Sunday, July 21, 2024

Inside NSU’s new 54,000-square-foot hub for tech, innovation (Photos)

Nova Southeastern University is officially home to a new accelerator and incubation hub for South Florida startups. The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation opened...

KidoZen assets to be sold to Tampa company

The assets of KidoZen will be sold to Tampa-based Mad Mobile on Monday. Terms of the transaction for the once-ballyhooed Miami tech company were not included on Crunchbase but the South Florida Business...

VR tech startup Avenue Planet launches its first ‘v-commerce’ location: Lincoln Road

Avenue Planet, which brings the world’s best shopping streets to your virtual world, launched with a splash last week, unveiling its Lincoln Road shopping experience to the real Lincoln Road. The tech...

Biz lessons: ​‘Certainly I’m afraid of failure’

Even though several local entrepreneurs finally reached success after a failure or two or three, that doesn’t mean they aren’t afraid of failing again. “Certainly I’m afraid of failure. Who’s not?” said...

​Satellite maker OneWeb to break ground this week on Space Coast

Shortly after announcing its $13 billion merger deal with Intelsat, OneWeb announced that it will kickoff construction for its 100,000-square-foot assembly plant this week. OneWeb, which last spring announced plans to build...

SpaceX files plans to launch thousands of ​satellites into orbit

Florida's Space Coast may see a lot more launches from SpaceX if the firm's satellite plans are approved. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company filed documents with the Federal Communications Commission on Nov....

Orlando tech firm CEO talks expansion, biz diversity and touring with J.Cole

There's a good chance Les Goldberg has carried multiple backstage passes to a concert featuring your favorite music artist or entertainer, but he probably wasn't there to collect an autograph. He may have been too busy calling the shots to work the lights and visual effects that his company provides. "Right now, we're touring with J.Cole," said Goldberg, CEO of LMG LLC, an Orlando-based tech firm that provides video, audio and LED lighting support for events. "I was just at his show a couple nights ago," he said about attending the popular hip-hop artist's concert in Tampa on Aug. 16.

TouchSuite invests in Boca Raton-based kiosk payment tech startup

TouchSuite on Tuesday announced an investment in Grubbrr, a Boca Raton-based payment technology for businesses. The amount was not disclosed. Grubbrr's platform allows food companies, bars, movie theaters, golf courses and other...

Accelerating growth: Startup accelerator programs in the United States

A convergence of factors in information technology and capital markets have helped propel a boom in venture capital-backed startups in recent years. While well-established regions such as San Francisco-Silicon Valley, Boston-Cambridge,...

How the SEC Just Changed Fundraising Forever

In perhaps the biggest change to hit small business fundraising in the last 80 years, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted on Friday to enact the final rules of the Jumpstart Our...
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