South Florida startups dominate upcoming venture capital competition


Of the 22 companies that have been chosen to compete for $150,000 in cash prize awards at an upcoming startup competition, nearly half are from South Florida.

Florida Venture Forum’s 10th annual early-stage capital conference is set to take place in Orlando on May 19 and will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their ideas to a panel of judges. Past presenters have gone on to raise more than $56.6 million in investment.