Orlando firms enjoy strong Q3 for VC as startup investment rebounds

Financing from a multibillion-dollar merger catapulted Orlando’s third-quarter investment total to its highest in years, according to a new report.

Orlando-area companies raised $196.4 million from 11 venture capital deals, according to the most recent Venture Monitor report from PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. That’s a nearly 370% jump from the $41.9 million invested in local startups last quarter and the region’s best quarter for venture capital since 2014, the earliest year in the report with data.  Read more here