Tuesday, February 18, 2020

FlexReceipts CEO shares plans for new venture capital deal, job creation, challenges

Local tech firm FlexReceipts LLC plans to hire a few more people next year, thanks to landing a multimillion-dollar venture capital deal. The Windermere-based firm announced June 29 that it received $2.5...

Boca Raton startup scores more than half a million dollars in funding

Boca Raton-based startup Candidate.Guru has scored $600,000 in funding. The Series A round was led by Fan Fund, an Orlando-based early-stage fund that targets Florida companies in tech and life sciences.

Blue Origin, OneWeb start work on Space Coast additions

Exploration Park at Kennedy Space Center has been a fairly quiet place since it was opened in 2011 to attract more space industry, following the end of the space shuttle program....

Former IBMer works to improve health through Game Changer Tec

Former IBMer Pete Martinez wants to use data analysis to improve health. Under his Boca Raton startup venture Game Changer Tec, he aims to bring together health, data science and academic professionals with the...

Enterprise Florida executive board recommends nearly $6M in cuts, including jobs

The executive board that governs Enterprise Florida voted unanimously Thursday to cut nearly $6 million from the agency’s spending, including terminating contracts, closing offices across the world and slashing 26 jobs. The...

Tesla driver’s death using car’s ‘Autopilot’ probed by NHTSA

A driver with a history of speeding who was so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated...

Orlando’s FireSpring Fund selects 5 firms for first class

After sifting through more than 100 applications, five companies were chosen to be part of Orlando’s new seed fund accelerator program. FireSpring fund announced on June 30 that the five companies will...

2016 American Entrepreneurship Awards: And the winners are …

The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a program created to support startup businesses and entrepreneurs, has announced the winners of its first contest. The award focuses on traditionally underserved communities in the...

How skepticism creates innovation challenges for local firms

It's not easy being the pioneer for a new product or service — just ask the many tech startups that are working to build up their innovative businesses in Orlando. Nearly a...

Coding event set for July 23 in Fort Lauderdale

The Fort Lauderdale Civic Hackathon — a collaborative computer coding event for developers, designers, urban planners and creative people — is set for 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 23. The event,...
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