Monday, June 26, 2017

What would a venture capitalist say about that? Startups get chance to find out

Access to capital is lacking — that’s a common refrain among Miami area entrepreneurs, and particularly in minority communities. So Derick Pearson and Felecia Hatcher, founders of Code Fever and Blacktech...

Florida remains middle-of-the-pack player in venture capital

When it comes to raising venture capital, Florida remains far behind California and Massachusetts, two states Florida expressly targeted when it invested more than $1 billion in public money to lure biotech...

South Florida cancer-fighting companies led venture funding in Q1, MoneyTree report shows

Two South Florida biotech companies targeting cancer and an education-technology startup led Florida venture capital deals in the first quarter, according to a MoneyTree report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights released...

Local startups take lion’s share of venture capital dollars invested statewide

South Florida was home to most of the largest venture capital transactions last quarter amid a continued uptick in investments statewide, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers released Wednesday. VCs invested just...

Tampa comes up short in the latest venture capital report

Despite an uptick in venture capital funding nationwide in the first quarter of 2017, the new MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights shows a paucity of deals in Tampa Bay. A $5.2...

Biotech companies lead venture dollars raised by Florida companies in first quarter

This year there will be an estimated 1.69 million new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. In South Florida, there are two...

Venture capital funding stays slow and steady for Tampa Bay area, Florida startups

The Tampa Bay metro market was home to 14 venture capital deals worth a combined $54.6 million, part of a VC funding effort statewide that backed 63 deals totaling $244.2 million...

Moderate start for venture capital investment in Miami area

During the first quarter of 2017, investors deployed $151.05 million to 29 startups in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor. That ranks the Miami region No....

See where metro Orlando ranks for venture deals in Q1 2017

There were six venture capital deals in Orlando-Kissimmee metropolitan area in the first quarter of 2017, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor. The 6 deals had a total value of $7.76 million, the report...

See where the Tampa metro ranks for venture deals in Q1 2017

There were 14 venture capital deals in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area in the first quarter of 2017. That made the Tampa metro the 24th most active metropolitan area for venture deals...
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