According to InternetCoast research, Florida-based companies raised $1.8 billion from 111 deals during the 1st half of 2019 (2H2019). Of this amount South Florida-based companies raised $1.2 billion or 65 percent of total Florida investments.
Nationally venture capital investments increased 13 percent to $66 billion in the 1H2019, according to the Pitchbook – NVCA Venture Monitor Report. Florida ranked 11th compared to other states based on total investments. This compares to a ranking of 8th for calendar year 2018.