Wednesday, May 29, 2024

PayCargo banks $125M Series B investment for digital payments platform

Insight Partners is going all in on PayCargo. The Coral Gables-based startup announced it completed a $125 million Series B investment round backed by Insight Partners,...

Broward startup Xendoo adds jobs as more small businesses turn to cloud-based accounting

Online bookkeeping startup Xendoo had a first-hand look at how small businesses fared during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many South Florida businesses in the event and restaurant...

Months after expansion, cyber firm Command Post gears up for Orlando growth

The ribbon-cutting at Command Post Technologies Inc.’s first Orlando office on Feb. 28, 2020, drew members of the community, including Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, to celebrate the firm’s expansion...

Executive Profile: Leigh-Ann Buchanan on Miami as a model for a new kind of...

South Florida has an opportunity to be a global example for a new kind of technology hub. Leigh-Ann Buchanan hopes her company, Aire Ventures, will be a...

Orlando startup roundup: Robotics firm lands $2.4M in VC, app development firm gets acquired

A couple of deals in the local startup community took place last week, shedding more light on the innovation taking place in the region. First, Orlando-based mobile app development firm Teeps LLC...

The Marketing of a Town – How Gainesville is positioned on the global stage

How do you market one of America’s biotechnology hotspots to the world? Develop and execute a comprehensive and diversified economic development strategy that includes measurable goals, incorporates actionable steps, and leverages key...

Lockheed Martin’s growth frenzy in Orlando bodes well for local economy, smaller firms

Global defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) expects to grow in Orlando at a rapid rate within the next five years, adding hundreds of workers — an increase expected to...

Music startup will relocate to Miami after $2.3M investment

Joox, a South African music streaming app and social platform, will relocate 14 employees to Miami after securing $2.3 million in a bridge investment round led by Wynwood-based venture capital firm...

Blue Origin clearing land for massive rocket factory

Bulldozers and excavators this week continued clearing land at Kennedy Space Center’s Exploration Park where Blue Origin will build a rocket factory rivaling the area's largest spaceflight facilities. The 475,000 square foot manufacturing...

Vinik invests $12M in tech accelerator DreamIt

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik is pumping $12 million into DreamIt, a Philadelphia-based early-stage venture fund and accelerator. Vinik, who will become a partner and join the DreamIt board of directors,...
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