WEST PALM BEACH - Startup Palm Beach, a startup resource organization is planning a week of events to celebrate and showcase Palm Beach startups. Activities include; Startup Weekend, Barcamp and a Demo Day. All events will be held July 18-25.
FORT LAUDERDALE - Always pushing the boundaries of leading edge trading technology, Ft. Lauderdale-based EZ Trading Computer unveils the World's Smallest Trading Computer. Named the Ultra Nano, this new trading computer model is 70% smaller, as measured in cubic inches, than a typical 17.3 inch laptop. Based on Intel's i7 desktop processor technology, this model is also 25% faster than standard i7 laptops.
WINTER PARK - venVelo, an early-stage venture fund and business accelerator based in Winter Park announced today that its nine current portfolio companies now employ over 100 people full time in Florida.
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.