October 11, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2012) — AceApplications LLC, an information technology solutions and staffing provider to businesses, schools, and government agencies, has been selected to participate in a unique business mentoring program sponsored by the University of Florida.

Courtney Powell, president of AceApplications LLC, said the University of Florida’s Small Business Mentoring Initiative was established to provide an increased pool of available and qualified small businesses seeking opportunities with the University of Florida.

Promising small businesses, including minority-owned or woman-owned companies are paired with established firms to better learn the complexities of working with the university, Powell explained.

AceApplications, LLC, a client company of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program located in Central Florida Research Park in east Orange County, is a state and county certified minority owned business that offers information technology consulting services, custom software and web development, IT staffing and 21st Century education and training solutions for businesses, government agencies and schools.

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For more information, contact

Courtney Powell, President / Owner, AceApplications, LLC, 877-499-2231, ext. 101 info@aceapplications.com

Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program 407-207-2426 carolann.dykes@ucf.edu

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407 644 4142 Lvershelco@aol.com

About AceApplications, LLC – Established in 2001, AceApplications is a minority owned business, certified through Orange County, The State of Florida Office of Supplier Diversity and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The firm is an information technology solutions and staffing provider for businesses, schools, and government agencies, delivering custom software and web development, cloud applications, IT staffing, and technology sales. Their team has over 50 years of combined industry experience, and has built a strong reputation for consistently delivering high quality, reliable solutions and great customer service to clients including Florida Hospital, State of Florida universities (UCF, UF), Florida Department of Transportation, and others. For more information, please visit www.AceApplications.com.

About the UCF Business Incubation Program

Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 300 emerging companies (including more than 134 current clients) create over $363 million in annual total economic output and more than 3,120 new jobs (taking direct and indirect and induced impact into account) with an average salary of $60,000. With ten facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Business Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development among the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Apopka, the City of Winter Springs, the City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County, the City of Kissimmee, City of St. Cloud, Volusia County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information about the Program and its clients and graduates, please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu and UCFBIP on Facebook, on www.facebook.com/ucf4bip.