|[January 21, 2014]
Florida Venture Forum Announces Companies Chosen to Present at 2014 Florida Venture Capital Conference
ORLANDO, Fla. & MIAMI --(Business Wire)--
Venture Forum, a statewide support organization for venture
capitalists and entrepreneurs, announced today the partial listing of
mid-to-later-stage, Florida-based companies slated to present before
investors and venture capitalists at the 23rd annual Florida Venture
Capital Conference. The conference takes place from 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28, to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Hyatt Regency
Orlando (formerly the Peabody), 9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL
32819. To learn more and register, visit www.flventure.org.
The presenting companies, some of Florida's best prospects for equity
financing, will deliver presentations to an audience of venture
capitalists, private equity investors, angel investors, investment
bankers, service providers and entrepreneurs. Venture capitalists and
private equity investors such as Noro-Moseley Partners, Harbert Venture
Partners, Frontier Capital, Ballast Point Ventures, MPM Capital, Intel
Capital, and General Motors (News - Alert) Ventures will attend.
To date, Florida Venture Forum presenting companies have raised more
than $2.8 billion in investment funding. In addition to providing a
forum for company pitches, the conference will feature workshops, panel
discussions, networking opportunities, and access to industry
thought-leaders and decision-makers with many of Florida's top
companies. More details are available in the conference
The following companies have been selected to present:
Central and East Central Florida
Azalea Health, (www.AzaleaHealth.com)
Gainesville: A provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services.
Vero Beach: A revenue cycle management (RCM) system for the healthcare
Wesley Chapel: A technology services provider for the healthcare
ecosystem so that payers and healthcare systems can interact with
patients and their families as they coordinate care.
Maitland: A Talent Management Software as a Service (SaaS (News - Alert)) business that
sells robust software to HR departments of mid-size employers in the
U.S. and Canada.
Mevesi Inc., (www.mevesi.com),
Orlando: A software technology company focused on business intelligence
software for pharmacies.
Shadow Health Inc. (www.shadowhealth.com
), Gainesville: Develops educational environments to addres the
critical issue facing our national and global health care systems -
maintaining quality-of-care in the face of increasing provider shortages.
Solicore Inc., (www.solicore.com),
Lakeland: An embedded power services company that manufacturers
ultra-thin flexible lithium polymer batteries.
Orlando: A big data analytics platform that helps applications maximize
XOS Digital, Inc., (www.xosdigital.com),
Orlando: is a leading provider of advanced based team performance
solutions and digital asset licensing technologies for sports teams and
) Orlando: Bliss is Zentila's meeting booking platform, the most
efficient way for meeting planners to source and book meetings with
Northern Florida and Panhandle
24/7 Pediatric Care Centers, Inc. (www.24hourkidcare.com
), Jacksonville: A 24-hour, affordable pediatric care center for
Miami: An innovative aviation products and services
manufacturer for airlines, engine and avionics manufacturers,
maintenance facilities, regulatory agencies, safety boards, and
Deliver Lean, (www.deliverlean.com
Boca Raton: A healthful, gourmet meal preparation and delivery
Miami: A technology services platform that automates the generation of
online news videos.
Itopia Inc., (www.itopia.us),
Miami: A technology platform that enables independent software vendors
(ISV) to quickly, easily and securely transform their MS Windows desktop
applications to cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings.
Miami: A technology company that brings cloud based, online-only banking
to schools and classrooms with a suite of services.
Leapfactor Inc., (www.leapfactor.com),
Miami: A mobile SaaS engagement platform that combines the rich user
experience of a consumer app with security, back-end integration,
scalability and analytics requirements of the enterprise.
Mergenet Medical Inc., (http://www.mergenetmedical.com/info/index.htm),
Coconut Creek: A respiratory medical device company and a healthcare
technology incubator launched to identify, develop, finance and manage
innovative products for the medical market.
West and Southwest Florida
Apollidon LLC, (www.apollidon.com),
Oldsmar: Partners with prestigious not for profit colleges and
universities to create successful growth oriented online programs.
DVR Technology Developments (100% subsidiary of Teknatool
St. Petersburg: A motor, driver and generator technologies manufacturer.
Kimre, Inc., (www.kimre.com),
Homestead: Kimre Products utilize Kimre's patented (expired) unique
interlace "pyramid" structure of thermoplastic monofilaments. This
unique structure achieves maximum droplet and droplet removal with low
pluggage while liquids and gases flow through it. It thereby achieves
"filtration" of extremely low diameter drops with an extremely low
pressure drop across the Kimre product.
Vin-Ice Inc. is the producer and marketer of VinIce, an innovative
frozen wine drink targeting better quality bars and restaurants and
casinos. It is also being produced in a consumer retail 12 ounce flex
package for home use.
About the Florida Venture Forum
The Florida Venture Forum is Florida's largest and most prestigious
statewide support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs,
helping emerging growth companies come together with sources of capital
from across the country. The organization provides programs statewide
throughout the year in addition to hosting the Florida Venture Capital
Conference, the Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition and the
Early Stage Conference. For more information, visit http://www.flventure.org.
Editor's Notes: Panelists and speakers are available for media
interviews before, during and after the event. Event passes for
qualified members of the media are available upon request.
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