Sunday, July 5, 2020

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Startup Investors Hit the Brakes

Venture-capital investors hit the brakes on investing in the first quarter, following a funding bonanza the past two years that pushed valuations of once-hot technology startups to soaring heights. Funding for U.S....

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....

Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Appoints Jackson Streeter as New CEO

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) is pleased to announce that Jackson Streeter, M.D. has been appointed as its chief executive officer. Most recently Dr. Streeter served as...

South Florida augmented reality firm raises $800 million

A South Florida tech company announced Tuesday morning that it had raised nearly $800 million from investors to develop its augmented reality platform. Previously, Orlando-area tech experts had said that Magic Leap's...

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.
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