Monday, September 16, 2019

OneWeb to bring 250 jobs to Florida’s Space Coast facility costing $85M

Satellite company OneWeb will add momentum to a resurgent Florida space industry, moving its operations to an $85 million facility on the Space Coast near Kennedy Space Center, it announced today....

eMerge Americas cranks up to showcase, celebrate tech

Like the world of technology it is showcasing, eMerge Americas is growing up, too. Even the robots were a little more subdued and business-like this year. Returning for its third year, South...

INSIDE LOOK: eMerge Americas kicks off third year

Technology and innovation conference eMerge Americas kicked off its third annual event on Monday with a lineup filled with tech innovators, public officials and celebrities. The conference, which runs April 18-19 at...

z9 Capital Launches $25M Venture Capital Fund

z9 Capital (“z9”) today announced the launch of their $25M venture capital fund at eMerge Americas. z9 invests $250K — $4M in early-stage, founder-led companies that have demonstrated product-market fit and...

Tech industry leasing more space in South Florida

Office leasing by tech companies has doubled in the last two years, according to a report Monday by commercial real estate company CBRE. The report was released in coordination with the eMerge...

Vestagen Technical, GeniCon land $8.5M in venture capital

Florida played a big role in U.S. companies landing $12.1 billion in venture capital for the first quarter of 2016, but only a couple of Orlando companies were in that mix. The...

Trobo’s Shark Tank deal fizzles out

Reality TV can be much different when the cameras aren't rolling, as founders of an Orlando-based tech firm that makes an educational plush toy robot learned first hand. Jeremy Scheinberg and Chris Harden, co-founders of Trobo,...

Catalyst coworking space celebrates first anniversary

Dennis Pape admits he had some preconceived notions about what drove entrepreneurs to coworking spaces when he opened Catalyst in downtown Orlando. They didn’t like working out of their house. Read more...

Idea.me Launches in US with Create Miami Campaign

CROWDFUNDING HAS BECOME ONE OF THE MOST WIDELY USED METHODS OF FUNDRAISING OVER RECENT YEARS. WE’RE ALL FAMILIAR WITH THE BIG ONES — KICKSTARTER, INDIEGOGO, GOFUNDME, BUT THERE ARE SO MANY MORE AND THEY...

Launched or announced at eMerge Americas: mPower, ChallengeStar, Z9 Capital fund

mPower Solar Generator CEO Will Perego chose eMerge to launch his South Florida company and its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign; its first product is a portable solar generator. For every generator sold, the company...
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