Florida companies have received more early-stage capital than ever this year. Seed and early-stage investments have exceeded $1 billion, nearly quadruple the sum raised in all of 2020, and more Space Coast startup founders are receiving buzz as a result.
A little over a year ago Trevor and Amy Low came to Groundswell with an idea they had been tinkering with since 2016 - a fun, easy, and elegant solution to cleaner snacking. After completion our cohort-based Idea Stage Accelerator and partnerships with Groundswell members, Snap Hacks has finally launched.
In celebration of a milestone year for startups on the Space Coast, Groundswell Startups hosted an exclusive showcase bringing together community leaders and investors from across the state of Florida in recognition of the ecosystem's recent tech expansion.
Groundswell Startup's third Idea Stage Accelerator cohort will begin their 10 week Accelerator starting August 25th. Meet this year's group and read more about what ideas they will be working on! The Idea Stage Accelerator is powered by StarterStudio -providing results driven curriculum and certified facilitators to make this program possible.
There is no doubt that pet owners across the country are looking for high-quality interactive ways to exercise their pets - Look no further than SwiftPaws' new product launch on Indiegogo.
Jaycon Systems, a Melbourne-based product design, prototyping and manufacturing company, is the title sponsor for Groundswell Startups 2nd Annual Product Market taking place on Wednesday, November 17th at 5:30 PM.
My Steady Mind, a Melbourne-based startup who offers online-based mindfulness and resiliency training, took home the top prize at the Veterans Florida Battle of the Pitches Competition. This was the fourth pitch competition put on by Veterans Florida and each company in the competition was nominated by one of their entrepreneurship partners. In January of 2021, Veterans Florida and Groundswell Startups, a high-tech incubator and coworking space in Melbourne where My Steady Mind is based out of, entered into a partnership to provide scholarships to veterans in the local community pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors.
I still remember the sound of skateboards gliding across railings as young teens laughed and burned all the energy that had been lying dormant inside them during the long school day. The smell of sweat mixed with the river air carried throughout the building but never deterred the swarms of people from inhabiting the grounds for hours on end.