Inc Magazine ranked Fattmerchant No. 217 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000 list. The payment technology company also secured a top ten spot in the financial services category. The annual list takes a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. Disruptive tech companies such as Yelp, Carvana, Marketo, and Zillow all gained early national exposure as Inc. 5000 honorees.
Fattmerchant today announces its fifth year anniversary. Fattmerchant is Florida’s fastest-growing fintech company and is on track to have more than 100 employees by the end of 2019 – a 100 percent increase from 2018. In just five years, Fattmerchant has soared to 5,000 customers, processing over $5 billion in payments
TAO Connect today announces it has received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to launch its artificial intelligence-based chatbot. The addition of the chatbot will provide its users with a more humanized, engaging and personalized experience.
Fattmerchant has been selected as a recipient of Orlando Business Journal’s 2019 Fast 50: Central Florida’s Fastest Growing Companies award. The annual list recognizes the region’s fastest-growing firms, ranked by percentage of revenue growth between 2016 and 2018. Orlando Business Journal recognized Fattmerchant for its prosperity and 350 percent growth experienced over three years, placing the company third on the list and making it the No. 1 fastest growing fintech company in Central Florida.
Homee, the app for home repairs providing on-demand access to handymen, electricians, air conditioning and plumbing professional, continues to experience rapid growth across the country. CEO and co-founder Doug Schaedler sat down with Tampa Bay Times to talk about its partnership with Home Depot and how a chance introduction led to the its biggest development: business-to-business service.
NanoPhotonica, an industry leader in quantum dot, nanomaterials and device technology, today announced that it has secured a $3.5M investment from Samsung Ventures and DeepWork Capital. The investment, led by Samsung Ventures, will help the company further develop and commercialize its world-class quantum dot and related nanomaterial technology.
NanoPhotonica today announced that Chris Morton, CEO, NanoPhotonica, will present at the Society for Information Display (SID)/ Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) annual investor conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
"We are excited about the future of Electroluminescence Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes (EL-QLED) technology, and for the opportunity to share the power of NanoPhotonica's next-generation nanomaterials at the display industry's premier conference," said Morton. "Over the next several years, we predict that QLED technology will transform HD TVs, followed by integration into smaller screens."
NanoPhotonica announced the launch of a world-class advisory board, building on its growing industry presence. The initial members are Seth Coe-Sullivan, PhD (VP and Chief Technology Officer at Luminit, LLC), Richard S. Payne (PhD, background in monetizing technology using Semiconductors and MEMS), and Ross Young (Founder and CEO of DSCC).
DeepWork Capital, LLC the manager of the FAN Investment Funds is pleased to announce that its investment committee has authorized an aggregate investment of $500,000 to “2019 Rise of the Rest” event winners or other finalist participants in the four Florida cities included in the tour.
DeepWork's Managing Partner Ben Patz recently spoke to Orlando Business Journal about the challenges (and opportunities) Florida entrepreneurs have when raising venture capital in the state.