Florida Funders

Florida Funders is a hybrid of a venture capital fund and crowd-funding platform that invests in early-stage technology companies in Florida.

The firm is led by an experienced team of serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and experienced angel investors with proven track records of successful exits and a shared passion for growing the next generation of Florida tech companies. Florida Funders is committed to generating strong returns for its investors while helping startups grow into successful enterprises that will positively benefit the Florida business landscape and the overall economy. For more information, please contact us at [email protected].

Florida Funders is an online platform offering investment opportunities in startups.

Florida Funders

See you next week in South Florida!

Get the opportunity to hear from several of Florida's most exciting early-stage companies. Attendees will also learn from industry experts about early-stage investing and creating competitive advantages for business success.

Florida Funders is excited to present this webinar in partnership with Skoda Minotti.

This is your chance to hear from industry experts on tax implications for both founders and investors.

Register Now: http://bit.ly/FFSkodaMinotti

Greater Miami creates new businesses at a faster clip than anywhere else in the country and it attracted $1.4 billion in venture capital investment last year to support new ventures.

A new report identified ways that Miami can grow its economy and create better-paying jobs by using its entrepreneurial muscle.

Read the full report: http://bit.ly/MiamiAdvantage

Once only known as the “Sunshine State,” the developing business landscape continues to change in the third-largest state by population.

Access to capital, number of eager investors and Florida tax laws, among other factors mean it has never been a better time to create and grow a startup in Florida.

Plus, thanks to the creative talent, new technological developments, and venture capital firms willing to perform thorough due diligence before funding new opportunities, it has also never been a better time to invest in these budding Florida startups.

Download this report to learn more: http://bit.ly/FL2019Landscape

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In 2019, Homee’s third year in business finds the company active in 23 states, 85 metro areas, with more growth on the horizon.

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Silicon Valley has long been revered as the hot spot for technology startups. Many successful companies have their roots in Silicon Valley, but it’s not the only place where budding tech companies can flourish.

This whitepaper will highlight the success Florida startups have seen in the past few years and breakdown why you should start investing in Florida tech startups right now.

Download your copy of Everything You Need to Know about Investing in FL Tech Startups: http://bit.ly/FloridaTechInvesting

VuPulse, an ad-tech startup in Boca Raton, announced it has raised Series A funding of $1.025 million led by Florida Funders, along with Bridge Angel Investors.

Read More: http://bit.ly/VuPulseFunding

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South Florida Summer Soiree

Get the opportunity to hear from several of Florida's most exciting early-stage companies. Attendees will also learn from industry experts about early-stage investing and creating competitive advantages for business success.

eventbrite.com Get the opportunity to hear from several of Florida's most exciting early-stage companies. Attendees will also learn from industry experts about early stage investing and creating competitive advantages for business success. Florida Funders will be presenting: The Advantages of Angel Investing Brand...

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4 Fundamentals to Successfully Jump-Start Your Startup

Don't rush into business before you've done everything to give your startup the best possible chance of success!

entrepreneur.com Don't rush into business before you've done everything to give your startup the best possible chance of success.

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State of the 2019 Florida Startup Landscape

Florida provides the flexible and innovative environment startups need to thrive. If you're considering investing in the Sunshine State, our State of the 2019 Florida Startup Landscape report is the resource you need to download.
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Experienced investors provide all the valuable insights you need to know about to make the most of your investment.

info.floridafunders.com Access to capital, number of eager investors and Florida tax laws, among other factors mean it has never been a better time to create and grow a startup in Florida. Download this report to learn about these and other factors which make Florida a great startup state.

Marxent partners with DECOD to fuel European expansion

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On the days when things get difficult, you can't lose your momentum. This is the advice Jake Seid, managing director at Stone Bridge Ventures, shares in our latest podcast.

Jake is a venture investor focused on investments around the Bay Area in California, but he also invests nationally. Generally, he focuses on investing in disruptive technologies.

Listen to the podcast here: http://bit.ly/2EmzVWU

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How to Raise Money Without Lying

Entrepreneurs often overstate their early "success" in order to get investors to buy in. Here's how to avoid this fatal strategy.

entrepreneur.com Entrepreneurs often overstate their early "success" in order to get investors to buy in. Here's how to avoid this fatal strategy.

Healthy Business Group LLC, a market leader in providing customers with access to a diverse set of innovative and disruptive health and well-being solutions, and Peerfit, the market leader in connecting employers and carriers with flexible fitness experiences, have teamed up to bring enhanced well-being to mid-market employers.

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Column: How the times in Tampa have changed - Tampa Bay Business Journal

In Tampa, you are just a handshake away from success!

bizjournals.com Tampa is one of the fastest-growing cities in the Southeast and even the United States.

