Friday, August 23, 2019

Here’s the impact UberPitch had in Orlando

Uber's promotional event to connect entrepreneurs with investors was a big success in Orlando and even lead to some potential investment deals. UberPitch, a Shark Tank-on-the-go promo that came to Orlando on Nov....

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...

South Florida tech leaders recognized

Techweek has announced the 100 most influencial tech leaders in South Florida, including four companies from Broward County, one from Palm Beach County, and about 25 from Miami-Dade, as well as university leaders and...

Brazilian travel tech startup Biz Airlines relocates to downtown Orlando

A Brazilian startup developing airline routing technology that helps frequent-traveling business executives find the least expensive, but top-of-the-line flight seats, is relocating to Orlando. Biz Airlines, a company that is venture-backed by...

Miami Techweek: uberPITCH, LAUNCH winners are…

Rokk3r Labs and Uber South Florida teamed up to bring UberPITCH to Miami during Miami Tech Week – delivering potential investors on-demand to participating entrepreneurs through the Uber app. From the pitches that...

South Florida augmented reality firm raises $800 million

A South Florida tech company announced Tuesday morning that it had raised nearly $800 million from investors to develop its augmented reality platform. Previously, Orlando-area tech experts had said that Magic Leap's...

Miami startup wins PowerMoves Miami Demo Day

Ask a room full of startup pitch contestants on competition day if they got sleep the night before, and you’ll get a round of groans and laughs. About 75 people attended PowerMoves...

Broward could lift cap on job growth incentives to help Magic Leap land millions

In order to help augmented reality firm Magic Leap secure up to $9.08 million in public funds, Broward County could lift the awards cap on its job growth incentive program. Currently, the...

Northeast Florida emerges as a market for startups, venture capitalists

To entrepreneurs in need of money to push their startups out to the market, it can seem that there is a dearth of such funding available in Northeast Florida. And while the...

Looking back at One Spark 2016, organizers say refocus on creators fortified condensed event

Sure, the street festival in downtown Jacksonville got the most attention for One Spark 2016 drawing about 70,000 people to the one-day party. But a revised concentration on startups and entrepreneurs also...
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