Ecosystem News

Local VC backs electric scooter startup based in South Florida

Bolt Mobility, a Miami Beach-based electric scooter startup, has tapped local venture capital firm Rokk3r Fuel ExO for a strategic fundraising round. The companies did not say how much they plan to raise in funding.
https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2019/03/14/rokk3r-exo-invests-in-bolt-mobility.html

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Bolt Mobility Announces National Launch of Personal Electric Scooters and Swappable Battery-Powered, Carbon-Free Transportation Solution Complete With Charging Stations

Bolt Mobility today announced its national launch of the safest, most hi-tech, and consumer-focused personal electric scooters during a news conference on the steps of New York City Hall.
https://www.masstransitmag.com/alt-mobility/shared-mobility/bicycle-scooter-sharing/news/21071819/bolt-mobility-announces-national-launch-of-countrys-safest-most-technologically-advanced-riderfriendly-personal-electric-scooters-and-first-to-launch-swappable-batterypowered-carbonfree-transportation-solution-complete-with-charging-stations

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Rokk3r Fuel ExO venture capital firm invests $500,000 in Eyrus

Rokk3r Fuel ExO has invested $500,000 in construction technology company Eyrus. The bridge fundraising round brings Eyrus’ total funding to date to more than $3 million, and grows the Rokk3r Fuel portfolio to a total of seven companies.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rokk3r-fuel-exo-venture-capital-firm-invests-500-000-in-eyrus-300794189.html

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The era of STOs has begun in Latin America

The era of STOs has begun in Latin America, and Rokk3r is excited to be helping to shape this movement. Thank you to Forbes México for including us in your reporting of this important development. https://www.forbes.com.mx/tokenizacion-comienza-la-era-del-sto/?fbclid=IwAR0rL3gHEd3KP_ah57sTszKNlri3eh15L5dQN__qCOmpYt7yZTBEDIlw7Ao

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Music startup will relocate to Miami after $2.3M investment

The Orlando-based music streaming app and social platform will bring 14 employees to Miami.https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2018/11/19/rokk3r-leads-bridge-investment-in-joox.html?ana=e_ae_set3&s=article_du&ed=2018-11-19&u=fej0dS36%2BK7T86jLfj%2BRWg0d7418d5&t=1542660803&j=85110851

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Rokk3r Hosts International Business Leaders, Investors for Rokk3r Talk

Miami, FL – October 31, 2018 – Business leaders, tech titans and investors from around the world gathered at the Wynwood headquarters of venture builder Rokk3r this week for Rokk3r Talk, a day of panel discussions, keynote talks and networking. http://worldredeye.com/2018/11/rokk3r-hosts-international-business-leaders-investors-for-rokk3r-talk/

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Why investors are buying into Rokk3r’s vision of the future – South Florida Business Journal

Those who have built their companies within Rokk3r praise the organization’s vast connections in helping their companies scale. And investors are willing to wait for the profits from these “double-bottom-line” ventures – ones that not only make them money, but also help solve global problems through technology. https://www.rokk3r.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/SFBJ-PDF-ROKK3R_FULL.pdf

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ROKK3R Inc. Launches Advisory Committee

Inaugural members of the Rokk3r Inc. advisory committee include former Sunglass Hut co-owner/CEO Dean Ziff and real estate titan Steve Rhodes. https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/rokk3r-inc-launches-advisory-committee-1027601629

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