3 new startups bringing 211 jobs to Florida, Indiana and New Orleans

If you live in Brandenton, FL, New Orleans or Indianapolis we have good news for you. New tech startups are coming. Spread the word!

Torchlite Adding 140 Jobs in Indy.

Torchlite, which connects client companies to freelancers who specialize in digital marketing, announced Tuesday morning that it plans to swell employment from 16 to 156 by 2019. In return for the new jobs, the Indianapolis Economic Development Corp. is pledging $2.8 million in tax credits and up to $100,000 in training grants. The incentives are performance-based, meaning Torchlite is not eligible to claim them until workers are hired. Read more.

The firm, currently based in San Marco Plaza in Lakewood Ranch, will move into a new facility in SRQ Commerce Park later this year, a statement says. The 18-employee company also has a repair center in Jupiter. Along with its headquarters expansion, MTech MDM plans to add 46 jobs over the next five years, the statement says. The company qualified for a Manatee County economic development incentive grant of $46,000, depending on job creation. Read more.

Select Labs Software Adding 25 Jobs in NOLA

A medical software developer has added a New Orleans office and plans to create 25 jobs over the next year. The expansion marks the latest addition to the city’s emerging technology and biosciences sectors. Read more.