Saturday, September 22, 2018

Boca Raton startup scores $950K to expand HR software platform

Candidate.Guru has raised $950,000 to support expansion of its human resources software platform, which uses proprietary technology to sift through a pool of job applicants to determine which candidates might be...

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...

Jeff Vinik plans new venture capital fund and innovation hub at Water Street Tampa

Jeff Vinik says the Tampa Bay area needs a bigger, stronger ecosystem for startup companies, and on Tuesday he announced three major initiatives to nurture them. First, Vinik said he will, with...

LocalBlip of Fort Lauderdale received $225K New World Angels investment

Merchants who complain about using Groupon may now have a more affordable and flexible alternative. New World Angels is investing  $225,000  in Fort Lauderdale-based LocalBlip to fund its market entry into South Florida. Through its...

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...

Interview program downtown to feature Orlando tech CEO

An Orlando entrepreneur who has helped his company raise $5 million in venture capital will share his success story next month. Tomas Diaz, cofounder and CEO of FlexReceipts, will appear in the...

Kairos receives follow-on investment from New World Angels

New World Angels announced this week that it has invested $347,500 into a planned $2 million Series B round of Miami-based Kairos. The round is aimed at funding Kairos’ continued expansion of its...

Tamiami Angel Fund II invests in eNow Inc.

The Tamiami Angel Fund II (T2) recently closed on its ninth portfolio company, investing $250,000 in eNow Inc. (eNow). The innovative, clean technology company develops and sells proprietary renewable energy systems for...

Miami startup Bvddy, a sports players’ matchmaking app, closes $1.5 million in funding

Bvddy, an iOS app that enables sports players to connect with sports partners, announced that it has closed $1.5 million in seed capital to expand into new cities. The funding is...

Audio tech firm lands big contract with Westgate Resorts

A local small tech firm has landed a pretty big deal with a major vacation resort. Orlando-based Direct Audio Inc. told Orlando Business Journal it won a contract with Orlando-based Westgate Resorts to install its audio...
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