At TechFarms, We Strive to Help Your Ideas Thrive
TechFarms is a business incubator focusing on the technology sector. We provide entrepreneurs a place to make their ideas real, with office and makerspace, equipment, prototyping facilities, business and technical mentoring, and more.
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April 2019

Follow TechFarms through each month of new growth and stay up to date on the latest tech news in our area and around the world. 

Featured at TechFarms
Kelly Reeser Joins TechFarms Capital
as Managing Director

Setting a course for economic development conjures ideas of luring major manufacturers, creating jobs, and attracting new residents. These are undeniably important pieces and, for Kelly Reeser, it is also essential to think a bit smaller.

Reeser, who joined TechFarms Capital as co-managing director in January, said, “A key element of economic development is to bring in outside companies who do not have a presence in the community. Another piece is growing the existing industry/manufacturing base and the supporting workforce. But an often-overlooked piece is 'growing your own.' If communities pay attention to and invest resources into their entrepreneurs, they’ll grow your next big thing.”

Entrepreneurs are the key piece in Reeser’s economic career and the main focus of her next chapter, TechFarms Capital - an early-stage angel capital fund based in Panama City Beach, FL. Along with Steve Millaway, an engineer, inventor, and the founder of TechFarms, Reeser aims to change the entrepreneurial landscaping of the Southeast United States.

Click here to read the full article. 
TechStar's Startup Weekend - A Life Changing Experience
Some may describe TechStar's Startup Weekend as a Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs, others may describe it as The Amazing Race - Business Edition, but when it comes to Morgan MacWilliam, she describes it as a life changing experience.

TechStar's Startup weekend is an event where entrepreneurs and innovators come together to build a business including a minimum viable product, the startup's brand, and a business strategy under 54 hours. 

This is the interview of TechFarms very own Morgan MacWilliam and her suspenseful experience at Startup Weekend, Pensacola.

Click here to read now. 


World-First Fully 3D Printed

BigRep’s NOWLAB has developed the world’s first fully 3D printed and functional e-motorcycle, the NERA E-Motorcycle designed by Marco Mattia Cristofori and Maximilian Sedlak. All #NERAbike parts, excluding electrical components, have been 3D printed, including airless tires, rims, frame, fork and seat.
How IoT Technology Continues to Drive Smart Building Innovation
Commercial buildings are getting smarter. They now include a growing variety of technologies that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomena. 

Read more here.

UPS Launches Package Delivery by Drone
American delivery giant UPS has finally launched the first authorized use of unmanned drones to transport packages to recipients. 

Find out more here

The One Important Thing Most Startups Overlook
Many business owners don’t carry insurance on what may be their most valuable asset. It's important not to overlook this purchase.

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Upcoming Events
Discover Science Saturday

Emerald Coast Science Center 
Fort Walton Beach, FL 
April 27th , 2019 
With a new theme at every Discover Science Saturday, there's plenty of reasons to spend your Saturday at the museum! Bring the entire family down to play with special hands-on stations followed by SMALLab fun.  

General Admission pricing applies: 
$10 adults/$9 seniors/$8 children 
Military and local discounts available! 

To read more, click here.

Featured Tech Product
MetaFly, the Drone that Flies Like a Butterfly
Capable of being maneuvered for up to 100 meters, the MetaFly weighs less than 10g, with a wingspan of 29cm and can rapidly reach 20km/h.  
Check it out

Next Month
TechFarms Welcomes Mosley High School Students 

TechFarms welcomes Jennifer Hall and her entrepreneurship students from  
A. Crawford Mosley High School. In our next issue, we will cover Hall and her students tour of TechFarms' facilities. 


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