Venture Headlines

Captozyme Secures $3.4 Million to Continue Enzyme Research
Yahoo Finance
March 15, 2017


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


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


Fulcrum Invests in iHealth to Grow Revenue Cycle Leader
iHealth
September 16, 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


Fulcrum Equity Partners Announces Recapitalization of CarePlus Medical Corporation
PR Newswire
September 8, 2016


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


Woundtech, Wound Management Technology Company, Closes $40 Million Series A Funding Round By Aldrich Capital Partners
PR Newswire
August 11, 2016


Tampa company lands $255M in private equity funds
Business Observer
August 10, 2016


Larger firms raising larger shares of venture capital
Bridge Bank
August 8, 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


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


Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Leader Marxent Secures $10 Million in Series B Financing
Business Wire
April 11, 2016


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


FAN FUND AND NEW WORLD ANGELS INVEST $1.1 MILLION IN TAO CONNECT, INC.
The PE Hub
January 6, 2016


Horizon Technology Finance Provides $5.5 Million Venture Loan Facility to Skyword
CNN Money
November 18, 2015


Frontier Capital Completes $30 Million Growth Investment in Leading Telehealth Member Engagement Platform
Business Wire
November 12, 2015


Noro-Moseley Partners Announces Investment in TrendKite, Inc.
Noro-Moseley Partners
November 11, 2015


RedCap, Videoo rocket to top in ETBS competition, take home the big checks
Miami Herald
November 5, 2015


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


Capitala Finance Corp. Announces Increase in Commitments Under its Credit Facility to $120.0 Million
Capitala Investment Advisors
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


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


Florida, always short on venture capital, attracts 17 deals for startups in quarter
Tampa Bay Times
July, 17 2015


Venture capital investment hits an almost 15-year high
CNBC News
July, 17 2015


Investment in Texas-Based Intelligent Store Lifecycle Management Company Is Second for Frontier’s New Fund
Business Wire
July, 14 2015


ClassWallet Closes $1.9 Million Round of Seed Funding
Class Wallet
July, 13 2015


EMC Completes Acquisition of Virtustream
Noro-Moseley Partners
July, 9 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


Ballast Point grows investment in company that grows tissue
Tampa Bay Business Journal
June, 19 2015


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


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


CEO who raised $10 million to keynote pitch competition
Orlando Sentinel
April, 29 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


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


Modernizing Medicine's $20M fundraising round includes IBM
The Miami Herald
March, 19 2015


Hitachi's enterprise technology unit to buy Orlando-based Pentaho
Orlando Business Journal
February, 10 2015


Wellington Financial Provides $6 Million Financing to VC-backed Mobile Platform Provider
Yahoo Finance
December, 8 2014


Locke Lord, Edwards Wildman Approve Combination; Form ‘Top 50’ AmLaw Firm of 1,000 Lawyers, 23 Offices
Edwards Wildman
December, 1 2014


Noro-Moseley Partners Announces the Sale of Change Healthcare
Noro-Moseley Partners
November, 19 2014


YourCause Announces $4 Million in Series A Funding for Sales Acceleration and Product Expansion
PR Newswire
November, 10 2014


Wellington Financial Provides $10 Million Growth Capital to Mindjet Corporation
CNBC
November, 10 2014


OrthAlign, Inc. Completes $15M Round of Financing Led
River Cities Capital Fund
November, 6 2014


Continuity Control raises $10 million to fund growth
River Cities Capital Fund
August, 21 2014


InformedDNA Receives $4.5 Million in Funding from Zaffre Investments
City Biz News
July, 31 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


River Cities Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Close of Largest Fund to Date
River Cities Capital Funds
May, 20 2014


BPV invests in PowerDMS
Ballast Point Ventures
May, 18 2014


InformedDNA Names Lee Fowinkle as Chief Technology Officer
PR Newswire
May, 15 2014


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


Lakeland company creates device to prevent credit card hacking
Miami Herald
February 14, 2014


Florida deals are in H.I.G. BioVentures pipeline, director says
Miami Herald
February 14, 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