Thursday, August 22, 2019

Why this Orlando tech firm may move to Silicon Valley

Orlando entrepreneur Darren Wendroff has created essentially an Uber-like service for caregivers, and while it has gained some popularity throughout Florida by helping more than 700 families find caregivers, getting funding for he company hasn't...

Venture Capitalists Discuss Investments and Trends in Florida

The Tech Executive Roundtable (TER)  hosted a panel discussion on technology, the state of venture capital in Florida, and the state of venture capital in general, last week. The private event took place...

Cross Valley Capital Unveils $20M Venture Fund

Rokk3r Labs has partnered with well-known investors, Jon Gosier and RJ Joshi, to establish a new $20 million venture capital fund called Cross Valley Capital. The fund will invest in early-stage startups across a variety of industries through deals that...

Orange chips in to help keep tech companies here

Orange County will kick in $100,000 to a venture-capital fund to keep home-grown tech companies from leaving town. The fund, known as FireSpring, was started with a $250,000 grant from the Economic...

3 lessons from Bidtellect’s $22M capital raise

Delray Beach-based Bitellect successfully closed a $22.35 million capital raise - in about half the time it typically takes most startups. That’s one of the highest venture capital deals in South Florida...

Orange County gives $100K to Orlando’s startup seed fund

The Orlando startup community's plan to create an evergreen seed fund to help early-stage entrepreneurs receive funding they need to grow their business just got a boost from the Orange County. The...

Orlando tech firm raises $70M to expand biz

An Orlando-based software firm is planning to boost sales and product innovation with a big investment by a Boston-based private equity firm. PlanSource Holdings Inc., a tech firm located inside downtown Orlando'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.

Small Business Fort Lauderdale Alliance to host international startup event

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance will be a host sponsor of an international conference for entrepreneurs and investors. SUP-X: The StartUp Expo, is scheduled for Feb. 16-17 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward CountyConvention Center.
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