Saturday, October 19, 2019

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...

3 upcoming Orlando tech events give insights on growing industry

Three upcoming tech events in Orlando are zeroing in on what's being built locally and what's driving the $14 billion industry. One is Digital Orlando, a gathering of local tech leaders who will sound...

BuzzPrize Expo coming to Sarasota on Friday

A showcase for entrepreneurs and business innovators, tied into the RocketHub crowd-funding site, is scheduled to take place Friday at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. The Exhibition Hall with breakout sessions is...

Magic Leap on the latest craze and why starting a company in Florida is...

Magic Leap took the stage at a Fortune conference in Aspen on Tuesday afternoon, wowing the audience with a four-second-long video in which a life-size whale splashes through the air of...

CareCloud founder chosen as keynote speaker for upcoming event

CareCloud founder Albert Santalo will be the keynote speaker at “Mapping Miami’s Financial Future,” the Miami Finance Forum’s signature event, scheduled to take place Feb. 24. About 200 people are expected to attend the event,...

Trobo educational-storytelling robot sees first shipments

An educational robot pal for children created by a local duo has started shipping its first group of products. The creators of Trobo, an educational storytelling robot for children, announced recently their...

Could Uber’s Shark Tank-on-the-go feature hit Orlando?

It's no wonder why young startups take to popular ride-share company Uber. Not only does the company embrace a new standard of transportation using a mobile app, but it's coming up with...

Tampa lab benefits manager gets fresh capital to grow

A Tampa company that is working to make health care laboratory solutions more consumer friendly has raised additional financial backing. Three investors — Mosaic Health Solutions, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and Francisco Partners — took...

FLORIDA INSTITUTE FUNDS ALACHUA-BASED AMEND SURGICAL

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Amend Surgical, an Alachua-based medical device company with newly licensed technology developed...

Energy-focused private equity firm in Tampa raises $46.5M for first fund

A Tampa private equity company that invests in energy projects in Latin America and the Caribbean has raised $46.5 million for its debut fund. It’s the first time the firm, WRB Serra...
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