Monday, April 12, 2021

Money & Tech Roundup: New crowdfunding rule could be game changer for startups and...

Caribu didn’t have many options when the company went out to raise funding in 2019. The Miami education technology startup aimed to secure $500,000 to grow...

Startup that turns ocean trash into face masks eyes growth on Space Coast

Two years ago, Florida Institute of Technology business and environmental studies student Dylan Cross decided to bring designs he created on an iPad to life.  With the help...

Tony Cho’s new ‘Future of Cities’ platform reimagines urban living, advances smart city technologies

One of Miami's top commercial real estate players is setting his sights on the future of urban living. Metro 1 founder and chairman Tony Cho announced...

USF professor named Florida’s next chief science officer

A University of South Florida professor and director has been appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis as the state's next chief science officer. Mark Rains, who is...

ZUMPER JUMPS AT OPPORTUNITY TO OPEN HUB IN MIAMI

Calling it an “easy call,” Zumper CEO Anthemos Georgiades announced that the popular apartment-finding website would be opening a "hub" in Miami. In announcing the new office plans, Georgiades cited Miami’s...

SPACs on the hunt for high-growth companies to acquire in South Florida

Cano Health CEO Marlow Hernandez knew the senior medical care provider needed to go public to obtain the capital necessary to fuel its expansion. The question...

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...

Meet the first class of Tampa Bay business leaders inducted in the American Academy...

GrowFL has inducted its first crop of business leaders into its newly-launched American Academy of Entrepreneurs. The group launched the academy in September 2020, joining Michigan...

Here are the Tampa Bay companies that were acquired in Q1

The nation has begun to take note of Tampa. In the first two months of 2021 alone, eight Tampa Bay companies were acquired, with most acquiring...

Tampa Bay companies raised more than $235 million in March

In March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic began, many investment firms took a brief respite in investing in new companies as they weathered the storm. That's...
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