Thursday, April 18, 2019

JetSmarter is being acquired. Its buyer plans to hire more in Fort Lauderdale

JetSmarter, the Fort Lauderdale-based on-demand private jet travel service, is set to be acquired by a Dubai-based travel firm for an undisclosed price. Vista Global, owned by Swiss billionaire Thomas Flohr and...

JetSmarter to be sold to billionaire’s Dubai jet service

Fort Lauderdale-based private jet service JetSmarter is being acquired by Dubai-based Vista Global, the companies announced Wednesday. A purchase price was not disclosed. JetSmarter, founded in 2012 by then 26-year-old University of...

Blue Origin seeks more time to develop New Glenn rocket for military

After getting part of a $2.2 billion defense contract last year to help build its newest rocket, Blue Origin LLC wants the U.S. Air Force to delay choosing two firms for...

Catalina turns laser focus to data as it personalizes the shopping experience

Catalina, a St. Petersburg-based digital marketing firm, knows what you like to buy and why you like to buy it. The company, once known best for the printed coupons handed to a...

SOUTH FLORIDA VC FUNDING STARTS THE YEAR SLUGGISHLY, REPORTS SHOW

South Florida’s biggest institutional venture deal in technology was snagged by an innovative  Plantation-based company – but this time it wasn’t Magic Leap. CarePredict, which uses AI-driven technologies to advance senior care,...

MIAMI OFFICE WILL HELP STEER $5 BILLION SOFTBANK INNOVATION FUND FOCUSED ON LATIN AMERICA

Signaling Miami’s growing role as a hub for Latin America, the world’s largest technology  fund focused on the region will be steered from SoftBank’s offices in Miami, as well as Sao...

4 THINGS TO KNOW IN #MIAMITECH: FOR WEBBYS, VOTE LOCAL; HACKATHON IS BACK; DASHEE...

he Webby Awards, like the Oscars for the Internet, selected local software development agency Very Big Things as a nominee among more than 13,000 entries. Now South Floridians can help Very...

Broward startup attracts largest VC investment in South Florida in Q1

CarePredict raised the most venture capital in the tri-county area during the first quarter of 2019, but startups in other parts of Florida attracted larger investments, according to a new Money...

Plantation company leads venture capital in South Florida — and it’s not Magic Leap

CarePredict, a Plantation company that developed a wrist-worn health tracker to help protect seniors, raised $9.5 million in the first quarter, the most of any South Florida company. The Plantation company that...

SpaceX sets launch date for latest Falcon 9 resupply mission to ISS for NASA

NASA has a time and date for the next launch of experiments, supplies and other materials to the International Space Station. The early morning SpaceX mission to send a Falcon 9 rocket...
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