Tampa Bay’s would-be venture capitalists — or lack thereof — are holding back a potentially potent patent economy


    Yogi Goswami’s company Molekule is changing the way people with allergies breathe.

    He started the company, which produces a high-tech air purifier, for a simple reason: His son suffered from allergies. And it was his son who took a leave of absence from his doctoral program at Stanford University to speak with venture capitalists — because his father could not find anyone in the Tampa Bay area to fund his pre-revenue, early stage idea.