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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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September 2018

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. 

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
- Alan Kay, Computer Scientist known for "object oriented programming & windowing graphic user interface design".

Featured at TechFarms
TechFarms Tenant, Branch Networks, "Branches" Into Something New 

TechFarms tenant, Branch Networks, has been providing fiber-powered Internet access to businesses across NW Florida now for several years. Recently, the company announced that it is now offering professional quality video surveillance systems that allow businesses to easily monitor their HD cameras on their PCs, tablets, and smartphones.

Branch was founded (and named) on the premise that it would eventually “branch” into other Internet related segments that would allow its customers to leverage the company’s expanding fiber network. In particular, high definition video surveillance cameras consume lots of upload bandwidth when viewed remotely. Unlike cable Internet connections, fiber’s symmetrical upload and download speeds makes it an ideal choice for large installations such as condos, hotels, apartments, warehouses, office buildings, shopping centers, and schools.

Branch’s expansion comes at a time when physical security is on everyone’s mind. Nationwide school shootings and increasing burglary rates are two factors driving the need for improved security. Businesses know that without high- resolution video they stand little or no chance of identifying and catching criminals. Fortunately, today’s HD video cameras and Network Video Recorders (NVR’s) allow business owners and security personnel to easily and quickly review video clips – even in total darkness thanks to improved infrared camera technology.

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Nemo's Garden, An Underwater Farming Initiative
This company started experimenting with underwater farming when their crops began to suffer in the cold weather. 
Why Big Corporations Are Embracing Coworking
Over the past year, Coworking spaces have seen a rise in popularity among large corporations, with many relocating or converting to office space to incorporate a Coworking concept. Read more here.
How Other Cultures Think of Entrepreneurship
Learn about how Entrepreneurship differs from country to country, including how China has invested $338 billion in venture capital for its entrepreneurs. Read more here.
Amazon Go Opens Its Second Convenience Store
Amazon has opened a second location of its cashier-less convenience store that boasts a simple  "Grab and Go" concept. To read more, click here.

Upcoming Events
PCB Chamber of Commerce
Friday, September 14th, 7:30am-9:00am, ATC Building, GCSC
Join other local business owners at this Friday's Chamber of Commerce meeting, featuring TechFarms CEO, Steve Millaway, discussing the importance of entrepreneurship and tech. Register here.
ITEN Wired
Monday, October 1st & Tuesday, October 2ndPensacola Beach, FL
Network with executives, entrepreneurs, and other business professionals at the Gulf Coast's premier conference for innovation, tech, and entrepreneurship. Register here.
Gulf Power Economic Symposium
Thursday, October 11th & Friday, October 12th
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Community and business leaders from across the state gather to discuss and learn the latest efforts to grow Northwest Florida. Register here.
Women's Tech Conference
Tuesday, October 23rd, 6:00pm, TechFarms
WITI (Women In Tech International) is a global network of women that provides partnerships, connections, and resources to fellow women in the tech industry. Network with professionals and become a member. Registration coming soon.

Featured Tech Product
Ryobi Extra Quiet 2HB Garage Door Opener
Open the door to possibilities with this garage door opener module system equipped with Wi-Fi capability that allows you to monitor and control your garage remotely. Check it out here.

Next Month
Meet one of TechFarms' newest Tenants, Janyx Cyber Security

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