Plantation-based CarePredict, a startup that employs artificial intelligence to predict declining health in seniors, recently secured $9.5 million in funding. The round was led by Miami-based Secocha Ventures, Fort Lauderdale-based Las Olas Ventures and New York-based Startup Health Ventures. The funds will be used to expand internationally, launch products and further develop the platform to recognize more symptoms. CarePredict was founded in 2013 by Satish Movva. Its technology was designed to predict depression, increased fall risk and urinary tract inflections by tracking seniors’ daily activities and behavior patterns. CarePredict’s AI can predict UTIs nearly four days ahed of clinical diagnosis, depression two weeks ahead, and has reduced the chance of a fall by 25 percent, according to pilot data.


    A startup company on the edge of downtown Pensacola is opening a co-work space and studio space for freelancers, remote workers and fellow startups of all creative backgrounds.

    Long Hollow Creatives is named after the neighborhood its 120-year-old historic building sits in, just a few miles north of the downtown area. The brand new company was launched by four friends, all Pensacola natives, who wanted to provide an attractive and affordable creative hub for local freelancers and developing entrepreneurs.

    “We all went to brunch one day and said, ‘What if we create a place that could be an office for ourselves but could also be a combination co-work environment and production space for other working freelancers?'” said Steven Gray, one of four co-founders.