Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Silicon Valley firm leads Miami startup’s $20M investment round

Miami-based startup MealPal has raised $20 million to make takeout meals more convenient and affordable. Founded in early 2016, MealPal partners with dozens – sometimes hundreds – of local restaurants to give...

MealPal raises $20 million in venture funding, expands services

MealPal, the Miami-based startup offering a subscription restaurant lunch service, announced it has raised a $20 million Series B investment, led by Silicon Valley firm Menlo Ventures. The round brings MealPal's total...

Studer: Access to capital crucial for start-up success

When I meet with our local small business leaders in our Studer Community Institute round table sessions, there are typically two prevailing challenges: how to attract and retain talent and how to...

Why you can’t overlook a major source of funding: the government

What do robot vacuum cleaners and personal DNA tests have in common? Both Roomba and 23andMe received government funding to help build their businesses. 23andMe has received $4.1 million in investment from the...

Continental National Bank and Miami-Dade’s Small Business Development Division relaunch financial assistance program

Continental National Bank in partnership with Miami-Dade County Small Business Development division has relaunched a program designed to lend short-term working capital to Small Business Enterprise (SBE) firms. The Small Business Bonding and Financial Assistance...

Shoring up the boat-sharing industry, Boatsetter buys Boatbound, raises more funding

South Florida is already one of the world’s great boating capitals. Now the region can also claim to be a boat-sharing industry leader, as more people seek out accessible ways to...

Dominion Aesthetic Technologies Finalizes Funding Agreement With The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of...

Dominion Aesthetic Technologies, an Altamonte Springs startup commercializing medical devices in the aesthetics field with technology licensed from the University of Central Florida, has finalized a funding agreement with The Florida Institute for...

Maker of an innovative wine appliance attracts $9 million in funding to expand

David Koretz introduced the first appliance that preserves, chills and serves wine by the glass. A $9 million round of funding will help the South Florida entrepreneur further expand into the...

New World Angels Invests in TechCrunch Winner RecordGram

New World Angels (NWA), Florida’s premier structured angel investor group, announced it has recently invested $250,000 in RecordGram’s oversubscribed $1MM seed round. RecordGram has developed a music collaboration app that allows...

Tech funders, startups already feeling sting of state budget cuts

The impact of Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of a line-item in the state budget last month is already rippling through the South Florida tech community. The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of...
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