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AceApplications, LLC Joins USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator

March 1, 2017

Technology company looking to expand their Tampa network

Courtney Powell Courtney Powell, President of AceApplications, LLC

TAMPA, Fla. – AceApplications, LLC, a technology solutions provider for businesses, schools and government agencies, has joined USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company delivers custom software and web development, cloud applications, and IT staffing solutions.

AceApplications, an Orlando-based company founded in 2001, focuses on empowering companies, schools and the government to become more efficient, knowledgeable and competitive through the use of information technology. The company aims to deliver technology solutions to help solve business problems and increase operational efficiency.

“Our goal is to deliver high performing, reliable technology solutions to help businesses become more productive and profitable in the ever changing marketplace,” said Courtney Powell, president of AceApplications, LLC. “We have a diverse and growing product portfolio that allows us to customize our products to meet the individual needs of our clients.”

AceApplications offers a variety of services including custom application development, mobile and web development, business process automation, and IT staffing. Recent projects include designing and building software applications for: Central Florida Expressway Authority, UCF and the Orlando International Airport.

As part of the TBTI incubator program, AceApplications will receive in-house business development assistance from counselors, mentors and an entrepreneur-in-residence as well as opportunities to attend networking and pitch events.

"Successful business leaders and subject matter experts form the incubator mentor team,” said Valerie Landrio McDevitt, associate vice president for technology transfer and business partnerships. “Their close participation in planning, periodic progress-evaluation and fine-tuning strategy as an impartial yet valuable team member hugely contributes to the success of our companies.”

“Being part of the USF TBTI program is very exciting,” said Powell. “The business advisory services and interactions with local key contacts provided by the Incubator will expand our Tampa network and help bring our company to the next level.”

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About AceApplications, LLC

AceApplications, LLC is a technology solutions and staffing provider for businesses, schools, and government agencies, delivering custom software and web development, cloud applications, IT staffing, business consulting and technology sales. Our team of professionals has over 100 combined years of successful experience in engineering and design, web and software development, consulting, project management, marketing and brand management, operations management and technology sales.

About the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator

The University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) is one vehicle through which USF CONNECT grows successful companies. TBTI supports technology research as a catalyst for economic development and advocates the creation and development of facilities for high-technology companies and related support functions. USF CONNECT focuses on the needs of Tampa Bay's technology and bio/life sciences entrepreneurs throughout the business life cycle, providing the facilities, partners and resources for successful business development. USF CONNECT offers access to technologies, workforce programs, technology commercialization, critical research equipment, and incubator facilities, adding value and delivering targeted, high level expertise to its member businesses.

The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 49,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is ranked in the Top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2016, the Florida Legislature designated USF as “Emerging Preeminent,” placing USF in an elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.