Orlando VC investment grows in 2019, thanks to Luminar

A pair of big venture capital rounds worth a combined $153 million propelled the Orlando area to one of its best years for investment. 

Overall, Orlando-area firms raised a total of $188 million in 2019, according to Pitchbook, the National Venture Capital Association and SEC filings. That’s an improvement compared to 2018, when the region raised roughly $69 million, and the biggest year since at least 2012. Data maintained by Pitchbook and NCVA goes back to 2013.  Read more here