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Smart money: How your firm can find the right investment team
Orlando Business Journal
February 16, 2017


MobileHelp® Announces New Ownership
MarketWired
February 8, 2017


Hyde Park Capital Announces the Sale of Trident Health Resources, Inc. to SpecialtyCare
Hyde Park Capital
February 3, 2017


Priatek Awarded 2016 Startup of the Year
PR Web
January 18, 2017


Entrepreneurs pitch for $50,000 investment
Tamiami Angel Funds
January 10, 2017


U.S. venture capital dipped in 2016, but took a Magic Leap in Florida
Miami Herald
January 12, 2017


Florida Venture Forum Announces 20 High Quality Companies to Present and Exhibit at the 2017 Florida Venture Capital Conference, Taking Place February 2-3, 2017, in Orlando
Florida Venture Forum
January 10, 2017


Floridian of the year: Frank DiBello, rocket man
Florida Trend
December 28, 2016


Tampa tech health firm plans $4.5 million HQ investment, hundreds of new jobs
Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 14, 2016


CareCloud raises $31.5 million to compete in changing healthcare market
Miami Herald
November 15, 2016


Southeastern Tool & Design sells ownership stake to Alderman Holdings LLC
FourBridges Capital Advisors
November 14, 2016


Gormley’s Take: Venture-Capital Outlook Brightens in Sunshine State
Wall Street Journal
October 26, 2016


Sequoia Capital Hires Yahoo’s Jess Lee as First Woman U.S. Investing Partner
Bloomberg Technology
October 20, 2016


Jeff Vinik among those investing $1 million in St. Petersburg startup
Tampa Bay Times
September 14, 2016


FAN Fund and Florida Funders complete $1M investment for PikMyKid
FAN Fund
September 13, 2016


Investor to businesses: I want to make money, not employ your family
Orlando Sentinel
September 4, 2016


Medical device maker grabs $930K investment
Business Observer
September 6, 2016


Understanding debt
Tech Crunch
August 26, 2016


New niche brings Florida Venture Forum showcase to Tampa
Tampa Bay Business Journal
August 25, 2016


Move Over Silicon Valley. These Startup Cities Are on the Rise.
Entrepreneur.com
August 25, 2016


Children’s Advocacy names board officers
NewsPress.com
August 25, 2016


Space Florida and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Fourth Joint Call for Projects: Another $2 Million in Research Fund Available for Viable Proposals
Space Florida
August 11, 2016


Weston startup raises $600,000 in funding
SunSentinel
July 6, 2016


Tower Cloud to be Acquired by Communications Sales & Leasing
Tower Cloud
June 21, 2016


etouches Announces Acquisition of Zentila Hospitality Sourcing and Booking Solution
Market Watch
June 1, 2016


Andrew Birkett, CEO of Atheris Games, was awarded $2,500 for being named first runner-up in representing the University of Florida
Gainesville Sun
May 30, 2016


One investor speaks on how venture capitalists can be successful in Jacksonville
Jacksonville Business Journal
May 27, 2016


THE FLORIDA VENTURE FORUM AND SPACE FLORIDA ANNOUNCE THE TOP THREE PRIZE WINNERS OF THE 2016 FLORIDA EARLY STAGE CAPITAL CONFERENCE CASH PRIZES TOTALING $150,000 WERE AWARDED TO PRESENTING COMPANIES: CANDIDATE.GURU, INC., SYMPTIFY AND STREANN MEDIA
Florida Venture Forum
May 19, 2016


Florida Venture Forum Announces Top Three Winners of 2016 Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition
Tampa Bay Newswire
May 19, 2016


Here's what happens when startups win big at the Early Stage Capital Conference (Video)
Tampa Bay Business Journal
May 18, 2016


Local startup hopes to lead the way in regenerative medicine
WCJB TV-20
May 17, 2016


Candidate.Guru’s big-data solution solves HR quandary: Will the new hire fit in?
Miami Herald
May 9, 2016


Final Four Semi-Finalists Announced for the $50,000 Cade Museum Prize
Florida Venture Forum
March 30, 2016


​Protect and serve
Business Observer
March 4, 2016


​Vocap Investment Partners leads $4.25 million round for Social123, a leading provider of B2B data solutions
Vocap Investment Partners
February 12, 2016


