Tampa, FL (May 2018) – The Florida Venture Forum and Space Florida selected Antibiotic Adjuvant as part of the Top 20 companies to present during the Early Stage Angel Capital. A total of 19 Florida-based companies and one California-based company from a variety of industry sectors were selected to present before an audience of investors, deal professionals and entrepreneurs.
A panel of judges reviewed each selected company’s presentation and supporting materials. The top companies will receive $25,000 of Space Florida’s and $50,000 Accelerating Innovation Award.
This is the 11th year the Florida Venture Forum has hosted the Early Stage Angel Conference. The 20 presenting companies were selected from a pool of more than 150 applicants by a committee of active Florida venture capitalists and other investors. Space Florida provided the Accelerating Innovation prize money totaling $50,000. To date, Space Florida supported capital accelerators, have attracted nearly $160 million in funding and investments for the participating companies. Past early stage presenters have attracted more than $80 million in funding.
About The Florida Venture Forum: The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, helping emerging Florida companies connect with sources of capital from across the country. The organization provides programs statewide throughout the year in addition to hosting the Florida Venture Capital Conference, the Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition and the Early Stage Angel Capital Conference. www.flventure.org.
About Space Florida: Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as the global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, we are committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses. With its highly trained workforce, proven infrastructure and unparalleled record of achievement, Florida is the ideal location for aerospace businesses to thrive – and Space Florida is the perfect partner to help them succeed. www.spaceflorida.gov.