The Florida Venture Forum - Spotlight on AI

The Florida Venture Forum - Spotlight on AI

The Florida Venture Forum recently hosted an event focused on the leading trends in Artificial Intelligence (“AI”).  The panelists included EVP AI Enterprise at Wells Fargo, CEO of Acclivity in the Healthcare AI Solutions space and CEO of randrr in the Recruiting world. A wide-ranging discussion covered the many breakthroughs and triumphs in developing AI and the roadblocks in commercializing the technology in areas such as self-driving, machine-diagnosing and the future of autonomous decisioning.

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2018 Outlook for Technology and Services

2018 Outlook for Technology and Services

In the past year over 8,000 middle market M&A and investments worth nearly $150bn in transactions were completed. In 2018, we, like many others, see a healthy M&A horizon ahead and expect overall M&A trends to continue or even accelerate with recent tax law changes and cash repatriation by multinationals. However, there is no question that valuations have increased as this economic expansion is moving into its tenth year. Further, as the credit markets appear very open and companies and funds appear to have ample capital available, M&A should continue to see more than its share of capital action.  Although expectations are running high that business conditions will continue to improve, there is the looming thought that the bull market will not last forever.

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Interoperability and Integration: The Future of Health Tech

Posted in Healthcare By Chris Haley

Interoperability and Integration: The Future of Health Tech

Value-based care, the growth of consumerism and system consolidation are leading US healthcare trends designed to reduce costs. Technology integration is the key to making these three dominant trends successful in 2017.

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Building a Healthy Bottom Line

Posted in Healthcare By Chris Haley

Building a Healthy Bottom Line

From encouraging healthy eating, offering biometric screenings and pushing the use of wearables to promoting mindfulness practices, teaching sound financial management and blending with employee engagement as a whole, corporate wellness programs have been evolving and broadening by definition.

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