Venture Headlines

Tampa biotech raises $10M, eyes much bigger funding round
Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 9, 2017

New Study Unveils Florida Economic Impacts of Florida Venture Forum Programs Generated an $8.8 Billion Impact Over 16 Year Period
Florida Venture Forum
August 28, 2017

Large Tampa tech firm, IT service provider sells to Fortune 500 firm
Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 5, 2017

Leading Utilities Bring Capital and Global Reach to Powerphase through Energy Impact Partners (EIP)
PR Newswire
June 22, 2017

When this Tampa tech startup pivoted its business plan, it boosted revenue 500 percent
Tampa Bay Business Journal
June 2, 2017

Florida ranks fourth in drawing private equity dollars
Miami Herald
June 1, 2017

LogicStream Health Closes Series B Financing to Accelerate Growth
Noro-Moseley Partners
May 17, 2017

MacStadium Announces Growth Capital Raise
Noro-Moseley Partners
May 9, 2017

Cape Coral business wins at $50,000 VenturePitch event
April 6, 2017

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
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.
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
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

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
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

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
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
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
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