Opinion: Pitch night a much- needed collaboration as Orlando tech seeks new ‘normal’

Opinion: Pitch night a much- needed collaboration as Orlando tech seeks new ‘normal’

I need to get two things out of the way . Drive-in Pitch Night had its flaws. Also, it did not show that pitch nights were “better than ever,” as the Meetup.com invitation boasted. I mean, pitch nights represent my...
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Orlando-area seed investment group finalizes founders, seeks to invest in local startups

Orlando-area seed investment group finalizes founders, seeks to invest in local startups

An investment fund that has put money into a handful of Florida tech companies – including one in Orlando – has its initial founding group. The 14 founding members of SeedFundersOrlando include several entrepreneurs with early stage business experi...
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Startup U: What to show potential investors in a pitch

Startup U: What to show potential investors in a pitch

Startup U. is an ongoing series that asks entrepreneurs and subject matter experts in the community to share their best business tips. The intent is to create a resource for new entrepreneurs, as well as those who might need a...
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Startup U: When money flows, startup ecosystems can grow

Startup U: When money flows, startup ecosystems can grow

If company fundraises aren’t publicized, why would anyone think it’s a good idea to build a business here? More than any other sector, perhaps, fundraising relies on storytelling. When a company wins $5,000 at a pitch competition or raises $20...
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