With offices and laboratories in the IIEC Business Incubator, Photon8 Inc. profitably produces biofuels from algae. With support from the university and community organizations, the Photon8 team has developed genetically improved algae for biofuels production in just 12 months - two years ahead of schedule. The company employs 12 students and is aided by UTB and TSC Professors Tamara Pease and Danielle Provenzano. Visit www.photon8.com.
Newtek Business Services Inc.
Newtek Business Services Inc. is one of the premier providers of business services and financial products to small-and medium-size businesses throughout the U.S. Help from the IIEC has enabled New York-based Newtek’s core processing center in Brownsville to employ more than 50 people. The Brownsville center provides bilingual service to over 100,000 business customers across the country. Visit www.newtekbusinessservices.com.
Subcontract manufacturer ConsultingPoint Inc. uses its experience and expertise to comply with or exceed its customers’ and industry requirements. “ConsultingPoint continues to expand our manufacturing capabilities and customer base, thanks to the International Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center.” Visit http://consultingpoint-tx.com.