Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Miami’s TheVentureCity launches $100 million fund for tech startups

This summer, when former executives of Facebook, Google, eBay and other hyper-growth companies formed a global “city” based in Miami with everything a tech startup needs to scale internationally, they were...

See which South Florida companies snagged the largest venture capital deals in Q3

A Florida company snagged $1 billion – yes, billion – in venture capital in the third quarter, but, outlier aside, the period was the Sunshine State's weakest VC cycle in more...

Florida venture capital surged in Q3 MoneyTree Report, but that’s thanks to one mega-round

Florida venture capital looked strong in the third-quarter, but it was mainly due to one company’s outsized funding round. And it wasn’t Magic Leap. According to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and...

Hearst $75 million stake in M2Gen tops Florida start-up funding deals in quarter

Thanks to a single mammoth injection of venture capital into one of its start-ups, New York City topped the nation's VC rankings in sheer dollar funding in this year's third quarter...

PulteGroup introduces virtual reality in Southwest Florida

PulteGroup is now using virtual reality (VR) to let Southwest Florida consumers take an in-depth look at homes to help make buying decisions when a model is not available. The new feature lets homebuyers walk...

Venture capital investing is on the decline — But not in Miami

Venture capital spending continues to lag behind the record activity of recent years, but the Miami area seems to be an exception for such investments. And industry analysts say there's still...

Florida Venture Forum says it’s had an $8 billion hand in growing the state’s...

The Florida Venture Forum had an $8.77 billion economic impact statewide between 2000 and 2016, a new study says. The economic impact takes into account jobs created, household income and gross domestic...

New Study Unveils Florida Economic Impact of Florida Venture Forum Programs Generated an $8.8...

The Florida Venture Forum (the Forum) in Tampa announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc.® (WEG), a boutique economic consulting firm led by nationally...

The 10 highest-valued tech startups in South Florida so far in 2017

South Florida isn't exactly known as a venture capital magnet, with the Sunshine State, overall, nabbing just about 1 percent of all VC dollars invested across the U.S. each year. Yet recent...

Venture capital investing is on the decline nationwide and in Orlando. Here’s why

Venture capital spending continues to lag behind the record activity of recent years, but startups needn't worry; industry analysts say there's billions in dealmaking still to be done. VC firms invested roughly...
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