Thursday, March 30, 2017

Weston startup completes more than $1 million financing round

Weston-based startup Candidate.Guru has completed a $1.1 million financing round, topped off by $300,000 from The Florida Institute for Commercialization of Public Research, which operates out of Gainesville and Boca Raton. The financing...

Alta5 joins 500 Startups to bring automation to your online brokerage account

Fintech startup Alta5 received a $150,000 investment from 500 Startups, and its co-founders are part of 500’s current accelerator class in San Francisco. Alta5, which created an automation platform for individual investors, is the...

HR software startup finalizes funding agreement

Startup Candidate.Guru inked on Wednesday a funding agreement that could yield it as much as 10 times more additional capital. Based in Boca Raton, Candidate.Guru combines big data and predictive analytics to...

Startups: Apply now for eMerge Americas Startup Showcase, offering $175K in prizes

eMerge Americas, Miami’s homegrown technology conference now heading into its fourth year, is accepting applications for the June event’s Startup Showcase, which brings together entrepreneurs from around the world to compete...

Roofing entrepreneur invests as angel to bring new solar products to market

Advanced Roofing entrepreneur Rob Kornahrens has finally found a way to bring more solar energy to the world. The South Florida entrepreneur has been on a quest for more than 30 years...

Aviana Molecular Technologies Receives Second Round Follow-On Funding From The Florida Institute for the...

Aviana Molecular Technologies, an Orlando point of care diagnostic startup commercializing technology developed at the University of Central Florida, has received second round follow-on funding from The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public...

Luring investment capital is a domino effect, says local entrepreneur

Nearpod’s $21 million Series B investment round, announced last week by the local education-technology startup, represents a rare victory on two levels. For one, the sum is one of the largest received...

To bring interactive lessons to more classrooms, Nearpod raises $21 million in venture capital

The founders of Nearpod faced a lot of naysayers when they launched their education-technology company in South Florida in 2012. “People told us ‘forget it, what you’re trying to do is nothing...

Aventura startup raises $21 million

Aventura startup Nearpod announced Wednesday a capital raise of $21 million. Nearpod is an education-technology platform geared to K-12 teachers that enables digital learning experiences. In 2016, its three-year revenue growth rate...

BlinkBio Finalizes Funding Agreement With The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research

BlinkBio, a Jupiter biotech startup formed to exploit Bioorthogonal Linker ("Blink") chemistries for the discovery and development of novel drug conjugate therapeutics in oncology and other disease settings developed at The Scripps Research Institute, has finalized...
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