Sunday, July 5, 2020

Space Florida seeks $5M to help SpaceX

A major space exploration firm may get a bit of help from two government organizations to help crank up launches again in Florida. Hawthorne, Calif.-based SpaceX may enter a deal with Space Florida and Florida Department of...

eMerge fuses tech and real estate through partnership with German firm

As eMerge Americas makes it way through Latin countries such as Colombia, Mexico and Brazil, recruiting entrepreneurs from abroad, it is forging for the first time a strategic partnership aimed at...

Local venture capitalist: How firms can land funding deals

Good news, Orlando: The Sunshine State is making a comeback when it comes to venture capitalists investing in startups and other fast-growing firms. The bad news: Central Florida is low on that...

Space Florida seeks FDOT approval to help SpaceX

Space Florida is looking to help SpaceX pay to update its launch pad. The agency will ask Florida Department of Transportation for $5 million to contribute to infrastructure improvements on Spaceport Launch Complex 39A, which SpaceX hopes will...

Incentives make it back into the Florida governor’s budget

Despite a stinging rebuke by the Florida Legislature of a business incentives package earlier this year, Gov. Rick Scott once again will try to persuade lawmakers to approve funding to attract companies to...

Tech investments report highlights cluster of IPOs amid stagnant year

Miami-based investment banking firm Cassel Salpeter & Co. released this week its quarterly review of technology investment activity, which highlights a recent cluster of initial public offerings amid a mostly stagnant...

Miami-based CareAngel wins AARP’s national $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation has announced CareAngel as the winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with solutions to help low-income adults age 50-plus live safely, independently...

Florida Academy of Sciences Moving Headquarters From Orlando To Florida Tech This Fall

Florida Academy of Sciences, the 81-year-old organization known for recognizing the state’s top scientists through its annual FAS Medalist program, will move its corporate offices from the Orlando Science Center to...

Florida firms — including 2 from C. Fla. —snag Q3 venture capital deals

Florida firms landed 18 venture capital deals totaling $92.7 million in the third quarter, according to the latest MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data from Thomson Reuters. However, the Sunshine...

Broward County organizations team up to highlight South Florida tech landscape

Broward County Public Schools and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance have announced a partnership to foster growth in the technology industry. The TechGateway initiative showcases the thousands of technology companies based in...
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