Monday, October 14, 2019

Angel Investor funds North Miami Beach legal tech company, becomes CTO

A North Miami Beach legal software company has raised $3.5 million in venture capital, the firm said Wednesday. PracticePanther Legal Software raised most of that money from an angel investor who has...

Details Flowers Wins $25,000+ in 2016 Rollins Crummer Venture Plan Competition

The Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business has announced Details Flowers as the 2016 winner of its annual Venture Plan Competition, Central Florida's very own "Shark Tank," where start-ups battle for funding and mentorship before the region's...

​Women-owned businesses ramp up in Jacksonville

With Northeast Florida’s growing reputation for innovation these days, there are certainly more opportunties for female entrepreneurs. Figures issued this month by the U.S. Small Business Administration bear out the trend,...

Orlando startup joins major ​accelerator program Techstars

An Orlando-based tech startup is one of the few that got accepted into a major accelerator. Orlando's FitBot was named as one of the 10 startups that will participate in Techstars' Chicago location. The announcement...

Miami FinTech Forum launches with pitch contest

In another new program for accelerating entrepreneurship, Citi Community Development, Village Capital and Florida International University on Thursday night kicked off a Miami Fintech Forum. About 15 financial technology startups were selected...

9 Orlando tech acquisitions in 2015

There were a number of acquisition deals that took place within Orlando's tech community in 2015, indicating that the area is a prime place for both business and quick, successful exits. Here,...

Orlando tech leaders talk challenges, capital, talent

There was once a time when tech entrepreneur Josh Brownconsidered starting his company, PowerDMS, in Tampa because he thought Orlando lacked the necessary tech scene to recruit the talent he was looking...

Orlando pursues Apple expansion, on heels of Amazon snub

The Orlando Economic Partnership will pursue Apple regarding the consumer tech icon’s plans to expand in the U.S. and add a new corporate campus, officials confirmed Friday. Interest in Apple follows...

‘I feel like I was ripped off!’ The Fresh Diet closes without alerting employees,...

In an abrupt decision, Miami-based The Fresh Diet, a gourmet food delivery service, closed shop Friday without informing most employees and clients, many of whom paid for the service months in...

Kairos funded by Florida Institute, 500 Startups

Kairos, a Miami-based human analytics company, found mentorship, a support network and most of its angel investors in the Sunshine State. Now – with a little help from YouTube – the...
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