Monday, October 14, 2019

How Shark Tank spurred this C. Fla. firm to upgrade its website

What do you do when you know guests are coming to visit your home? You prepare by cleaning up. A local entrepreneur is sort of doing the same thing, only it's his...

Access to capital top issue for Florida small businesses, Florida Chamber says

The top issue facing Florida small businesses is access to capital, according to the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Index survey, released Monday. Twenty-three percent of small businesses said the top issue they...

Innovation drives biofuel industry investments in Tampa Bay region

Renewable energy industry thought leaders in the Tampa Bay region and beyond are enthusiastic about developing biofuels because doing so represents a relatively affordable, accessible solution toward cleaner and potentially cheaper...

Central Florida startup wins big on ABC’s Shark Tank

Central Florida startup company Signal Vault won big on the season premiere of ABC TV’s Shark Tank Friday night. The anti-hacking company based in Seminole County landed key investments from sharks Lori...

Modernizing Medicine to go on hiring blitz, break into telemedicine: CEO

The co-founder of a Boca Raton medical technology startup said Tuesday his company is about to embark on a hiring blitz, adding at least 100 new employees to his 430-person firm. Daniel...

Annual Update Shows Florida’s Biotech Industry is Resilient

The latest Florida Biodatabase (FBD) annual update from the University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator shows that the expansion of Florida’s biotech industry remains resilient with an overall growth rate of 92%...

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...

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...

Mobile ‘Shark Tank’: Uber-backed ride-and-pitch to match startups with investors

For some lucky startup founder, it might be the best 15-minute ride ever. Uber, the disruptive car service that is trying to bull the old-school taxi business to the side across the...

Why this Orlando tech firm may move to Silicon Valley

Orlando entrepreneur Darren Wendroff has created essentially an Uber-like service for caregivers, and while it has gained some popularity throughout Florida by helping more than 700 families find caregivers, getting funding for he company hasn't...
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