Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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,...

FAU Tech Runway program accepting applications

Applications for Florida Atlantic University Tech Runway's Launch Competition are being accepted beginning Wednesday through March 22. FAU Tech Runway is a public-private partnership formed to foster early-stage technology companies. Winners of its launch...

Combining two chapters, the South Florida Founder Institute launches; first two info sessions planned

The Founder Institute, a global idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program, announced that South Miami Founder Institute and Fort Lauderdale- Boca Raton Founder Institute chapters will merge to form the new South Florida Founder Institute. The first...

Maria Sachs, former senator, named to lead Innovation Florida

Former State Senator Maria Sachs has been named executive director of Innovation Florida, a venture co-founded by law firm Greenspoon Marder and The South Florida Accelerator. Sachs, one of the founding...

Endeavor taps Miami’s Powerful Yogurt to join global network

ndeavor, a nonprofit that supports and accelerates selected high-impact entrepreneurs, has chosen a young Miami food company to join its global network. Powerful Yogurt, led by Carlos Ramirez, is now the 16th Endeavor...
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