The Right Profile Selected to Participate in VentureScaleUp Accelerator Fall 2016
ORLANDO, FLA. – VentureScaleUp, Orlando’s high-growth business accelerator, selected The Right Profile, a talent analytics firm for professional sports teams, law firms and corporations, to participate in its Fall 2016 Cohort.
Sterling Bates, The Right Profile’s Chief Technology Officer, said “ The Right Profile was selected as one of only six companies with both the products and clientele that will allow it to quickly and successfully scale its business.
Start ups from throughout the U.S. and many foreign countries applied for the program, which is led by seasoned entrepreneurs and renowned experts.
The 12-week VentureScaleUp program that began Sept. 12 is held at the Catalyst co-working space in downtown Orlando. The program is focused on the four essential aspects of scaling a company: people, strategy, execution and cash. It provides the cohort with advanced workshops, one-on-one mentoring, and one-on-one investor meetings while connecting and collaborating with one another.
The program concludes with a “Pitch Night” event with Florida Venture Sourcing’s network of investors, mentors, advisors and connectors to highlight the cohort’s work and expose them to investors and opportunities.
“We are extremely excited about the potential we have to propel our company to the next level with the opportunities afforded by VentureScaleUp’s proven techniques,” Bates said.
Carol Ann Dykes, UCF Incubator Site Manager, said, “Participation in accelerator programs like VentureScaleUp and StarterStudio are very beneficial for our Incubator clients. They offer intense mentoring and learning opportunities that greatly complement those we offer.”
The Right Profile has developed recruiting/evaluation tools by integrating predictive methodologies in behavioral science that gives management an insight into critical performance traits and intangibles that would otherwise be missed.
The Right Profile is a client company of the UCF Business Incubation Program at Central Florida Research Park in East Orange County.
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About The Right Profile
The Right Profile is the leader in talent analytics integrating the latest technologies with predictive methodologies in behavioral science that transforms the way organizations select, coach and develop talent. The company’s cloud-based platform of assessments, reports and exercises help individuals and organizations in the worlds of athletics, law and business. Customers include the New England Patriots, Kansas City Royals, Clemson University, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Performance Trust Capital Partners. For more information, visit http://therightprofile.com.
VentureScaleUp’s mission is to diversify the Central Florida economy beyond tourism, agriculture, and services by identifying, nurturing, and accelerating high-growth entrepreneurs who are the seeds for high-wage technology, manufacturing, and innovation jobs that will transform the local economy and elevate the City of Orlando’s standing amongst other innovation hubs in the US and beyond. VentureScaleUp aims to fill the Central Florida scaleup gap by connecting Orlando’s high-growth entrepreneurs to mentors who have successfully built and exited prominent startups that have scaled. VentureScaleUp won a Small Business Administration Growth Accelerator Fund Award in 2015 and was one of only 3 accelerators in Floridato receive the grant. To learn more, visit http://www.venturescaleup.com and follow @VentureScaleUp on Twitter.
About the UCF Business Incubation Program:
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped hundreds of local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.
With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor,Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando, and Winter Springs. Participating companies sustain more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51B on regional sales and $2.48B on regional economic output. During the last fiscal year, the program has returned $7.95 for every $1.00 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.