​Entrepreneurs try to cash in at venture capital forum
Tampa Tribune
January 29, 2016


​Family offices rise to center stage at venture conference in St. Pete
Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 25, 2016


​2016 debuts with better startups, smarter mentoring, rising venture capital interest
Tampa Bay Times
January 23, 2016


​Two local companies speaking at major venture capital conference
Jacksonville Business Journal
January 21, 2016


​Big money meets big tech at venture capital conference in St. Pete
Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 19, 2016


​Wesley Chapel firm leads Florida companies in venture capital funding
Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 15, 2016


​3 South Florida companies to present at VC conference
Miami Herald
January 15, 2016


​Florida Institute funds Miami-based Kairos
Miami Herald
November 16, 2015


​Modernizing Medicine CEO Daniel Cane Honored with Florida Business Ambassador Award
Business Wire
November 12, 2015


​Vocap Investment Partners - Fall 2015 Update
Vocap Investment Partners
November 10, 2015


​Two South Florida startups rocket to the top in contest
Miami Herald
November 8, 2015


​Business students receive Governor's Young Entrepreneurship Award
Florida State University
October 27, 2015


​Jacksonville drone startup to exit ‘stealth mode’ at tech showcase
Jacksonville Business Journal
October 26, 2015


GROWING THE BUSINESS: Helping Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms Finance Promising Companies
South Florida Legal Guide
October 18, 2015


Local investors share 3 things that make a good VC deal
Orlando Business Journal
October 15, 2015


Former Forum Presenting Company, CareSync, secures $18 million in Series B funding
Business Wire
October 7, 2015


Orlando tech, food startups land on ABC's 'Shark Tank'
Orlando Sentinel
September 16, 2015


Health Hero Closes $300K Seed Round
Florida Venture Sourcing
September 15, 2015


MYOLYN Finalizes Funding Agreement with The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research
Florida Venture Sourcing
September 15, 2015


Noro-Moseley Partners Announces Addition of John Ale
Noro-Moseley Partners
September, 10 2015


UF awarded $8 million toward Phase II of Innovation Hub
UF News
September, 2 2015


HUTCHISON PLLC WELCOMES ATTORNEY JENNIFER WESTERLUND TO THE FIRM PARTNERSHIP
Hutchison PLLC
August, 27 2015


Wellington Financial Celebrates 15 Years
Wellington Financial
August, 25 2015


Frontier Capital Completes Growth Investment in Aviacode
Frontier Capital
August, 18 2015


Twenty-Five Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers In America
Berger Singerman
August, 17 2015


Florida Institute Funds Tampa-Based peerfit
Business Wire
August, 4 2015


Capitala Finance Corp. Completes Investment in Western Window Systems
Capitala Finance Corp.
August, 4 2015


MDLIVE leads state in venture funding in 2nd quarter
Miami Herald
July, 17 2015


AFPII photoacoustic platform shows promise in clinical trial
Optics.org
July, 8 2015


Berger Singerman Named To Law360's Prestigious "Regional Powerhouse" List
Berger Singerman
June, 23 2015


No questions, just answers: An angel investor analyzes the Tampa Bay startup scene
Tampa Bay Business Journal
June, 22 2015


2012 Conference Presenter, Bioheart CEO, Tomas Voted Top Entrepreneur
Yahoo News
June, 8 2015


International Operations Update
Radius Worldwide
May, 20 2015


NeXtGen hopes win at statewide competition brings investors
The Gainesville Sun
May, 18 2015


FLORIDA VENTURE FORUM ANNOUNCES PRESENTING COMPANIES FOR 2015 EARLY STAGE CAPITAL CONFERENCE
Florida Venture Forum
April 28, 2015


Past 2013 Early Stage Conference Presenting Company KiteDesk lands $4M to simplify sales reps' lives
Naples Herald
April, 20 2015


In Memory Of David Freschman -Sharing His Wisdom On Term Sheets
Funding Post
March, 24 2015


Florida venture capital (VC) transactions double in 2014, likely to increase in 2015, experts say
Naples Herald
March, 23 2015


Miami life science startup stems from personal mission to fight oral cancer
Miami Herald
February, 24 2015


