Saturday, December 15, 2018

Investors, entrepreneurs ride Uber together for business pitches

As Tu-Hien Le and friends waited for Uber at a downtown Orlando café, they were not exactly being patient. Instead, they refreshed the app on three phones constantly, hoping to land...

Scout Ventures announces Chris Callahan as Venture Partner

Chris Callahan, president and co-founder of Startup Palm Beach, has joined Scout Ventures as Venture Partner based in South Florida. Chris will be focused on connecting with entrepreneurial talent, generating deal flow and...

Magic Leap lands $793.5 million in mega-funding round led by Alibaba

Magic Leap’s future is coming into focus, as a historic mega-round of funding could sharply accelerate its path to commercialization. The secretive South Florida technology company working on a computing platform that simulates...

UM student startup wins 1st round of $100,000 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Alex Coren, University of Miami student and founder of startup healthcare technology company Wambi, has earned the chance to compete for a grand prize worth $100,000 in prize money and services...

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...

Here’s how Orlando’s Vestagen will spend $7M in venture capital

An Orlando medical technology company has a few plans in store for the $7 million it received in venture capital. Vestagen Technical Textiles was one of only two companies in the Central...

Orlando firm invests; investors share tips

Orlando-based FAN Fund has taken part in a nearly $1 million funding round for Tampa-based PikMyKid, a platform for parents and school administrators to manage students' after-school pickup. PikMyKid has been downloaded...

Uber’s Shark Tank-style promo coming to Orlando

Orlando entrepreneurs, time to start practicing your pitch — a Shark Tank-on-the-go is coming to the City Beautiful, and it could be the best opportunity to land a deal. Ride share service Uber announced...

Modernizing Medicine announces $38 million capital raise

Modernizing Medicine, the Boca Raton-based creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant, a specialty-specific electronic medical record system, announced Monday that it has closed a $38 million Series E financing, bringing total capital...

Orlando tech groups launch Kickstarter campaign

A handful of Orlando tech groups think they are collectively worth $165,000. Thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign that began on Tuesday, they will soon find out if others in the community agree. Read more...
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