Friday, June 22, 2018

Orlando sunglasses startup sees bright future on Kickstarte

Two Orlando entrepreneurs have scored a Kickstarter home run by raising pledges of more than $144,000 in two weeks for their subscription sunglasses startup, shadesclub. Shadesclub offers monthly delivery of sunglasses, for...

Wesley Chapel firm leads Florida companies in venture capital funding

Venture capital funders pumped more than $31.6 million into 10 Florida companies in the last three months of 2015. CareSync, a Wesley Chapel company that provides software and services for chronic disease...

Digital wellness company raises $2.3M in latest funding effort

The Tampa-based Peerfit, a digital wellness company that encourages people to exercise, has raised $2.3 million capital in its latest round of funding. Tampa Bay Lightning NHL team owner Jeff Vinik...

Magic Leap leads venture capital in Florida

Almost no other company has attracted as much venture capital this year as virtual reality developer Magic Leap of Plantation. Magic Leap received $793.5 million in investments in the first quarter, the...

Weston startup helps employers test if job candidates are ‘good fit’

With hundreds of applicants for a job, employers often struggle to narrow the field to the best candidates. Weston startup business Candidate.Guru aims to solve that problem by analyzing whether an individual...

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...

Startup funding up in Florida, North Carolina, and Georgia, but lags in other Southeastern...

U.S. startup funding is heating up in the Southeast, although not every state is seeing the same benefits. That’s according to a report out today called “The State of Startups in the...

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...

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...
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