Saturday, May 25, 2019

2017 Florida Venture Capital Conference Announces Call for Presenting Companies

Located in Tampa and Miami, the Florida Venture Forum, Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, is in search of 20 – 25 later stage companies to tell their...

LocalBlip of Fort Lauderdale received $225K New World Angels investment

Merchants who complain about using Groupon may now have a more affordable and flexible alternative. New World Angels is investing  $225,000  in Fort Lauderdale-based LocalBlip to fund its market entry into South Florida. Through its...

5 South Florida startups to present at Florida Early Stage Capital Conference

The Florida Venture Forum has selected 20 Florida-based companies to present at its 9th annual Florida Early Stage Capital Conference being held at the Hilton Carillon in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, May 17. Presenters were...

UF seeks venture capitalists to scope out Florida

David Day wants to add Florida to venture capitalists’ GPS. Even better, he would like them to know a lot more about the University of Florida and Gainesville. Day heads UF’s Office...

Here’s where $8.7M in venture funding went in Tampa Bay in Q3

Tampa Bay is headed toward its strongest year since 2011 for venture capital financing deals. Investors pumped at least $8.7 million into four Bay area companies in the third quarter of 2016,...

Florida Venture Forum says it’s had an $8 billion hand in growing the state’s...

The Florida Venture Forum had an $8.77 billion economic impact statewide between 2000 and 2016, a new study says. The economic impact takes into account jobs created, household income and gross domestic...

Where Florida ranks on Forbes ‘best states for businesses’

Scoring high marks for growth prospects, but much lower marks for quality of life and business costs, Florida comes in about the middle of the pack in Forbes’ new “Best States for...

Orlando City’s Phil Rawlins invests in local financial tech company

Orlando City Soccer Club founder and president Phil Rawlins must like what he sees in Orlando's tech community. The serial entrepreneur, who once started a tech marketing firm overseas, was part of a...

Mobile ‘Shark Tank’: Uber-backed ride-and-pitch to match startups with investors

For some lucky startup founder, it might be the best 15-minute ride ever. Uber, the disruptive car service that is trying to bull the old-school taxi business to the side across the...

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....
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