"I am proud that Innovation Florida was able to bring most of South Florida's thought leaders and top tech companies together and produce measurable results," says Zia Bhutta, Co-Founder of Synechron.
"We are delighted for Synechron to become a technology leader in the South Florida Community and make an immediate commitment to job creation," adds Jimmy Thomas, Senior Director at the Sunrise/South Florida Office of Synechron.
TSFA's mission is to identify visionary entrepreneurs and facilitate ideation by providing a clear path to success through a global ecosystem of innovation resources. TSFA is quite passionate about accelerating the maturation of new technologies and the generation of jobs in Florida's Innovation Ecosystem. In the strategic partnership with TSFA and Synechron it is expected that the initiative will create around 150 developer jobs within the South Florida community in the next two years.
Synechron is a high growth business consultancy and technology services provider with a robust five continent client portfolio. Their clients include the top five U.S. Banks in capital markets and the top three insurance carriers. The partnership was brokered in part by Innovation Florida's Executive Director Maria Sachs. "The Synechron TSFA partnership will bring numerous opportunities to the region and create more jobs; especially for Florida's new university grads," said Sachs.
"We are excited to support and continue the ongoing creation of new and exciting opportunities for technology and research companies for Florida, resulting in new industries and new capital being introduced," comments Innovation Florida Co-Founder and Greenspoon Marder's Co-Managing Director, Gerald Greenspoon.
About The South Florida Accelerator (TSFA)
The South Florida Accelerator (TSFA) is an innovation accelerator/aggregator with global connectivity. TSFA's mission is to identify visionary entrepreneurs and facilitate ideation by providing a clear path to success through a global network of strategic corporate partnerships. The company's venture fund supports the region's most creative and talented entrepreneurs, making their dreams real so people around the world live happier, healthier and richer lives. For additional information, visit www.tsfa.co.
Synechron, one of the fastest-growing digital, business consulting & technology services providers, is a $405 million firm based in New York. Since inception in 2001, Synechron has been on a steep growth trajectory. With 7,000+ professionals operating in 18 countries across the world, it has presence across USA, Canada, UK, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Serbia, Hungary, Germany, Italy, UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Japan, Australia and Development Centers in India. For more information, please visit http://www.synechron.com/
About Innovation Florida
Innovation Florida serves to connect the state of Florida's technology assets through a shared resource and advocacy center that provides support in the areas of policy advancement, academic outreach, workforce development, talent acquisition, and entrepreneurialism. Innovation Florida's founders have strong relationships with the State University's Presidents and trustees, legislature, the startup, venture capital and tech communities that do business in Florida. Innovation Florida was co-founded by Greenspoon Marder, Citrix Systems, Inc. and The South Florida Accelerator. http://www.innovationflorida.co
About Greenspoon Marder
Greenspoon Marder is committed to providing excellent client service through our cross-disciplinary, client-team approach. Our goal is to understand the challenges that our clients face, build collaborative relationships, and craft creative solutions designed and executed with long-term strategic goals in mind. Since our inception in 1981, Greenspoon Marder has become a full-service, Am Law 200 and NLJ 350 law firm with 20 offices and more than 200 attorneys. We serve Fortune 500, middle-market public and private companies, start-ups, emerging businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs across Florida and the United States. http://www.gmlaw.com
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SOURCE Greenspoon Marder; The South Florida Accelerator