Wednesday, February 22, 2017

What a Tampa venture capital leader sees ahead for Florida’s startup sector

The funding outlook for young companies in Florida is stronger than ever. Steady economic expansion, a track record for success and growing infrastructure to support startups are some of the reasons there’s...

Miami e-commerce startup iguama scores $5 million in funding

Miami startup iguama plans to open up its online shopping mall for U.S. brands to more consumers across Latin America, with the help of a $5 million Series A financing round led by...

Five South Florida companies to pitch at annual venture capital conference

From a cool misting system to efficient methods to handle retirement accounts and legal services and to market businesses, five later stage South Florida companies will give their best business pitches...

U.S. venture capital dipped in 2016, but took a Magic Leap in Florida

While venture capital investment cooled nationwide last year, investment in companies in the Sunshine State heated up, producing the best result since 2001. Venture capitalists injected $1.12 billion into 71 deals in...

Venture capital rises in Florida, despite nationwide decrease

Venture capital investment across the state yielded the best year for Florida since 2001 despite a nationwide drop in VC funding, according to the MoneyTree Report, released Wednesday, by PricewaterhouseCoopers and...

Venture capital investing sounds a retreat from U.S. and Tampa Bay startups

The venture capital industry staged a sharp national pullback in its investments to business startups in the last quarter of 2016, with last year overall posting a decline from VC investing...

U.S. venture capital cooled in 2016, but took a Magic Leap in Florida

While venture capital investment cooled nationwide last year, investment in companies in the Sunshine State heated up, producing the best result since 2001. Venture capitalists injected $1.12 billion into 71 deals in...

Florida snags more venture capital, angel dollars in 2016

Florida attracted more venture capital and angel financing in 2016, but had roughly the same number of dealsaas the year before. The state saw 71 deals worth $1.1 billion in venture capital...

4 Orlando firms will present to dozens of investors at venture capital conference

Small, innovative firms all over Florida will have the change to pitch to hundreds of potential customers and venture capitalists during an annual conference held in Orlando. Out of more than 100...

CEO of Florida Funders out to shake up early-stage investing

With a goal to make Florida a great place to build companies, Florida Funders has set out to change the nature of early-stage investing in the Sunshine State. The Tampa organization wants...
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