"There's nothing like the joy of creating something" says Zach Coelius, former founder and CEO of Triggit.

Don't miss our most recent podcast where Zach shares with us his journey as an entrepreneur and angel investor: https://bit.ly/2Eco5Pa

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Rise of the Rest Came to Tampa Bay – Now What?

The honeymoon can only last so long. As an innovation community, what can and should we do to ensure we maintain this cosmic shift of momentum.

americaninno.com May 1, 2019 was a very significant day for our market. That date marks the point in time when the world started to take notice of the emerging innovation market in Tampa Bay. AOL Co-Founder Steve Case saw enough significance in Tampa Bay to bring his Rise of the Rest bus tour, along with troves of i...

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PitchLyst exclusive: What entrepreneurs need to know about joy

When you smile and how much you smile can impact the success of your quest for funding or for customers according to a new joint study by researchers at the University of South Florida and Georgia Tech

stpetecatalyst.com When you smile and how much you smile can impact the success of your quest for funding or for customers. That’s the conclusion of a two-year study by researchers at University of South Florida and Georgia Tech, who focused on displays of emotion by entrepreneurs when they were making pitches. Audi...

Tom Wallace, Managing Partner, will be a part of the Angel Investor Panel at the Florida Venture Forum Early Stage Conference this week in Orlando!

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Florida Funders Launches Channel Partner Program - ChannelE2E

“We want to be the house for deal flow and each channel partner can be a room in the house” - Saxon Baum, Director of Investor Relations

channele2e.com Florida Funders, a hybrid of a venture capital fund coupled with a crowdfunding platform, launches channel partner program to speed deel flow, expand community.

A look back at our Inaugural South Florida Investor Summit!

A look back at our Inaugural South Florida Investor Summit!

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Column: The startup revolution is thriving in Tampa Bay

Steve Case writes about why he brought Revolution's Rise of the Rest Tour to Tampa Bay and his thoughts on the growing ecosystem

tampabay.com I am bringing my Rise of the Rest Road Trip to Tampa Bay this week to shine a spotlight on the growing startup community here and the extraordinary list of the more than 60 startup support organizations that support it.

Come by and meet the Florida Funders team at eMerge Americas

Jeff Hoffman speaks about the importance of entrepreneurship at the Inaugural Florida Funders Investor Summit in Miami Beach

Jason McCabe Calacanis and Steve MacDonald take the stage at our Miami Investor Summit!

Zach Coelius speaks about the top tech trends from Silicon Valley!

Florida Funders

Tomorrow!

Have you gotten your tickets for Florida Funders' inaugural South Florida Investor Summit yet?

Listen to keynote speakers such as Venture Capital All-Star Jason McCabe Calacanis and network with some of the regions premier high net worth individuals.

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2019’s Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business

Several Florida cities landed among the top 20 in a new report by WalletHub highlighting the best small cities to start a business.

wallethub.com 2019’s Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business Apr 22, 2019  |  Adam McCann, Financial Writer 99 SHARES Size matters when choosing a city in which to launch a startup. As many veteran entrepreneurs — and failed startups — understand well, bigger is not always better. A city with a sm...

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Investor Summit & Social

We only have 10 tickets left for our Investor Summit this weekend!

Do not miss out on the chance to join Florida Funders in Miami along with notable Investors and Entrepreneurs such as Jason McCabe Calacanis, Zach Coelius, and Jeff Hoffman.

eventbrite.com This exclusive gathering brings together 130 of the most successful accredited investors in Florida, venture funds and family offices. Join some of Florida's most exciting founders and internationally-renowned investors and entrepreneurs for a day of deal flow and education hosted by Florida Funders...

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Insights - eMerge Americas

Miami and Tampa land in the top 5 in the Southeast for venture capital according to a new report by eMerge Americas, The Knight Foundation and Florida International University

emergeamericas.com At eMerge Americas, we’re helping transform Miami into the tech hub of the Americas by partnering with the entire tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem, from government to higher-ed, startups to investors, corporate enterprises to media.We’re helping connect the dots – between talent, capital and...

Our Miami Investor Summit is 5 days away and we are almost sold out!

Get your tickets while you still can: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/investor-summit-social-tickets-56932303051

If you missed the first episode of our brand new podcast, Investing in Florida Technology, featuring former State of Florida CFO Alex Sink you can listen to it here: https://blog.floridafunders.com/podcast-to-risk-or-not-to-risk-featuring-alex-sink?hs_preview=bZnLkZTx-8707905222

Florida Funders

One Week Until Our Miami Investor Summit!

Come Join and Learn From Noted Veteran Angels Such as Jason McCabe Calacanis of LAUNCH, Jeff Hoffman of priceline, and Zach Coelius.

Have you gotten your tickets for Florida Funders' inaugural South Florida Investor Summit yet?

