eMerge Americas Publishes Inaugural Investor Insights Report

MIAMI, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas, a platform which fosters innovation and entrepreneurship and serves as a catalyst for transforming Miami into the tech hub of the Americas, published the first annual "eMerge Insights Report" on venture activity and investment trends in South Florida.

Today, eMerge Americas, in partnership with Florida International University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, has released the inaugural eMerge Insights Report, an annual publication that will track venture capital investments and trends in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Metro area and across the state of Florida, with plans to expand and include deal flow throughout Latin America.

"We believe that Miami is on the cusp of something transformative - and we know the data and trends back it up," said Felice Gorordo, CEO of eMerge Americas. "In order to better measure our ecosystem's evolution and impact, we are partnering with former Miami Herald Business Editor Nancy Dahlberg, Florida International University, and Knight Foundation to track and tell the story of Miami's transformation."

To download the first annual eMerge Insights Report visit: www.emergeamericas.com/insights

This year, eMerge Americas is also launching an investor-matchmaking platform, powered by Eventtia, for accredited investors to directly engage and set up meetings with more than 100 startups participating in the sixth annual eMerge Startup Showcase.

"eMerge Americas is a platform helping connect the dots between investors and entrepreneurs," said Melissa Medina, President of eMerge Americas. "We're proud to partner with Eventtia to help facilitate matchmaking amongst investors and entrepreneurs that are part of our Startup Showcase."

To sign on to the investor matchmaking platform visit: live.eventtia.com/en/emergeamericas

The upcoming 2019 eMerge Americas conference will take place on April 29-30, 2019, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and feature world-class investors from the newly launched $5 Billion SoftBank Innovation Fund, AOL co-founder Steve Case's Revolution Growth, General Catalyst, Accel, NEA, and many more.

To register to attend eMerge Americas conference visit: www.emergeamericas.com/register

About eMerge Americas

eMerge Americas is the premier technology event connecting the Americas held annually at the Miami Beach Convention Center. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with top business executives, technology decision-makers, and entrepreneurs, eMerge Americas is transforming Miami into the tech hub of the Americas. In 2018, eMerge Americas attracted over 15,000 attendees and more than 400 participating companies from over 40 countries. eMerge Americas serves as a catalyst in order to foster innovation and investment in South Florida and Latin America. The eMerge Americas founding partners include: Medina Capital, A Rod Corporation, Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the Miami Herald. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: emergeamericas.com.

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