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Lockheed Martin surprises Lake Nona High School students with hands-on project help

Lockheed Martin surprises Lake Nona High School students with hands-on project help

It has been a difficult school year for Lake Nona High School junior Valentina Diaz, who admits to struggling with physics and calculus.

The tough times had nearly derailed her efforts to pursue a career in aerospace engineering.

But a surprise visit to her classroom on Thursday by Lockheed Martin…

AOL's Steve Case names 8 finalists for Orlando $100,000 'Rise of the Rest' competition

AOL's Steve Case names 8 finalists for Orlando $100,000 'Rise of the Rest' competition

The traveling road show that will come through Orlando this month and reward tech startup with $100,000 has named the eight finalists that will vie for the prize.

Officials with former AOL CEO Steve Case’s “Rise of the Rest” tour, so-named because of Case’s belief that the next big tech company…

Health startup wins up to $50,000 in Rollins College business plan competition

Health startup wins up to $50,000 in Rollins College business plan competition

A health startup that has launched efforts to improve the lives of people with respiratory illnesses is in line for as much as $50,000 after winning a business plan competition at Rollins College on Thursday night.

Judges in Crummer Rollins Venture Plan Competition selected AireHealth as its winner,…

GuideWell Innovation Center taps Orlando tech leader to head Lake Nona Medical City program

GuideWell Innovation Center taps Orlando tech leader to head Lake Nona Medical City program

The former leader of a downtown Orlando program that fosters growth in young tech companies has been chosen to lead an accelerator in the Lake Nona area that focuses on health-related firms.

Kirstie McCool-Chadwick, a longtime supporter of startups in Central Florida, will run the GuideWell Innovation…