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Florida-based entrepreneur Joey Levy adheres to the philosophy that providing an optimal customer experience is paramount to any company’s success. Levy has used this belief as the foundation for a company that many maintain will revolutionize the sports betting industry. Sports Betting Industry Overview Sports betting has always been a multi-million-dollar industry. As the activity...
Carolyn Groobey and her husband Chris landed in Miami, Florida during the height of Covid in 2021. One of the first things on Carolyn’s list was to connect into and learn more about the tech scene there. On a Zoom coffee meet-up, she was introduced to Maria Derchi-Russo, VP of Platform and Community for Florida...
Lakshmi Shenoy’s road to success in building thriving tech communities began by learning and applying principles taught by her parents. Today, she continues to incorporate such lessons and has established a unique and highly successful Tampa Bay-based innovation hub geared towards helping tech startups launch and remain viable. A Parent’s Influence Shenoy grew up in...
Thus far, 2022 has been a tough year for the economy and financial markets. The lingering Covid-19 pandemic, the Ukraine crisis, and other unsettling world events have rendered actions like investing in tech companies tricky and challenging. However, prominent Tampa Bay-based entrepreneur and venture capitalist Marc Blumenthal believes prospective investors can find success in such...
Over the last year, Florida Funders has made a few investments in companies that are rooted in web3 and blockchain. Like the rest of the world, we are closely following this movement, and taking a conservative approach to our investments. We believe that the fundamentals of blockchain are solid, and with this most recent downturn,...

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