Health tech firm raises $5M as pandemic boosts demand

A local startup’s disinfectant system drew significant attention — including from investors — as coronavirus spread across the U.S. 

Orlando-based Violet Defense Group LLC closed a $5.25 million round, an April 23 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed. The investment comes at a crucial time for the startup, which has been swamped with inquiries related to its ultraviolet light-based disinfectant system. Read more here.