Winter Springs, Fla., (April 19, 2024) Tech Rage is on fire!.

The Winter Springs-based IT company was named one of 11 companies in Central Florida as being “on fire” in the Orlando Business Journal’s third annual 2024 Fire Awards.

According to the award announcement, “each company was scored on major milestones such as revenue growth, job creation, fundraising and innovative new products or ways of doing business, among other factors.”

The company saw a nearly 15 percent increase in revenue over the past 12 months.

“We’re honored to be recognized for our accomplishments over the past year as many of the efforts we’ve taken to prepare our company for growth has truly taken off this year,’ says Erica Martinez-Rose, CEO, Tech Rage IT. “We believe this is just the beginning too as we are on pace to grow by more than 20 percent this year as well.”

Martinez-Rose attributes much of their growth to automation, especially in the realm of employment. The company looked for ways to reduce the time spent onboarding new employees for their clients and was able to drop the time to bring on new employees by 66 percent. It also helped with employee retention. The company had no employees leave in 2023 and Tech Rage IT added three new employees, bringing total staff to 12.

Other aspects attributing to the company’s growth include:

  • A strategic rebranding initiative in 2019.
  • Consistent price adjustments and a commitment to delivering value to clients.
  • Diversifying our services and expanding its offerings.
  • Maintaining minimal client turnover.
  • Adoption of innovative technologies has optimized efficiencies, streamlined processes, effectively allocated resources and controlled costs.

Orlando Business Journal is not the only place Tech Rage IT has been recognized. Recently, the company was named:

  • 2023 Florida Companies to Watch Honoree
  • 2023 MSP 501 Special Awards Finalist and Newcomer of the Year
  • 2023 NextGen 101, an MSP 501 list – No. 40 of 101
  • 2023 Top Central Florida Technology Company
  • 2023 Woman MSP Contributor of the Year Runner Up

For more information, please contact:

For Tech Rage IT: Erica Martinez-Rose, 407-278-5664 ext. 102,

For the UCF Business Incubation Program: Rafael Caamano, 407-408-4297 or Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470,

About Tech Rage IT: is an award-winning, woman-owned technology firm providing managed IT services, VoIP phone services, IT consulting and more to the frustrated, defeated and disappointed businesses craving more from their technology investment.

Tech Rage IT’s registered tagline “We Prevent Tech Rage” speaks to their laser focus of being a recognized leader in reducing the raging-headaches that employers and their employees face every single day due to technology problems, such as inconsistent or high IT support costs, unreliable or outdated technology, faulty or slow devices, and ransomware or lost files.  Tech Rage IT, headquartered in Winter Springs, has been serving the area since 2015.  Find more information about how Tech Rage IT is preventing Tech Rage at

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 provided vital business development resources resulting in over 300 local startup companies reaching their potential faster and graduating into the community where they continue to grow and positively impact the local economy.

With eight 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 Eustis, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. In 2022, current incubator clients supported over 1200 employees and generated over $120M in revenue.  Nineteen companies graduated from the program and remained in the local community. For more information, visit