eMerge Americas is the premier technology conference transforming Miami into a global tech hub. Attracting venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and technology innovators from across the world to our vibrant shores, eMerge offers a unique tech event in one of the world’s most diverse locales.
Attendees will experience the latest advancements in technology through interactive exhibits, live workshops and product demos at the state-of-art Miami Beach Convention Center on April 20+ 21, 2023.
More than 100 companies will be selected to compete within three tracks to participate in the global Startup Showcase at eMerge Americas on April 20-21, 2023. University Stage, Early Stage, and Later Stage Companies. Selected startups will have access to the world’s leading tech investors and corporate partners.
eMerge Americas connects innovators from every corner of the tech industry. Whether you want to explore cutting-edge advancements in AI or blockchain, network with investors funding the future of tech, or learn from global entrepreneurs, you’ll find it all at eMerge Americas 2023.
Despite a tumultuous year for funding across the nation, Florida and the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area saw a rise in investments. The latest edition of eMerge Insights, published in partnership with Knight Foundation and Florida International University, is an overview of the exponential growth and resiliency of our local tech ecosystem. Notable highlights include:
- $5.81 billion was invested in South Florida startups and later-stage companies in 2022. Compare that to $5.33 billion in 2021.
- Startups based in the Greater Miami metro area snagged 71% of the state’s venture capital take in dollars and over 61% of the VC deals.
- The Miami metro ranks 7th in the nation, and the state of Florida tied for sixth.
- In 2022, fundraising by VC firms was also a bright spot for South Florida, hitting $5.07 billion, up from $497 million in 2021