The Children’s Home Society of Florida, Flagler Health+, St. Johns County School District and St. Johns River State College are coming together to offer support to students beyond education.
The Miami companies missed important deadlines with the regulatory agency.
Despite widespread investment in entrepreneurship in cities across America, venture capital-funded startups still tend to be founded by white men in Silicon Valley.
The county wants to bolster the Greater Miami area’s technology sector and create higher-paying jobs for locals in the process.
Christine Gallo has spent the last 18 months pivoting from simply trying to save lives to now trying to protect businesses.
“Before it was pandemonium, and now it’s strategic,” said Gallo, owner and founder of IP Program Infection Prevention. “Before it was — for lack of a better phrase — we were trying to save lives [with our cleaning solutions], and now we’re trying to help places open back up and keep things safe.”
Farhaj Mayan was just starting to raise the seed round for his cannabis-tech startup when a few investors encouraged him to travel east. “Come to Miami,” they told him. “A lot of people will be there.”
Mayan, who lives in Oklahoma City, bought a plane ticket and booked an Airbnb. Then he saw that Keith Rabois, a venture capitalist who had recently moved to Miami, was hosting a four-week fellowship for entrepreneurs and investors. Mayan applied, got in, and arrived in the city on Wednesday, just ahead of a kick-off party that would bring together 100 people “to explore ideas, build projects, and grow their networks.”
Honorlock, an online testing tool used by schools and universities to conduct proctored exams, secured $25 million in Series B funding.
A Tampa startup with a focus on the investment industry has officially launched to the public.
vigtec.io, an “investor discovery platform,” launched its web app on Tuesday and plans to launch its mobile app in May. The company’s aim is to appeal to both novice investors and longtime traders. It offers a research and investor education platform, as well as more advanced investors custom alerts, algorithms, content channels and market indicators.
Shutterstock founder Jon Oringer and angel investor Edward Lando want to jumpstart Miami’s startup scene with the Pareto Fellowship, a five-day coaching and mentorship program for aspiring entrepreneurs.