Funding

Forget unicorns. TheVentureCity wants ‘iguanacorns’

TheVentureCity, Miami’s newest accelerator and incubator, will offer vetted startups an entire ecosystem of services, from engineering and product development to legal and financial help.

/ June 13, 2017


South Florida got its first high-profile startup exit this week

CIC Miami prepares for another “launch,” NewCo arrives in Miami, and the Miami Herald’s Business Plan Challenge declares its finalists.

/ April 21, 2017


Four things to know about Miami startups this week

Miami’s food startups take the spotlight.

/ April 14, 2017


Five things that happened on the Miami startup scene this week

Miami now has a VC-In-Residence, the Knight Foundation makes a big bet on Miami startups, and South Florida moves up a spot on the VC tables.

/ April 7, 2017


Miami’s got a startup funding problem. Corporations might be the fix.

A lack of funding for South Florida startups is galvanizing a move toward some unlikely sources for financial backing.

/ April 3, 2017


Five things to know about Miami startups this week

eMerge announces its keynote speaker, a student debt startup raises money, and an awesome VR video is recognized by YouTube.

/ March 31, 2017


Miami-based Court Buddy plans to raise $1 million to reach more ‘Forgottens’

The legal tech startup partners lawyers with people who need legal help for an initial flat fee. It’s planning to raise money to expand internationally.

/ March 29, 2017


6 things to know about Miami startups this week

Miami-Dade County’s mayor meets with Miami innovators, a Miami startup gets accepted into 500 Startups, and SpareDesk comes to the city.

/ March 24, 2017


Momentum wants to get Miami’s real estate cash into startups’ hands

Investing in a startup can seem intimidating to companies in traditional sectors like real estate, where Miami’s serious cash lies. Momentum wants to demystify the process – and in the end, get more startups to launch here and stay here.

/ March 22, 2017


Rokk3r Fuel wants to put a Miami stamp on companies with “exponential” potential

Rokk3r Fuel, a $150 million investment fund, will help close the funding gap on Miami’s startup scene.

/ March 14, 2017