Wednesday, May 29, 2024

New AngelSummit Americas coming to Miami

Startup Angels, a global platform that provides services to new angel investors, will host the AngelSummit Americas conference April 14-15 in the lead up to the eMerge Americas technology conference. AngelSummit Americas aims to...

Miami Beach’s Rokk3r Labs looking for $200 million in investment

A notable player in the local startup community is looking to grow exponentially in the next two years, soliciting $200 million from venture capitalists to fund a growing portfolio of companies. In...

Jeff Vinik plans new venture capital fund and innovation hub at Water Street Tampa

Jeff Vinik says the Tampa Bay area needs a bigger, stronger ecosystem for startup companies, and on Tuesday he announced three major initiatives to nurture them. First, Vinik said he will, with...

Startup accelerator relocates HQ to Wynwood

Rokk3r Labs is going mainland, relocating its headquarters from Miami Beach to Wynwood as it works to foster creativity and growth. The new 6,000-square-foot space at 2121 NW Second Ave. will feature...

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...

Dollars flow to Tampa Bay company that wants to keep your workforce in the...

An online venture capital firm in St. Petersburg is one of three early investors in a local startup that’s working with employers to improve the health of their employees. The startup, Health...

Clearwater’s Sara Blakely among investors in $150M fund for startups

Steve Case’s campaign to promote entrepreneurship outside of Silicon Valley is getting the backing of some big-name investors, including Clearwater native/Spanx entrepreneur Sara Blakely. Blakely, who built an empire selling Spanx shapewear,...

500 Startups to launch startup growth-marketing program in Miami

500 Startups, a Silicon Valley venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, is doubling down on its interest in Miami. In March, 500 Startups and its founder Dave McClure brought its PreMoney conference to Miami, its first foray outside Silicon Valley with that event. Thursday, the organization announced that it will launch a 10-week growth marketing program in South Florida beginning Sept. 28.

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....

UberPITCH bringing venture capital on demand to Miami on Wednesday

In partnership with Rokk3r Labs, Venture Hive and Florida Funders, Uber is bringing UberPITCH to Miami startups during Miami Tech Week. The unique partnership will help local startups overcome one of the biggest obstacles to success – access...
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