As Miami’s startup scene grows, so do the financial needs of startups. While Miami has historically lagged on local access to experienced investors, many groups and individuals are working to change that and provide new sources of venture funding for Miami companies.
We gathered a list of venture organizations working to bring more capital to Miami’s startup scene. Who would you like to see on this list? Let us know.
Miami Innovation Fund
Miami Innovation Fund is a seed-stage and early stage venture capital fund looking to invest in entrepreneurs in South Florida. It has invested in companies ranging from a digital media company to a service that connects members of the beauty industry. It supports information technology, interactive marketing, media and telecommunications companies, offering early seed investments from $50,000 to $100,000.
PeopleFund runs private equity, public equity, and venture capital investment funds with a focus on “world-changing” businesses in technology, internet, and media.
What they do: Venture capital
Website: Visit Here
3401 N. Miami Ave., Unit 205, Miami
South Florida Angels
South Florida Angels is a group of investors who make seed and early-stage investments in budding entrepreneurs. They operate in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach. The group was formed with the goal of not simply being a source of funding, but also community, support, and mentorship. Investments are collaborative and aim to build relationships among investors and entrepreneurs.
Springtech Partners is a team of experienced serial entrepreneurs based in Berlin, Germany and Miami, USA with a long time experience in building digital companies in different markets. Seed investments are done via cash flows of their existing businesses and/or by partnering with leading international venture capital firms and a closely associated group of angels. They also help with company set-up, co-founder search, and go-to market strategy, or sometimes even join as co-founders for the start.
What they do: Seed and venture funding
Website: Visit Here