Saturday, August 19, 2017

Boca Raton-based Modernizing Medicine in top 10 venture deals in nation

Modernizing Medicine’s landing of $231 million in venture capital in May was among the top 10 deals in the country in the second quarter, according to the MoneyTree Report released this...

Venture capital surges in Q2 in Florida and nationally, MoneyTree Report shows

South Florida healthcare-technology companies led Florida venture capital deals in the second quarter, according to a MoneyTree report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights released Wednesday. Florida deals in the quarter were led...

Modernizing Medicine and Neocis were Florida’s top VC-funded companies in Q2, MoneyTree Report shows

South Florida healthcare-technology companies led Florida venture capital deals in the second quarter, according to a MoneyTree report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights released Wednesday. Florida deals in the quarter were led...

Venture capital feast or famine in Tampa Bay? It depends on who you ask

Homee, a Tampa company described as the “Uber for on-demand home services,” drew $2.8 million in venture capital funding in the second quarter of 2017, and was the sole local recipient...

These Central Florida companies drew the most venture capital backing in 2Q 2017

Six Central Florida companies received a total of $30.06 million in venture funding in second-quarter 2017, according to the Q2 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor. That’s up from the $7.76 million the region pulled...

VC funding drops — but Chewy.com makes state look juicy

In the world of venture capital, South Florida may not typically light up the big numbers, but in one category of the latest quarterly venture report, it outshone the nation. For exits,...

Florida startups have one less funding source to tap, thanks to state budget cuts

The impact of Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of a line-item in the state budget last month is already rippling through the South Florida tech community. The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of...

These Tampa Bay companies drew the most venture capital backing in 2Q 2017

Teewinot Life Science Corp., a biopharma company that’s developing biologically identical substances to those in marijuana plants, received about half of the total venture capital pumped into Tampa Bay companies in...

Orlando startups get $30M in VC deals for second quarter

Orlando startup companies saw the impact of a national leveling off in venture-capital investments during the second quarter, but still managed to attract just more than $30 million in VC deals,...

Tech funders, startups already feeling sting of state budget cuts

The impact of Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of a line-item in the state budget last month is already rippling through the South Florida tech community. The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of...
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