TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Florida Venture Forum (http://www.floridaventureforum.org)
has selected 16 Florida companies to present at its Early Stage Venture
Capital Conference, to be held at the Omni ChampionsGate in Orlando on
October 5, 2010.
Sixteen of Florida’s best early-stage prospects for equity financing
will make 10-minute presentations to an audience of venture capitalists,
private equity investors, angel investors, investment bankers, financial
intermediaries and entrepreneurs.
Presenting companies are:
Central/East Central Florida
Gainesville, will provide ingestible wireless sensors and in
vivo communications technology to enable real time monitoring of drug
adherence, smart pills, and smart implants.
Innovatier, Inc., (www.innovatier.com),
Lakeland, has positioned itself as the leader in embedding
powered electronics in a multitude of form factors using its Reaction
Injection Embedding® technology. The Company has installed one
manufacturing line capable of producing in excess of one million units
viaRadio, Corporation, (www.viaradio.com
), Melbourne, is one of only three companies offering FM radio
based Emergency Warning systems. They have systems operational in
eight states and two other nations.
eMindful Inc. (www.emindful.com),
Vero Beach, offers evidence-based health and wellness programs via
an Internet platform (virtual classrooms) where both teachers and
participants interact in real time. The programs are designed to
reduce employer health care costs, increase productivity, reduce
absenteeism and enhance employee morale.
Energy IQ Group, LLC, (www.eiqteam.com)
Boca Raton, specializes in energy and operational efficiency
for large building owners. The company optimizes performance in real
time with web based systems and agnostic ‘any2any’ controls that break
down costly building automation ‘silos.’
Ft. Lauderdale, is a B2B sales cycle optimizer for the $800B U.S.
commercial construction industry. It's the first SEARCH + QUALIFY
engine for buyers, that simultaneously delivers the highest possible
marketing ROI for sellers.
Poiesis Medical LLC, (www.poiesismedical.com
), Jupiter, is a revolutionary urinary drainage system
designed to reduce the occurrence of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract
Infections (CAUTI). The science is solid and FDA approved.
Smart Health Xchange, Inc., (www.smarthealthxchange.com
), Aventura, is a unique web-based on-demand healthcare service
interactively providing multiple benefits both to the patients and the
healthcare professionals. SmartHealthXchange.com provides the patients
with control over their medical needs, and SmartHealthPro.com offers
the healthcare professional a powerful new marketing tool.
The Music Producer, LLC, (www.themusicproducer.com),
Miami Beach, is a music creation software application enabling
anyone to write and produce their own music and ring tones from their
PC. It is a fun, affordable and easy to use music creation software
with mass market appeal.
Krueger Audio Technologies, LLC, (www.kruegeraudiotech.com),
Ft. Lauderdale, manufactures new patented design(s) and
technology in Audio Speakers to address several problems in audio.
Their products can bridge the gaps between aesthetics, application
versatility, sound quality, output, and light weight construction. The
latest designs have application for military use and portable (IPOD)
SeaRobotics Corporation, (www.searobotics.com),
Jupiter, was formed to commercialize affordable, autonomous
robotic systems for the marine environment. SeaRobotics is developing
expertise and product offerings for the rapidly expanding unmanned
Apollidon, Inc., (www.apollidon.com
), Oldsmar, transforms lives through the power of on-line
education. They are a global, web-based distance education service
company dedicated to creating and delivering the highest quality
forensic, medical, biotech and other masters-level educational
Claro Scientific, LLC (www.clarosci.com),
St. Petersburg, is applying its patented photonics-based
technology to develop an innovative diagnostic product platform. Light
signal capture devices and integrated analysis systems developed using
this technology are being partnered with or licensed to analytical and
product companies. Claro will commercialize special purpose medical
diagnostic systems for the analysis of blood, blood cultures and urine.
Proximus Mobility, LLC, (www.proximusmobility.com),
Naples, has developed a location based proximity marketing
hardware and software platform that distributes and provides access to
rich content on mobile phones in hyper local areas. Proximus’ current
model is to sell the hardware and lease the software on a monthly
recurring basis to its customers, which include retail locations,
restaurants, stadiums/arenas, malls, etc. The company's primary goal
is to create a localized mobile advertising network throughout the
Rover Technology Fusions, LLC, ( www.RoverINK.com
), Tampa, is the developer and marketer of a business software
suite and forms-driven workflow engine that incorporates mobile data
capture devices including digital pen and paper, Tablet PC, Desk Top
PC’s, Ipads, IPhones, Smart Phones and Blackberry units. RoverINK
delivers a new generation of intelligence that enables companies to
optimize business process workflow and accelerate all of their data
capture requirements, regardless of the user profile.
Unikey Technologies, Inc., (www.unikeytech.com
), Orlando, develops passive access control products such as
residential door locks, commercial door locks, computer access,
financial transactions and more. These devices are controlled by a
single key, a cellular phone, with a mobile application to enable the
ultimate level of convenience.
About The Florida Venture Forum
The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s oldest, 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. Throughout the year, the
Florida Venture Forum provides monthly programs on a statewide basis.
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