EyeLife secures an additional financial private placement of $2.3 million
Eye Life
February, 15 2015


ALTPAY Selected as One of 25 Presenters at the 2015 Florida Venture Capital Conference
Wragg & Casas Strategic Communications
January, 20 2015


Florida Named One of the Best States for Business
Florida Department of Financial Services
November, 19 2014


Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship for 2015 (Graduate Programs)
Entrepreneur.com
September, 16 2014


Florida Polytechnic Officially Opens with LAUNCH Celebration
Florida Polytechnic News
August, 16 2014


$25M in venture debt will help software startup CareCloud reach more medical groups
Med City News
June, 26 2014


Florida companies attract $72 million in VC funding in 1st quarter
Miami Herald
June, 18 2014


SIM Partners Raises $8M to Help Multi-Location Brands Drive Customer Acquisition with Velocity
Business Wire
June, 17 2014


Tampa Bay takes a thin slice of Florida’s skinny VC pie
Florida Venture Sourcing
May 31, 2014


Venture capital investments outperformed the NASDAQ & Dow Jones in Q4 2013
VB News
May 29, 2014


Power technology company wins Florida Venture pitch
Orlando Sentinel
May 15, 2014


Engineering team claims $25,000 in UF Big Idea Business Plan Competition
University of Florida
April 29, 2014


South Florida ranks third for entrepreneurial activity
South Florida Business Journal
April 10, 2014


Gloom lifts at VC conference
Miami Herald
February 1, 2014


Health-Care Deals Boost Venture Capital in Florida
Wall Street Journal
January 30, 2014


Florida Venture Forum seeks firms with ideas to pitch
Tallahassee Democrat
December 3, 2013


Exclusive: How Creative Village could spur collaborative tech ‘collisions’
Orlando Business Journal
December 2, 2013


Venture capitalists turn to seed investing - report
Venture Capital Post
November 17, 2013


Florida Venture Forum urges companies to 'go global'
South Florida Business Journal
November 8, 2013


Venture Capital Conference Presenter Kleo Makes Helping Jacksonville Teachers a Whole Lot Easier
Kleo, Inc.
October 24, 2013


2012 Venture Capital Conference Presenter Nanotherapeutics Celebrates Groundbreaking of its Advanced Development and Manufacturing Center (NANO-ADM) in Copeland Park, Alachua, FL
BusinessWire
October 23, 2013


Florida Venture Forum Member Matt Rice promoted to Principal with Ballast Point Ventures
Ballast Point Ventures
September 27, 2013


Former Florida Venture Forum Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition Winner, Cohealo, raises $1.15 million in seed funding, deploys service in 40+ hospitals
Miami Herald
October 1, 2013


Susan Amat: Building great entrepreneurs — lessons from around the globe
Miami Herald
September 15, 2013


Miami targets venture capital magnet
Miami Herald
September 5, 2013


Frontier Capital Recognized with Tech Titans Investment Catalyst Award
Frontier Capital News
August 27, 2013


Healthbox Engages the Florida Community with Chosen Startups
mHealthNews
August 06, 2013


The List: Best Companies To Work For In Florida
Florida Trend
July 24, 2013


InformedDNA gets 'rocket fuel' for growth
Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 9, 2013


Study: Florida is highly entrepreneurial, but there’s work to do
Miami Herald
July 8, 2013


MPM Capital Invests $3 Million, Takes Minority Stake in InformedDNA
Herald Online
July 8, 2013


Study: CareCloud Raises $20 Million to Support Continued Record Growth of Company’s Cloud-Based Clinical and Financial Platform for Physician Practices
Care Cloud
June 18, 2013


Experts see fresh energy in Florida's 2011 venture capital market
St. Petersburg Times
February 9, 2011


Follow the Money
Texture (Pages 20-23)
Volume 7, Issue 1 2010


Research & Innovation - Research Report Card
Florida Trend
June 1, 2010


Cash the Key for 'Silicon Valley of Space'
Florida Today
April 25, 2010


Small Business: 'It's a great place for entrepreneurs'
Ocala Business Journal
March 29, 2010


Tampa companies take the stage at Fla. Venture Capital Conference
Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 26, 2010