The Miami VC & Angel Ecosystem

This list is designed to be a guide for entrepreneurs and investors in Miami to learn more about their community and get involved. There is a lot of money ready to be invested by the 40+ folks on the list below:

This list was last updated on January 3rd, 2020. Send me information to herwig@miamiventurecapital.org or leave a comment below!

Angel Groups

Florida Funders — Seed to Series B; Agnostic+Florida Focus (avg. check size $100k–500k)

Keiretsu Miami — Seed to Series A; Agnostic+healthcare focus (Avg. check size $100k–500k)

Miami Angels — Seed to Series A; Agnostic+Florida Focus (avg. check size $100k–$1MM)

New World Angels —Seed to Series A; Agnostic+Florida Focus (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

South Florida Angels — Seed; Agnostic (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

TAMIAMI Angels — Seed to Series A; Agnostic (avg. check size $100k–750k)

Venture Capital Firms

1Heart — Seed; Agnostic+Social Impact Focus (avg. check size $100k–500k)

Athenian Venture Partners — Seed to Series D; IT and Healthcare (avg. check size $500k–5MM)

Beresford Ventures — Seed to Series A; Agnostic+Healthcare Focus (avg. check size $100k–500k)

Caerus Ventures — Seed to Series A; Hardware and Software (avg. check size $250k–2MM)

Cito Ventures — Seed to Series B; Agnostic (avg. check size $250k–1MM)

First Serve Partners — Seed to Series B; Sports and Entertainment (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

Greyfox Partners — Seed to Series B; Agnostic (avg. check size $100k–2MM)

Harris Bernstein & Co. — Seed to Series B/Bridge; Agnostic+Distressed Focus (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

H.I.G. BioHealth Partners — Series A to Series D; BioTech and Healthcare (avg. check size $1MM-10MM)

Knight Enterprise Fund — Seed to Series B; Media and Technology (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

Krillion Ventures — Seed to Series A; Healthcare, Fintech, and Real Estate Focus (avg. check size $300k–1MM)

Las Olas Ventures — Seed to Series B; Agnostic (avg. check size $500k–3MM)

Medina Capital — Seed to Series B; Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing and Big Data (avg. check size $1MM+)

Ocean Azul Partners — Seed to Series A; Agnostic (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

PeopleFund — Seed to Series B; Media, Software, and Technology (avg. check size $1MM-5MM)

Rokk3r Labs (Rokk3r Fuel ExO) — Seed to Series A; Agnostic (avg. check size $100k–1MM)

Secocha Ventures — Seed to Series A; Consumer, Healthcare and Fintech (avg. check size $500k–5MM)

Starlight Ventures — Seed to Series A; Agnostic (avg. check size $500k–5MM)

Thesis Ventures — Pre-Seed to Seed; Agnostic+Consumer Focus (avg. check size $100k-500k)

The LAB Ventures — Pre-Seed to Seed; Agnostic+Miami Focus (avg. check size $100k-500k)

The Venture City — Seed to Series B; Agnostic (avg. check size $500k–5MM)

Watsco Ventures — Seed to Series A; Watsco Strategic VC Arm (avg. check size $100k-500k)

Super Angels

Mario & Nadia Pazos (Moana Capital) — Pre-Seed to Series A; Agnostic+FinTech Focus (avg. check size $25k–100k)

Mark Kingdon (Quixotic Ventures) — Pre-Seed to Series B; Agnostic (avg. check size $100k–500k)

Accelerators/ Incubators

500 Startups — Seed; Agnostic (avg. check size $25k-100k)

Aminta Ventures — Seed; Agnostic+Female Focus (no funding)

Endeavor Miami — Series A to Series C; South Florida Companies+Social Impact Focus (no funding)

Radical Partners — Seed; Social Impact (no funding)

Startup Bootcamp Health — Seed; Healthcare (avg. check size $100k-300k)

Steel Bridge Labs — Seed; Fintech (avg. check size $250k–1MM)

Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab — Seed; Agnostic+Female Focus (no funding)

Associations

Florida Alternative Investment Association (FLAIA)

Gold Coast Venture Capital Association (GCVCA)

Knight Foundation

Miami Venture Capital Association (MVCA)

University Programs

FAU Tech Runway — Florida Atlantic University’s accelerator for FAU students

Impact Miami by the Idea Center at Miami Dade College — Pre-Seed Accelerator open to the public

Startup FIU — Florida International University incubators focused on Pre-Seed, Seed, & Food startups by FIU students

The Launch Pad — Consulting for entrepreneurs that are students or alumni of the University of Miami

University of Miami Angel Network (launching soon)

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