Tuesday, May 23, 2017

New CFO hired at one of South Florida’s most well-capitalized startups

  Miami-based health technology company CareCloud has a new face in its C-suite. CareCloud chief financial officer R. Scott Lentz will be succeeded by Shari VanLoo, a business consultancy and corporate transaction veteran, the company announced...

Magic Leap may be headed for valuation greater than Uber’s biggest competitor

It’s been about six years and more than $1 billion in investment since Magic Leap cropped up on the tech scene as a mysterious startup in Dania Beach, of all places. Today, it has...

Tech Talk: Magic Leap, Alta5, upcoming deadlines & more

The secretive Magic Leap may be fund-raising again, and with that may pull a $6 billion to $8 billion valuation out of its hat. That’s from sources of the tech blog...

Luminar gave up exposure for secrecy as it operated in stealth

It can be tough to keep a secret. But when that secret could potentially earn a business millions of dollars, it gets trickier. Read more here.

Lyft sharpens attack strategy to battle Uber in coveted South Florida market Read...

Lyft, the feisty arch-rival of Uber in the ride-hailing wars, is sharpening its attack strategy to go after more market share nationally and in South Florida. Nationwide, Lyft has seen new user...

PowerDMS expands help to first responders

First responders who need on-the-fly building layouts or suspect photos during investigations can now access them on Android after an Orlando company brought its iPhone app to the platform. The cloud-based software serves also...

Video-game fantasy leagues latest push for Electronic Arts veteran in Orlando

Online fantasy leagues are moving beyond traditional sports: A new app developed by a local company focuses on professional video gamers instead of NFL players. HypSports lets users pit groups of gamers...

Aventura cybersecurity startup extends reach into Europe, Africa, Middle East

Aventura cybersecurity startup Zenedge is extending its reach into Europe, the Middle East and Africa as demand in those markets increases. Zenedge's overseas office consists of a Security Operation Center and a...

South Florida startups dominate upcoming venture capital competition

Of the 22 companies that have been chosen to compete for $150,000 in cash prize awards at an upcoming startup competition, nearly half are from South Florida. Florida Venture Forum’s 10th annual...

Local medical device CEO shares plans for drone delivery service

A local medical device firm is finding a new way to use drones to help saves lives. Orlando-based Archer First Response Systems is using modified drones to deliver automated external defibrillators (AED)...
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