MIAMI - Net Element, a Miami-based company specializing in mobile payment solutions has completed the closing of a $10 Million credit facility from RBL Capital Group. The closing represents the second funding in the $30 million financing round that was announced in April.
MIAMI - Wyncode's first ever Pitch Day attracted more than 150 people to The LAB Miami. The 14 members of the first cohort of the coding school bootcamp learned programming skills – many starting at ground zero. In the last two weeks of the nine-week program, they created projects and showcased them at the pitch day event.
ORLANDO - Canvs, a 17,000 square foot co-working and tech startup hub that will open this August has announced it will partner with the University of Central Florida and Rollins College on educational programming, mentorship opportunities, and a internship program for companies working in the space.
ST. PETERSBURG - SavvyCard, a St. Petersburg based startup developing a web application platform for mobile devices closed a $1.5M Series A funding round in May, of which $80,000 was made up of smaller investments aggregated from accredited investors by Florida Funders. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
MIAMI - Posto7, a Miami-based startup has raised $925,000 in convertible notes from NXTP Labs and several other investors in New York City, San Francisco, Brazil and Miami.
Posto7 is a mobile application that helps you share your favorite restaurants, hotels, and nightlife venues with your fiends.
ORLANDO - Catalyst, a new 7,000 square foot collaborative workspace for tech entrepreneurs, startups and creative professionals will open this fall in downtown Orlando.
Catalyst’s interior renderings show its open floor plan with a lounge setting in the entrance area that can be converted to event space. Beyond the entry is more open workspace with table seating for coworkers and a craft coffee bar. Beyond the coffee bar is additional open workspace with dedicated desks as well as glass enclosed office spaces. Both in front and to the side of the coffee bar are glass enclosed conference rooms with video conferencing capability.
ORLANDO - Zynga, the company behind such games as Farmville and Words With Friends, has signed a lease for office space in Maitland.
Real estate development company Emerson International confirmed the lease for Zynga, of 5,203 square feet at 2600 Maitland Center Parkway. That’s only about one block east of Central Florida’s video game giant, EA Sports.
ORLANDO – Each year, the Orlando Economic Development Commission honors companies and individuals for bright ideas, creative solutions, pioneering research and support for the tech community with an awards program. This year, the EDC is adding new partners, new categories and changing the format of the event.