After years of ‘hustling,’ Orlando startup Shoflo bought by events tech giant

When Shoflo LLC CEO Stephen Bowles was part of Orlando business accelerator Starter Studio, the pitch deck for his company listed events tech firm Cvent Inc. as a potential partner. 

Seven years later, Orlando-based Shoflo will do much more than partner with Cvent. The Tyson, Virginia-based company with thousands of employees bought Shoflo, the company announced earlier this month.

As a result, Shoflo’s web-based virtual events technology will become a key part of the offerings of fast-growing…