Startup Company Founder Gets Some Credit for Military Family Support

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (May 03, 2012) —  Javier Rodriguez, founder of GI Money, a startup company based in Kissimmee that serves military families, was named the January Military Blogger of the Month by USAA, an insurance and financial services company specializing in the military community.

Javier Rodriguez, founder of GI Money, a University of Central Florida Business Incubator company, said his firm is developing a financial education web portal for “our troops and their families, who have sacrificed so much for my family.” GI Money is designed to deliver first class content in support of the unique challenges faced by today’s military family.

“We have thousands of men and women returning home to the US who deserve resources and our support to help them in this transition,” Rodriguez said.

“GI Money was created as that resource, to help veterans ease into a quality life which we owe them, after fighting for our nation and preserving the liberties we enjoy as a nation and military family support is crucial,” he added.

For more information, contact

Javier Rodriguez, Founder – GI Money, 407-666-7559, Javier.Rodriguez@gimoney.com

Rafael Caamano, Site Manager – Kissimmee UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-343-4300, Rafael.Caamano@ucf.edu

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com

About the UCF Business Incubation Program 

Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 200 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 $59,000. 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.

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