Thursday, May 23, 2019

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...

KidoZen assets to be sold to Tampa company

The assets of KidoZen will be sold to Tampa-based Mad Mobile on Monday. Terms of the transaction for the once-ballyhooed Miami tech company were not included on Crunchbase but the South Florida Business...

How the SEC Just Changed Fundraising Forever

In perhaps the biggest change to hit small business fundraising in the last 80 years, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted on Friday to enact the final rules of the Jumpstart Our...

Kairos funded by Florida Institute, 500 Startups

Kairos, a Miami-based human analytics company, found mentorship, a support network and most of its angel investors in the Sunshine State. Now – with a little help from YouTube – the...

Orlando tech leaders talk challenges, capital, talent

There was once a time when tech entrepreneur Josh Brownconsidered starting his company, PowerDMS, in Tampa because he thought Orlando lacked the necessary tech scene to recruit the talent he was looking...

UberPITCH bringing venture capital on demand to Miami on Wednesday

In partnership with Rokk3r Labs, Venture Hive and Florida Funders, Uber is bringing UberPITCH to Miami startups during Miami Tech Week. The unique partnership will help local startups overcome one of the biggest obstacles to success – access...

Startup Investors Hit the Brakes

Venture-capital investors hit the brakes on investing in the first quarter, following a funding bonanza the past two years that pushed valuations of once-hot technology startups to soaring heights. Funding for U.S....

Stay and fight! Orlando entreprenuers talk tech scene growth

Improving Orlando's tech scene is a hot topic as city and business leaders often review strategies to attract more talent and major companies. While small startups have more than a few rough...

New AngelSummit Americas coming to Miami

Startup Angels, a global platform that provides services to new angel investors, will host the AngelSummit Americas conference April 14-15 in the lead up to the eMerge Americas technology conference. AngelSummit Americas aims to...

Here’s the impact UberPitch had in Orlando

Uber's promotional event to connect entrepreneurs with investors was a big success in Orlando and even lead to some potential investment deals. UberPitch, a Shark Tank-on-the-go promo that came to Orlando on Nov....
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