What a Tampa venture capital leader sees ahead for Florida’s startup sector


The funding outlook for young companies in Florida is stronger than ever.

Steady economic expansion, a track record for success and growing infrastructure to support startups are some of the reasons there’s been a turnaround from just a few years ago, when it was much harder for new Florida companies to find capital backing in their own state, said Kevin Burgoyne, president and CEO of the Florida Venture Forum.