

Alexander Blanchette is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at StarterStudio in Orlando, FL. One of the things entrepreneurs ought to be able to learn is how to appraise the entrepreneurial ecosystem in which they live. Identifying weaknesses in your area makes you better prepared to help your community, while also giving you ideas forContinue reading “Alexander: Orlando, the Capital, and Horse Country”

Alex: Building Community at Wave

Alex Jeannite is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellows who is interning at Tampa Bay Wave. This week I’m looking at how Tampa Bay Wave is working to build the entrepreneurship community, which I think they actually do quite well. The reason why I say this is because of the amount of programs they have andContinue reading “Alex: Building Community at Wave”

Nohemi: The Need to Get the Word Out

The city of Orlando, FL has definitely developed tremendously over the years. As you may already know, Orlando is well-known for its tourist opportunities such as the world’s most famous theme parks, nightlife, and even their outlet malls. With so much creativity and innovation in this particular city, you can imagine how many resources and opportunitiesContinue reading “Nohemi: The Need to Get the Word Out”

Chris: The Struggle to Re-Open

Over the past week, I’ve continued working on Domi Station’s reopening policies. With the changing environment, we have had to update everything from future policies to signage. I have also been working with Adel, another Tech Fellow, on the project. In developing these policies, we discussed what signs belong in the incubator such as, aContinue reading “Chris: The Struggle to Re-Open”

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”

Nohemi: Examining Cyber-Security Risk among Small Businesses

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 FSU Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. A key element of being a part of FSU Tech Fellows isn’t just having a wide range of experiences within StarterStudio, but also the opportunity to conduct a research project that will be presented at the CRE’s annual Fall Showcase of Undergraduate ResearchContinue reading “Nohemi: Examining Cyber-Security Risk among Small Businesses”