GAIN Relaunches as StartupGNV

The Gainesville Area Innovation Network (better known as GAIN) was established in 1985 to help support entrepreneurs and create connections between UF researchers and the local business community. Over 32 years, GAIN held hundreds of networking and educational events, from monthly luncheons to annual investor pitch competitions. For much of its history, GAIN was the only organization in Gainesville truly focused on local entrepreneurs, and thus played an indispensable role connecting, promoting, and inspiring.


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