Listen to keynote speakers such as Venture Capital All-Star Jason McCabe Calacanis and network with some of the regions premier high net worth individuals.

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Insiders tell how Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest came to Tampa

The people behind attracting Rise of the Rest to Florida tell their story.

stpetecatalyst.com Persistence paid off for Linda Olson, president and CEO of Tampa Bay Wave. At least once a year since 2012, Olson has spoken to Steve Case, the tech entrepreneur who is the face of the Rise of the Rest Bus Tour, a national initiative to highlight promising startups in areas outside of the major tech...

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Zach Coelius will be speaking at the Florida Funders Miami Investor Summit!

Zach is a successful entrepreneur turned prolific angel investor. His investment portfolio includes an early investment in Cruise Automation which exited to General Motors at a unicorn valuation.

As an entrepreneur, Zach was the CEO and co-founder of Triggit which was one of the initial demand-side platforms (DSP) to join the Facebook Exchange (FBX). Zach also serves on the board of various companies.

Get your tickets to the summit to listen to his stories and advice from his extensive entrepreneurship background and the value of early-stage investing

Secure your spot: https://lnkd.in/gC9jM8A

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Tampa-St. Pete firms score big on Q1 MoneyTree report

Technology companies in the Tampa-St. Pete area are coming off a strong first quarter for funding.

stpetecatalyst.com Technology companies in the Tampa-St. Pete area are coming off a strong first quarter for funding. Six local firms, including digital health company Peerfit and Bond-Pro, which develops insurance software products, raised $34.4 million in the first three months of 2019, according to the MoneyTree re...

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Tampa Bay Tech Leaders: Marc Blumenthal, Florida Funders | Tech Capital

"The state of Florida is the third largest state in the country. We’re the 14th largest economy on earth. We have 21 million people and approximately 2,000 more per day come here. We have an amazing talent pool, business climate, weather climate, and quality of life." - Marc Blumenthal

fullstacktalent.com Tampa Bay Tech Leaders: Marc Blumenthal of Florida Funders. We go over tech capital in Tampa, and how Florida Funders is helping our startups grow. Read on.

Jeff Hoffman will be speaking at the Florida Funders Miami Investor Summit!

Jeff is a serial entrepreneur with several successful ventures under his belt including priceline and uBid! He also serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia, supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses in more than 150 countries.

Get your tickets to the summit to listen to his stories and advice from his extensive entrepreneurship background and the value of early-stage investing

Secure your spot: https://www.floridafunders.com/florida-funders-miami-investor-summit/

TAO Connect, a digital platform which aims to make behavioral health therapy accessible and efficient, has expanded into the University of Ottawa - L’Université d’Ottawa and with it, overhauled its system to include French offerings alongside its English counterparts.

https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2019/04/04/st-pete-startup-expands-offerings-into-canada.html

Jason McCabe Calacanis will be speaking at the Florida Funders Miami Investor Summit!

Jason is an early investor in Uber, Calm, Evernote, Tumblr, and several other blue-chip technology ventures. Before becoming a prolific angel he sold his own startup, Weblogs, to AOL!

Get your tickets to the summit to listen to his stories and advice from both sides of the startup world.

Tickets: https://www.floridafunders.com/florida-funders-miami-investor-summit/

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Startup Report #009 - Sheryl Hunter

Sheryl Hunter of Hunter Business Law talks about Florida Funders and the evolution of the Tampa Bay startup ecosystem in the latest episode of the Startup Report by St Pete Catalyst.

Sheryl Hunter of Hunter Law talk legal issues and the evolution of the Tampa Bay startup ecosystem.

PORTFOLIO SPOTLIGHT: The Sanford, Florida-based, company offers a disposable scrubs vending machine called the ScrubsPort, along with a software system to track who's active in a hospital's OR.

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So, What's My Next Move? - ChannelE2E

Directly from the mouth of Florida Funders Angel, Joe Panettieri, on what drew him to become a part of our rapidly growing crowd of accredited investors!

channele2e.com How MSPs, channel partners, blogging & trusted sources led me to Florida Funders, a hybrid venture capital & crowd-funding platform for angel investors.

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Investing in Florida Tech Video Podcast

Listen to a conversation with Florida Funders Managing Partner Tom Wallace and former State of Florida CFO Alex Sink as they discuss how her experience in finance, including her role as the former President of Florida Operations for Bank of America, coupled with her politics, provides her with a well-rounded understanding of the opportunities available in Florida for startups in Episode 1 of our brand new podcast.

Investing in Florida Technology, a series of monthly podcasts from Florida Funders and hosted by Tom Wallace, provide an in-depth look into successful investors and entrepreneurs.

This episode of Investing in Florida Tech Podcast features investor Alex Sink.

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