Monday, June 26, 2017

Peerfit Closes $2.3M Bridge Round

Peerfit, a Tampa employee health benefits platform startup, has closed a $2.3M bridge round. Lead investors included Lee Arnold, executive chairman of Colliers International Florida; Jeff Vinik, owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL team; and Chris Sullivan, founder...

Orlando’s UniKey unlocks details on expansion plans

An Orlando smart-lock maker wants to delve into new markets for business. UniKey Technologies Inc. closed on a $5 million venture capital deal last month with Samsung as one of the lead...

Multicore Photonics Closes $300K Seed Investment

Multicore Photonics, an Orlando startup developing smart fiber optic-based industrial sensors to monitor and control industrial assets, systems and facilities, held the first close of its seed funding round raising $300K of...

Orlando’s UniKey lands $5 million investment

An Orlando tech company has raised money to develop and build its home smart-lock systems, which can be accessed through a mobile phone or the touch of a finger, for use...

Orlando smart lock maker UniKey nets $5M venture capital deal, shares hiring plans

An Orlando-based smart lock maker plans to expand its business after landing a big venture capital deal. UniKey Technologies Inc. closed on a $5 million capital deal in May with Samsung being...

South Florida companies scored major private equity dollars in 2016, report says

South Florida entrepreneurs often think venture capital when fundraising, but it might be time to start considering private equity. Companies within the region were among the largest recipients of private equity funds...

Florida ranks fourth in drawing private equity dollars

Private equity funds invested $41.8 billion in 219 Florida-based companies in 2016, supporting 33,733 jobs, according to the American Investment Council’s annual analysis released Thursday. Florida ranked fourth in the nation for...

Report: Florida No. 4 for private equity investment in 2016

Florida ranked fourth in the United States last year for private equity investment, a new report said. According to the American Investment Council, private equity firms made $41.8 billion in capital investments...

Blackstone invests in Broward tech startup Entic

When a satisfied customer becomes an investor, that’s a good day for any early-stage company — especially when that customer is a giant private equity firm. Entic, a South Florida technology company...

TearClear Completes $4.5 Million Series A Financing and Introduces Leadership Team of Accomplished Ophthalmology...

TearClear, the eye health technology company uniquely focused on developing a safe and reliable means of delivering preservative-free topical ophthalmic drugs, today announced the completion of its Series A financing, with...
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