Florida’s number of VC deals in 2018 nearly shatters 19-year record

Florida has not seen more than 200 venture capital deals in one year since the dot-com bubble nearly 20 years ago, but last year, the state came mighty close.

Florida companies pulled in a combined 189 venture capital deals in 2018, coming close to the 203 deals in the year 2000 when Internet-based companies were at their peak. Since that time, Florida rarely has crossed the 100-deal mark. Read more here.