Want your tech company to get venture capital? Best not be in love


Author: Abraham Aboraya
Publisher: Orlando Business Journal
Date: October 7, 2013

Are you looking for venture capital for your tech company? Then it might be best to stay single.

So said panelists at the 2013 iSummit conference at the Orange County Convention Center on Oct. 2, put on by the Florida Technology Journal. At the digital entrepreneurship talk, Steve Miller, the co-founder and chief operating officer of Winter Park-based Highwinds, said if you’re looking for money, you’d better be willing to work. A lot.

“If you’re in love, you’re in trouble,” Miller said. Highwinds is a content delivery network and tech firm, which in August secured $205 million in financing. Read more here.