Orlando leaders discuss strategies to ‘swing the bat harder’ and lure more tech biz here

Metro Orlando’s technology talent pool is growing, local companies are landing more venture capital than ever and West Coast startups like Red 6 Inc. want to open offices here.

Still, Orlando is behind other cities, across the nation and in the Sunshine State, in the bid to lure high-tech companies bent on leaving the Northeast and West Coast.

In fact, an August report by Forbes listed Tampa and Miami as the respective No. 1 and No. 2 emerging tech cities in the nation — but Orlando missed the…