Saturday, June 24, 2017

Mobile payments startups team up with majority stake investment

Mobile payments startup SpeedETab has received a majority-stake investment from Latin American company Paymentez. Fort Lauderdale-based SpeedETab is a platform adopted by companies, mainly food and beverage establishments such as Panther Coffee...

South Florida tech companies team up to propel growth

Sometimes startups should team up to take off. SpeedETab, a Fort Lauderdale startup that enables customers to order and pay for food and drinks from their smartphones, and Paymentez, a Miami-based payments...

Austin’s SignUp.com acquires Florida competitor with similar name

SignUp.com, an Austin company that provides scheduling tools that help people keep their calendars organized, has acquired former competitor MySignUp of Florida. The deal closed March 10 but was just disclosed in...

Orlando-based Legion Capital launches mini-IPO, aims for NASDAQ

Orlando-based private equity firm Legion Capital, which is focused on investments in financial technology or fin-tech, is going public and hopes to list on the NASDAQ stock exchange. It’s initial public offering is a...

Orlando’s GameSim bought by company that has worked on Uncharted, Call of Duty

An art and technical services company that has worked on blockbuster video game franchises like Call of Duty, Uncharted and Battlefield has bought an Orlando tech firm. London-based Keywords Studios announced in...

Orlando’s GameSim acquired by Ireland gaming studio

An Orlando-based company that does engineering work for the U.S. government and video games announced on May 17 that it was acquired by an Ireland-based gaming studio. GameSim, founded in 2008, was...

Startup scores funding to streamline public safety efforts

Palm Beach startup SceneDoc has closed a round of financing led by investors based within the region and beyond. SceneDoc is the developer of a platform called SceneDoc Collect that gives public...

Tampa venture capital firm leads funding round for software company

Ballast Point Ventures and two other funding firms led a $4.2 million capital raise for Iconixx, a software company in Austin, Texas. Ballast Point, a venture capital fund in Tampa, joined Harbert Growth Partners, S3...

StackFrame sells simulation side of business

13-year-old tech company in Sanford sold part of its business on Tuesday. StackFrame founder Gene McCulley said the division that worked in defense products and services, one that counted the U.S. Army...

Jacksonville’s Fanatics Inc. finalizes deal for Majestic acquisition

Jacksonville-based Fanatics Inc. has completed its acquisition of VF Corp.’s Licensed Sports Group that includes Majestic apparel brand. The intent of the acquisition was announced in early April and the deal was...
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