Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tampa startups ride WaVE to funding

Two young companies supported by Tampa Bay WaVE each have received six-figure investor backing. Funding is going to Phonism, a cloud service with tools to manage Voice-over-Internet-Protocol phone systems, and Harness, with technology that...

Rocket Lounge teams with South Florida group

The Rocket Lounge, the co-working startup accelerator in downtown Fort Myers, has announced a collaboration with The South Florida Accelerator. The two have joined forces to create a more vibrant community for supporting the...

WIN Lab Miami, an accelerator for female entrepreneurs, selects director

WIN Lab Miami, an accelerator program for women entrepreneurs created and run by Babson College, has named a director. Carolina Pina, an entrepreneur, advisor and philanthropist, will take over as director of...

Orlando startup fund gets $1 million jolt from Embry-Riddle

A local investment fund has received a $1 million jolt to fundraising efforts that had not been meeting its own established timelines. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach announced Tuesday that it...

Wyncode coding school raises $1 million to fund growth

As the Wyncode Academy team celebrated the opening of their new coding school campus Wednesday night with the Miami technology community, the founders announced they have raised $1 million from a leading Swedish consulting and...

Court Buddy racks up 500 Startups investment, enters accelerator

Court Buddy, a legal-tech startup founded in Miami, received seed funding from global venture capital fund 500 Startups and was selected for its Silicon Valley accelerator. Court Buddy will be using the $150,000 investment...

Tech firm to launch new incubator for young companies

Although Orlando is home to multiple business incubators, which essentially teach new entrepreneurs how to run a business, a local company says there is room for one more. The data analytics firm...

Orlando’s FireSpring Fund partners with Embry-Riddle to invest in startups

Orlando's evergreen seed fund and tech accelerator received a $1 million investment from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Feb. 7 to select and invest in startups in Volusia County. FireSpring Fund, which selected its...

Sunrise financial tech firm to add 50 employees

Synechron, a financial tech company with an office in Sunrise, said it plans to add 50 software developers and engineers to its workforce of 33. The company also announced it has become...

Meet the entrepreneurs in Cohort 2 of StartUP FIU accelerator

StartUP FIU is launching  its second cohort of its 14-week accelerator, Empower, this month. The cohort includes entrepreneurs from 17 businesses or concepts in a variety of industries, including music, fashion, shipping,...
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