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Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Mentors
"TAMPA:  Startup Weekend happening this weekend, July 25 - find more infohere!"
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Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"TAMPA:  Startup Weekend happening this weekend, July 25 - find more info here!"
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Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Mentors
"Save the date for BioFlorida's annual conference!  October 12-14!"
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Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"Save the date for BioFlorida's annual conference!  October 12-14!"
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Blane Britt is now a member of GAINnet
Tuesday
Cris Johnsrud is attending GAIN's event
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GAIN Monthly Luncheon Speaker Series: Thomas Lyon, CSO at Evolugate at UF Hilton

July 30, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
 UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is our featured sponsor this month and GAIN thanks them for the generous support!  The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was created to teach, coach and inspire students to be entrepreneurial in their lives. The Center provides the tools and experiences necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations in the startup, social, and corporate venture arenas.  Through courses, degree programs and co-curricular programming, CEI currently serves more than 2,000 students per year.Evolugate, LLCAbout the Company:Microorganisms such as algae, fungus, and bacteria are the foundation for numerous industrial processes. However, there are issues with optimal microorganism performance at industrial scales, thus derived from we call the “robustness” problem. Advanced evolutionary biology techniques have the potential to solve such problems by evolving microorganisms to optimally perform under specific industrial conditions.…See More
Tuesday
GAIN posted a status
"Here are some productivity hacks! http://j.mp/1rnSU6r #hacks #startups #startuplife"
Tuesday
GAIN posted a status
"4 Secrets to start a company with zero cash #funding #entrepreneurship #startups #staruplife http://j.mp/1nO1tl8"
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Greg Banks is attending GAIN's event
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GAIN Monthly Luncheon Speaker Series: Thomas Lyon, CSO at Evolugate at UF Hilton

July 30, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
 UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is our featured sponsor this month and GAIN thanks them for the generous support!  The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was created to teach, coach and inspire students to be entrepreneurial in their lives. The Center provides the tools and experiences necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations in the startup, social, and corporate venture arenas.  Through courses, degree programs and co-curricular programming, CEI currently serves more than 2,000 students per year.Evolugate, LLCAbout the Company:Microorganisms such as algae, fungus, and bacteria are the foundation for numerous industrial processes. However, there are issues with optimal microorganism performance at industrial scales, thus derived from we call the “robustness” problem. Advanced evolutionary biology techniques have the potential to solve such problems by evolving microorganisms to optimally perform under specific industrial conditions.…See More
Sunday
Bruce Johnson is now a member of GAINnet
Sunday
Katie Stofer is now a member of GAINnet
Jul 18
GAIN posted a status
"Why you can't rely on a salary to get rich #startups #startuplife #FF http://j.mp/1nFt7AL"
Jul 18
GAIN posted a status
"Congrats to eTect on their first prize in the Health and Wearable Technologies at SXSW V2V http://j.mp/1nFsozs #GNVTech #startups #biotech"
Jul 18
Greg Banks joined Randy Scott's group
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GAIN Stakeholders are paid members, whose dues go to support the activities of GAIN (including this web site). For additional Information contact us by email at CONTACT GAIN or by US Postal Service mail to GAIN, PO Box 141556, Gainesville, Florida 32614-1556 See More
Jul 18
Eva Del Rio posted a discussion

What’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and Why It’s Important

This is not something we think about very much, but it's very important.  This columns includes links to other helpful info.HR Column by Eva Del RioSee More
Jul 18
Randy Scott joined GAIN's group
Jul 18
Randy Scott posted a status
"Remember Lumo Body Tech from the mHealth Summit? They have a cool new product taking now pre-orders: "Lumo Lift":http://tinyurl.com/l42mqhe"
Jul 18
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Mentors
"Seeking solutions for green chemistry!  Have an innovation in this space? Check out #Launch 2020"
Jul 18
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"Seeking solutions for green chemistry!  Have an innovation in this space? Check out #Launch 2020"
Jul 18
Profile IconBryan Edelstein and Greg Banks joined GAINnet
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What’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and Why It’s Important

This is not something we think about very much, but it's very important.  This columns includes links to other helpful info.HR Column by Eva Del RioContinue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 18.

How Boomers Are Redefining Retirement

 Hello GAIN Friends,Just wanted to share with you that this is HR column # 300!   Yes, I’ve written one each week since The Gainesville Sun started…Continue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 11.

Announce Your Retirement Plans Without Becoming a Lame Duck

HR Column by Eva Del RioIf you are thinking of early retirement from your full time job, read this first...Continue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 4.

GAIN Ambassador/Internship Position!

GAIN AMBASSADOR/ INTERNSHIP POSITIONSUMMARY: Come help us in our effort to encourage entrepreneurship! We need someone who can help keep track of our membership and ensure that our events run smoothly. Help us set up our monthly luncheons and check…Continue

Started by Lee May in GAINnet Jun 30.

Blog Posts

What’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and Why It’s Important

Posted by Eva Del Rio on July 18, 2014 at 9:46am 0 Comments

This is not something we think about very much, but it's very important. This columns includes links to other helpful info. HR Column by Eva Del Rio

GAIN Unplugged

Posted by GAIN on July 17, 2014 at 10:54am 0 Comments

Yesterday we had a great GAIN Unplugged with Karen Zaderej CEO and President of AxoGen. Thanks to everyone who attended this event!…

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Funding for the Brand New (pre-revenue) Company

Posted by Carol Villemaire on July 8, 2014 at 4:52pm 0 Comments

  • First thing is to make an investment in yourself. If you have any money, use it to get your company going. Forego a salary to invest your time in building your company up. If you think about it, why would someone else invest in your company if you weren’t willing to do the same?
  • The second source of funds is what is fondly…
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SAVE THE DATE--4th Annual GAIN ShootOut Coming Oct. 6, 2014

Posted by GAIN on July 7, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments



Mark your calendars now and lock in the date of October 6, 2014 for the 4th Annual GAIN SHOOTOUT at the Harn Museum of Art at UF! Sixteen selected startups will compete for…

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