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After 2011 start, Gazelle Lab business adding Orlando site

The business accelerator Gazelle Lab, part of the national Tech Stars network for entrepreneurial startups and an affiliate of the USF St. Petersburg College of Business, is expanding to a second location in the Orlando area. The lab says it will partner with Winter Park-based Rollins College. "We feel this move toward becoming a regional program will strengthen the Gazelle Lab initiative and will guarantee its sustainability," Gazelle Lab founders Daniel James Scott, Marvin Scaff and John Morrow said in a statement. The founders told online news blog TechCrunch that the group hopes to combine Central Florida into a "cohesive early-stage funding scene" while tapping into the talent from area universities like USF, Rollins and others. The lab, which provides startups with up to $18,000 in funding, encourages new businesses to apply for the next 90-day business accelerator programs in St. Petersburg and also in Orlando online at gazellelab.com.

After 2011 start, Gazelle Lab business adding Orlando site 12/29/11 [Last modified: Thursday, December 29, 2011 7:29pm]
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