The Florida Venture Forum has selected 24 companies to present at its 14th annual Florida Early Stage Capital Conference, which will be hosted in Tampa October 7-8. The conference will feature company presentations, panel discussions, a keynote speakers and other educational programming, and a total of $100,000 in cash awards will be distributed between four winning early stage and seed stage companies, provided by Space Florida. Presenters were selected from a pool of over 150 applicants by a committee of active Florida venture capital investors.
Meet the 10 selected companies from South Florida:
Calculum, Miami, helps organizations unlock working capital and generate cash flow by optimizing payment terms. In short, Calculum helps companies get paid earlier and pay invoices later. The company’s platform allows organizations to compare themselves with their competitors, and seize all the necessary arguments to negotiate more favorable terms.
Catalyst GEM, Fort Lauderdale, is a cloud-based education marketplace transforming the international admissions process for students and institutions. Students are provided with free access to the platform to search over 12,000 programs including high school, bachelor’s, master’s degrees, pathway and online programs and are also provided with access to complimentary products and resources.
CHNL, Boca Raton, is a cloud-based Automation as a Service Platform focused on the aerospace vertical, delivering complex workflow automations with no additional infrastructure costs. Using a No-Code Automation Builder, users of all backgrounds can automate everything from mundane non-value add tasks, to more complex workflows.
Imanyco, West Palm Beach,is a medical device company that advocates, creates devices, and improves communication accessibility for the hearing loss community. Imanyco helps the deaf and hard hearing to feel connected and be part of the conversation in the world around them through a live transcription technology that transcribes and color-codes individual speakers.
LIEN LIBRARY, Miami, is a SaaS company that focuses on digitizing property liens data for government agencies.
LifeSaversSoftware, Boynton Beach, provides virtual rehab and aftercare services, utilizing top therapist and coaches to provide a new model to treat addiction to drugs and alcohol and rehabilitate people safely and effectively from the comfort of their home.
NEPTUNYA Ocean Power, Boca Raton, proposes a solution to clean, renewable energy generation through the development of mixed-mode marine energy converters that tap into wind, currents and waves, coupled with grid-scale deep sea hydrogen production technology capable of reaching over 80% efficiency.
Opcion Yo, Miami, operates the leading online behavioral health and wellness community catering exclusively to Spanish speakers. Their network includes over 300 Spanish speaking specialists from over 30 countries, and they offer both licensed behavioral health clinicians, as well as nonclinical, wellness specialists such as nutritionists and coaches.
SOAP Health, Boca Raton, has created the Perfect Medical Interviewer, a voice and image based conversational AI-powered digital human clinically validated to collect more actionable patient data than doctors; Riskvue, 400+ proprietary algorithms focused on risk detection and diagnosis, thereby improving early risk detection and point of care diagnosis; and the Smart SOAP Note, a clinical note compiled from patient data and generated risk assessments.
Throw Raft , Fort Lauderdale, makes inflatable, throwable personal flotation devices and life jackets that are modern and innovative. Their products make recreational boating and water sports safer and save lives.
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